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Invest Nebraska

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Total investments 199
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 139
Rounds per year 9.05
Lead investments 22
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits 7
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
  • Service Industry
Summary

In 2002 was created Invest Nebraska, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Lincoln. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight MultiMechanics, GamePlan Technologies, Material and Machines Corporation. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Information Technology. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Invest Nebraska, startups are often financed by Nebraska Angel Network, Linseed Capital, Serra Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nelnet, Nebraska Angel Network, M25. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by NMotion, Nelnet, Nebraska Angel Network.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from Invest Nebraska the average startup value is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. This Invest Nebraska works on 28 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dwellr

Communities
Elder Care
$362K10 Oct 2023 -

driverDOC

SaaS
Supply Chain Management
$1M28 Jul 2023 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Babbl Labs

$100K13 Jul 2023 -

Codebuddy

$100K11 Jul 2023 -

Upwell Revenue Software

$1M07 Jul 2023 -

Hazlo Health

$100K03 Jul 2023 -

Tethon 3D

3D Printing
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Product Design
$1M12 Jun 2023 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

HerdDogg

AgTech
Consumer Electronics
Health Care
Internet of Things
Robotics
$1M26 May 2023 Laramie, Wyoming, United States

Tiiga

Fitness
Food and Beverage
Wellness
$480K05 May 2023 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
News
Omaha-Based PetFriendly Raises $6 million in Seed Funding

– PetFriendly, a subscription pet care company delivering vet-quality flea and tick protection to customers’ doorsteps, announced that it has closed $6 million in seed funding.
– The round was led by an affiliate of McCarthy Capital and included participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Emil Capital Partners and Invest Nebraska.
– PetFriendly will use the funding to scale its Omaha operations, hire additional team members and expand its product offerings into additional categories.
– The funding is the first external investment in the company.
– Founded in 2018 by Chief Executive Officer Aaron Shaddy and Chief Operating Officer Ryan Finstad, PetFriendly has grown exponentially over the past two years.

After raising $10M, Breeze breathes fresh air into a stagnant disability insurance market

– Breeze, a digital platform for disability and critical illness insurance, raised $10m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Link Ventures and joined by Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, M25, Fiat Ventures and Invest Nebraska.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its team and product offerings.

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Total investments 199
Average round size 1M
Rounds per year 9.05
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 22
Follow on index 0.30
Exits 7
Group Appearance index 0.33

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dwellr

Communities
Elder Care
$362K10 Oct 2023 -

driverDOC

SaaS
Supply Chain Management
$1M28 Jul 2023 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Babbl Labs

$100K13 Jul 2023 -

Codebuddy

$100K11 Jul 2023 -

Upwell Revenue Software

$1M07 Jul 2023 -

Hazlo Health

$100K03 Jul 2023 -

Tethon 3D

3D Printing
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Product Design
$1M12 Jun 2023 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

HerdDogg

AgTech
Consumer Electronics
Health Care
Internet of Things
Robotics
$1M26 May 2023 Laramie, Wyoming, United States

Tiiga

Fitness
Food and Beverage
Wellness
$480K05 May 2023 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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