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The 81 Collection

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Overview

Who we areWe are operators who want to sit on the founders side
Value add-network of operators
-partner assists with value creation
Firm typeVC
Global HQ

Chicago IL

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Thesis

Funding requirementsWe invest in the 81% of the US GDP that is starved for innovation and entrepreneurs transforming boring trades, hard work, unpleasant spaces, and structural inequity at the Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A stage.
Funding stages1. Idea or Patent2. Prototype3. Early Revenue4. Scaling
LeadN/A
Check size$200k to $1M
Target countries USA

Team

Alex Kirshenbaum
Principal
Unsexy industries

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Websitehttps://www.81collection.com/

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We invest in the 81% of the US GDP that is starved for innovation and entrepreneurs transforming boring trades, hard work, unpleasant spaces, and structural inequity at the Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A stage.

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