Serra Ventures is a microventure capital firm in Illinois that focuses on investing in technology companies. Founded 1998 in Champaign, Illinois, United States by Dennis Beard, Rob Schultz, Steve Beck, and Tim Hoerr, it invests in early stage ventures, series A, seed, convertible notes, and series B rounds. Its portfolio companies include PayStand, TimeDoc Health, Evisort, Conservation Labs, Daasity, SNOOZ, Ryvit, WhiteFox Defense Technologies, Blooma and VeriSIM Life. As of April 2020, Serra Ventures has made 195 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 6, 2020, when PayStand raised $20M. Serra Ventures has had 10 exits, the most notable of which include Agrible, Olio Devices, and Persio. Serra Ventures has raised four funds, their latest being Serra Capital II Follow-On Fund. This fund was announced on February 11, 2019 and raised a total of $9M.
A medical diagnostics company that develops biological assay platform for measuring clinical and point-of-care samples
A software company offering a blockchain and cloud technology platform for business to business payments.
A company offering a drone airspace security platform.
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Biotechnology for foodwaste prevention company
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