VantagePoint Venture Partners
VantagePoint Venture Partners is a leader in investing in 21st Century technologies and partners with entrepreneurs in the CleanTech, Healthcare and Information Technology sectors. With a large investment team of experts, a broad network of strategic partners and advisors, and more than $4.5 billion in committed capital, the Firm has the depth of resources to help build transformative companies that are clear leaders in their categories. The Silicon Valley Firm has investments in more than 70 companies including Anthera, Better Place, BridgeLux, BrightSource Energy, GAIN Capital, Miasole, ReachLocal and others. For more information visit www.vpvp.com
Kennet Venture Partners
Kennet invests in growth companies providing information technology products and business services that leverage information technology. Kennet seeks a shared commitment to success in supporting entrepreneurs who have the character and ambition necessary to build world-class companies.
With approximately $600m under management, Kennet serves Europe and the US with offices in London and Silicon Valley. We are typically the lead investor and often the first professional investor in a private company. We commit between $4 million and $20 million per portfolio company, and can often lead larger investment rounds in syndication with our investment partners. The companies we invest in are maturing technology or services businesses tackling growth markets, which are seeking a partner to build long-term shareholder value. Companies we work with typically have a successful revenue history, with sales ranging from $4 million to $50 million annually. Our capital is typically used to fund sales growth, new product lines, acquisitions, and/or to provide liquidity to existing shareholders.
Kennet’s investment professionals have a combination of operational, private equity and corporate finance experience, and they work proactively with management to deliver exceptional growth. In particular, Kennet helps its companies with international business development, executive recruitment, strategy formulation and corporate finance initiatives.
Kennet has a strategic relationship with Jefferies Broadview, a division of Jefferies. Jefferies Broadview is one of the largest investment banking teams dedicated to IT, communications, healthcare technology and digital media industries. Through this relationship, Kennet companies can gain access to the collective intellectual capital and extended network of the entire Jefferies Broadview organization.
NorthCap Partners is a Danish venture capital company formed by a team of experienced professionals with a strong track record of developing technology businesses in the IT field.
Our business is to help growth companies realize their full potential. A key challenge for many companies is growing into international markets, a challenge we are able to help companies address. There is no magic formula for success – it requires deep market insight, experience, network, and hard work. It also requires the necessary working capital to be able to execute effectively.
NorthCap Partners have strong and well-tested competencies in all business areas, such as:
- Internationalization strategy and execution
- Recruiting world-class teams
- Structuring partnership deals
- Sales strategy and operation
- Market intelligence and Technology trends
- and more
NorthCap Partners was formed in January 2007 in a merger between IVS A/S and Bankinvest IT Venture both with years of experience as venture capital investors in the ITC sector.
EDF Ventures is a leading venture capital firm investing in early-stage healthcare and information technologies emerging from the Midwest and Southern California.
We focus on young companies that are developing breakthrough technologies to address large, well recognized problems or transform existing markets. We understand that the individuals pioneering these kinds of solutions require far more than just capital. They need venture investors who are committed for the long haul—true partners who can help entrepreneurs and founders transform their vision into strong, profitable companies. For us, there’s nothing more rewarding than partnering with these exceptional people to bring important new technologies to market.