Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Silicon Valley VC Showcase, sponsored by Orrick, Comerica, BDO Seidman. This event was in on Tues, April 27, 2004.
No Speakers - Just Exhibiting VCs- Click here for Fund descriptions
Tenex Medical Investors (Private Investor Group)
Provides a non-profit forum for private investors who are successful entrepreneurs in the life sciences to meet entrepreneurs who have developed innovative concepts, procedures, products or services and who are seeking both advice and capital. Focus: Primarily early stage ventures, invests between $250,000 and $750,000.
Silicom Ventures (Angel Investor Group)
Our 190 members include a diverse group of high tech Angel and Venture capital investors specializing in early round financing. Minimum investment per member is between $25K and $100K and a typical investment for the group is between $250K and $3M. The group focuses on high tech investments in IT, software, EDA, telecomm, semiconductors (both chips and systems), and medical devices. The group invested over $18M in more than 20 companies.
ArrowPath Venture Capital
ArrowPath is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in information technology companies. Through our strategic relationships with various Fortune 500 companies, we bring an end-user's perspective to company building and venture investing. Through ArrowPath's strategic relationship with E*TRADE, we are able to proactively identify those products, feature sets and services that are truly needed by an enterprise.
Blueprint Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on working with entrepreneurs to build exceptional communications and IT infrastructure companies. As sector experts, we are a trusted partner to our entrepreneurs from idea to exit and are passionately dedicated to the success of our portfolio companies.
Rocket Ventures invests in early stage information technology, communications, semiconductor, or media-related companies. In general, we lead, co-lead, and syndicate first institutional investment rounds in companies that meet our key criteria outlined below. Rocket Ventures invests $3MM to $8MM over the life of the company, with initial investment typically between $1.5MM and $3MM.
Selby Venture Partners
Founded in 1998, Selby Venture Partners puts $135 million to work in early-stage companies across the IT sector, including networking and communications, enterprise software, wireless and emerging technologies. Our portfolio companies have gone on to raise more than a half a billion dollars (more than ten times Selby's original investment) in follow-on financing.
Asset Management Company
Asset Management is a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, one of the first founded on the West Coast of the United States. Since 1965, the company has been on the cutting edge, identifying the best ideas and the best people in the information technology and life sciences sectors. Specializing in seed and early stage funding.
Horizon Ventures is a venture capital partnership with exclusive focus on early stage technology-based private companies. We "fill the gap" between angel funding and the monster VC funds with $1-3 million in initial investment and a target over time of $5 million. Focus: Wireless components and infrastructure, Data and telecommunications systems, Enterprise and technical application software, Internet tools and infrastructure.
Red Rock Ventures
Venture capital investment partnership specializing in seed and early - stage information technology investments. Red Rock currently manages $220 million in committed capital. Focused on: business to business opportunities, Enterprise software or ASP Applications or infrastructure. Primary sales channel is direct sales.
Diamondhead Ventures is focused on investing in information technology companies with substantial intellectual property that is unique and disruptive. We become a part of your company's team and work with you and your executives as needed to support all areas of business operations. We typically invest in seed, first or second round institutional financings.
Founded in 1983, Woodside Fund is an early-stage venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley. Others often measure our success by our frequent IPO's and liquidity events, but we like also to measure our accomplishments by the quality of the testimonials from our portfolio executives. Focus: Networking and communications, and enterprise and Internet infrastructure software.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
For 30 years, we have invested in hundreds of market-defining ventures. We're constantly on the lookout for ideas with the promise to invent new business categories or radically alter existing ones. Our focus is on new technologies and new applications of technology that will drive high-impact change. Our partners put all of our efforts behind strong entrepreneurs who turn concepts into companies.