VC  Lightbank

http://www.lightbank.com





     Office Locations:

600 West Chicago Avenue, Suite #700
Chicago, IL 60654

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Lightbank is a Chicago-based fund focused on early-stage technology companies. Founded by Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, who founded Groupon, MediaBank, InnerWorkings and Echo Global Logistics. Lightbank will focus on venture investments in early-stage companies in a number of industries The firm will invest up to $5 million annually and take an active role in helping entrepreneurs turn early-stage ideas into successful businesses. Lightbank's principals have started 9 companies, invested in nearly 50 companies, raised over $1.5 billion and created over $10 billion in equity value. These companies employ more than 15,000 people in over 100 offices.



    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 Pescatello Partner
    Brad Keywell Partner
    Eric Lefkofsky Partner
    Eric Ong Senior Associate
    Mike Mauceri CFO

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      10/23/2017


      Zero


      CA


      $8,500,000


      


     

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