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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.
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Japan Asia Investment Company

Focus: industrial sectors that improve quality of life.
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Labrador Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage companies seeking less than $1 million and involving digital technologies - information, communications, software, media/entertainment, and semiconductors
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August Capital

Investment focus: companies with strong potential to become leaders in important information technology markets
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Maton Venture

Investment focus: technology-based, private companies at various stages of development
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Trinity Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage companies in three industries -- computer software, electronic commerce, and communications
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Madison Dearborn Partners

Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.
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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Investment focus: early-stage ventures, and includes the KPCB Java Fund
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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
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WaldenVC

Investment focus: early-stage technology companies involving software, interactive services and related enabling technology.
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IDG Ventures

Investment focus: information technology companies, preferring either seed or first-round financings, or very late (last before IPO) stage investments
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Sevin Rosen Funds

Investment focus: early-stage (and follow-on rounds) for information sciences and life sciences companies
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Industrial Growth Partners

IGP provides private equity capital for management buyouts in middle-market manufacturing companies.
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SJF Ventures

Community development venture capital fund which finances recycling, remanufacturing, environmental and other companies.
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Trident Capital

Investment focus: exclusively in information and business services companies, including content providers, transaction processors, application software and Internet products and services
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Norwest Venture Capital

Investment focus: startups, emerging growth companies, management buyouts, acquisitions and recapitalizations
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JLA Ventures

Investment focus: emerging companies with exceptional prospects for growth, strong fundamentals and superior products and/or services.
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Bain Capital

Focus: venture and expansion capital for private companies and growth capital for public companies in a wide range of industries.
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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.
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Oak Investment Partners

Investment focus: early-stage and selective restarts or recapitalizations of later-stage information technology, health care or retail companies
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Sequoia Capital

Investment focus: Seed stage, early stage and growth stage emerging technology companies across the US, China, India and Israel.
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Matrix Partners

Investment focus: early-stage software and communications companies
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Mayfield Fund

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
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Foundation Capital

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.
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InterWest Partners

Investment focus: full range of stages in information technology, health care and non-technology ventures
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Venrock Associates

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
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New Enterprise Associates

Investment focus: principally early-stage companies in information technology, medical and life sciences
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Sutter Hill Ventures

Investment focus: technology-based startups which pioneer products or services in growth markets
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TA Associates

Investment focus: profitable private growth companies in software, technology, healthcare, financial services, media and consumer products
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Summit Partners

Focus: profitable companies which are poised for continued growth in the fields of software, technology, information services, healthcare, and financial services
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Institutional Venture Partners

Investment focus: leading early-stage companies with advanced technology in information and life sciences, and selectively in later stage opportunities
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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.
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Greylock

Investment focus: all stages of corporate development for companies in the software, communications, and healthcare industries
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Sigma Partners

Investment focus: ventures of all stages, primarily in technology-based companies, but also non-technology
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Technology Crossover Ventures

Investment focus: growth capital to expansion stage information technology companies
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Cornerstone Capital Holdings

Private equity firm focusing on middle market buyouts, recapitalizations and industry consolidations.
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General Atlantic Partners

Investment focus: long term minority investor focused exclusively on software and services, and related information technologies.
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Sprout Group

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
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Morgenthaler Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage ventures and "middle market" management-led buyouts involving information technology, health care or industrial technology
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JAFCO America Ventures, Inc.

Investment focus: communications, software, information services, systems/peripherals and semiconductors
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EnerTech Capital

Investment focus: profitable service and technology companies related to utilities and the broader energy marketplace but will also consider early-stage.
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Advent International

A global private equity firm investing exclusively in mid to upper mid market buyouts and selective growth capital investments.
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TL Ventures

Investment focus: category-defining, early-stage companies in information technology, communications and biotechnology.
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Frontenac Company

Investment focus: health care services, information technology services and consumer/industrial businesses.
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JK&B Capital

Investment focus: telecommunications, software and information technologies, but will consider outstanding opportunities in other industries
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Intersouth Partners

Investment focus: seed and early-stage life science and technology companies located near the Research Triangle and Austin
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Technology Partners

Focus: seed or first stage ventures involving information processing, communications or health care
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North Bridge Venture Partners

Investment focus: early-stage companies in software, communications and health care
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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
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Roser Ventures, LLC

Investment focus: early-stage companies across a broad range of industries and located in the Rocky Mountain region
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Salix Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage health care services (including health care information technology) companies
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South Atlantic Venture Funds

Investment focus: expansions, acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations located in Florida, the Southeast and Texas
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Weston Presidio Capital

Investment focus: later-stage growth companies, recapitalizations and buyouts in a diverse set of industries
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Wind Point Partners

Investment focus: all stages of development, from expansion capital for emerging growth companies to sponsoring acquisitions or recapitalizations
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General Catalyst

Funds breakthrough ventures and backs exceptional entrepreneurs via capital, business building resources and strategic support.
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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.
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CDC Capital Partners

Private equity investors in emerging markets.
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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
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Vision Capital

