Venture Capital Companies – Some Specific
21st Century Internet Venture Partners – http://www.21st-century.com
Investment focus: startup ventures pursuing opportunities born of the Internet
2i Capital – http://www.2icapital.com/
Focus: investment and intellectual capital network.
3i – http://www.3i.com/
Focus: leading international venture capital company.
Abundance Venture Capital – http://www.abundancevc.com/
Focus: private equity and venture capital investments for International investors who need protection of capital and tax-free returns.
Advanced Technology Ventures – http://www.atvcapital.com/
Investment focus: startup, first-round and later-stage investments in electronics, communications, software and health care.
Advent International – http://www.adventinternational.com/
Investment focus: companies at all stages of development, including early-stage, and in virtually any industry.
Affiliated Managers Group – http://www.amg.com/
Acquires majority interests in mid-sized investment management firms. Profiles the company, and affiliate products. Investor information. (NYSE: AMG)
All American Capital – http://www.allamericancapital.com/
Focus: venture capital funding using private placements and IPOs.
Allantra Venture Development – http://www.allantra.com
Technology business management consulting services.
Alliance Global Investments Inc. – http://www.agiicorp.com/
A private equity investment firm providing venture capital, investment banking, management consulting, and export development services.
Almeida Capital – http://www.almeidacapital.com/
Focus: global venture capital research and advisory services.
American Capital Strategies – http://americancapitalonline.com/
Evaluates and secures financing for middle market companies.
American Securities Capital Partners – http://www.american-securities.com/
Provides equity investments in privately and publicly held companies in numerous industries.
Ampal-American Israel Corporation – http://www.ampal.com/
Acquires interests in and/or invests in a broad variety of businesses located in the state of Israel or which are Israel-related. (Nasdaq: AMPL)
Ampersand Ventures – http://www.ampersandventures.com/
Investment focus: early and expansion-stage companies in communications, information technologies, life sciences and specialty materials and chemicals.
Apax Partners – http://www.apax.com/
Investment focus: start-ups to later-stage buyouts in a broad range of industries, most notably healthcare, information technology, telecommunications, specialty retailing and new media.
Aragon Financial Group – http://www.aragon-group.com/
Investment focus: venture capital, financing and debt restructuring.
Arcturus – http://www.earcturus.com/
Focus: acts as managing venturer and marketing in corporate joint ventures.
Argonaut Partners – http://www.argollc.com/
Focus: acquisition of industrial and business-to-business, value-added distributorships, direct marketing, catalog and telemarketing firms.
Astrina Capital – http://www.astrinacapital.com/
Focus: venture consulting and financial advisory for early-stage companies.
August Capital – http://www.augustcap.com
Investment focus: companies with strong potential to become leaders in important information technology markets
Axa Private Equity – http://www.axaprivateequity.com/
Portfolio management company focusing on all the aspects of capital investment and private equity.
B4 Ventures – http://www.b4ventures.com/
Focus: venture capital or investment capital for small to mid-sized fast growing businesses.
Bain Capital – http://www.baincapital.com/
Focus: venture and expansion capital for private companies and growth capital for public companies in a wide range of industries.
BancBoston Capital – http://www.bancboscap.com/
Investment focus: early-stage venture capital to equity sponsorship, co-investment and mezzanine capital for buyouts, recapitalizations and expansion of mid-size companies
Bertelsmann Ventures – http://www.bvfund.com
Investment focus: early stage, Internet centric, business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer.
Blue Point Capital Partners – http://www.bluepointcapital.com/
Focus: private equity investment firm that invests equity capital in middle market businesses.
Brand Equity Ventures – http://www.brand-equity.com/
Investment focus: broadly across the consumer sector in early-stage companies that are ready for rapid expansion
Brockway Moran and Partners – http://www.brockwaymoran.com/
Investment focus: equity capital for acquisition recapitalization of middle-market companies.
Cambridge Financial Services – http://www.venture-capital-firm.com
A venture capital firm raising capital through private stock offerings.
Capital Solutions Network – http://www.capitalsearch.net/
Provides access to a network of private investors and institutional investment groups.
Capital Venture Partners – http://www.capvent.com/
Investment focus: buyouts and venture capital funds.
Cardinal Ventures – http://www.cardvent.com/
Focus: acquire businesses that can be grown through internal means and by add-on acquisitions.
Carmichael and Company – http://carmichaelandco.com/
Investment focus: merchant banking firm offering financial advisory services to middle market companies through a broad global network.
CDC Capital Partners – http://www.cdcgroup.com/
Private equity investors in emerging markets.
CDP Capital – Technology Ventures – http://www.cdpcapital.com/technologyventures/
Investment focus: Québec, Canada, USA, Europe technology projects at various stages, from pre-startups to buy-outs.
