Venture Investors LLC

Venture Investors LLC

Venture Investors LLC

Overview
Date Founded

1982

Headquarters

505 South Rosa Road Suite 201 Madison WI United States 53719-1227

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

1 - 10

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Consumer Finance
Accounting & Financial Services
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Venture Investors invests in the healthcare, technology and clean technology sectors. They seek companies with proprietary products or services that offer distinct competitive advantages that are sustainable over time. The competitive advantage should be quantifiable and with meaningful barriers to competitive entry. The firm invests in companies located in the Midwestern US. Investments range from $50,000 to $8 million over the life of the investment.

In The News
Crain's Detroit Business
June 11, 2018
Venture Investors raising $100 million fund
The Wisconsin State Journal
May 26, 2018
FLUGEN'S TRIAL OF VACCINE BEGINS
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)
April 8, 2018
Wisconsin needs a new entrepreneurial spirit
Executives & Employees

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Recent Transactions
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Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. purchase Neurovance, Inc. from Venture Investors LLC, GBS Venture Partners Pty Ltd., Novartis Venture Fund

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Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. purchases Aerpio Therapeutics, Inc. from Venture Investors LLC, Novartis Venture Fund, Athenian Venture Partners, Triathlon Medical Venture Partners LLC, OrbiMed Advisors Private Equity, Kearny Venture Partners

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Andeavor purchases Virent, Inc. from Venture Investors LLC, Atrium Capital Corp., Honda Strategic Venturing, Advantage Capital Partners, Proterra Investment Partners LP

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onAlliqua BioMedical, Inc., ALQA Cedar, Inc. purchase Celleration, Inc. from Affinity Capital Management Corp., Venture Investors LLC, SightLine Partners LLC, AAVIN Venture Capital, Prism Capital Corp., New Science Ventures LLC, Triathlon Medical Venture Partners LLC, Seneca Partners, Inc., CID Capital Ventures, CHV Capital, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Custodian

Founded in 1939, Pershing LLC is a broker/dealer headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. The firm is a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK). The firm helps financial services firms and advisors succeed by providing the technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions they need to serve investors. Pershing offers securities processing, trading and operations management, investment technology, asset-gathering solutions and practice management support. The firm serves a wide range of financial organizations including: banks, discount brokerages, full-service brokerages, registered investment advisors, independent contractors, institutional firms, global firms and small- to mid-sized firms. Pershing also offers financial products including annuities, mutual funds and money funds, as well as business tools, cash management services, investor and lending services, retirement products and wealth management. In addition, they offer trading and execution services in listed and OTC securities, fixed-income securities and mutual funds.

Investments
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Skyspecs, Inc. provides automated software blade inspection services. It specializes in unmanned aerial systems, drones, robotics, UAV, wind turbine drone inspections. The company was founded by Danny Ellis and Thomas Brady in 2012 and is headquartered in Anna Arbor, MI.

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HistoSonics, Inc. develops medical devices. The company was founded by Christine Gibbons, Jim Bertolina, Zhen Xu, William Robert, Hall Timothy, J. Brian Fowlkes, Thomas W. Davison, and Charles Cain in November 2009 and is headquartered in Ann arbor, MI.

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healthMyne, Inc. develops imaging technologies for medical applications. The firm offers clinical integration, analytics, image analysis, reporting and sharing services. It specializes in analytics and imaging technology for oncology diagnostic, treatment and monitoring. The company was founded by Thomas Mackie, Roger Chylla, Praveen Sinha, Hao Wang and Mark Gehring in 2012 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.