MacArthur Foundation Founded 1978
Founders Catherine T. MacArthur John D. MacArthur
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Total investments 3
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$240K
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.07
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
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Art
Non Profit
Summary

In 1978 was created MacArthur Foundation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Chicago.

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 Sesame Street, ideas42, The Poynter Institute. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, TV Production. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of more than 20 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2015.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the MacArthur Foundation, startups are often financed by Craig Newmark Foundation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ford Foundation, Craig Newmark Philanthropies. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Google.org, Global Innovation Fund, Felix W Ortiz III.

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CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
ideas42
Association
Education
Non Profit
Grant
450K01 Jan 2015 United States, New York
Irys
Apps
Communities
Information Technology
Local
Grant
01 Sep 2015 United States, San Antonio
ideas42
Association
Education
Non Profit
Grant
375K01 Jan 2014 United States, New York
ideas42
Association
Education
Non Profit
Grant
375K01 Jan 2016 United States, New York
The Poynter Institute
Apps
Education
Mobile
Grant
18 Mar 2018 Russia, Saint Petersburg
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