SproutBox (company)

SproutBox (company)

A venture capital firm in Indiana that focuses on investments in startup and early stage companies

SproutBox is a venture capital firm in Indiana that focuses on investments in startup and early stage companies. Founded 2008 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States by Brad Wisler, Marc Guyer, and Mike Trotzke, it invests in early stage ventures and seed. Its portfolio companies include Periodic, Quipol and Pocket Tales. The company invests their talent in startup companies with high growth potential in exchange for equity. Each year, SproutBox will give four hand-picked startups all the expertise, tools, and resources needed to turn their early stage ideas into a revenue-generating reality. During the fast-paced 10-month Sprout cycle, the selected startup (or Sprout) typically receives approximately $250,000 worth of services, along with just enough cash to enable entrepreneurs to stay focused on creating and marketing their product.

Timeline

2008

Founded

People

Name
Role
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Adam Butcher

Employee

Anthony Nguyen

Employee

Brad Wisler

Founder

Chris White

Employee

Christopher Jensen

Investor

Diane Cessna

Employee

Elevate Ventures

Investor

Gaganpreet Singh Shah

Employee

Jay Baer

Investor

Joe Auty

Employee

Jonathon Schuster

Employee

Kacey Martin

Employee

Kyle Haskins

Employee

Maggie O'Connor

Employee

Marc Guyer

Investor

Mike Trotzke

Founder

Pat East

Investor

StoryAmp

Investor

Tim Kopp

Investor

Zach Oakes

Employee

Further reading

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Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Periodic

Pocket Tales

Quipol

References

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