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Headquarters Location

United States, Indianapolis


The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Indianapolis. This investor is located in North America, United States.

In comparison with other funds, LuminaFoundation makes 20 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund. In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 2 percentage points less exits than other funds. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019.

The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Civitas Learning, CareAcademy, Viridis Learning are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified SaaS, Education. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Along with LuminaFoundation, start-ups are often financed by Rethink Education, Techstars, New Markets Venture Partners as well as 11 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are University Ventures, New Markets Venture Partners, Lion Brothers Company, the total number of co-investors is 5. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by University Ventures, New Markets Venture Partners, Lion Brothers Company, out of 1 investor from our database.

The fund was established by Robert C. Dickeson.

Fund Activity


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Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first last, last first_initial, first, first last_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

87.5% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.7% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Rethink Education, Techstars, New Markets Venture Partners

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