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Fulcrum Investing

Investor type Family Investment Office


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 1.56
Lead investments 0
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

  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Internet of Things

Fulcrum Investing is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Chicago. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from Fulcrum Investing the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Fulcrum Investing, startups are often financed by Healthbox, Warhawk Entrepreneurial Fund, Start-Up Chile. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Network Ventures, Warhawk Entrepreneurial Fund, G2T3V. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by IrishAngels, Ziegler Link-Age, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nexus A.I., Page Vault, Scanalytics. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, Elder Care. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Nexus A.I.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
$2M16 Sep 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Advertising Platforms
Big Data
Data Visualization
Internet Radio
Search Engine
Social Network
01 Jan 2018 Louisville, Kentucky, United States


Local Business
$800K17 Nov 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Third Eye Health

Health Care
$1M16 Nov 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Luna Lights

Assisted Living
Elder Care
Health Care
Internet of Things
Predictive Analytics
$225K26 Jul 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Page Vault

Professional Services
$1M23 May 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nexus A.I.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
$1M20 May 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

The Eastman Egg Company

Food Processing
Organic Food
$1M19 Apr 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Block Six Analytics

Information Technology
$1M01 Apr 2016 Chicago, Illinois, United States


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