Investment focus: trans-Atlantic expansion for proven U.S and European technology companies
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NCIC Capital Fund

Focus: debt and equity financing for early-stage, technology based companies in Ohio and Indiana
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Edelson Technology Partners

Investment focus: startups, second round and mezzanine financing and leveraged buyouts in a broad range of technologies.
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RAF Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage service, financial, retail, and manufacturing companies, mostly in the Mid-Atlantic states
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RRE Investors

Investment focus: expansion stage information technology ventures
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Sanderling

Investment focus: seed and early-stage new biomedical market opportunities, including emerging technology
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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
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Technology Investments

Focus: seed stage information technology ventures located in Northern California
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Dimeling, Schreiber & Park

Focus: private equity investments in a broad range of middle market companies having superior management teams.
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Swander Pace Capital

San Francisco-based firm providing value-added investing in consumer products companies.
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Svoboda, Collins L.L.C.

Focus: investing in and building value-added service and distribution companies with fundamentally sound operating models.
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Gabriel Venture Partners

Investment focus: funding through every stage of the company growth cycle.
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Freeman Spogli

Private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in growing companies.
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Warburg Pincus Ventures

Providing investments in information technology, healthcare, media, communications, energy, financial and business services.
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Gemini Investors

Focus: investing in middle market companies.
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American Capital Strategies

Evaluates and secures financing for middle market companies.
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American Securities Capital Partners

Provides equity investments in privately and publicly held companies in numerous industries.
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CM Equity Partners

Private equity fund focusing on the acquisition of middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies.
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Spring Capital Partners, L.P.

Investment Focus: mezzanine financing for growing small and medium-sized businesses.
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Allantra Venture Development

Technology business management consulting services.
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Pacifica Fund

Focus: Silicon Valley based seed and first round venture capital firm.
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Silicom Ventures

Focus: provide funding to early-stage high technology start-ups.
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Dragonfly Capital

Investment focus: private equity investor and advisor focused on Southeastern U.S. businesses in the Life Science and Information Technology sectors.
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Signal Lake Venture Fund

Investment focus: early-stage broadband telecom and networking infrastructure being built for the global economy.
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Gaebler Ventures

Focus: early-stage venture capital investment with focus on information technology and business services companies.
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SAGICAP

Focus: European-based advisor specialized in consultancy services dedicated to the private equity industry.
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Clarity Partners

Focus: private equity and venture capital firm focused in Southern California exclusively on investments in communications, media and related technologies.
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Quad-C Management

Focus: private equity investment firm seeking to partner with successful management teams to complete leveraged acquisitions or recapitalizations of leading middle-market companies.
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RoundTable Healthcare Partners

Investment focus: operating-oriented private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry.
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Turkven Private Equity

Focus: affiliate of Advent International investing in Turkish companies.
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Concert Capital Partners

Investment focus: private equity firm that partners with the founders and management teams of profitable businesses experiencing rapid growth.
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Tuckerman Capital

Focus: partners with fundless sponsors to acquire profitable manufacturing companies.
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Seidler Equity Partners

Investment focus: established, growing, niche-dominant manufacturing and service businesses.
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Covalence

Focus: assessment of the contribution of multinational enterprises to human development in emerging and developing countries.
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Abundance Venture Capital

Focus: private equity and venture capital investments for International investors who need protection of capital and tax-free returns.
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Parallax Capital Partners

Investment focus: acquisitions and investments in technology businesses.
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Rockmont Capital

Focus: investing in and acquiring companies and working with their management to build profitable and successful businesses.
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Needham Capital Partners

Focus: manages investment partnerships primarily in the equities of later-stage private growth companies.
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Tullis-Dickerson & Co.

Investment focus: small and mid-sized emerging growth healthcare companies.
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Blue Point Capital Partners

Focus: private equity investment firm that invests equity capital in middle market businesses.
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Cardinal Ventures

Focus: acquire businesses that can be grown through internal means and by add-on acquisitions.
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Palladium Equity Partners

Focus: private investment firm founded by experienced operating executives and investment professionals.
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3i

Focus: leading international venture capital company.
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Lynwood Capital Partners

Focus: acquiring or investing in niche businesses with revenues of ten to fifty million dollars.
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DragonVenture

Focus: cross-Pacific venture capital, consulting and merger and acquisition company.
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North American Funds

Focus: acquiring or making substantial equity investments in small businesses with significant growth potential.
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KPS Special Situations Fund

Investment focus: constructive investing in turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, employee buyouts and other special situations.
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Falcon Seaboard

Focus: privately-owned diversified energy and investment company with global operations.
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Regulation D Resources

Focus: provide the framework to raise venture capital and angel investment.
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River Capital

Focus: organizes and invests in the acquisition of select, well-established middle market companies.
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Summer Street Capital Partners

Focus: private equity fund, venture capital, investment, financing.
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Peninsula Capital Partners

Investment focus: subordinated debt and equity to superior middle-market companies requiring capital to fund growth or other special situations.
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Incyte Capital

