|Venture Fund Member Profile
Edison is a leading investor in application software, financial technology and business services. Edison has financed and guided over 160 companies. Edison's 20 years of experience and proven track record is unmatched in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Entrepreneurs assess a variety of sources for capital. Yet the dramatic growth sought by young technology companies requires more than money. That's what makes Edison Venture Fund the right match for expanding information technology companies. Our track record documents Edison's ability to help companies accellerate growth and optimize the rewards.. The Edison Team offers the network, advice and experience needed to make your company more successful.
Executives from successful portfolio companies comprise the Edison Director Network. These proven leaders have demonstrated their management capabilities and are eager to share their experience with rising entrepreneurs. We match the executive and company based on market knowledge, functional specialty, geographic convenience and personal chemistry. The EDN member may serve as a director, mentor or consultant. Many have also invested.
Edison Venture Fund
Gary Golding, General Partner, directs Edison's regional investment team in McLean, Virginia. He focuses on investment opportunities in Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia. Gary also leads Edison's investments in communications and government information technology. Gary concentrates on business software. Over his career Gary has served as the lead investor in multiple companies in the communications software industry which is heavily concentrated in New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Gary also seeks investments in companies selling technology products to federal, state and local governments. Gary is a frequent speaker at entrepreneurial events and financing seminars. He currently serves on the Board of the Tech Council of Maryland and is Chairman of the TCM Capital Formation Forum. The Association for Corporate Growth named Gary Deal Maker of the Year.
Gary has been a venture capitalist for 21 years. He has served as a director of 21 companies. Before joining Edison in 1997, Gary co-founded the CEO Venture Fund, a firm launched in Pittsburgh by three successful technology entrepreneurs. He was General Partner and Chief Operating Officer of CEO Venture Fund II. Gary managed the firm's office in Vienna, Virginia and made his first investment in the Greater Washington region in 1987. Gary started his career in marketing and business development after an internship at Penn SouthWest in Pittsburgh. Gary served on the Advisory Boards of the George Washington University Graduate School of Business, Governor's Venture Capital Roundtable for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Entrepreneurial Advisory Council of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission. He was President of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association. As a founding member of the Pittsburgh High Technology Council, he served as an Officer for 13 years.
BS, Management Science, Boston College
MA, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Pittsburgh
||CorasWorks The company's industry leading software enables application builders to create integrated solutions on Microsoft's SharePoint collaborative platform.|
||Exclaim Internet applications for sending and printing digital photos. Wireless applications for sharing and downloading digital photos on cell phones|
||Octagon Clinical and regulatory-based services to the biopharmaceutical industry.|
||Maptuit Wireless routing, fuel and location alerts for transportation industry.|
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on Thu, May 8, 2003 in MD, Sponsored by Duane Morris
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