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Investments

150

Portfolio Exits

20

Funds

9

Partners & Customers

3

About Cultivation Capital

Cultivation Capital is an early stage Venture Capital firm managed by entrepreneurs seeking to partner with the next generation of founders. Cultivation Capital makes seed-stage investments of up to $100,000 that allow entrepreneurs to validate business models. Cultivation Capital has two programs making distinct types of investments, one for seed stage companies called Early Execution program, and one for pre-A round investments called our Catalyst program.

Cultivation Capital Headquarter Location

911 Washington Avenue Suite 801

St. Louis, Missouri, 63101,

United States

314-216-2051

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'The grow at all costs era is gone': As uncertainty emerges for startups, here's what local VCs are telling their companies

May 27, 2022

If startups haven’t done so already, Cliff Holekamp, co-founder and general partner of St. Louis venture capital firm Cultivation Capital, says it’s time for them to meet and talk about what signs of an impending economic downturn means for their business.  “Every company should have a board meeting to talk about whether changing conditions will change their operating strategy,” Holekamp said. “For a lot of companies, it might.”  Holekamp’s suggestion comes as concerns signs are…

Cultivation Capital Investments

150 Investments

Cultivation Capital has made 150 investments. Their latest investment was in leadPops as part of their Series A on March 3, 2022.

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Cultivation Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/28/2022

Series A

leadPops

$3.5M

Yes

Second Century Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

3

2/11/2022

Seed VC

Crossbar

$0.75M

Yes

2

1/20/2022

Series A

Chatdesk

$7M

Yes

2

1/5/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

12/13/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

3/28/2022

2/11/2022

1/20/2022

1/5/2022

12/13/2021

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Company

leadPops

Crossbar

Chatdesk

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Amount

$3.5M

$0.75M

$7M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Second Century Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

3

2

2

10

10

Cultivation Capital Portfolio Exits

20 Portfolio Exits

Cultivation Capital has 20 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was OnScale on April 13, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

4/13/2022

Acquired

$99M

5

1/27/2022

Corporate Majority

$99M

3

5/17/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

5/10/2021

Acq - Pending

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$99M

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10

4/27/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/13/2022

1/27/2022

5/17/2021

5/10/2021

4/27/2021

Exit

Acquired

Corporate Majority

Acquired

Acq - Pending

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

5

3

3

10

10

Cultivation Capital Fund History

9 Fund Histories

Cultivation Capital has 9 funds, including Cultivation Capital Life Sciences Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/15/2020

Cultivation Capital Life Sciences Fund II

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$19.18M

5

8/26/2019

Cultivation Capital Tech Fund III

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$99M

10

11/16/2018

Cultivian Sandbox Food & Agriculture Fund III

$99M

10

5/18/2018

Cultivation Capital Tech Fund II

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$99M

10

9/28/2017

Cultivation Capital Fintech Fund

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/15/2020

8/26/2019

11/16/2018

5/18/2018

9/28/2017

Fund

Cultivation Capital Life Sciences Fund II

Cultivation Capital Tech Fund III

Cultivian Sandbox Food & Agriculture Fund III

Cultivation Capital Tech Fund II

Cultivation Capital Fintech Fund

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Open

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Amount

$19.18M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

5

10

10

10

10

Cultivation Capital Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

Cultivation Capital has 3 strategic partners and customers. Cultivation Capital recently partnered with BlueStrata EHR on August 8, 2015.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/24/2015

Partner

United States

Cultivation Capital leads $1.66M Financing Round in BlueStrata

`` We consider our partnership a perfect fit , blending the expertise at Cultivation Capital with the organizational momentum we have built at BlueStrata EHR . ''

2

8/14/2014

Partner

United States

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10

3/8/2013

Partner

United States

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10

Date

8/24/2015

8/14/2014

3/8/2013

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Cultivation Capital leads $1.66M Financing Round in BlueStrata

`` We consider our partnership a perfect fit , blending the expertise at Cultivation Capital with the organizational momentum we have built at BlueStrata EHR . ''

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Sources

2

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Cultivation Capital Team

13 Team Members

Cultivation Capital has 13 team members, including current Founder, Managing Director, General Partner, Cliff Holekamp.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Cliff Holekamp

Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business Skandalaris Student Venture Fund, and IBM

Founder, Managing Director, General Partner

Current

Kyle Welborn

FinServe Tech Angels, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, and Brill Street

Founder, General Partner

Current

William Schmidt

Managing Partner

Current

Elise Miller Hoffman

General Partner

Current

Brian Matthews

General Partner

Current

Name

Cliff Holekamp

Kyle Welborn

William Schmidt

Elise Miller Hoffman

Brian Matthews

Work History

Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business Skandalaris Student Venture Fund, and IBM

FinServe Tech Angels, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, and Brill Street

Title

Founder, Managing Director, General Partner

Founder, General Partner

Managing Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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