Centurion Pictures – http://www.centurionpictures.com/
Seeks investment and support for the production of a full length feature film.
Churchill Capital – http://www.churchillnet.com/
Investment focus: middle market companies for buy-outs, recapitalizations, acquisitions and growth needs.
Clarity Partners – http://www.claritypartners.net/
Focus: private equity and venture capital firm focused in Southern California exclusively on investments in communications, media and related technologies.
CM Equity Partners – http://www.cmequity.com/
Private equity fund focusing on the acquisition of middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies.
Cogent Partners – http://www.cogent-partners.net/
Focus: private equity-focused investment bank that helps institutional, corporate and individual investors sell their assets in the private equity secondary market.
Columbia Strategy – http://www.columbiastrategy.com/
Focus: provides functional resources to funds to actively manage private equity and venture capital assets.
Commonwealth Associates – http://www.comw.com/
Merchant bank and venture capital firm offers services to corporate clients and investors.
Compere Associates – http://www.compere.com/
Focus: principal investor combining management, strategy and financing in acquiring telecoms, media, utility and financial services businesses.
Concert Capital Partners – http://www.concertcapital.com/
Investment focus: private equity firm that partners with the founders and management teams of profitable businesses experiencing rapid growth.
Convergent Capital – http://www.convergent-capital.com/
Focus: manages technology-oriented venture capital funds in France, Europe and Israel.
Cornerstone Capital Holdings – http://www.cstonecapital.com/
Private equity firm focusing on middle market buyouts, recapitalizations and industry consolidations.
Corpfin.com – http://www.corpfin.com/
Corporate finance solutions in private investment, public equities, and investment offerings.
Covalence – http://www.covalence.ch/
Focus: assessment of the contribution of multinational enterprises to human development in emerging and developing countries.
Crescent Capital Investment – http://www.crescentcapital.com/
Investment focus: acquire significant equity interests in successful growth companies.
Crescent Private Capital – http://www.crescentlp.com/
Focus: private equity firm based in Boston investing in middle-market growth companies.
CrossBridge Venture Partners – http://crossbridgevp.com/
Investment focus: early-stage and emerging growth companies in information technology.
Crosspoint Venture Partners – http://www.crosspointvc.com/
An initial stage equity investor with focused expertise in three strategic areas – networking and communications, health care, and financial services.
Darwin Venture Partners – http://www.schwartzgroup.com/
Investment focus: early-stage business development and financing connecting venture capital firms and Fortune 1000 opportunities.
Desai Capital Management Inc. – http://www.desaicapital.com/
Focused on sponsoring acquisitions or recapitalizations of proven growth companies.
DFS Consult – http://www.dsf-finance.com/
Focus: investors from both sides of the Atlantic, specialising in obtaining financing for companies world-wide.
Dimeling, Schreiber & Park – http://www.dsppartners.com/
Focus: private equity investments in a broad range of middle market companies having superior management teams.
Dorset Capital – http://www.dorsetcapital.com/
Private Equity for Consumer Growth Companies
Dragonfly Capital – http://www.dragonflycapital.com/
Investment focus: private equity investor and advisor focused on Southeastern U.S. businesses in the Life Science and Information Technology sectors.
DragonVenture – http://www.dragonventure.com/
Focus: cross-Pacific venture capital, consulting and merger and acquisition company.
Edelson Technology Partners – http://www.edelsontech.com/
Investment focus: startups, second round and mezzanine financing and leveraged buyouts in a broad range of technologies.
Edison Venture Fund – http://www.edisonventure.com/
Investment focus: proprietary technologies or unique services in emerging markets, generally prefering expansion stage companies.
Emerald Capital Group – http://www.emeraldcapitalgroup.com/
Focus: provides services to private and public micro-cap companies.
EnerTech Capital – http://www.enertechcapital.com/
Investment focus: profitable service and technology companies related to utilities and the broader energy marketplace but will also consider early-stage.
Enterprise Partners – http://www.epvc.com/
Investment focus: privately held early-stage and emerging growth companies and selective leverage buy-outs of established companies.
EQY.com – http://www.eqy.com/
Focus: incubation reference site for investors and start-ups.
EuclidSR Partners – http://www.euclidpartners.com/
Investment focus: exploit the accelerating changes and advances in healthcare and information technologies.
European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) – http://www.evca.com/
Focus: globally promote and facilitate European venture capital and private equity
Falcon Seaboard – http://www.falconseaboard.com/
Focus: privately-owned diversified energy and investment company with global operations.
Financial Development Company – http://www.findevco.com/
Focus: assists companies with their venture and equity capital needs.
