Focus: investment and intellectual capital network.
Focus: leading international venture capital company.
Abundance Venture Capital
Focus: private equity and venture capital investments for International investors who need protection of capital and tax-free returns.
Advanced Technology Ventures
Investment focus: startup, first-round and later-stage investments in electronics, communications, software and health care.
Investment focus: companies at all stages of development, including early-stage, and in virtually any industry.
Affiliated Managers Group
Acquires majority interests in mid-sized investment management firms. Profiles the company, and affiliate products. Investor information. (NYSE: AMG)
All American Capital
Focus: venture capital funding using private placements and IPOs.
Alliance Global Investments Inc.
A private equity investment firm providing venture capital, investment banking, management consulting, and export development services.
Focus: global venture capital research and advisory services.
Alpha Genesis Inc.
Offering market analysis, due diligence, consulting and management services. Lists ventures, and presents the advisory board.
Ampal-American Israel Corporation
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)
Investment focus: early and expansion-stage companies in communications, information technologies, life sciences and specialty materials and chemicals.
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
Investment focus: venture capital, financing and debt restructuring.
Focus: acts as managing venturer and marketing in corporate joint ventures.
Focus: acquisition of industrial and business-to-business, value-added distributorships, direct marketing, catalog and telemarketing firms.
Focus: venture consulting and financial advisory for early-stage companies.
Investment focus: companies with strong potential to become leaders in important information technology markets
Axa Private Equity
Portfolio management company focusing on all the aspects of capital investment and private equity.
Focus: venture capital or investment capital for small to mid-sized fast growing businesses.
Focus: venture and expansion capital for private companies and growth capital for public companies in a wide range of industries.
Investment focus: early stage, Internet centric, business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer.
Blue Point Capital Partners
Focus: private equity investment firm that invests equity capital in middle market businesses.
Brockway Moran and Partners
Investment focus: equity capital for acquisition recapitalization of middle-market companies.
Capital Solutions Network
Provides access to a network of private investors and institutional investment groups.
Focus: acquire businesses that can be grown through internal means and by add-on acquisitions.
Seeks investment and support for the production of a full length feature film.
Investment focus: middle market companies for buy-outs, recapitalizations, acquisitions and growth needs.
Focus: private equity and venture capital firm focused in Southern California exclusively on investments in communications, media and related technologies.
CM Equity Partners
Private equity fund focusing on the acquisition of middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies.
Focus: private equity-focused investment bank that helps institutional, corporate and individual investors sell their assets in the private equity secondary market.
Merchant bank and venture capital firm offers services to corporate clients and investors.
Focus: principal investor combining management, strategy and financing in acquiring telecoms, media, utility and financial services businesses.
Concert Capital Partners
Investment focus: private equity firm that partners with the founders and management teams of profitable businesses experiencing rapid growth.
Focus: manages technology-oriented venture capital funds in France, Europe and Israel.
Cornerstone Capital Holdings
Private equity firm focusing on middle market buyouts, recapitalizations and industry consolidations.
An international advisory and private equity firm specializing in corporate venturing, providing experience and resources necessary to start new businesses.
Focus: assessment of the contribution of multinational enterprises to human development in emerging and developing countries.
Crescent Private Capital
Focus: private equity firm based in Boston investing in middle-market growth companies.
CrossBridge Venture Partners
Investment focus: early-stage and emerging growth companies in information technology.
Darwin Venture Partners
Investment focus: early-stage business development and financing connecting venture capital firms and Fortune 1000 opportunities.
Listing exchange and business resource that connects entrepreneurs and business sellers with a broad network of investors, business buyers and transaction partners.
Dimeling, Schreiber & Park
Focus: private equity investments in a broad range of middle market companies having superior management teams.
Private Equity for Consumer Growth Companies
Dow Jones VentureReporter
A service of Dow Jones & Company providing a database venture capital investments and investors. [requires subscription]
Investment focus: private equity investor and advisor focused on Southeastern U.S. businesses in the Life Science and Information Technology sectors.
Focus: cross-Pacific venture capital, consulting and merger and acquisition company.
Edelson Technology Partners
Investment focus: startups, second round and mezzanine financing and leveraged buyouts in a broad range of technologies.
