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Venture Capital Websites
Listed directly in this category are professional venture capital firms that raise fund(s) from investors and then identify, screen, select and invest directly in entrepreneurial business ventures that are typically in their early stages. Venture capital affiliates of corporations are also listed. The subcategory Entrepreneurial Resources and its subcategories list many other sites potentially useful to entrepreneurs, including other forms of access to capital, e.g. angel investors.
Investment focus: early-stage companies seeking less than $1 million and involving digital technologies - information, communications, software, media/entertainment, and semiconductors
Investment focus: companies with strong potential to become leaders in important information technology markets
Investment focus: technology-based, private companies at various stages of development
Investment focus: early-stage companies in three industries -- computer software, electronic commerce, and communications
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
Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software, interactive services and related enabling technology.
Investment focus: information technology companies, preferring either seed or first-round financings, or very late (last before IPO) stage investments
Sevin Rosen Funds
Investment focus: early-stage (and follow-on rounds) for information sciences and life sciences companies
Community development venture capital fund which finances recycling, remanufacturing, environmental and other companies.
Investment focus: exclusively in information and business services companies, including content providers, transaction processors, application software and Internet products and services
Investment focus: emerging companies with exceptional prospects for growth, strong fundamentals and superior products and/or services.
Focus: venture and expansion capital for private companies and growth capital for public companies in a wide range of industries.
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.
Oak Investment Partners
Investment focus: early-stage and selective restarts or recapitalizations of later-stage information technology, health care or retail companies
Investment focus: Seed stage, early stage and growth stage emerging technology companies across the US, China, India and Israel.
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
Investment focus: start-ups in their formative stages, and all subsequent financings as a company develops, involving Enterprise and Internet Software, Communications and Networking, Technical Software, and Semiconductors.
Investment focus: full range of stages in information technology, health care and non-technology ventures
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
Investment focus: profitable private growth companies in software, technology, healthcare, financial services, media and consumer products
Focus: profitable companies which are poised for continued growth in the fields of software, technology, information services, healthcare, and financial services
Institutional Venture Partners
Investment focus: leading early-stage companies with advanced technology in information and life sciences, and selectively in later stage opportunities
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.
Investment focus: all stages of corporate development for companies in the software, communications, and healthcare industries
Investment focus: ventures of all stages, primarily in technology-based companies, but also non-technology
General Atlantic Partners
Investment focus: long term minority investor focused exclusively on software and services, and related information technologies.
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: early-stage ventures and "middle market" management-led buyouts involving information technology, health care or industrial technology
Investment focus: profitable service and technology companies related to utilities and the broader energy marketplace but will also consider early-stage.
A global private equity firm investing exclusively in mid to upper mid market buyouts and selective growth capital investments.
Investment focus: category-defining, early-stage companies in information technology, communications and biotechnology.
Investment focus: health care services, information technology services and consumer/industrial businesses.
Investment focus: telecommunications, software and information technologies, but will consider outstanding opportunities in other industries
Investment focus: seed and early-stage life science and technology companies located near the Research Triangle and Austin
Focus: seed or first stage ventures involving information processing, communications or health care
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
Roser Ventures, LLC
Investment focus: early-stage companies across a broad range of industries and located in the Rocky Mountain region
Investment focus: early-stage health care services (including health care information technology) companies
Wind Point Partners
Investment focus: all stages of development, from expansion capital for emerging growth companies to sponsoring acquisitions or recapitalizations
Funds breakthrough ventures and backs exceptional entrepreneurs via capital, business building resources and strategic support.
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.
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
Investment focus: trans-Atlantic expansion for proven U.S and European technology companies
NCIC Capital Fund
Focus: debt and equity financing for early-stage, technology based companies in Ohio and Indiana
Investment focus: early-stage service, financial, retail, and manufacturing companies, mostly in the Mid-Atlantic states
Investment focus: seed and early-stage new biomedical market opportunities, including emerging technology
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
Svoboda, Collins L.L.C.
Focus: investing in and building value-added service and distribution companies with fundamentally sound operating models.
Private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in growing companies.
