Serra Capital I, L.P. has been formed to provide venture capital to early-stage and emerging technology companies sourced primarily from Illinois, Texas and California by identifying opportunities through the Principals’ extensive relationships with universities, entrepreneurs, centers of influence and investors. With its headquarters in the University of Illinois Research Park (Champaign, Illinois), the Fund’s objective is to generate higher-than-average, risk-adjusted returns by applying its proprietary investment framework and its mentor/consultative model to companies with innovative technologies.
Serra Capital has identified four specific technology sectors in which it will concentrate: Information Technology and Software, Life Sciences, Clean Technology, and Agriculture Technology. The first closing for the Serra Capital fund occurred on Friday, October 1, 2010. Since the initial close, Serra Capital has made twenty-four funding commitments to portfolio companies – Striped Sail, Ltd., Caterva, Inc., Personify, Inc., Snapshot Energy, LLC, Diagnostic Photonics, Inc., mpressInteractive, LLC, ImmuVen, Inc., ANDalyze, Inc., PrintEco, Innara, Inc, Clearstream.TV, Inc., Ridge Diagnostics, Inc., Oso Technologies, IntelliWheels, Tech.li, Serionix, Inc., The Product Manufactory, Sqipp, Inc., CityScan, HercuTech, Inc., Sabia, Inc., GlucoSentient, Inc., Phi Optics, Inc. and Adrenaline Mobility, Inc.
Serra Capital is managed by Serra Ventures, LLC, with Tim Hoerr and Dennis Beard as principals. For complete details and information on investing in Serra Capital, please request a copy of the Private Placement Memorandum. If you are seeking funding for your business enterprise, for confidential consideration of your Executive Summary, submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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