Edison Venture Fund
Investment focus: proprietary technologies or unique services in emerging markets, generally prefering expansion stage companies.
Investment focus: profitable service and technology companies related to utilities and the broader energy marketplace but will also consider early-stage.
Investment focus: privately held early-stage and emerging growth companies and selective leverage buy-outs of established companies.
Equilant Venture Advisors
Produces presentations and diagrams that help entrepreneurial companies achieve success at key events, including venture funding, product launches, roadshows and customer sales.
Investment focus: exploit the accelerating changes and advances in healthcare and information technologies.
Focus: privately-owned diversified energy and investment company with global operations.
First Analysis Venture Capital
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
Investment focus: manages limited partnerships through which qualified individuals, families and their trusts or foundations invest in venture capital funds.
Investment focus: life science, information technology, and communications sectors.
Forest Hill Partners
Investment focus: equity capital in management buyouts, turnarounds, recapitalizations, and growth financings.
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.
Focus: capital for management buy-outs, going private transactions, and company expansion and growth programs.
Private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in growing companies.
Investment focus: established middle market businesses.
Focus: help experienced management teams build businesses by providing relationships, strategic insight and ongoing financial support.
Focus: venture capital and equity raising services.
Investment focus: health care services, information technology services and consumer/industrial businesses.
Fulcrum Partners Ltd
Offers training for those involved in all aspects of the venture capital and private equity markets.
Raising venture capital by presenting to angel and venture investors.
Funk Ventures, Inc.
Investment firm with focus on venture capital, business acceleration and real estate.
Gabriel Venture Partners
Investment focus: funding through every stage of the company growth cycle.
Focus: early-stage venture capital investment with focus on information technology and business services companies.
Focus: investing in middle market companies.
General Atlantic Partners
Investment focus: long term minority investor focused exclusively on software and services, and related information technologies.
Funds breakthrough ventures and backs exceptional entrepreneurs via capital, business building resources and strategic support.
Investment focus: seed to late stage information technology companies in telecommunications, data communications, computing and the Internet.
Investment focus: all stages of corporate development for companies in the software, communications, and healthcare industries
Gryffindor Capital Partners
Investment focus: emerging technology, growth equity and corporate consolidations in energy, information technology, manufacturing, diversified services, business services and healthcare.
Investment focus: smaller, middle market opportunities in the areas of energy, utilities, industrial process and business services.
Hampshire Equity Partners
Focus: invests in growth financing, buyouts, acquisitions, consolidations and corporate restructuring.
Investment focus: software, hardware, data communications, telecommunications, financial services and management buy-outs of operating companies.
Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
Venture capitalist investment company which supports private investee companies. (Nasdaq: HHGP).
Investment focus: bringing leading edge technology to the marketplace.
Hickory Venture Capital Corporation
Investment focus: rapidly growing ventues throughout the Southeast, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, especially involving healthcare services, medical devices, telecommunications, and software
Focus: raising pools of capital from individuals involved in professional sports and investing it with a small number of top-tier venture capital funds.
Focus: invests in companies whose technological products and services are related to the energy field.
Idanta Partners Ltd.
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
Investment focus: information technology companies, preferring either seed or first-round financings, or very late (last before IPO) stage investments
Assists clients operating within the private industry with resolving day-to-day strategic issues, with emphasis on the venture capital and private equity environment.
Focus: private equity fund which seeks value-added investments in small to medium sized private companies.
Independence Holdings Partners
Focus: private equity, venture capital and alternative investment products for high net worth investors, institutions and their financial advisors.
Industrial Growth Partners
IGP provides private equity capital for management buyouts in middle-market manufacturing companies.
Australian company providing early stage funding and support services to new businesses. Includes case studies and current portfolio.
Investment focus: early and expansion stage, technology-based businesses
Institutional Venture Partners
Investment focus: leading early-stage companies with advanced technology in information and life sciences, and selectively in later stage opportunities
Investment focus: seed and early-stage life science and technology companies located near the Research Triangle and Austin
Investment focus: full range of stages in information technology, health care and non-technology ventures
J.L. Albright Venture Partners Inc.
Investment focus: emerging companies with exceptional prospects for growth, strong fundamentals and superior products and/or services
JAFCO America Ventures, Inc.
