|Description||Venture Capital Firm|
|Second Midwest Venture Fund, 10/10||$30M|
Open Prairie Ventures was founded in 1999 as a venture capital firm focused on early-stage Midwest-based technolgy companies. The first investment fund, Open Prairie Ventures I, L.P. (OPV I), was formerly licensed by the Small Business Administration as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC). In 2006, JIm Schultz, Michael Peck, and Dennis Beard recapitalized the SBA’s Limited Partner interest in OPV I through a buyout of the SBA position. OPV I completed fifteen investments with four successful exits, including the 2007 IPO of TomoTherapy (NASDAQ: TOMO) and has four active portfolio investments remaining.
|NewLeaf Symbiotics||1/13||Series A||$7M||3|
|Vestaron Corporation||5/12||Series B||$10.2M||3|