First Analysis Venture Capital – http://www.facvc.com/
Investment focus: all stages of development in industrial and institutional automation, knowledge and information management, outsourced and specialized services, specialty chemicals and materials, telecommunications and information technology, and waste management and natural resource efficiency
FLAG Capital Management, LLC – http://www.flagcapital.com
Investment focus: manages limited partnerships through which qualified individuals, families and their trusts or foundations invest in venture capital funds.
Flagship Ventures – http://www.flagshipventures.com/
Investment focus: life science, information technology, and communications sectors.
Forest Hill Partners – http://www.foresthillpartners.com
Investment focus: equity capital in management buyouts, turnarounds, recapitalizations, and growth financings.
Foundation Capital – http://www.foundationcapital.com/
Investment focus: start-ups in their formative stages, and all subsequent financings as a company develops, involving Enterprise & Internet Software, Communications & Networking, Technical Software, and Semiconductors.
Fox Paine – http://www.foxpaine.com/
Focus: capital for management buy-outs, going private transactions, and company expansion and growth programs.
Freeman Spogli – http://www.freemanspogli.com/
Private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in growing companies.
Fremont Partners – http://www.fremontpartners.com/
Investment focus: established middle market businesses.
Fremont Ventures – http://www.fremontventures.com/
Focus: help experienced management teams build businesses by providing relationships, strategic insight and ongoing financial support.
Friedland Capital – http://www.friedlandcapital.com/
Focus: venture capital and equity raising services.
Frontenac Company – http://www.frontenac.com/
Investment focus: health care services, information technology services and consumer/industrial businesses.
Funk Ventures – http://www.funkventures.com/
Focus: primary investment interests in technology, education, entertainment and real estate.
Gabriel Venture Partners – http://www.gabrielvp.com/
Investment focus: funding through every stage of the company growth cycle.
Gaebler Ventures – http://www.gaebler.com
Focus: early-stage venture capital investment with focus on information technology and business services companies.
Gemini Investors – http://www.gemini-investors.com/
Focus: investing in middle market companies.
General Atlantic Partners – http://www.gapartners.com/
Investment focus: long term minority investor focused exclusively on software and services, and related information technologies.
General Catalyst – http://www.generalcatalyst.com/
Funds breakthrough ventures and backs exceptional entrepreneurs via capital, business building resources and strategic support.
Generation Partners – http://www.genpartners.com/
Investment focus: seed to late stage information technology companies in telecommunications, data communications, computing and the Internet.
Glick Morganstern Capital Group – http://www.glickmorganstern.com
Focus: arranges and negotiates financing for growth, acquisition, turnaround and start-up.
Greylock – http://www.greylock.com/
Investment focus: all stages of corporate development for companies in the software, communications, and healthcare industries
Gryffindor Capital Partners – http://gcpfunds.com/
Investment focus: emerging technology, growth equity and corporate consolidations in energy, information technology, manufacturing, diversified services, business services and healthcare.
Hamilton Robinson – http://www.hrco.com/
Investment focus: smaller, middle market opportunities in the areas of energy, utilities, industrial process and business services.
Hampshire Equity Partners – http://www.hampep.com/
Focus: invests in growth financing, buyouts, acquisitions, consolidations and corporate restructuring.
HarbourVest Partners – http://www.harbourvest.com/
Investment focus: software, hardware, data communications, telecommunications, financial services and management buy-outs of operating companies.
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. – http://www.hhgp.com/
Venture capitalist investment company which supports private investee companies. (Nasdaq: HHGP).
Hibiscus Investments – http://www.hibiscus-cornes.com/
Investment focus: bringing leading edge technology to the marketplace.
Hickory Venture Capital Corporation – http://www.hvcc.com/
Investment focus: rapidly growing ventues throughout the Southeast, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, especially involving healthcare services, medical devices, telecommunications, and software
HRJ Capital – http://www.hrjcapital.com/
Focus: raising pools of capital from individuals involved in professional sports and investing it with a small number of top-tier venture capital funds.
Hydro-Quebec CapiTech – http://www.hqcapitech.com/en/index.html
Focus: invests in companies whose technological products and services are related to the energy field.
Idanta Partners Ltd. – http://www.idanta.com/
Investment focus: young companies that have the potential to grow into substantial enterprises in the fields of information technology, health care and life sciences, retail and others
idealab Capital Partners – http://icp.com/
Investment focus: Internet commerce and other early-stage Internet companies
IDG Ventures – http://www.idgventures.com
Investment focus: information technology companies, preferring either seed or first-round financings, or very late (last before IPO) stage investments
Incyte Capital – http://www.incytecapital.com/
Focus: private equity fund which seeks value-added investments in small to medium sized private companies.
Independence Holdings Partners – http://www.independencefund.com/
Focus: private equity, venture capital and alternative investment products for high net worth investors, institutions and their financial advisors.
