To date we have invested in more than 40 funds. Find here our actual portfolio.
Band of Angels
Band of Angels is a group of successful high technology entrepreneurs and executives finding, advising, and investing in high potential, early stage, "Silicon Valley" start-ups.
Founded in 2000 by pioneers and leaders of the Israeli high tech industry, Carmel Ventures is one of Israel's leading Information Technology focused fund. Led by former entrepreneurs and executives of the software, communications and investment industries, Carmel provides active, hands-on support to its Israeli, European and US portfolio companies. Carmel has offices in Herzliya, Israel and London, and a worldwide network of industry, strategic and investment resources. Carmel provides significant capital and support throughout the growth cycle of its portfolio companies and is recognized as a true company building fund in Israel.
Draper Atlantic is an early stage information technology venture capital firm based in Northern Virginia and affiliated with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the leader in start-up venture capital, having invested in over 150 high-tech companies.
They focus on information technology businesses with enormous market potential.
Edison Venture Fund
Edison Venture Fund generally invests in expansion stage software communications and electronics technology companies located in the Midatlantic region of the US.
Galen Partners is a New York-based private equity firm focused exclusively on providing equity financing to mid-to-later stage growth companies in the healthcare industry. Founded in 1990, Galen Partners was one of the first funds to focus exclusively on investments in healthcare-related companies. With $650 million under management raised through four funds, Galen has invested in more than 50 healthcare related companies. The firm's investment strategy emphasizes investments in companies within the medical device, technology-enabled outsourcing services and specialty pharmaceutical sectors.
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Lightspeed Venture Partners (formerly known as Weiss, Peck & Greer Venture Partners) is one of the oldest and most active venture capital firms in the United States.
They serve as lead investors in early and expansion stage information technology and life sciences.
Masdar Clean Tech Fund
Masdar Clean Tech Fund is a $250 million diversified venture capital investment vehicle that will build a portfolio of clean technology funds, direct/co-investments and joint venture invesments.
The Fund is made-up of commitments from the following: (i) Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company ("ADFEC"), (ii) Consensus Business Group ("CBG"), (iii) Credit Suisse (“CS”)and (iv) Siemens Venture Capital.
The Fund will develop a portfolio of fund investments, committing approximately $75 million to 3-5 fund managers. The remaining Fund capital will be invested in co-investments alongside fund managers, direct investments in companies sourced by the Fund and strategic joint-venture investments. The Fund will seek to invest in companies with technologies that are suitable for commercialization in the United Arab Emirates.
The Fund will be managed by CS, one of the leading managers of private equity fund of funds and co-investments,. CFIG will leverage CBG's investment expertise, as well as CS's broad private equity and investment banking platform for sourcing, selecting and adding value to investment opportunities for the Fund. In addition, the Fund will leverage Abu Dhabi's larger alternative energy initiative, known as the 'Masdar initiative' that was launched in March 2006. The Masdar initiative is Abu Dhabi's multi-faceted response to the need for a global focus on resource conservation and the alternative energy sector. It is designed to ensure in the long-term that Abu Dhabi retains, and even grows, its share of the global energy market. The Fund will focus on the development and commercialization of technologies in renewable energy, energy efficiency, carbon management and monetization, water usage and desalination. It is the expectation of the UAE government that the Masdar initiative, as well as other governmental entities, will be called on to support Fund portfolio managers, companies and joint venture participants that wish to commercialize products in the UAE.
MedVenture Associates, founded in 1986, is a Venture Capital firm focused on seed and early stage investments in the field of medical technology, including medical devices, instrumentation and medical diagnostic technology. The firm's secondary investment focus is medical information technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology products and selected later stage investments in all of the firm's areas of investment focus. MedVenture's team builds on its many years of experience. The investment professionals' deep backgrounds as investors and professionals working in the healthcare and life sciences sector has allowed MedVenture Associates to build long-term relationships with entrepreneurs, especially those who have been involved with our many successful portfolio companies In addition, MedVenture's success relies on its continued access to a broad network of related resources, which results in an extensive deal flow.
MedVenture Associates is located in Emeryville, California, U.S.A.
Mission Ventures helps build successful enterprises in Southern California and creates superior returns on investment for its investors. This is accomplished by investing in the most promising early-stage companies in high growth, emerging markets, and providing significant assistance to those companies as they develop. The partnership brings value-added capital, experience, management talent, and guidance to the most outstanding and innovative ideas and entrepreneurs in the region. Founded in 1997, the firm has made investments in over 40 companies including 3E Company, Digital Island (acquired by Cable & Wireless), DispenseSource, MaxLinear, Shopzilla (acquired by E.W. Scripps Company), TelASIC, Verimatrix, WIDCOMM (acquired by Broadcom Corporation), and Zyray Wireless (acquired by Broadcom Corporation).
