OVERVIEW

IDEA Fund Partners is seeking ambitious, engaged, and intellectually curious candidates to join the Venture Fellows program, assisting with an array of firm matters and examining the next generation of startups and innovation. This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, with an approximate time commitment of 10–15hours…


By Joe Darcy, Principal

One of the first pieces of advice I received when breaking into VC (shout out to Whitnie at First Round) was to listen to Harry Stebbings’ 20 Minute VC podcast. …


By Lister Delgado, Managing Partner

I am excited to write about why IDEA Fund Partners decided to invest in Pangea and lead the company’s first equity round of funding. I’ll start by saying that I am glad to finally invest in a team of graduates from Brown University, my alma…


An Inside Look through the Eyes of Our Spring Venture Fellows Cohort

Last Spring, IDEA Fund Partners hosted our latest class of Venture Fellows, a program to provide on-the-job experience to student and young professionals looking to learn more about venture capital. These Fellows from around the country were not…


A Reflection on My Past Home Technology Theses

by Chris Langford, Partner

I have often told the story when I first meet someone professionally that I have been “accidentally” involved in the housing industry for nearly two decades. Out of business school, I joined a boutique investment bank in Florida…


By Chris Langford, Partner

We at IDEA Fund Partners want to continue to provide insights into the investments that we make to provide a better view into how we underwrite and what excites us as investors. Although a bit tardy in its writing, we are excited to detail our thinking…


By John Cambier, Managing Partner

We are excited to announce that we recently made our 13th new investment out of IDEA Fund III, leading the Seed round for Fenris Digital out of Richmond, VA. We were exposed to Fenris multiple times over a short period in late 2020 via a…


As one of the oldest and most active early-stage venture capital firms in the Southeast, IDEA Fund Partners’ investment philosophy has been honed from years of experience. …


by Chris Langford, Partner

Charlotte’s Got A Lot. That’s the slogan that the city has used for some time to describe why people should move to or visit Charlotte. I moved to Charlotte eleven and a half years ago and I must say that the slogan feels both accurate and…


by Lister Delgado, Managing Partner

Following up on our recent post that touches on the geographic thesis posited by IDEA Fund Partners, today we would like to focus on one of the top places to live in the country, and according to many, one of the best places to start…

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IDEA Fund Partners is one of the oldest and most active early stage VCs headquartered in the Southeast United States.

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