Alta Berkeley is a London-based venture capital firm focusing on the next generation of leading technology companies in communications and computing across Europe and Israel. Founded in 1982, Alta Berkeley is modelled on a US-style VC firm. Its partners have deep operational experience of successfully launching and managing technology businesses in both the private and public markets and take a hands-on approach with their portfolio companies. Alta Berkeley has raised and invested six funds since 1982, all of which have provided superior returns for institutional investors and has been responsible for over 50 exits via acquisition or IPO. To learn more about Alta Berkeley, visit www.altaberkeley.com.
Boston Millennia Partners is a private equity investment partnership managing over $700 million in capital. From its office in Boston, Millennia invests in high-growth businesses in the healthcare and life sciences, telecommunications and information technology industries. The managers at Millennia have funded over 120 companies in the U.S. private equity market since 1980. Additional information on Boston Millennia Partners can be found at www.millenniapartners.com.
EonTech Ventures is an independent venture capital firm focused on the Digital Entertainment & Consumer Electronics and Enterprise Software & Services sectors, where it has built specific knowledge and significant industry expertise. The geographic focus is France, Great Britain and Italy.
EonTech leverages a high profile pan European network acquired over 20 years technology and business tenure of its partners. The EonTech team demonstrates entrepreneurial attitude resulting in a fast decision making process with hands-on involvement in every portfolio company. For more information, go to www.eontechventures.com.
DFJ Esprit is a top-tier, European technology venture capital firm.
Members of the DFJ Esprit team have been active in technology investing
since 1985 and have experience of investing in over 130 companies and
generating strong returns for investors through building valuable companies
alongside the founders and management teams. The DFJ Esprit partners
have invested in many of Europe’s most successful venture exits
of recent years. Over the last 16 months, DFJ Esprit has been one of
the most active investors in Europe, making 23 investments in this period.
The readers of Private Equity Online and Private Equity International
selected Esprit as the European venture capital firm of 2006. In addition,
Esprit won the Venture Capitalist of the Year Award 2006 at the UK Technology
Innovation and Growth Awards. The DFJ Esprit group has offices in London
and Cambridge, UK and invests across Europe.
For more information please see www.dfjesprit.com
Founded in 1999, Flagship Ventures is an entrepreneurship and venture capital firm comprised of a family of funds: OneLiberty Funds, AGTC Funds and NewcoGen Group. We currently invest from $400 million in funds raised in 2000, and manage a total pool of committed capital approaching $600 million. The Flagship Ventures team consists of 31 professionals focused on creating, financing, and building companies in the life science, information technology, and communications sectors. Additional information on Flagship Ventures can be found at www.flagshipventures.com.
JK&B Capital is a venture capital firm based in Chicago with $900 million under management. The firm was founded in 1996 with the belief that in addition to capital and financial savvy, successful venture investing requires unique relationships and in-depth industry and technical expertise in order to identify the most attractive investment opportunities and consistently add value to portfolio companies. The JK&B team combines experienced venture capital investors with telecommunications and information technology industry experts who possess in-depth technical expertise. Additional information on JK&B Capital can be found at www.jkbcapital.com.
Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation is a leading edge venture capital firm that addresses the "capital gap" for start-up and expansion of early-stage technology companies operating in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The officers, senior staff, and directors of MTDC possess a wide range of early-stage investing experience as well as senior-level operating experience. The key officers have worked together for many years and are well connected in the venture capital, financial, industrial, and academic communities. The diverse yet complementary backgrounds of these individuals, their long-standing personal and professional associations, and their experience as a working team enable them to provide strong, creative, and stable investment management leadership. MTDC's chairman, Mr. Paul Severino (founder of Wellfleet Communications and Bay Networks), is an advisor to Continuum. MTDC was established in 1978 and has since invested in over 110 companies. To learn more, please visit www.mtdc.com.
Prism VentureWorks, Westwood, MA, is a leading venture capital firm with early-stage investments in communications, business infrastructure software and systems and life sciences. With over $1 billion in capital under management, Prism has earned industry recognition through the firm's depth of entrepreneurial experience and active role with portfolio companies. Prism's access to an established pool of seasoned entrepreneurs and skilled executives, collaborative approach to working with portfolio companies and integrated network of investors contribute to the firm's investment success. Additional information on Prism VentureWorks can be found at www.prismventure.com.