Investment focus: communications, software, information services, systems/peripherals and semiconductors
Investment focus: telecommunications, software and information technologies, but will consider outstanding opportunities in other industries
JP Morgan Partners
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.
A middle market, investment and advisory firm offering venture capital, investment banking services and business advisory services.
KBL Healthcare Ventures
Investment focus: startup, early-stage and emerging growth companies in the healthcare industry, particularly medical devices, healthcare services and niche pharmaceuticals
Kestrel Venture Management
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
Private equity investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions.
Kline Hawkes & Co.
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.
Investment company with holdings in Israeli telecom, defense electronics, agro-chemicals and venture capital markets.
KPS Special Situations Fund
Investment focus: constructive investing in turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, employee buyouts and other special situations.
Investment focus: early-stage companies seeking less than $1 million and involving digital technologies - information, communications, software, media/entertainment, and semiconductors
Focus: develop businesses and provide venture capital primarily throughout the Hispanic market.
Lynwood Capital Partners
Focus: acquiring or investing in niche businesses with revenues of ten to fifty million dollars.
Mac Investment Company Inc
Focus: specializing in venture capital, private equity, and direct investments.
Madison Dearborn Partners
Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.
Marathon Investment Partners
Investment focus: manufacturers, distributors, and technology and service companies.
Marcus Venture Consulting
Works with early stage technology and technology-related ventures to bridge the risk gap, and help entrepreneurs and financers achieve their goals.
Investment focus: technology-based, private companies at various stages of development
Investment focus: early-stage software and communications companies
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
Venture capital and business finance facilitator and advisory firm.
MDB Capital Group, LLC
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.
Investment focus: private communications, Internet infrastructure, software, semiconductor, data storage, and computer hardware companies located in the United States.
Mergenet Solutions Inc.
Focus: specializing in venture capital, management services, shell funding, private placement.
MicroCap Venture Fund
Focus: business capital and venture financing using alternative strategies and structures including a reverse merger.
Mitiska Net Fund Europe
European Internet venture capital fund, based in Belgium. Company profile, team members, portfolio and news.
Moore, Clayton and Company
Focus: traditional industries converging with new technologies, in particular healthcare, energy, entertainment, financial services, communications and education.
Investment focus: early-stage ventures and 'middle market' management-led buyouts involving information technology, health care or industrial technology
Venture capital database and web application to help companies raise capital.
NCIC Capital Fund
Focus: debt and equity financing for early-stage, technology based companies in Ohio and Indiana
Needham Capital Partners
Focus: manages investment partnerships primarily in the equities of later-stage private growth companies.
New Enterprise Associates
Investment focus: principally early-stage companies in information technology, medical and life sciences
New Era Partners
Provides investor due diligence, business and technology consultative services to small and mid-size technology firms as well as the venture capital community.
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies managed by minority and women entrepreneurs
Investment focus: profitable and near profitable companies, as well as start-up companies with a short term path to profitability.
North American Funds
Focus: acquiring or making substantial equity investments in small businesses with significant growth potential.
Norwest Venture Capital
Investment focus: startups, emerging growth companies, management buyouts, acquisitions and recapitalizations
Novak Biddle Venture Partners
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
Focus: seek to identify, fund and nurture business ideas through participation of our members to create and capture new markets.
Oak Investment Partners
Investment focus: early-stage and selective restarts or recapitalizations of later-stage information technology, health care or retail companies
Investment focus: early-stage investments in consumer and business-to-business Internet services, intranet-based business applications, interactive tools, multimedia and telecommunications
Investment focus: includes Internet and mobile infrastructure, software, storage and data networking.
Pacific Century Group Ventures
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
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
Investment focus: broad range of stages (startup through consolidation) involving healthcare services and information systems oriented towards a managed care solution
Focus: Silicon Valley based seed and first round venture capital firm.
Palladium Equity Partners
Focus: private investment firm founded by experienced operating executives and investment professionals.
Parallax Capital Partners
Investment focus: acquisitions and investments in technology businesses.
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
Investment focus: subordinated debt and equity to superior middle-market companies requiring capital to fund growth or other special situations.
