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EXICURE
Developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene silencing drugs

  • INDUSTRY: Biotech
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Growth
  • INVESTORS: Eric Lefkofsky, Bill Gates, AbbVie Ventures, Katalyst Securities
  • NU CONNECTION: CEO David Giljohann ('03)
  • PAV FUND 1

FRESHLY
Market leader in direct-to-consumer healthy, prepared meals

  • INDUSTRY: Ecommerce
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Series C
  • INVESTORS: Insight Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Nestle, Brand Project
  • NU CONNECTION: Sister fund, The Yard Ventures (Harvard fund)
  • PAV FUND 1

 

INNOBLATIVE
Medical device company developing specialized electrosurgical devices that innovate multiple surgical procedures

  • INDUSTRY: Healthcare/Medical Device
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Series A
  • INVESTORS: Inflection Equity
  • NU CONNECTION: CEO & Founder Tyler Wanke
  • PAV FUND 1

 

NUCURRENT
Leading developer of high-efficiency antennas for wireless power applications

  • INDUSTRY: Wireless/Hardware/Mobile
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Series B
  • INVESTORS: Capital Midwest
  • NU CONNECTION: Founder & CEO, Jacob Babcock (JD '09)
  • PAV FUND 1

 

TEAL DRONES
Drones designed to improve augmented reality, security, and inspections

  • INDUSTRY: Drones/Robotics
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Series A
  • INVESTORS: Highland Capital, Pelion, NEA, IDO Investments
  • NU CONNECTION: Sister fund, Castor Ventures (MIT)
  • PAV FUND 1

 

VERTICAL MASS
Data management platform for music, entertainment, and sports data

  • INDUSTRY: Entertainment/Digital Media
  • STAGE OF INVESTING: Series B
  • INVESTORS: Greycroft, Sierra Wasatch (in conjunction with owners of 8 professional sports teams)
  • NU CONNECTION: Founder & CEO, Mark Shedletsky ('02)
  • PAV FUND 1

 

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