Mission Ventures is headquartered in San Diego, CA.
Driving growth and success through solid support, NGEN Partners, LLC provides catalytic, second-stage venture capital funding to emerging businesses. NGEN has a bottoms up approach to technology, utilizing its unique understanding of the materials science and enabling technologies sectors. This understanding drives strategic planning, financial planning and technology development. Specialized Venture Capital Funding Includes: Sustainable Technologies, including Water, Energy, and Environment / Advanced Materials and Coatings / Biomaterials / Electronic Materials and Technologies.
Origin is a traditional venture capital firm, focused on deal origination and pro-active deal management in concert with proven management teams. Origin's interest is in differentiable technologies and services, that have a sustainable advantage (technology, timing, and market segment). Focus is on opportunities in IT, communications and medical technologies that can be established and taken public or sold in the US market.
Origin seeks opportunities at or near commercial inception that can set new standards in proven markets, and produce measurable revenues in a 12-18 month time horizon or less. Public examples of past investments made by the Origin team include Tivoli Systems, RAMBUS, iSTAT, Actel, Network Equipment Technology, TranSwitch, S3, and Genesis Microchip. Recent examples include WatchMark, Narad Networks, and Waveset Technologies.
Paladin Capital Group
Paladin Capital Group is a private equity firm based in Washington, D.C.Paladin's $235 million Homeland Security Fund is focused on investmentsin existing companies with immediate solutions to address homelandsecurity issues and needs. Paladin Capital Partners' Fund is a $208million private equity fund primarily targeting growing, small to mediumsized companies who are market leaders in their industry segment.
Portview Communications Partners
Portview Communications Partners is a specialized, international venture capital fund investing in "TCB--things carriers buy." The fund focuses on companies in the US and Israel that develop the communications technologies, systems and applications that will be at the heart of next-generation communications networks.
Key areas of interest include: wireless communications, broadband access, optical networking, communications software and network convergence.
STAR Ventures (STAR)
STAR Ventures (STAR) is a venture capital company that invests in early stage, high tech companies in the United States, Germany and other European countries, and Israel. STAR focuses on companies that are already active internationally, or preparing to establish international business activities.
The focus of STAR's investment interest is information technologies, with an emphasis on Communications and Internet. Additional focal areas of investment include medical devices, enterprise software and industrial technologies.
TH Lee Putnam Ventures is a private equity firm that invests in Financial Services, Retail and Consumer Products, Distribution & Logistics and Business Process Outsourcing.
Headquartered in New York and with offices in San Francisco, Boston and London, TH Lee's owners include Thomas H. Lee Company, one of the most successful private investment firms in the U.S., and Putnam Investments, a leading money management firm.
TTP Ventures was set up to invest in other technology companies which are at an early stage in their development, and to help them in turn to be successful.
A significant part of its growth has come from the incubation of a series of highly successful businesses with their own proprietary products and technology, making TTP one of the most significant "Cambridge phenomenon" companies.
TVM Techno Venture Management
TVM Techno Venture Management is a venture capital firm with an international team operating out of Germany and the U.S.
Its comprehensive network of advisors and affiliates includes successful entrepreneurs, scientists, leaders of public financial institutions, the board members of its own companies as well as professional management consultants.
The current portfolio of TVM is comprised of a broad spectrum of early- and later-stage financing in its two target industries information and communication technologies as well as life sciences.
Venture Strategy looks for opportunities to build market leading businesses who leverage technology to create dominant brands.
Since 1996, they have backed brands across a variety of technology industry sectors including the business-to-business, business-to-consumer and business enabling technologies.
WI HARPER GROUP
WI Harper Group has been active in early-stage venture investments in the United States and Greater China for a decade. Through its unique cross-border platform and proactive management style, the Group strives to add value to its portfolio companies with the ultimate objective of maximizing returns to its shareholders. Peter Liu, WI Harper's chairman and co-founder, helped give birth to the Asian venture capital community in 1985, along with Dr. K.T. Lee, then Finance Minister of Taiwan. Mr. Liu was a co-founder of Walden International prior to founding WI Harper in 1993. WI Harper Group currently manages over $400 million from its headquarters in San Francisco and offices in Beijing, Taipei and Singapore (JV). The firm's portfolio includes over 90 companies in Greater China and the US including successful investments such as DivX, Focus Media, CommerceOne, Intraware, Silicon Motion and Beijing Xinwei.