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Investments

78

Portfolio Exits

20

Funds

4

About Sandbox Industries

Sandbox Industries, founded in 2003 in Chicago, IL, represents a new model of enterprise and investment. Sandbox follows a disciplined and creative process for creating, operating and investing in businesses. The Sandbox team incubates new businesses and engages in fund management activities.

Sandbox Industries Headquarter Location

1000 W Fulton Market #213

Chicago, Illinois, 60607,

United States

312-243-4100

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Latest Sandbox Industries News

People Moves: Applied Financial Lines Adds 3; Sandbox Ventures Welcomes Chamness

Mar 7, 2022

March 7, 2022 Nebraska-headquartered specialty insurer Applied Underwriters has expanded its Applied Financial Lines unit with several key appointments. Kim Noble has been named vice president, Applied Financial Lines. Prior to joining Applied Financial Lines, Noble was a senior vice president at Thompson Flanagan in Chicago where she advised law firms on coverage, claims and risk management issues. Prior that, Noble led the lawyers’ and accountants’ programs at Argo Pro. She has more than 25 years of professional liability experience including managing errors and omissions programs at OneBeacon, GE Westport and St. Paul Companies. Kim Noble Keith Dau Thomas Owen is now vice vice president of Errors & Omissions, Applied Financial Lines. Owen has three decades of experience underwriting and managing teams writing professional liability, environmental liability and contractor’s business. Prior to joining Applied Financial Lines, he managed the Specialty Casualty Division at specialty MGA DUAL North America. Keith Dau has been named vice president, Applied Financial Lines. Before joining Applied Financial Lines, Dau was the senior managing director for Navigators Insurance where he was responsible for private management liability lines/wholesale distribution channel. He has 20 years of experience in professional and management liability including positions with Great American Insurance and Travelers. Applied Underwriters operates throughout the U.S., United Kingdom, the European Union and the Middle East. Industry Veteran Chamness Joins Sandbox Insurtech Ventures as an Advisor Sandbox Insurtech Ventures announced that Charles (Chuck) Chamness, former CEO of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), has joined the firm as an advisor. Based in Indianapolis, Chamness will collaborate closely with the Sandbox Insurtech leadership team and its portfolio companies to provide strategic counsel across the insurance industry. Chamness has more than 27 years of experience across board governance, executive management, government affairs, regulatory affairs, and public affairs. In July 2021, he concluded an 18-year tenure as president and CEO of NAMIC, a leading property/casualty insurance trade association..” Sandbox Insurtech Ventures is the insurance investing arm of Sandbox Industries, a venture capital firm that manages funds across insurance, healthcare and sustainable food and agriculture. Was this article valuable?

Sandbox Industries Investments

78 Investments

Sandbox Industries has made 78 investments. Their latest investment was in Layr as part of their Series A on March 3, 2022.

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Sandbox Industries Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/21/2022

Series A

Layr

$10M

Yes

7

1/27/2022

Series A

First Dollar

$14M

Yes

9

2/19/2021

Unattributed VC

Assurance Health System

$5.62M

Yes

1

2/10/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

11/12/2020

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

3/21/2022

1/27/2022

2/19/2021

2/10/2021

11/12/2020

Round

Series A

Series A

Unattributed VC

Series A

Series B

Company

Layr

First Dollar

Assurance Health System

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Amount

$10M

$14M

$5.62M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

7

9

1

10

10

Sandbox Industries Portfolio Exits

20 Portfolio Exits

Sandbox Industries has 20 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was OncoHealth on May 09, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/9/2022

Acq - Fin

1

4/28/2022

Acquired

1

7/15/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

6/30/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

5/15/2020

Acquired

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10

Date

5/9/2022

4/28/2022

7/15/2021

6/30/2021

5/15/2020

Exit

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

3

10

10

Sandbox Industries Fund History

4 Fund Histories

Sandbox Industries has 4 funds, including Sandbox Agriculture & Food Technology Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2014

Sandbox Agriculture & Food Technology Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$114M

1

12/31/2013

Sandbox Advantage Fund

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$99M

10

9/25/2009

Sandbox Ventures

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$99M

10

Sandbox Insurtech Fund

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10

Closing Date

12/31/2014

12/31/2013

9/25/2009

Fund

Sandbox Agriculture & Food Technology Fund

Sandbox Advantage Fund

Sandbox Ventures

Sandbox Insurtech Fund

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$114M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

Sandbox Industries Team

21 Team Members

Sandbox Industries has 21 team members, including current Founder, Managing Director, Nick Rosa.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Joseph M. Feldman

Founder

Current

Nick Rosa

Founder, Managing Director

Current

Robert Shapiro

Founder, Managing Director

Current

Ken Dychtwald

President

Current

Jennifer Naylor

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Name

Joseph M. Feldman

Nick Rosa

Robert Shapiro

Ken Dychtwald

Jennifer Naylor

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder, Managing Director

Founder, Managing Director

President

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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