Quiver Quantitative Closes $2m Funding Round
Mar 3, 2022 — Quiver Quantitative, a Madison, WI-based provider of investment research tools to retail investors, raised $2M in funding. The round was led by Allos Ventures, with participation from M25, Bascom Ventures, Lancaster Investments, Connetic Ventures, WARF, and the Idea Fund of La Crosse.
Agrograph Closes Latest Funding Round for Agricultural Risk Rating
Aug 26, 2021 — Agrograph, a Midwest agricultural technology company leading the industry in commercially viable and highly scalable data solutions, closed a successful Series Seed venture capital round led by Mucker Capital with participation from Idea Fund of La Crosse.
Idea Fund of La Crosse May Raise More Than $12 Million
Jun 5, 2017 — The fund, one of those created by the Badger Fund of Funds, had its first close for $8 million in February, and it has since been adding more investors. It now has reached $12 million and has held its second close. And there likely will be a third and final close.
Local Venture Capital Firm Boosted by Badger Fund
Mar 10, 2017 — How many business ventures can the Idea Fund fund now that it’s been funded by the Badger Fund of Funds? At least a dozen, Idea Fund of La Crosse managing director and La Crosse native Jonathon Horne hopes as his venture capital firm gets off the ground. Horne, the son of Judge Scott Horne, moved back to La Crosse about a year ago after working as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan in New York City to help grow the amount of venture capital — money that funds high-risk, high-reward startup companies — invested in the region.
WisBusiness: The Show - Idea Fund La Crosse's Jonathan Horne
Feb 24, 2017 — Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. This episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” features an interview with Jonathan Horne, managing director of The Idea Fund of La Crosse, who describes one of Wisconsin’s newest early stage investment funds.
Idea Fund of La Crosse to invest $8 million in Wisconsin startups
Feb 22, 2017 — The Idea Fund of La Crosse plans to invest $8 million in 10 to 12 Wisconsin startups over the next several years , the organization announced Tuesday. The venture capital fund closed its initial fund and said it will begin actively reviewing startup investment opportunities across the state.
Idea Fund of La Crosse Raises $4.9M More, Eyes First Investments
Jul 11, 2017 — The Idea Fund of La Crosse, one of the “recipient” funds created under the public-private Badger Fund of Funds program, recently raised $4.9 million from investors, says Jonathon Horne, the fund’s managing director. That brings the total amount the Idea Fund has raised since launching in mid-2016 to $13 million.
Idea Fund of La Crosse Raises $13 Million, Exceeds Expectations for Startup Investment Fund
Jul 11, 2017 — The venture capital fund initially raised $8 million, then ended up raising $12 million, and now has made its third close. It filed an amended document with the SEC today to update the final amount. The fund closed June 30.