VC  Firebrand Ventures

https://www.firebrandvc.com





     Office Locations:

8510 West 127th Place
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 760-420-5355

 

Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Firebrand Ventures is a 'new kind' of early stage, Midwest venture fund. Firebrand considers investments in the "Greater Midwest" region of the central U.S. roughly bordered by Austin to Minneapolis, Boulder to Columbus. The firm's sweet spot is investing $150k-$250k into rounds of $500k-$2M, with capital reserved for select follow-on investments. Managing Director John Fein served as Managing Director for Techstars, where he ran three accelerator programs in Kansas City and invested in 30 startups.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    John Fein Managing Director
    Maranda Manning Associate

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      01/05/2018


      Threatcare


      TX


      $1,400,000


      Seed


      11/09/2017


      ScaleFactor


      TX


      $2,500,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      AutoMox
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      Dwolla
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      Ephemeral
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      FitBark
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      Heartbeat
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      InKind
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      omelas
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      ScaleFactor
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      Sickweather
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      Super Dispatch
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      The Waggle Company
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      Threatcare
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