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Cornerstone Portfolio Company Front Range Raises Capital & Expands

Front Range Biosciences, an agricultural biotech company that specializes in high-value crops such as cannabis, has raised $3 million in funding. The funding will go to scaling the company’s processes and an expansion into California and other states where cannabis use is … Continue reading

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Endotronix – Added $12MM Bank Loan to $32MM Series C Round

Endotronix, a Cornerstone portfolio company and maker of cloud-enabled tools that help patients with advanced heart failure, announced earlier in the year that it had raised $12 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. The company raised a $32 million Series C round … Continue reading

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09.20.2016 – Cornerstone Portfolio company Eatstreet named one of Madison’s top places to work

Madison Magazine has selected EatStreet as one of the city’s 25 best places to work as part of its annual survey released this month.  See link below for details – http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/eatstreet-named-one-of-madisons-top-places-to-work-300330294.html

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08.22.2016 – Cornerstone Portfolio company EatStreet already knows what college students will order this year

From crazy combos to critically important news that finally puts the ranch vs. bleu cheese debate to rest, EatStreet’s kicking off college with data science that really matters: Students’ back-to-school ordering habits. See link below for more details – http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/delicious-data-eatstreet-already-knows-what-college-students-will-order-this-year-300316176.html

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12.03.2015 – Cornerstone Portfolio Company EatStreet Raises $15mm Series C

Cornerstone (COP) portfolio company Eatstreet recently closed $15 million in a Series C financing round. The investment was co-led by 4490 Ventures and Lumia Capital, with participation from Cornerstone (COP), GCI Capital, MATH Venture Partners, and the State of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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08.28.2015 – Cornerstone Portfolio Company EatStreet Featured on Forbes

See link below to article about EatStreet on Forbes.com. http://www.forbes.com/sites/danreich/2015/08/28/how-these-twenty-year-olds-raised-13mm-and-built-a-massive-food-tech-company/

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11.12.14 Hayward speaks and judges at Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Madison, WI — Nov 12, 2014 Cornerstone Founder Larry Hayward spoke and was part of a judging panel at the 2014 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. As a judge, Larry evaluated pitches from 18 companies participating in the Elevator Pitch Olympics. Larry was also a … Continue reading

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10.27.14 – Cornerstone Portfolio Company Intellihot wins First Prize at Illinois Clean Energy Fund Awards

Northbrook, IL (October 27, 2014) – Intellihot, a Cornerstone portfolio company was awarded the first prize, $400k, at the inaugural Illinois Clean Energy Fund Awards. Intellihot designs and manufactures efficient energy systems for commercial, residential and industrial environments including tankless water heaters for commercial applications … Continue reading

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09.23.14 – Cornerstone Portfolio Company Robinhood closes $13mm Series A

PALO ALTO, Sep. 23, 2014 – Cornerstone Angels portfolio company Robinhood, a stock trading app with zero commissions, has now raised an additional $13 million in Series A funding. In December 2013, Robinhood raised $3 million from Index Ventures and Andreessen … Continue reading

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09.10.14 – Hayward to have investor office hours at Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum

Houston, TX — Sep 10, 2014 Cornerstone Co-Founder Larry Hayward will be participating at the Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum on Thursday, September 11. As part of the program he will also be holding office hours on September 10 from 2:30pm to … Continue reading

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