Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs) Founded 2010
Founders Nick Rosa Sam Yagan Troy Henikoff
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Total investments 6
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$780K
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.55
Lead investments 0
Exits 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Content
Financial Services
Mobile
Social
Software
Summary

Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs) is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Chicago.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs) is 1-5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2010. Comparing to the other companies, this Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs) performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2012.

The fund was created by Nick Rosa, Sam Yagan, Troy Henikoff.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Finance, Financial Services. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SpotHero, TapMe, Alltuition

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs), startups are often financed by Right Side Capital Management, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Doug Cobb. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, Right Side Capital Management, Pritzker Group Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Chicago Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, OCA Ventures.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Immersed Inc.
Software
Virtual Reality
Convertible Note
50K16 Jan 2017 United States, Austin
SpotHero
Consumer
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
Parking
Transportation
Early Stage Venture
4M11 Jun 2014 United States, Chicago
Pictarine
Collaboration
Photo Sharing
Photography
Seed
75K01 Jun 2012 United States, Chicago
Beyond Credentials
Internet
Online Portals
Social
Seed
25K31 Mar 2011 United States, Chicago
Alltuition
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Search Engine
Seed
15K01 Jun 2010 United States, Carthage
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