Higher Ground Labs

Higher Ground Labs

A microventure capital firm in Illinois that focuses on investing in the political technology sector.

Higher Ground Labs is a microventure capital firm in Illinois that focuses on investing in the political technology sector. Founded 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, United States by Andrew McLaughlin, Betsy Hoover, and Shomik Dutta, it invests in seed, pre-seed, series A, convertible notes, and series B rounds. Its portfolio companies include Civic Eagle, Mobilize, Countable, and Survey160. As of March 2020, Higher Ground Labs has made 34 investments. Their most recent investment was on January 3, 2020, when Mobilize raised $3.8M. The company has raised two funds, their latest being Higher Ground Labs Fund II. This fund was announced on June 24, 2019 and raised a total of $10M.

Timeline

2017

Founded

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew McLaughlin

Co-Founder

Betsy Hoover

Co-Founder

Shomik Dutta

Co-Founder

Further reading

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Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
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Products/Services

Torch

Countable

Main Street One

Mobilize

OpenField

Outfox AI

SpeakEasy Politica

Warchest

References

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