Industrial Growth Partners – http://www.igpequity.com/
IGP provides private equity capital for management buyouts in middle-market manufacturing companies.
Information Technology Ventures – http://www.itventures.com/
Investment focus: fast growing information technology enterprises with “unfair” competitive advantages that have the potential to dominate their market space
InnoCal – http://www.innocal.com/
Investment focus: early and expansion stage, technology-based businesses
Institutional Venture Partners – http://www.ivp.com/
Investment focus: leading early-stage companies with advanced technology in information and life sciences, and selectively in later stage opportunities
Intersouth Partners – http://www.intersouth.com/
Investment focus: seed and early-stage life science and technology companies located near the Research Triangle and Austin
InterWest Partners – http://www.interwest.com/
Investment focus: full range of stages in information technology, health care and non-technology ventures
J.L. Albright Venture Partners Inc. – http://www.jlaventures.com/
Investment focus: emerging companies with exceptional prospects for growth, strong fundamentals and superior products and/or services
JAFCO America Ventures, Inc. – http://www.jafco.com/
Investment focus: communications, software, information services, systems/peripherals and semiconductors
Japan Asia Investment Company – http://www.jaic-vc.co.jp/
Focus: industrial sectors that improve quality of life.
JK&B Capital – http://www.jkbcapital.com
Investment focus: telecommunications, software and information technologies, but will consider outstanding opportunities in other industries
JP Morgan Partners – http://www.chasecapital.com/
Investment focus: private equity for a global investment opportunities including management buy-outs and recapitalizations, venture capital, growth equity and equity to reduce excessive debt burdens.
JZ International Europe – http://www.jzieurope.com/
Focus: private investment firm specializing in buying and building European companies in partnership with management.
KBL Healthcare Ventures – http://www.kblhealthcare.com/
Investment focus: startup, early-stage and emerging growth companies in the healthcare industry, particularly medical devices, healthcare services and niche pharmaceuticals
Kennet Capital – http://www.kennetcapital.com/
Investment focus: European information and communications technology companies
Kestrel Venture Management – http://www.kestrelvm.com/
Investment focus: deals too large for most individual investors and too small for many venture capital firms – broad array of New England industries
Keystone Capital, Inc – http://www.keystonecapitalinc.com/
Private equity investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – http://www.kpcb.com
Investment focus: early-stage ventures, and includes the KPCB Java Fund
Kline Hawkes & Co. – http://www.klinehawkes.com/
Investment focus: later-stage venture deals, change of control situations and industry consolidations in California companies involving communications, technology or health care
Koor Industries Ltd. – http://www.koor.co.il/
Investment company with holdings in Israeli telecom, defense electronics, agro-chemicals and venture capital markets.
KPS Special Situations Fund – http://www.kpsfund.com/
Investment focus: constructive investing in turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, employee buyouts and other special situations.
L Frecon Enterprises – http://www.lfrecon.com/
Investment focus: women owned businesses or businesses targeting the female segment.
Labrador Ventures – http://www.labrador.com/
Investment focus: early-stage companies seeking less than $1 million and involving digital technologies – information, communications, software, media/entertainment, and semiconductors
LeBonfante Group – http://www.lebonfante.com/
Focus: develop businesses and provide venture capital primarily throughout the Hispanic market.
Lynwood Capital Partners – http://www.lynwoodcapital.com/
Focus: acquiring or investing in niche businesses with revenues of ten to fifty million dollars.
Mac Investment Company Inc – http://www.macinvestco.com/
Focus: specializing in venture capital, private equity, and direct investments.
Madison Dearborn Partners – http://www.mdcp.com/
Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.
Marathon Investment Partners – http://www.marathoninvestment.com/
Investment focus: manufacturers, distributors, and technology and service companies.
Maton Venture – http://www.maton.com
Investment focus: technology-based, private companies at various stages of development
Matrix Partners – http://www.matrixpartners.com/
Investment focus: early-stage software and communications companies
Mayfield Fund – http://www.mayfield.com/
Investment focus: seed to second-round financing in companies with unique, information or healthcare technology-driven products and services that address well-defined needs in rapidly growing markets
MBC Dotcom – http://www.mybizcapital.com/
Venture capital and business finance facilitator and advisory firm.
MC Capital Europe Limited – http://www.mccapitaleurope.com/
Investment focus: private equity investor into small and medium sized UK and European companies.
MDB Capital Group, LLC – http://www.mdbcapital.com
MDB Capital Group is a merchant/investment banking firm that is a NASD registered broker/dealer located in Santa Monica, CA. MDB invests via Reg D private placements in public and private companies.