Warburg Pincus Ventures
Providing investments in information technology, healthcare, media, communications, energy, financial and business services.
CM Equity Partners
Private equity fund focusing on the acquisition of middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies.
Investment focus: private equity investor and advisor focused on Southeastern U.S. businesses in the Life Science and Information Technology sectors.
Focus: early-stage venture capital investment with focus on information technology and business services companies.
Focus: European-based advisor specialized in consultancy services dedicated to the private equity industry.
Focus: private equity and venture capital firm focused in Southern California exclusively on investments in communications, media and related technologies.
Focus: private equity investment firm seeking to partner with successful management teams to complete leveraged acquisitions or recapitalizations of leading middle-market companies.
Concert Capital Partners
Investment focus: private equity firm that partners with the founders and management teams of profitable businesses experiencing rapid growth.
Focus: assessment of the contribution of multinational enterprises to human development in emerging and developing countries.
Abundance Venture Capital
Focus: private equity and venture capital investments for International investors who need protection of capital and tax-free returns.
Focus: investing in and acquiring companies and working with their management to build profitable and successful businesses.
Focus: acquire businesses that can be grown through internal means and by add-on acquisitions.
Focus: leading international venture capital company.
Focus: cross-Pacific venture capital, consulting and merger and acquisition company.
North American Funds
Focus: acquiring or making substantial equity investments in small businesses with significant growth potential.
KPS Special Situations Fund
Investment focus: constructive investing in turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, employee buyouts and other special situations.
Focus: privately-owned diversified energy and investment company with global operations.
Focus: organizes and invests in the acquisition of select, well-established middle market companies.
Peninsula Capital Partners
Investment focus: subordinated debt and equity to superior middle-market companies requiring capital to fund growth or other special situations.
Focus: private equity fund which seeks value-added investments in small to medium sized private companies.
Focus: capital for management buy-outs, going private transactions, and company expansion and growth programs.
The StartUp Lab
Focus: business and venture development company providing services to venture capitalists and early-stage companies.
Investment focus: smaller, middle market opportunities in the areas of energy, utilities, industrial process and business services.
Investment focus: software, hardware, data communications, telecommunications, financial services and management buy-outs of operating companies.
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.
Forest Hill Partners
Investment focus: equity capital in management buyouts, turnarounds, recapitalizations, and growth financings.
Darwin Venture Partners
Investment focus: early-stage business development and financing connecting venture capital firms and Fortune 1000 opportunities.
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).
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: early-stage investments in consumer and business-to-business Internet services, intranet-based business applications, interactive tools, multimedia and telecommunications
Focus: venture capital or investment capital for small to mid-sized fast growing businesses.
Affiliated Managers Group
Acquires majority interests in mid-sized investment management firms. Profiles the company, and affiliate products. Investor information. (NYSE: AMG)
Koor Industries Ltd.
Investment company with holdings in Israeli telecom, defense electronics, agro-chemicals and venture capital markets.
An international advisory and private equity firm specializing in corporate venturing, providing experience and resources necessary to start new businesses.
Rockies Venture Club
Focus: non-profit that connects entrepreneurs, service professionals, investors, venture capitalists and other funding sources.
Sells online reference manual on all aspects of venture capital, including forms, annotations and polls.
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.
Raising venture capital by presenting to angel and venture investors.
Assists clients operating within the private industry with resolving day-to-day strategic issues, with emphasis on the venture capital and private equity environment.
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.
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.
The Sable Lion Group
Private-equity holding company focused on cultivating emerging growth companies; primarily technology related.
Offers programs which educate, showcase and support women entrepreneurs as they seek equity capital and grow their companies.
William Blair & Company, LLC
Focus: early-stage venture capital, growth equity, and leveraged equity recapitalizations and management buyouts across a broad range of industries
Investment focus: early-stage healthcare, information technology-related companies and service businesses
Investment focus: private communications, Internet infrastructure, software, semiconductor, data storage, and computer hardware companies located in the United States.
Investment focus: early and expansion-stage companies in communications, information technologies, life sciences and specialty materials and chemicals.