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Investor type Angel Group
Founders Gale Wilkinson


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Total investments 104
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 63
Rounds per year 10.40
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
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Exits 5
Key employees 11
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Enterprise Software
  • Medical

IrishAngels appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago. The company was established in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the IrishAngels, startups are often financed by J. Hunt Holdings, Techstars, Ringleader Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ringleader Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Greycroft. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by IrishAngels Ventures, Homebrew, Forerunner Ventures.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this IrishAngels works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The high activity for fund was in 2017.

The current fund was established by Gale Bowman. The overall number of key employees were 11.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical, SaaS. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Chime, Retrium, Page Vault. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$20M08 Mar 2022 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States


Asset Management
Financial Services
Funding Platform
Venture Capital
$4M05 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$2M06 May 2021 Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Lucata Corporation

Big Data
$11M22 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States


Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$5M16 Mar 2021 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Elevate K-12

$9M10 Mar 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

TayCo Brace

Medical Device
$792K05 Mar 2021 South Bend, Indiana, United States


Retail Technology
$1M01 Feb 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


Life Science
05 Jan 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Stonehenge Technology Labs bags $2M, gives CPG companies one-touch access to metrics

– Stonehenge Technology Labs, a commerce enhancement software company, raised $2m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Irish Angels, with participation from Bread and Butter Ventures, Gaingels, Angeles Investors, Bonfire Ventures and Red Tail Venture Capital.
– The company is based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Lucata raises $11.9M to accelerate graph analytics with specialized hardware

– Graph analytics startup Lucata announced that it raised $11.9 million in series B funding, bringing its total raised to nearly $30 million.
Notre Dame, Middleburg Capital Development, Blu Ventures, Hunt Holdings, Maulick Capital, Varian Capital, Samsung Ventures, and Irish Angels participated in the round, which CEO Michael Mallick says will be put toward commercializing the company’s computing architecture for graph analytics and AI use cases.


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