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Bluestein & Associates

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Andrew Bluestein


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 1.86
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • E-Commerce
  • Food Processing
  • Wellness
  • Biotechnology

Bluestein & Associates is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bluestein & Associates, startups are often financed by StartersHub, Social Starts, SOSV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Harvard Business School Angels Chicago, HPA, Trust Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by CEAS Investments, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Harvard Business School Angels Chicago.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Supply Chain Management. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ShipBob, FourKites, Monument The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

People Science

Health Care
Personal Health
$5M26 Jan 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States


Event Management
Food and Beverage
Human Resources
Information Technology
$10M26 Apr 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

New Culture

Food and Beverage
$25M22 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Food and Beverage
Life Science
$2M19 Apr 2021 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Corporate Training
Human Resources
Online Portals
$3M15 Apr 2021 Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Cultured Decadence

Health Care
Information Technology
$1M09 Apr 2021 Madison, Wisconsin, United States


Food and Beverage
$5M24 Mar 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Consumer Goods
01 Nov 2019 Santa Monica, California, United States


Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$4M09 Aug 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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