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With a proven team of investment professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs, we’ve built the first significant VC firm in Iowa City, IA with a 2nd office in Denver, CO. With deep roots throughout the Heartland we are committed to being a catalyst for growth throughout this region.
The Dreamfield Fund I LP retains the best practices of VC and PE while correcting for weaknesses and avoiding traditional pitfalls. $100M fund with traditional 2/20 economics.
Our seasoned team and advisors represent vast experience and success within our target sectors. Dreamfield combines geographic focus in Harvesting America’s Heartland, deployment of our Private Capital 2.0 model and leveraging our Distinctive Marketing Expertise. Portfolio success increases and returns are amplified.
The Dreamfield Fund I LP target portfolio is comprised of the following:
- Enterprise Valuations $3M – $25M
- $250K – $5M Investments
- Sector Variety, Stage-focus
- Lower Middle-Market Growth Equity Opportunities
Consumer Products & Tech
This year has so far already seen a 57% year-over-year increase in the number of deals and more than $1.3B invested, the first time in at least 5 years that funding has topped $1B – C.B. Insights
Dreamfield’s focus in the Consumer Tech sector includes: Retail, Wearables, IoT, Connected Home, Smart Utilities & Energy, Drones.
Med Tech & Digital Health
Funding to med tech & digital health startups has increased every year since 2012, hitting a record of $6.9B in 2016. And investors remain bullish on the sector, with 2017 on track to hit $10B – C.B. Insights
Dreamfield’s focus in the med tech/digital health sector includes: Doctor Discovery, Appointment Scheduling, Fertility & Pregnancy Tracking, Telemedicine, On-Demand House Visits, Pharmacy Delivery, On-Demand Mental Health, Pharmaceutical Tracking.
Investment dollars to VC-backed fintech companies in 2017 is on pace to rise 16% from 2016 at the current run rate. Global fintech deals could surpass 2016’s all-time high if the rest of the year sustains H1’17’s deal pace. – C.B. Insights
Dreamfield’s focus in the Fin Tech sector includes: Payments, Banking, Financial Security, Crowd Funding, Business Tools, Lending, Personal Finance, Equity Financing.
2016 was Ag Tech’s busiest year to date with a 10% increase in the number of deals closed year-over-year. – CB Insights
Dreamfield’s focus in the Ag Tech sector includes: Farm Management, Precision Agriculture and Predictive Analytics, Plant Data Analysis, Smart Irrigation, Marketplaces, Robotics and Drones, Next Gen. Farms, and Sensors.
With $1.05B invested across 87 deals, 2016 represented a 30% rise in annual deal activity while funding skyrocked 91%.” – CB Insights
Dreamfield’s focus in the Mobility Tech sector includes:
On-demand services, Ride-Share, Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication, Navigation/Mapping, Driver, Safety, Sensor Hardware, Connected Car, Vehicle Cybersecurity, Auto Repair, Autonomous Driving
HEARTLAND GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS
Geographic capital void and limited VC competition creates advantaged economics
$250K - $5M INVESTMENTS
Deploying capital across seed, early and growth stages
END MARKET FOCUS
Deploy capital only after identifying and validating clear path to commercialization and exit
$30M first close with initial capital investment in Q4 2017
BIGGER, FASTER EXITS
Go-to-market strategy expertise and ability to develop companies for bigger and faster exits
EARLY STAGE & LOWER MIDDLE MARKET
Post-revenue, EBITDA positive, product in the marketplace