Wednesday, August 13, 2008

List of some US - VC's

Below is a list of notable Venture capital firms.

Name Location Founding date Managing Partners/Directors Specialty Capital managed
@Ventures Wilmington, MA 1995 Peter Mills Clean Technologies
Atlas Venture Waltham, MA 1980 Barry Fidelman Technology and Life Sciences $2.0B[citation needed]
Azione Capital Singapore 2006 Nicholas Chan, Soon Choo Teck, Lee Keh Sai Interactive digital media, mobile communications, wireless technology, energy, maritime $[citation needed]
Benchmark Capital Menlo Park, CA 1995 Neel Das (executive officer) Technology & Financial Services $2.3B[citation needed]
Bessemer Venture Partners Menlo Park, CA; Larchmont, NY; Boston, MA; Herzliya, Israel; Mumbai, India; 1911 David Cowan, Rob Chandra, Rob Stavis, Ed Colloton, Robert Goodman (managing partners) Technology & Services ~$2.5B
Canaan Partners Menlo Park, CA; Westport, CT; Gurgaon, India; Herzliya, Israel 1987 Eric Young, Deepak Kamra, John Balen, Maha Ibrahim, Brent Ahrens, Wende Hutton, Stephen Bloch (general partners) Technology and Healthcare $2.3B [1]
Clearstone Venture Partners Santa Monica, CA; Menlo Park, CA; Mumbai, India 1998 Bill Elkus, Jim Armstrong, Erik Lassila, William Quigley, Sumant Mandal (managing directors) Internet, consumer, communications, software $650M[citation needed]
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Menlo Park, CA 1985 Timothy C. Draper Technology and Technology Services $ 3.5B
Enterprise Partners San Diego, CA 1985 Jim Berglund, Bob Conn, PhD, Carl Eibl, Drew Senyei, Kleanthis Xanthopoulos, PhD (managing directors) Technology and Life Sciences $750M
Fidelity Ventures Boston, MA 1970 Rob Ketterson Information Technology $1.5B
Insight Venture Partners New York, NY 1995 Larry Handen, Jeff Horing, Jeff Lieberman, Ben Levin, George McCulloch, Jerry Murdock, Deven Parekh, Peter Sobiloff, Mike Triplett Software and Internet $3.25B[2]
Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Menlo Park, CA 1972 Brook Byers Alternative energy, technology & Life Sciences $ 1.5B[3]
Mayfield Fund Menlo Park, CA 1969 James Beck, Navin Chaddha, Yogen Dalal, Kevin Fong, Raj Kapoor, David Ladd, Allen Morgan, Janice Roberts, Robin Vasan (managing directors) Wireless, Consumer, Software, Semiconductors $2.4B
New Enterprise Associates Menlo Park, CA; Baltimore, MD & Reston, VA 1978 Peter Barris Information Technology and Healthcare $ 6B
Oak Investment Partners Westport, CT; Palo Alto, CA; Minneapolis, MN 1978 Bandel Carano, Ed Glassmeyer, Fred Harman, Ann Lamont (managing partners) Information Technology and Healthcare $ 8.4B
Point Judith Capital Providence, RI 2001 Sean Marsh, David Martirano, Gina Raimondo (general partners) Communications, Internet, Healthcare and Software $100M
Quicksilver Ventures Saratoga, CA 2001 Maury Domengeaux, Randall Meals, Steve Schlossareck (Managing Directors) Secondary Venture Capital (acquire existing corporate and venture portfolios). Investment Focus: Emerging Technologies such as Video and Imaging; Networking and Mobility; Data Management, Services and Security; Storage Components and Systems; Enterprise Applications $ Evergreen, portfolio acquisition value from $1m - $250m
Sequoia Capital Menlo Park, CA 1972 Kui Zhou (principal), Don Valentine (founder), Neil Shen (founding managing partner) Components, Systems, Software and Services $4B [4]
Sevin Rosen Funds Dallas, TX; Palo Alto, CA; Austin, TX; San Diego, CA 1981 Jon Bayless, Steve Domenik, Steve Dow, Dave McLean, Al Schuele, Charles Phipps, John Jaggers, Jackie Kimzey, John Oxaal, Nick Sturiale (general partners) Technology $1.6B[citation needed]
Sigma Partners Boston, MA; Menlo Park, CA; San Ramon, CA 1984 Robert Davoli, Lawrence Finch, Gregory Gretsch, Clifford Haas, John Mandile, Mark Pine, Peter Solvik, Bob Spinner, Wade Woodson (managing directors) IT: Software, Hardware, Semiconductors $1.733B[citation needed]
Wellington Partners Venture Capital Munich, Germany 1991 Rolf Christof Dienst, Frank Böhnke Technology, Digital Media, Life Sciences 700 million US$ under management [5]

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