Menlo Ventures – http://www.menloventures.com
Investment focus: early-stage and emerging growth companies in the areas of biotechnology, medical devices, healthcare services, computer software, hardware, networking, communications, and the Internet
MicroCap Venture Fund – http://www.xpressmarketing.biz/MicroCap/
Focus: business capital and venture financing using alternative strategies and structures including a reverse merger.
Morgenthaler Ventures – http://www.morgenthaler.com/
Investment focus: early-stage ventures and “middle market” management-led buyouts involving information technology, health care or industrial technology
NanoBioCorp – http://www.nanobiocorp.com/
Focus: providing biotechnology as well as nanotechnology, biomedical, investment company for healthcare investments.
National City Equity Partners – http://www.nationalcity.com/corporate/business/equity.asp
Focus: invests equity and mezzanine capital primarily in private companies.
National Venture Capital Association – http://www.nvca.org/
Dedicated to defining, serving and representing the interests of the venture capital and private equity industries
NCIC Capital Fund – http://www.ncicfund.org/
Focus: debt and equity financing for early-stage, technology based companies in Ohio and Indiana
Needham Capital Partners – http://www.needhamcapital.com/
Focus: manages investment partnerships primarily in the equities of later-stage private growth companies.
New Enterprise Associates – http://www.nea.com/
Investment focus: principally early-stage companies in information technology, medical and life sciences
New Technology Opportunities – http://www.autotronicsusa.net/
Seeks capital financing for the production and marketing of a patented product.
New York Private Placement Network – http://www.nyppe.com/
Focus: financial services firm and an online global marketplace for all classes of private securities.
Newtek Ventures – http://www.newtekventure.com
Investment focus: early-stage and slow growth companies involving medical devices/software/services, electronics, semi-conductors, software, telecommunications, or Internet
NewVista Capital – http://www.nvcap.com/
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies managed by minority and women entrepreneurs
nGenuity Capital – http://www.ngenuitycapital.com/
Investment focus: profitable and near profitable companies, as well as start-up companies with a short term path to profitability.
North American Funds – http://northamericanfund.com/
Focus: acquiring or making substantial equity investments in small businesses with significant growth potential.
North Bridge Venture Partners – http://www.nbvp.com/
Investment focus: early-stage companies in software, communications and health care
Norwest Venture Capital – http://www.norwestvc.com
Investment focus: startups, emerging growth companies, management buyouts, acquisitions and recapitalizations
Novak Biddle Venture Partners – http://www.novakbiddle.com/
Investment focus: information technology companies in the very early stages through first round, but also later-stage opportunities and spin-outs where they can add significant value
NPDC – http://www.npdcinc.com/
Focus: seek to identify, fund and nurture business ideas through participation of our members to create and capture new markets.
Oak Investment Partners – http://www.oakinv.com/
Investment focus: early-stage and selective restarts or recapitalizations of later-stage information technology, health care or retail companies
Outlook Ventures – http://www.outlookventures.com/
Investment focus: early-stage investments in consumer and business-to-business Internet services, intranet-based business applications, interactive tools, multimedia and telecommunications
Ovation Capital – http://www.ovationcapital.com/
Investment focus: includes Internet and mobile infrastructure, software, storage and data networking.
Pacific Century Group Ventures – http://www.pcentury.com/
Investment focus: all stages from initial private seed capital rounds to senior public equity financings in information technology, natural resources, real estate and special situations
Pacific Horizon Ventures – http://www.pacifichorizon.com/
Investment focus: technology companies involving healthcare or life science; early-stages in the Northwest, later-stage deals can be anywhere in U.S.
Pacific Venture Group – http://www.pacven.com/
Investment focus: broad range of stages (startup through consolidation) involving healthcare services and information systems oriented towards a managed care solution
Pacifica Fund – http://www.pacificafund.com/
Focus: Silicon Valley based seed and first round venture capital firm.
Palladium Equity Partners – http://www.palladiumequity.com/
Focus: private investment firm founded by experienced operating executives and investment professionals.
Parallax Capital Partners – http://www.parallaxcap.com/
Investment focus: acquisitions and investments in technology businesses.
Partech International – http://www.partechintl.com/
Investment focus: startups and emerging growth companies in the United States, Europe and Japan involving information technology, life sciences and business services
Peninsula Capital Partners – http://www.peninsulafunds.com/
Investment focus: subordinated debt and equity to superior middle-market companies requiring capital to fund growth or other special situations.
PICA Corporation – http://www.picacapital.com/
Focus: provides venture capital and equity-related investments in enterprises and companies embarking on expansion.
Piper Jaffray Venture Capital – http://www.piperjaffray.com/info3.aspx?id=116
Investment focus: emerging-growth companies in medical devices, healthcare services and technology.
