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    Invest With VU Venture Partners To Access Top Tier Venture Capital Opportunities

  • Invest On A Deal-By-Deal Basis Or In VU's Committed Fund:

    1) Join Bonded - VU's Affinity Investor Syndicate: Invest on a deal-by-deal basis based on your selected interests. After signing up you will begin to receive investment opportunities based on your selected interests and invited to VU investor calls to discuss each investment opportunity. VU Venture Partners invests in ~15 new venture capital opportunities per year and ~15 follow-on investments per year.


    2) View Current Investment Opportunties: To view the currently available opportunities you can participate in create an account and log into VU's investor portal: https://vu.investnext.com/.


    3) Invest In VU Venture Partners Fund III: Become an LP in VU's committed venture capital fund. Benefits include diversification acrosss all ~60 portfolio companies in Fund III and priority on investing additional capital on a deal-by-deal basis.

  • Co-Invest With Other Top VC Investors

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  • Overview of Bonded - VU's Affinity Investor Network

    Terms & Benefits

     Membership: There are no annual membership fees. Joining Bonded - VU's Affinity Investor Network is 100% free


    • Members:  A private network of investors, including angel investors, super angels, and family offices


    • 100% Discretion: You select deal-by-deal which opportunities you want to invest in


    • Minimum Investment Amount: There is no required minimum investment amount per year. Investors can invest a minimum of $5,000 in each company


    • Investor Syndicate Calls: As a member of Bonded you will be invited to join Investor Syndicate Calls where VU's investment team presents the investment thesis on each investment opportunity


    • Professionally Managed: VU's management team has a strong track record of investing in venture capital with a 4x+ cash-on-cash net realized return on $1.8B+ and were some of the earliest and largest investors in 20+ unicorns, including Beyond Meat, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Venmo, Oculus, FabFitFun, Flyr, Palantir, Oscar, Wayflyr, Wish, etc.


    • Events / Networking: Receive invitations to attend VU's private investor-only networking events in San Francisco and NYC


    • Fees: A 2% annual management fee for 10 years, which is collected upfront and then drawn down over a 10 year period. Upon a liquidity event in less than 10 years any remaining management fee that has not been drawn down is returned to investors.  There is also a 20% carried interest on profits.


    • Activity: VU Venture Partners makes ~2-5 new portfolio company investments each quarter and ~2-5 follow-on investments each quarter


    • Size of Investments: VU invests up to $1M in initial investments


    • Stage: VU invests mainly in Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, & Series B rounds, however VU is not stage focused or valuation sensitive. VU's core focus is investing in 10-100x+ return opportunities.


    • Verticals Investment Teams: VU has six vertical focused investment teams, including Consumer, Enterprise, Fintech, Frontier, Healthcare, & PropTech, and is supported by a ~70 person global investment team


    • Geography: VU invests globally, but has a U.S. concentration (~66% of portfolio) and ~33% across the rest of the world (Asia-Pacific, Europe, LatAm, Africa, Middle East).


    • Deal Flow: VU's investment team sources ~20,000+ companies globally per year

    • ~10x+ more deal flow than traditional VC funds and angel groups who source ~1,000-2,000 companies per year 

    • Selectivity: VU invests in ~0.1% of the companies we source and review

    • ~10x+ more selective than traditional funds and angels groups who invest in ~1% of deals sourced 


    • Powerful Network: VU's has access to proprietary deal flow and far-reaching ability to support its portfolio companies via VU's investment team, VU's alumni (who are insiders at other VC/PE funds and accelerators), & VU's investor and portfolio network