Lumina Foundation Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 9
  • Investments
  • 12
  • Portfolio
  • 8
  • Exits
  • 2

Lumina Foundation General Information


Lumina Foundation is an independent non-profit foundation located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The foundation's primary mission is to expand access to education through research, information and innovation. Its purpose is to foster and advance education and encourage continuation of studies in means to attainment of higher education. The board of directors oversee the administration of the funds.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Limited Partner
Primary Office
  • 30 South Meridian Street
  • Suite 700
  • Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • United States

Lumina Foundation Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Noodle Partners 09-Jun-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
0000000 28-Feb-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
0000000 02-Jan-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
000000 000000 0000 01-Jan-2020 00000 00.000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue
0000000000 13-Nov-2019 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Startup
0000000 00000000 20-Feb-2019 00 000000000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
00000000000 03-Aug-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
000000000 01-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
Viridis 09-Aug-2016 Later Stage VC 00.000 Human Capital Services Out of Business
Civitas Learning 22-Sep-2015 Later Stage VC 000.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue
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Lumina Foundation Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Viridis 01-Sep-2019 Out of Business
000000000 11-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
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Lumina Foundation Team (16)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jamie Merisotis President & Chief Executive Officer 0 0 0 Indianapolis, IN
Bradley Kelsheimer Vice President & Chief Financial Officer 0 Indianapolis, IN
Holiday McKiernan JD General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President Indianapolis, IN
Cody Coppotelli Director of Investments Indianapolis, IN
Julie Shewmaker Assistant Vice President, Finance and Accounting Indianapolis, IN
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Lumina Foundation Co-Investors (32)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Lumina Impact Ventures 3 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
ECMC Foundation 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rethink Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Strada Education Network 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
University Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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