Primus Venture Partners – http://www.primusventure.com/
Investment focus: various stages of development, with greater emphasis on businesses beyond proof of concept and which are demonstrating capacity to become large enterprises
Quad-C Management – http://www.quadcmanagement.com/
Focus: private equity investment firm seeking to partner with successful management teams to complete leveraged acquisitions or recapitalizations of leading middle-market companies.
Quan Ventures – http://www.quanvc.com/
Investment focus: emerging technology niches in telecommunications, semiconductors and Internet infrastructure.
RAF Ventures – http://www.rafind.com/
Investment focus: early-stage service, financial, retail, and manufacturing companies, mostly in the Mid-Atlantic states
Rayvonvc – http://www.rayvonvc.com/
Focus: not only to invest money in projects but rather to help build the project.
Red Rock Ventures – http://www.redrockventures.com
Investment focus: seed and early-stage companies that develop and sell enterprise solutions to medium and large companies
Regulation D Resources – http://www.regdresources.com/
Focus: provide the framework to raise venture capital and angel investment.
River Capital – http://www.river-capital.com/
Focus: organizes and invests in the acquisition of select, well-established middle market companies.
River Cities Capital Funds – http://www.rccf.com/
Investment focus: 1st round and follow-on for Midwest companies in a variety of industries; not seed or startup stages — must be actively selling their product or service
Rock Maple Ventures – http://www.rockmapleventures.com/
Investment focus: early-stage technology businesses in a variety of industries, emphasis on software, financial services, health care and communications.
RocketFinance.com – http://www.rocketfinance.com/
Venturing support for commercial space ventures and feasibility studies.
Rockmont Capital – http://www.rockmontcapital.com/
Focus: investing in and acquiring companies and working with their management to build profitable and successful businesses.
Roser Ventures, LLC – http://www.roserventures.com/
Investment focus: early-stage companies across a broad range of industries and located in the Rocky Mountain region
Rosewood Capital – http://www.rosewoodvc.com
Investment focus: primarily expansions and recapitalizations involving branded consumer products, retail, or service sectors, including online commerce
RoundTable Healthcare Partners – http://www.roundtablehp.com/
Investment focus: operating-oriented private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry.
RRE Investors – http://www.rre.com/
Investment focus: expansion stage information technology ventures
Ruppert Ventures – http://www.ruppertcompanies.com/ventures.html
Investment focus: small to mid-size companies searching to grow to the next level.
SAGICAP – http://www.sagicap.com/
Focus: European-based advisor specialized in consultancy services dedicated to the private equity industry.
Salix Ventures – http://www.salixventures.com/
Investment focus: early-stage health care services (including health care information technology) companies
Sanderling – http://www.sanderling.com/
Investment focus: seed and early-stage new biomedical market opportunities, including emerging technology
Schroder Ventures US – http://www.svus.com/
Investment focus: growth-oriented businesses in the technology, media, telecom and business services sectors.
Seaflower Associates, Inc. – http://www.seaflower.com/
Investment focus: promising seed and first-round investments in companies in most segments of the biomedical industry that are located in either New England or the Great Lakes region
Seidler Equity Partners – http://www.sepfunds.com/
Investment focus: established, growing, niche-dominant manufacturing and service businesses.
Sequoia Capital – http://www.sequoiacap.com
Investment focus: primarily very early-stage West Coast technology companies; post beta-stage around Boston and Austin; later-stage nationwide
Seven Hills Partners – http://www.sevenhillspartners.com/
Focus: investments and buy-outs of entrepreneurial enterprises, primarily in the areas of healthcare and interactive media.
Sevin Rosen Funds – http://www.srfunds.com
Investment focus: early-stage (and follow-on rounds) for information sciences and life sciences companies
Sierra Ventures – http://www.sierraven.com
Investment focus: early-stage healthcare, information technology-related companies and service businesses
Sigma Partners – http://www.sigmapartners.com/
Investment focus: ventures of all stages, primarily in technology-based companies, but also non-technology
Signal Lake Venture Fund – http://www.signallake.com/
Investment focus: early-stage broadband telecom and networking infrastructure being built for the global economy.
Silicom Ventures – http://www.silicomventures.com/
Focus: provide funding to early-stage high technology start-ups.
Skypoint Capital Corporation – http://www.skypointcorp.com/
Investment focus: very early-stage high-technology opportunities in North America, the United Kingdom and Israel in telecommunications and IT
Smedvig Capital – http://www.smedvigcapital.com
Investment focus: Europe based mid- to early-stage companies with specialisations which employ technology for re-engineering of business processes or create added value from the use of customer or market data.
Softbank Venture Capital – http://www.sbvc.com/
Focus: seed stage to mezzanine round investments for Internet companies.
Sonostar Ventures – http://www.sonostarventures.com/
Focus: invests in promising private companies across a number of industries and in the public debt and equity markets.
