Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Overview

  • Type
  • Foundation

  • Year Founded
  • 1925

Year Founded

  • Professionals
  • 3


  • AUM
  • 00.00

  • Commitments
  • 18

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation General Information


Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is an independent non-profit foundation based in Madison, Wisconsin. Established in 1925, the foundation serves the University of Wisconsin-Madison's scientific community by patenting the discoveries of UW-Madison researchers and licensing these technologies to lead companies in Wisconsin, the United States, and worldwide. The assets of the foundation are managed by the board of trustees.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Primary Contact
00000 0000
Deputy Chief Investment Officer
+0 (000) 000-0000
Corporate Office
  • 614 Walnut Street
  • 13th floor
  • Madison, WI 53726
  • United States
+1 (608) 000-0000

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Commitments (18)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
00000 0000000 00000000 Baird Capital Chicago, IL 2008 00000 0000-00-00
0000000 000000000 00000 Venture Investors Madison, WI 2006 00000 0000-00-00
0000000 00000000 000000 Capital Resource Partners Wellesley, MA 2004 00000 0000-00-00
00000 0000000 00000000 Baird Capital Chicago, IL 2004 000.00 0000-00-00
000000000000 0000000 00 Charterhouse Capital Partners London, United Kingdom 2002 00.000 0000-00-00 00.000
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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
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    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Team (30)

Name Title Office
Erik Iverson JD Chief Executive Officer & Trustee Madison, WI
Lysa Thoeny Chief Financial Officer Madison, WI
Alain Hung Deputy Chief Investment Officer Madison, WI
David Trummer Assistant Controller Madison, WI
Hongmin Chen Ph.D Director & Head of Biology Madison, WI
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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
David Smukowski Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Board Trustee 000 0000
Deborah Keller Self Board Trustee 000 0000
Doris Meissner Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees 000 0000
James Berbee MD Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Chairman of the Board of Trustees 000 0000
James Thompson Ph.D Self Board Trustee 000 0000
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