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We are an early-stage venture capital firm with $560 million under management. Our goal is to find talented entrepreneurs and then partner with them to build exceptional and valuable companies. We focus on providing guidance and perspective in a complementary way to the entrepreneurs we invest in and help them build connections to soar to the next level.

Our History

Founded in 2002 by a team of experienced investors and entrepreneurs with a focus on seed and early-stage technology investing. 



Our Team
We are led by a team of four general partners with nearly a century of combined experience in venture capital and entrepreneurship.

Our Funds

  • $560 million under management across three funds

Our Focus

  • We invest in seed and early-stage, capital efficient companies in the information technology markets
  • We invest in privately-held US start-up companies seeking capital to fuel growth and expand operations
  • We are typically the first institutional investor in the company, and serve as the lead or co-lead

 

Our Approach

  • We take an active role in the companies we invest in
  • We build value through providing experience, perspective and resources to the companies in which we invest
  • We bring broad perspective to our portfolio companies from both inside and outside of our firm
  • We are responsible, committed, helpful board members

 

Our Operating Principles

  • Respect entrepreneurs
  • Open, direct, honest communication
  • Honor commitments
  • Demand excellence
  • Value differences
  • Foster innovation
  • Encourage creativity
  • Value exploration
  • Have fun

Why We Are Different

  • We accelerate the growth of our portfolio companies and reduce early-stage risk by drawing on the expertise of our general partners
  • Our experience in working with early stage companies allow us to better understand the issues they face
  • We provide value-added support to the companies we invest in including strategic guidance, business development, marketing and recruitment support