Sorrento Ventures – http://www.sorrentoventures.com/
Investment focus: emerging early-, mid- and later-stage companies in the greater San Diego area involving health care, electronics, high technology, or consumer products
South Atlantic Venture Funds – http://www.southatlantic.com
Investment focus: expansions, acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations located in Florida, the Southeast and Texas
Southeastern Technology Fund – http://www.setfund.com/
Investment focus: 1st or 2nd round investments in Southeastern US companies providing information technology and solutions to the healthcare, and telecommunication industries
Sports Venture Partners – http://www.svpllc.com/
Focus: alternative investment vehicle for professional athletes investing in established growth equity financing.
Spring Capital Partners, L.P. – http://www.springcap.com/
Investment Focus: mezzanine financing for growing small and medium-sized businesses.
Sprout Group – http://www.sproutgroup.com/
Investment focus: startups, expansion financing and management buyouts involving business to business services, communications, distribution, education, health care services, information technologies, life science products, or retail
SSM Ventures – http://www.ssmventures.com/
Investment focus: primarily Southeast and Texas companies at various stages of development involving software and technology, consumer services and retail, telecommunications, healthcare services, and business services
StartupX – http://www.startupx.com/
Investment focus: online trading platform which provides funding through venture capital and private investors.
Sterling Investment Partners – http://www.sterlinglp.com/
Focus: middle-market company buy-outs and capital for ownership transitions, growth and financial restructuring.
Stone Canyon Venture Partners – http://www.stonecanyonvp.com/
Focus: equity investments in select early-stage businesses with high growth prospects.
Strategic Investments & Holdings – http://www.sihi.net/
Focus: acquires and grows successful companies in partnership with operating management.
Summer Street Capital Partners – http://www.summerstreetcapital.com/
Focus: private equity fund, venture capital, investment, financing.
Summit Partners – http://www.summitpartners.com
Focus: profitable companies which are poised for continued growth in the fields of software, technology, information services, healthcare, and financial services
Sustainable Jobs Fund – http://www.sjfund.com/
Community development venture capital fund which finances recycling, remanufacturing, environmental and other companies.
Sutter Hill Ventures – http://www.shv.com/
Investment focus: technology-based startups which pioneer products or services in growth markets
Svoboda, Collins L.L.C. – http://www.svoco.com
Focus: investing in and building value-added service and distribution companies with fundamentally sound operating models.
Swander Pace Capital – http://www.spcap.com
San Francisco-based firm providing value-added investing in consumer products companies.
TA Associates – http://www.ta.com/
Investment focus: profitable private growth companies in software, technology, healthcare, financial services, media and consumer products
Technology Crossover Ventures – http://www.tcv.com/
Investment focus: growth capital to expansion stage information technology companies
Technology Funding Inc. – http://www.technologyfunding.com/
Pioneer in public venture funds
Technology Investments – http://www.carsten.com/
Focus: seed stage information technology ventures located in Northern California
Technology Partners – http://www.technologypartners.com/
Focus: seed or first stage ventures involving information processing, communications or health care
Telesystem – http://www.telesystem.ca/
Focus: private equity company of the digital economy, active on a worldwide scale through a knowledge network.
Telos Venture Partners – http://www.telosvp.com/
Investment focus: post-seed funding –generally the first or second significant financing — in information technology, semiconductors, and communications. Also invests in the “restarting” of struggling private companies.
The Bellwether Group – http://www.bellwethergrp.com/
Focus: provides strategy consulting, financial advisory, principal investing and acquisition capabilities to Southern California based high growth companies.
The Pembroke Group – http://www.thepembrokegroup.com/
Investment focus: early-stage funding for proprietary software and hardware technology, information technology and e-commerce investments.
The Providencia Partnership – http://www.propari.com/
Focus: business and project availability of funding, strategic management and due-diligence assessment.
The StartUp Lab – http://www.thestartuplab.com/
Focus: business and venture development company providing services to venture capitalists and early-stage companies.
The Sterling Group – http://www.sterling-group.com/
Focus: private equity firm engaged in the acquisition and ownership of operating businesses.
Thompson Clive Venture Capital – http://www.tcvc.com/
Investment focus: life science and information technology ventures, early-stage through later-stage, on both sides of the Atlantic
Thomson-CSF Ventures – http://www.ventures.thomson-csf.com/
Investment focus: electronics, telecommunications, and computer software and systems opportunities where there is potential synergy with Thomson-CSF companies
TI (Texas Instruments) Ventures, L.P. – http://www.ti.com/tiventures
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software infrastructure and hardware applications leveraging digital signal processing (DSP) and related technologies
TL Ventures – http://www.tlventures.com/
Investment focus: category-defining, early-stage companies in information technology, communications and biotechnology.
