Strategy & Value Add
Venture University's investment fund is VU Venture Partners, with offices in San Francisco and NYC, and operates an Investor Syndicate
Initial Investments: Up to $1M
Follow-on Investments: Up to $10M
Stage & Geography:
Target Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, & Some Series B
Geography: Mainly US focused, but also invests in Canada, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia
VU has dedicated investment team of ~45+ investors focused on...
Access to top-tier performing General Partners, with 45+ yrs of VC experience, investing $1.8B+ in 250+ companies, with a 4x+ net cash return, and were early investors in Beyond Meat, Facebook, Twitter, Venmo, Uber, Oculus, Oscar, Wish, etc.
Ability to leverage a powerful network for introductions to customers, partners, investors, employees, advisers, acquirers, etc. via:
Follow-on Rounds: VU may participate in multiple follow-on rounds and lead future follow-on rounds. 2/3rd of Fund II is reserved for follow-on capital, investing up to $10M per company.