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Investments

28

Portfolio Exits

1

About Innosphere Fund

Innosphere Fund is a seed investment fund formed to accelerate the growth and exit of Innosphere's client company.

Innosphere Fund Headquarter Location

320 East Vine Drive Suite 101

Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524,

United States

(970) 221-1301

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GelSana Receives Pre-Seed Investment from Innosphere Ventures

Nov 30, 2020

Innosphere Ventures’ Fund makes investment into a company focused on novel wound healing solutions | Source: Innosphere Ventures photo-release GelSana Therapeutics has designed and developed novel wound dressing gels that provide superior healing to patients. The company’s hydrogel systems offer unique wound healing properties that accelerate wound closure, generate strong epidermal layers post healing, and enable controlled delivery of therapeutics that could benefit certain types of wounds. Innosphere Ventures accelerates the success of science and technology startups and emerging growth companies with office and laboratory facilities, a seed stage venture capital fund, and an exclusive commercialization program.The Innosphere Ventures Fund is a seed-stage venture capital fund that leads seed-stage investment rounds in companies that are likely to achieve a near-term exit through a corporate acquisition. As Colorado’s leading incubation program and commercialization expert, Innosphere focuses on ensuring companies are investor-ready, connecting founders with experienced advisors and early hires, making introductions to corporate partners, exit planning, and accelerating top line revenue growth. Innosphere has been supporting startups for over 20 years and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a strong mission to create jobs and grow Colorado’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. Golden and Fort Collins, CO, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innosphere Ventures , Colorado’s commercialization program and seed-stage venture capital fund, has announced their investment in GelSana Therapeutics (GelSana), a startup company developing novel hydrogels that improve wound healing for diabetic ulcers and other wounds. GelSana will use the Innosphere Ventures Fund investment to accelerate their product development plan. This is the first time Innosphere Ventures has invested in a technology being developed at Colorado School of Mines . “Innosphere has a long-standing partnership with the Colorado School of Mines Office of Research and Technology Transfer and we’re excited to contribute to the growth of Melissa Krebs’ technology and company,” said Mike Freeman, Innosphere Ventures CEO and general partner who led the investment into GelSana. “Professor Krebs is an exceptional CEO and the kind of technical founder you want to invest in.” “Our products have shown they can significantly increase the number of patients that can completely heal their wounds,” said Melissa Krebs, founder and CEO of GelSana and Associate Professor at Colorado School of Mines. “We started this company with a focus on resolving diabetic foot ulcers which pose serious health and financial burdens to those affected but believe the unique properties of our hydrogels may have broader applicability in wound healing.” For more information on Innosphere Ventures and this investment, contact Mike Freeman, General Partner of the Innosphere Fund, at mike@innosphereventures.org or (970) 817-4791. Attachments

Innosphere Fund Investments

28 Investments

Innosphere Fund has made 28 investments. Their latest investment was in ResourceX as part of their Seed VC on November 11, 2021.

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Innosphere Fund Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/18/2021

Seed VC

ResourceX

$0.75M

Yes

1

8/31/2021

Seed VC - II

Heads Up Health

$2.25M

No

1

7/1/2021

Seed VC

Luxonis

$2M

Yes

2

11/30/2020

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

11/16/2020

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

11/18/2021

8/31/2021

7/1/2021

11/30/2020

11/16/2020

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Company

ResourceX

Heads Up Health

Luxonis

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Amount

$0.75M

$2.25M

$2M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

2

10

10

Innosphere Fund Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Innosphere Fund has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Boulder AI on June 24, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

6/24/2021

Acquired

3

Date

6/24/2021

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

Acquirer

Sources

3

Innosphere Fund Team

2 Team Members

Innosphere Fund has 2 team members, including current General Partner, Mike Freeman.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Mike Freeman

Israel Colorado Innovation Fund, HDR, and ICMA

General Partner

Current

Mark A Newhouse

General Partner

Current

Name

Mike Freeman

Mark A Newhouse

Work History

Israel Colorado Innovation Fund, HDR, and ICMA

Title

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

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