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Innova Memphis

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Total investments 313
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 132
Rounds per year 20.87
Lead investments 25
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 8
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
  • Biotechnology
  • Software

Innova Memphis is the famous VC, which was founded in 2007. The main department of described VC is located in the Memphis. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The important activity for fund was in 2012. When the investment is from Innova Memphis the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. This Innova Memphis works on 27 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Medical Device. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight NuScriptRx, Quire, TRAKLOK.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Innova Memphis, startups are often financed by Nashville Capital Network, NEST-TN, Start Co.. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Jumpstart Foundry, ServiceMaster, Launch Tennessee. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by NEST-TN, Launch Tennessee, Nashville Capital Network.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stony Creek Colors

17 Mar 2022 Tennessee, United States


24 Feb 2022 Tar Heel, North Carolina, United States


28 Jan 2022 Durham, North Carolina, United States


27 Jan 2022 -

Glanris Water Systems

Water Purification
03 Jan 2022 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Ag Manufacturing & Technology

21 Dec 2021 Iowa, United States

Clean Crop Technologies

Food Processing
Quality Assurance
$6M15 Dec 2021 Haydenville, Massachusetts, United States

Global Neighbor

$1M09 Dec 2021 Dayton, Ohio, United States

Grain Weevil Corporation

$1M22 Nov 2021 -
Mealworm farming company Beta Hatch raises $10M

– Beta Hatch, a farming company, raised $10m in funding.
– The round was led by Lewis & Clark AgriFood and joined by Cavallo Ventures and Innova Memphis.
– The money comes as Beta Hatch is eyeing the expansion of its flagship farm in Cashmere, Washington.
– The company says the new facility will be the largest of its kind in North America.


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