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FA Technology Ventures is a leading early stage investor, providing venture capital, management and guidance for companies in the emerging growth sectors of Information Technology and Energy Technology.
We are committed to helping build tomorrow’s leading companies through our investments. We look for business ideas with the potential for greatness and experienced, passionate entrepreneurs to execute on them.
We seek to capitalize on large trends that create attractive investment opportunities in two areas:
* The continuing Information Technology revolution, including software-based services, networked communications, Internet-enabled business models, and novel technologies.
* The emerging Energy Technology developments in the production of new-age power generation, storage, conditioning, and delivery systems.
FA Technology Ventures
Greg is a founding member of FA Technology Ventures. Greg has over 22 years of venture capital and private equity investment experience. Prior to joining FA Technology Ventures, Greg was a Managing Director and co-founder of Seacoast Capital, an independent fund providing equity to rapidly growing companies. Greg joined Signal Capital (from which Seacoast was spun-out in 1994) in 1990 after having been a Principal of Capital Growth Partners, a small- to middle-market private equity firm managing US and off shore funds. Greg's extensive venture capital experience includes developing and implementing all aspects of the investment process and ranges across various industries. He began his career in engineering/operating capacities with General Motors and Digital Equipment.
Greg currently serves on the Boards of IP MobileNet and BinOptics. Additionally he has served on the boards of Softricity (acquired by Microsoft), Concentrix, Community Rehab Centers, Mearthane Products, ClinCare, Xamax Industries, NASCO, and HGP Industries.
Greg earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
||A123Systems A123Systems has developed a new generation of Lithium-Ion batteries that use proprietary nanoscale electrode technology to achieve unprededented levels of power, safety and life. Building on research initiated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, A123 Systems' batteries offer major advantages over other rechargeable battery chemistries|
||BinOptics Corporation Next-generation opto-electrical components company with proprietary process and manufacturing capabilities to make monolithically integrated lasers and laser systems. These integrated devices provide substantial cost savings and performance improvements for data communications and optical storage applications.|
||CORESense CORESense, founded in 2000, provides an end-to-end solution for today’s small- to mid-size retail enterprises with multi-channel sales strategies.
CORESense has experienced triple digit growth since its founding, reflecting the strength of its entirely web-based platform. CORESense technology, unparalleled in scalability and functionality, represents a new era of software programming, away from modular and vertical integration models, that harnesses dynamic functionality powered by the Internet.|
||Groople Groople is the leader in online group travel, offering one-stop group booking on hotel, cruise, air, bus, and rail, and is backed by partnerships with the largest travel suppliers worldwide. Groople is group travel made easy, with more than 60,000 hotel choices worldwide and six top cruise lines brought together in an online group booking website. Groople offers discounted rates, individual payment options and creates a single point of contact for the group travel consumer. Created by twenty travel industry veterans, Groople pioneered the online group travel space and continues to lead the group travel industry in technology, inventory and convenience.|
Greg participated in the FundingPost event: MA Venture Capital - Early-Stage Event & Workshop
on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 in MA, Sponsored by Nixon Peabody
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