Top Technology – http://www.toptechnology.co.uk/
Investment focus: early-stage British technology companies
Trade Management Indonesia – http://www.tmiconsulting.com
Specialist in facilitating private equity investment in Indonesia with a wide range of business information services, and data base of qualified companies. Focus of is on firms with foreign export markets or local distribution, as well as the tourism industry.
Transatlantic Ventures – http://www.taventures.com/
Focus: assist European companies in preparing and implementing their entry plan into the North American market.
Trautman Wasserman and Company – http://www.trautmanwasserman.net/
Focus: combines venture capital investing with conventional money management for companies requiring funding in the one to twenty five million dollar range.
Trident Capital – http://www.tridentcap.com/
Investment focus: exclusively in information and business services companies, including content providers, transaction processors, application software and Internet products and services
Trinity Ventures – http://www.trinityventures.com/
Investment focus: early-stage companies in three industries — computer software, electronic commerce, and communications
Triple Technology – http://www.tripletechnology.com/
Focus: UK based company seeks investment to expand its services.
Tuckerman Capital – http://www.tuckermancapital.com/
Focus: partners with fundless sponsors to acquire profitable manufacturing companies.
Tullis-Dickerson & Co. – http://www.tullisdickerson.com/
Investment focus: small and mid-sized emerging growth healthcare companies.
Turkven Private Equity – http://www.turkven.com/
Focus: affiliate of Advent International investing in Turkish companies.
TVM Techno Venture Management – http://www.tvmvc.com/
Investment focus: European and U.S. communications technology, information technology and biotechnology
U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) – http://www.usvp.com/
Investment focus: principally companies headquartered in the Western United States in three sectors of industry: medical, technology and retail/consumer
Vanguard Venture Partners – http://www.vanguardventures.com/
Investment focus: pre-revenue stage in information technology and life sciences sectors
VenGlobal Capital – http://www.venglobal.com
Investment focus: Early-stage ventures particularly in the data communications and electronic design automation (EDA) industries.
Venrock Associates – http://www.venrock.com/
Venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family with investment focus: a high percentage of investments are seed or first round, and second round investments are considered where there is a complete management team and demonstrated progress toward market leadership
Venture capital consult – http://www.vc-consult.com/
Focus: venture capital consulting for start-up companies in Germany, UK and the US.
Venture Capitalists in the UK – http://www.cantufind.com/venture_capitalists.htm
Focus: best of venture capitalists in the UK on the Internet.
Venture Management Services – http://www.vmsgroup.com/
Focus: startup and later stage companies involving wireless communications, Internet, value added networking services, content and local service.
Vision Capital – http://www.visioncap.com/
Investment focus: trans-Atlantic expansion for proven U.S and European technology companies
WaldenVC – http://www.waldenvc.com/
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software, interactive services and related enabling technology.
Warburg Pincus Ventures – http://www.warburgpincus.com/
Providing investments in information technology, healthcare, media, communications, energy, financial and business services.
Waterside Capital Corp – http://www.watersidecapital.com
Waterside Capital is a publicly held company headquartered in Norfolk, VA. Founded in 1993, the company is a licensed Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) and has $50 million in capital to invest.
Weiss, Peck & Greer – Venture Partners – http://www.wpgvp.com
Investment focus: early- and expansion-stage information technology and life sciences companies throughout the US
Westaim Corporation (The) – http://www.westaim.com/
Operates two high technology businesses: iFre Technology, Westaim Biomedical; two industrial technology businesses: Surface Engineered Products and Aerospace Products; and two industrial products businesses: Coinage and Chemicals. (Nasdaq: WEDX).
Western Association of Venture Capitalists – http://www.wavc.net/
Non-profit association whose approximately 140 member firms represent virtually all professionally managed venture capital in the Western United States
Weston Presidio Capital – http://www.westonpresidio.com
Investment focus: later-stage growth companies, recapitalizations and buyouts in a diverse set of industries
William Blair Capital Partners – http://www.wmblair.com/departments/private_equity/
Focus: early-stage venture capital, growth equity, and leveraged equity recapitalizations and management buyouts across a broad range of industries
Wind Point Partners – http://www.wppartners.com/
Investment focus: all stages of development, from expansion capital for emerging growth companies to sponsoring acquisitions or recapitalizations
Winfield Capital Corp. – http://www.winfieldcap.com/
Uses funds borrowed from the SBA, together with its own capital, to provide loans to, and to make equity investments in, unaffiliated business concerns. (Nasdaq: WCAP)
Women’s Growth Capital Fund – http://www.womensgrowthcapital.com/
Investment focus: equity investments early and expansion stage women-owned or managed businesses.