Focus: private equity fund which seeks value-added investments in small to medium sized private companies.
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Advanced Technology Ventures

Investment focus: startup, first-round and later-stage investments in electronics, communications, software and health care.
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Brockway Moran and Partners

Investment focus: equity capital for acquisition recapitalization of middle-market companies.
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Fox Paine

Focus: capital for management buy-outs, going private transactions, and company expansion and growth programs.
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The StartUp Lab

Focus: business and venture development company providing services to venture capitalists and early-stage companies.
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Strategic Investments & Holdings

Focus: acquires and grows successful companies in partnership with operating management.
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Capital Venture Partners

Investment focus: buyouts and venture capital funds.
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Hamilton Robinson

Investment focus: smaller, middle market opportunities in the areas of energy, utilities, industrial process and business services.
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Sterling Investment Partners

Focus: middle-market company buy-outs and capital for ownership transitions, growth and financial restructuring.
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HarbourVest Partners

Investment focus: software, hardware, data communications, telecommunications, financial services and management buy-outs of operating companies.
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Flagship Ventures

Investment focus: life science, information technology, and communications sectors.
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Astrina Capital

Focus: venture consulting and financial advisory for early-stage companies.
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Apax Partners

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.
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Forest Hill Partners

Investment focus: equity capital in management buyouts, turnarounds, recapitalizations, and growth financings.
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Darwin Venture Partners

Investment focus: early-stage business development and financing connecting venture capital firms and Fortune 1000 opportunities.
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Alliance Global Investments Inc.

A private equity investment firm providing venture capital, investment banking, management consulting, and export development services.
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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).
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FLAG Capital Management, LLC

Investment focus: manages limited partnerships through which qualified individuals, families and their trusts or foundations invest in venture capital funds.
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Outlook Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage investments in consumer and business-to-business Internet services, intranet-based business applications, interactive tools, multimedia and telecommunications
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The Sterling Group

Focus: private equity firm engaged in the acquisition and ownership of operating businesses.
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B4 Ventures

Focus: venture capital or investment capital for small to mid-sized fast growing businesses.
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Affiliated Managers Group

Acquires majority interests in mid-sized investment management firms. Profiles the company, and affiliate products. Investor information. (NYSE: AMG)
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Koor Industries Ltd.

Investment company with holdings in Israeli telecom, defense electronics, agro-chemicals and venture capital markets.
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Corven

An international advisory and private equity firm specializing in corporate venturing, providing experience and resources necessary to start new businesses.
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Khazaen Financial and Industrial Consulting

Focus: company start-ups; early stage funding.
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Rockies Venture Club

Focus: non-profit that connects entrepreneurs, service professionals, investors, venture capitalists and other funding sources.
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Tech Coast Venture Network

Non-profit organization bringing together users and providers of resources for new and emerging businesses.
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VC Experts

Sells online reference manual on all aspects of venture capital, including forms, annotations and polls.
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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.
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Fulcrum Partners Ltd

Offers training for those involved in all aspects of the venture capital and private equity markets.
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FundingPost

Raising venture capital by presenting to angel and venture investors.
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IE Consulting

Assists clients operating within the private industry with resolving day-to-day strategic issues, with emphasis on the venture capital and private equity environment.
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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.
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Thames Valley Investment Network

Links investors to companies with high growth potential who are seeking funding from £50,000 to £1million.
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Venture Planning Associates

Consulting services for business finance and funding strategies for entrepreneurs.
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Second Venture Corporation

Runs a proprietary venture exchange network to enable venture capital funds and angel groups to better manage their deal flow.
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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.
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Mycapital, Inc.

Venture capital database and web application to help companies raise capital.
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Proma Investment

Offers investment database with contacts to investors, financiers, and venture capital firms.
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PureTech Ventures LLC

Supports life science ventures based on breakthroughs from research institutions, providing management support and seed funding.
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The Sable Lion Group

Private-equity holding company focused on cultivating emerging growth companies; primarily technology related.
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Springboard Enterprises

Offers programs which educate, showcase and support women entrepreneurs as they seek equity capital and grow their companies.
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William Blair & Company, LLC

Focus: early-stage venture capital, growth equity, and leveraged equity recapitalizations and management buyouts across a broad range of industries
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TVM Capital

Venture capital for technology and life sciences companies.
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Harris & Harris Group, Inc.

Venture capitalist investment company which supports private investee companies. (Nasdaq: HHGP).
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Bessemer Venture Partners

Investment focus on entrepreneurial companies in healthcare, information systems, telecommunications and retailing.
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Sierra Ventures

Investment focus: early-stage healthcare, information technology-related companies and service businesses
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Almeida Capital

Focus: global venture capital research and advisory services.
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Menlo Ventures

Investment focus: private communications, Internet infrastructure, software, semiconductor, data storage, and computer hardware companies located in the United States.
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Ampersand Capital

Investment focus: early and expansion-stage companies in communications, information technologies, life sciences and specialty materials and chemicals.

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