Focus: provides venture capital and equity-related investments in enterprises and companies embarking on expansion.
Business financing marketplace for entrepreneurs and investors.
Primus Venture Partners
Investment focus: various stages of development, with greater emphasis on businesses beyond proof of concept and which are demonstrating capacity to become large enterprises
Offers investment database with contacts to investors, financiers, and venture capital firms.
PureTech Ventures LLC
Supports life science ventures based on breakthroughs from research institutions, providing management support and seed funding.
Focus: private equity investment firm seeking to partner with successful management teams to complete leveraged acquisitions or recapitalizations of leading middle-market companies.
Investment focus: emerging technology niches in telecommunications, semiconductors and Internet infrastructure.
Investment focus: early-stage service, financial, retail, and manufacturing companies, mostly in the Mid-Atlantic states
Real Options Approaches in Venture Capital Finance
Resources for those interested in valuing start-up venture firms, or growth options in general, based on a Master's Thesis by S?ren Bruun Petersen and Peter Christopher Bason.
Red Rock Ventures
Investment focus: seed and early-stage companies that develop and sell enterprise solutions to medium and large companies
Regulation D Resources
Focus: provide the framework to raise venture capital and angel investment.
Focus: organizes and invests in the acquisition of select, well-established middle market companies.
River Cities Capital Funds
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
Investment focus: early-stage technology businesses in a variety of industries, emphasis on software, financial services, health care and communications.
Rockies Venture Club
Focus: non-profit that connects entrepreneurs, service professionals, investors, venture capitalists and other funding sources.
Focus: investing in and acquiring companies and working with their management to build profitable and successful businesses.
Roser Ventures, LLC
Investment focus: early-stage companies across a broad range of industries and located in the Rocky Mountain region
RoundTable Healthcare Partners
Investment focus: operating-oriented private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry.
Investment focus: expansion stage information technology ventures
Investment focus: small to mid-size companies searching to grow to the next level.
Focus: European-based advisor specialized in consultancy services dedicated to the private equity industry.
Investment focus: early-stage health care services (including health care information technology) companies
Investment focus: seed and early-stage new biomedical market opportunities, including emerging technology
Schroder Ventures US
Investment focus: growth-oriented businesses in the technology, media, telecom and business services sectors.
Seaflower Associates, Inc.
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
Second Venture Corporation
Runs a proprietary venture exchange network to enable venture capital funds and angel groups to better manage their deal flow.
Seidler Equity Partners
Investment focus: established, growing, niche-dominant manufacturing and service businesses.
Investment focus: primarily very early-stage West Coast technology companies; post beta-stage around Boston and Austin; later-stage nationwide
Seven Hills Partners
Focus: investments and buy-outs of entrepreneurial enterprises, primarily in the areas of healthcare and interactive media.
Sevin Rosen Funds
Investment focus: early-stage (and follow-on rounds) for information sciences and life sciences companies
Investment focus: early-stage healthcare, information technology-related companies and service businesses
Investment focus: ventures of all stages, primarily in technology-based companies, but also non-technology
Signal Lake Venture Fund
Investment focus: early-stage broadband telecom and networking infrastructure being built for the global economy.
Focus: provide funding to early-stage high technology start-ups.
Skypoint Capital Corporation
Investment focus: very early-stage high-technology opportunities in North America, the United Kingdom and Israel in telecommunications and IT
Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF)
Provides equity financing to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, emerging markets and in countries undergoing economic transition.
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.
Focus: invests in promising private companies across a number of industries and in the public debt and equity markets.
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
Investment focus: expansions, acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations located in Florida, the Southeast and Texas
Southeastern Technology Fund
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
Focus: alternative investment vehicle for professional athletes investing in established growth equity financing.
Offers programs which educate, showcase and support women entrepreneurs as they seek equity capital and grow their companies.
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
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
Sterling Investment Partners
Focus: middle-market company buy-outs and capital for ownership transitions, growth and financial restructuring.
Stone Canyon Venture Partners
Focus: equity investments in select early-stage businesses with high growth prospects.
Focus: profitable companies which are poised for continued growth in the fields of software, technology, information services, healthcare, and financial services
Sustainable Jobs Fund
Community development venture capital fund which finances recycling, remanufacturing, environmental and other companies.
