VC  Fontinalis Partners

http://www.fontinalispartners.com





     Office Locations:

One Woodward Avenue
Suite 1600
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-432-0321
Fax: 313-432-7847

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Transportation & Distribution

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    Description:

    Fontinalis Partners, with offices in Detroit and Boston, is a leading transportation technology strategic investment firm founded by Bill Ford, Ralph Booth, Mark Schulz, Chris Cheever and Chris Thomas. Fontinalis is distinct from venture capital firms in that it only partners with companies that are working to improve mobility around the globe. Fontinalis' mission is to leverage the firm's considerable management experience, market access, strategic relationships, international expertise, and background in transportation innovation to scale companies providing the transportation technology solutions of tomorrow. Fontinalis Partners invests as a strategic partner across all facets of the world's transportation infrastructure on a stage, structure and size agnostic basis. Fontinalis Partners is not affiliated with Ford Motor Company.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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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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    Bill Ford Founder and Partner
    Chris Cheever Founder and Partner
    Chris Stallman Principal
    Chris Thomas Founder and Partner
    Franklin Weldon Analyst

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/11/2017


      Ouster


      CA


      $27,000,000


      Series A


      11/27/2017


      ClimaCell


      MA


      $15,000,000


      Series A


      09/19/2017


      Humatics


      MA


      $18,000,000


      Series A


      05/17/2017


      Karamba Security


      MI


      $12,000,000


      Series B


      02/01/2017


      GoKid


      N


      $1,000,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      ClimaCell
        web link


      Elementum
        web link


      Everyday Solutions
        web link


      GoKid
        web link


      Hangar
        web link


      Humatics
        web link


      Karamba Security
        web link


      Life360
        web link


      nuTonomy
        web link


      Ouster
        web link


      ParkMe
        web link


      Parkmobile
        web link


      Postmates
        web link


      QuickPay
        web link


      SQLstream
        web link


      Streetline
        web link


      Telogis
        web link


      TransLoc
        web link


      Wheelz
        web link


      Zagster
        web link


     

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