• Invest With VU Venture Partners

    Two Options:

    1) Join VU's Investor Syndicate: Invest on a deal-by-deal basis with a minimum of $5K per investment. Apply Here

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    2) Invest In VU Venture Partners Fund II: Become an LP in VU's $100M venture capital fund to have exposure to all portfolio companies. Minimum of $500K. Send an e-mail to s@vufund.vc to request more information

     

    Co-invest with VU Venture Partners to get access to top venture capital investment opportunities across Consumer, Enterprise, Fintech, Frontier, Healthcare, and PropTech. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in the follow-on rounds that happen within the portfolio.

    Investor Syndicate Overview

    • Co-Invest: Co-invest alongside VU Venture Partners and other top tier investors in venture capital opportunities

     

     Membership: There are no annual membership fees. Joining VU's Investor Syndicate is free.

     

    • Members: VU's Investor Syndicate is 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 in VU's Investor Syndicate Funds. Investors can invest a minimum of $5,000 in each opportunity​.

     

    • Investor Syndicate Calls: As a member of VU's Investor Syndicate you will be invited to join Investor Syndicate Calls where VU's investment team will present 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 15+ 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.

    Investments

    • 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 with a concentration in the U.S. (~70%), Asia (~20%), and Europe (~10%).

     

    • 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, alumni investors (who are insiders at other VC/PE funds and accelerators), VU's investor network, and investors within VU's Investor Syndicate

  • Co-Invest With Top Investors