Sutter Hill Ventures
Investment focus: technology-based startups which pioneer products or services in growth markets
Svoboda, Collins L.L.C.
Focus: investing in and building value-added service and distribution companies with fundamentally sound operating models.
Swander Pace Capital
San Francisco-based firm providing value-added investing in consumer products companies.
Investment focus: profitable private growth companies in software, technology, healthcare, financial services, media and consumer products
Tech Coast Venture Network
Non-profit organization bringing together users and providers of resources for new and emerging businesses.
Focus: seed stage information technology ventures located in Northern California
Focus: seed or first stage ventures involving information processing, communications or health care
Focus: private equity company of the digital economy, active on a worldwide scale through a knowledge network.
Telos Venture Partners
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.
Thames Valley Investment Network
Links investors to companies with high growth potential who are seeking funding from ?50,000 to ?1million.
The Bellwether Group
Focus: provides strategy consulting, financial advisory, principal investing and acquisition capabilities to Southern California based high growth companies.
The Pembroke Group
Investment focus: early-stage funding for proprietary software and hardware technology, information technology and e-commerce investments.
The Providencia Partnership
Focus: business and project availability of funding, strategic management and due-diligence assessment.
The Sable Lion Group
Private-equity holding company focused on cultivating emerging growth companies; primarily technology related.
The StartUp Lab
Focus: business and venture development company providing services to venture capitalists and early-stage companies.
The Sterling Group
Focus: private equity firm engaged in the acquisition and ownership of operating businesses.
Thompson Clive Venture Capital
Investment focus: life science and information technology ventures, early-stage through later-stage, on both sides of the Atlantic
TI (Texas Instruments) Ventures, L.P.
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software infrastructure and hardware applications leveraging digital signal processing (DSP) and related technologies
Investment focus: category-defining, early-stage companies in information technology, communications and biotechnology.
Investment focus: early-stage British technology companies
Focus: assist European companies in preparing and implementing their entry plan into the North American market.
Trautman Wasserman and Company
Focus: combines venture capital investing with conventional money management for companies requiring funding in the one to twenty five million dollar range.
Investment focus: exclusively in information and business services companies, including content providers, transaction processors, application software and Internet products and services
Investment focus: early-stage companies in three industries -- computer software, electronic commerce, and communications
Focus: partners with fundless sponsors to acquire profitable manufacturing companies.
Tullis-Dickerson & Co.
Investment focus: small and mid-sized emerging growth healthcare companies.
Turkven Private Equity
Focus: affiliate of Advent International investing in Turkish companies.
Venture capital for technology and life sciences companies.
U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)
Investment focus: principally companies headquartered in the Western United States in three sectors of industry: medical, technology and retail/consumer
Vanguard Venture Partners
Investment focus: pre-revenue stage in information technology and life sciences sectors
Sells online reference manual on all aspects of venture capital, including forms, annotations and polls.
Investment focus: Early-stage ventures particularly in the data communications and electronic design automation (EDA) industries.
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
Portfolio monitoring and management software for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.
venture capital consult
Focus: venture capital consulting for start-up companies in Germany, UK and the US.
Venture Capital Strategies
Prepares entrepreneurs or companies seeking investment capital and unites them with investors.
Offers venture factoring as an alternative to venture capital financing.
Venture Management Services
Focus: startup and later stage companies involving wireless communications, Internet, value added networking services, content and local service.
Venture Planning Associates
Consulting services for business finance and funding strategies for entrepreneurs.
Investment focus: trans-Atlantic expansion for proven U.S and European technology companies
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software, interactive services and related enabling technology.
Warburg Pincus Ventures
Providing investments in information technology, healthcare, media, communications, energy, financial and business services.
Waterside Capital Corp
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.
Westaim Corporation (The)
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).
Weston Presidio Capital
Investment focus: later-stage growth companies, recapitalizations and buyouts in a diverse set of industries
William Blair & Company, LLC
Focus: early-stage venture capital, growth equity, and leveraged equity recapitalizations and management buyouts across a broad range of industries
Wind Point Partners
Investment focus: all stages of development, from expansion capital for emerging growth companies to sponsoring acquisitions or recapitalizations