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Walden Venture Capital is based in San Francisco and was founded in
1974. Walden specializes in early stage institutional rounds in the
digital media, consumer and enterprise technology enabled services and
eCommerce sectors. Walden seeks best-in-class products or services with
massive growth potential, proven technology and capital efficient
entrepreneurs. Walden's current portfolio includes Pandora (IP Radio
leader), Glam (top 10 US web site), H5 (leader in legal discovery).
Realized investments include: Blue Lithium (acquired by Yahoo), Niku
(acquired by Computer Associates), Vitalstream (acquired by Internap),
Terayon (acquired by Motorola), Gymboree and Transmeta.
Walden Venture Capital
Larry Marcus is a Managing Director at Walden Venture Capital. Larry is on the Board of Directors of Pandora, Melodis (Voice and Sound
Search), Telekenex (IP Voice and Data), Comedy.com (purveyor of funny),
and a board observer of Real Girls Media (women targeted site) and on
the Board of Advisors to Dealmaker Media (early stage focused events).
He is also on the Board of the non-profit JazzSchool in Berkeley CA
Prior to Walden, Larry was a leading equity research analyst at Alex.
Brown / Deutsche Bank and prior to that Robertson Stephens & company,
both in San Francisco. Larry was among the first equity analysts to
cover PC and video games, followed by internet media and enhanced TV
(e.g. Scientific Atlanta, General Instrument, Gemstar, Wink). Through a
hands on, product oriented approach, he developed a successful
methodology and track record of backing products/companies at early
stages of adoption that would eventually achieve mass market success,
including Terayon, Edmark, Women.com, Netflix, CBS Marketwatch, Maxis,
Activision and Spectrum HoloByte. Prior operating experience includes
consulting for both Digidesign and Maxis, media planning at a major New
York ad agency and general management in computer services retail.
Larry received both his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business
Administration from University of California, Berkeley. Larry is an
avid drummer and a green tech enthusiast.
||Iconoculture, Inc. is the leading consumer expert, helping marketing decision makers in corporations and agencies enable growth and innovation. We’ve been charting the course of consumer culture since 1992, blending consumer-facing research with client-focused Advisory Services, helping clients align their businesses with the needs, wants, desires and passions that drive lifestyle and lifestage buying behaviors.|
||BlueLithium We use data from 145 million consumers worldwide, sophisticated analytics and advanced targeting technologies to create value for both marketers and publishers.|
||Glam Media is the new number one women's Web property, runs owned-and-operated lifestyle websites and an online media network of publishers with more than 19.1 million unique visits a month in the United States. Glam Media, brings together the company's flagship site, Glam.com, other Glam-owned sites, the Glam Publisher Network of more than 350 popular lifestyle and fashion websites, blogs, and magazines, and select syndicated content from leading media companies.|
||Ignite Technologies, Inc. provides the industry’s most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution, enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver, and manage digital assets – from rich media content for training or communications to software patches and virus updates – to anyone, anywhere, at any time.|
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