The EDA Fund

The EDA Fund is a best practice hybrid of the Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Investment Banking worlds.
History

EDA Funding is the newest joint venture between Autonomy Distributors and In Focus Brands, following their successful launch, growth and exit of an international distribution firm in 2016.

The EDA Fund is a best practice hybrid of the Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Investment Banking worlds. The fund looks to partner and invest in existing firms with: sustainable revenue, key metrics from our proprietary CrowdBuild platform, and a high performance management team in place searching for next level funding, operational expertise and upstream resources.

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Meet the Director

Robert Manasier

Has fundraised for over 120 startups, 2 IPOs, and multiple merger and acquisition exits. His current fund, Diamond Point Co-Development Fund has returned 2.6x to its principals for the last 3 years. He has been recognized as an expert in branded systems, new business development, capital funding, entrepreneurship and leadership. He has appeared in numerous articles including: Billboard, Washington Times, Newsday, NY Times, Entrepreneur Magazine and Hollywood Reporter. Currently, he is strategically and tactically formulating deliverable go-to-market action plans for startups, Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits.

Fact Card

- VETTING: 6 Month CrowdBuild Test (This is to analyze your target market, create key metrics in lieu of standard funding fees such as application, document creation, etc.

- Funding Packages: Cash for equity, Cash and Service for equity plus management retainers, Service teams for equity plus

- Revenue Companies Only (no pre-revenue startups)

- Multi-Level Operational Team Resourcing

- Equity Stake with Voting Rights

- Industry Agnostic

- Board of Director Position(s)

- Exit Protection with clear metrics

- Longer Term Investment horizon

- METRIC KICKERS (milestone kickers)

Case Study
Autonomy Distributors
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