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IU Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 1.44
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Mobile

IU Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1997. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Bloomington.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Higher Education. 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 popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Mentor Collective.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the IU Ventures, startups are often financed by NXT Ventures, Learn Capital, Techstars Boston Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Strada Education Network, Lumina Impact Ventures, LuminaFoundation.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$2M16 May 2022 Bloomington, Indiana, United States


Document Management
01 May 2022 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

iink Endorsements

Financial Services
$2M18 Mar 2022 Tampa, Florida, United States

The Bee Corp

$1M16 Feb 2022 Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Kovina Therapeutics

$2M20 Oct 2021 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


$375K31 Aug 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mentor Collective

Enterprise Software
Higher Education
$500K14 May 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Enterprise Software
Environmental Consulting
Environmental Engineering
$12M15 Apr 2021 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


Computer Vision
$1M10 Jun 2020 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


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