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.
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