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Investments

75

Portfolio Exits

13

Partners & Customers

2

About The Brandery

The Brandery is a seed stage consumer marketing venture accelerator. They operate a three-month-long program in Cincinnati, Ohio that is focused on turning entrepreneurial ideas into a start-up. Each year, The Brandery selects 5 companies that each receive $20,000 in seed funding, three months of mentorship, and the opportunity to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program.

The Brandery Headquarters Location

700 W. Pete Rose Way 3rd Floor

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45203,

United States

479-464-0622

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PopBase Raises Funding

Apr 22, 2019

PopBase Raises Funding PopBase , a Burbank, CA-based creators of interactive digital fan clubs for social media influencers, raised funding from Queen City Angels and the Brandery. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to: – accelerate technology platform development and – launch with a select group of influencers. Led by Lisa Wong, co-founder and CEO, PopBase provides a digital distribution platform that connects brands and consumers through a gamified experience, hosted by a digital avatar. Consumers engage with the avatar through play on any device (mobile, web, PC etc). Brands personalize and gamify every aspect of the experience through a web-based dashboard. The company plans to launch its Alpha platform with YouTube stars Snarled, Lazypillow, Larry Bundy Jr, MarzGurl and WillBits in summer 2019 on iOS and Android. Additional features and influencers will roll out over the course of the next 6 to 12 months. FinSMEs

The Brandery Investments

75 Investments

The Brandery has made 75 investments. Their latest investment was in Binary Bubbles as part of their Angel on April 4, 2019.

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The Brandery Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/18/2019

Angel

Binary Bubbles

No

2

12/6/2018

Seed

Binary Bubbles

$0.1M

Yes

1

9/29/2017

Seed VC

Obe

$0.93M

Yes

8/10/2017

Seed

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$99M

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10

6/27/2017

Incubator/Accelerator

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$99M

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10

Date

4/18/2019

12/6/2018

9/29/2017

8/10/2017

6/27/2017

Round

Angel

Seed

Seed VC

Seed

Incubator/Accelerator

Company

Binary Bubbles

Binary Bubbles

Obe

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Amount

$0.1M

$0.93M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

1

10

10

The Brandery Portfolio Exits

13 Portfolio Exits

The Brandery has 13 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Wyzerr on July 16, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/16/2020

Acquired

$99M

1

1/14/2019

Acquired

$99M

1

6/1/2018

Acquired

$99M

1

2/15/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

2/13/2018

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$99M

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10

Date

7/16/2020

1/14/2019

6/1/2018

2/15/2018

2/13/2018

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

The Brandery Partners & Customers

2 Partners and customers

The Brandery has 2 strategic partners and customers. The Brandery recently partnered with altafiber on April 4, 2014.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

4/14/2014

Partner

United States

Collapse My Cincinnati Bell sub-menu. Cincinnati Bell to Provide Fioptics Gigabit Internet Speed To The Brandery in Pilot Partnership.

The partnership will make The Brandery the only Top 10 startup accelerator in the U.S with a fiber partner and the first 1 gigabit small business customer in the Cincinnati Bell Inc. network .

2

4/26/2013

Partner

United States

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Date

4/14/2014

4/26/2013

Type

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

News Snippet

Collapse My Cincinnati Bell sub-menu. Cincinnati Bell to Provide Fioptics Gigabit Internet Speed To The Brandery in Pilot Partnership.

The partnership will make The Brandery the only Top 10 startup accelerator in the U.S with a fiber partner and the first 1 gigabit small business customer in the Cincinnati Bell Inc. network .

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Sources

2

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The Brandery Team

2 Team Members

The Brandery has 2 team members, including current Founder, Robert W McDonald.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Robert W McDonald

Founder

Current

Bryan Radtke

Founder

Current

Name

Robert W McDonald

Bryan Radtke

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Status

Current

Current

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