Impact Engine (company)

Impact Engine (company)

A microventure capital firm in Illinois that focuses on investing financial and human capital in early-stage companies.

Impact Engine is a microventure capital firm in Illinois that focuses on investing financial and human capital in early-stage companies. Founded 2011 in Chicago, Illinois, United States by Jamie Jones and Linda Darragh, it invests in convertible notes, early stage ventures, seed, and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include FutureFuel.io, Regroup Therapy, CancerIQ, Climb Credit, Glimpsek12, KickUp, Measurabl, MyVillage, PadSplit, and ReUp Education. As of March 2020, Impact Engine has made 58 investments. Their most recent investment was on September 18, 2019, when KickUp raised $1.8M. Impact Engine has had one exit, which was Regroup Therapy. The company has raised a total of $3.2M in funding over one round. This was a Series A round raised on July 1, 2007.

Portfolio companies

Company
Cohort
Founders

Azadi

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Collaborative Group

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Raise5

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Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
FutureFuel.io

FutureFuel.io provides a platform to help employees pay down their student debts.

Regroup Therapy is a Chicago-based company.

To empower sustainability at the root level with the marketplace for surplus and imperfect produce.

Climb Credit is a New York-based company founded by Alexander Rafael.

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alex Frederick

Employee

Christopher Deutsch

Investor

Chuck Templeton

Investor

Connor Chelsky

Employee

Dan Ratner

Board member

Deepak Goel

Advisor

Elise O'Malley

Employee

Elizabeth Coston McCluskey

Employee

Greg Rudin

Investor

Greg Swanson

Investor

Ira Weiss

Investor

Jamie Jones

Founder

Jessica Droste Yagan

Employee

Libby Holdren

Investor

Linda Darragh

Board member

Maggie Stohler

Employee

Mark Roth

Advisor

Matt Matros

Investor

Mike Evans

Investor

Mike Suchsland

Investor

Nicole Chavas

Investor

Ross Holdren

Investor

Ryan Jeffery

Advisor

Sampo Parkkinen

Advisor

Sean Chou

Investor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

FutureFuel.io

Regroup Therapy

CancerIQ

Climb Credit

Glimpsek12

KickUp

Measurabl

MyVillage

PadSplit

ReUp Education

References

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