Adam Street Partners, is one of the largest managers of private equity investments in the world and has one of the longest histories. Together with its predecessor organizations, Adams Street Partners has been investing in private equity partnerships since 1979, managing direct investments in private equity since 1972 and is credited with establishing the first private equity fund of funds for institutional investors. The Firm currently has 100+ employees and $19.5 billion of assets under management. Adams Street Partners has offices in Chicago, London, Menlo Park and Singapore.
Adams Street Partners offers its clients an annual subscription program that combines partnership, direct and secondary investments in U.S., Non-U.S. and Global strategies. Adams Street Partners has made over 500 partnership fund investments since 1979 and over 230 direct investments since 1972. In addition, Adams Street Partners co-invests in growth equity and buyout transactions.
Founded in 1986, Trinity Ventures, a boutique firm, partners with passionate entrepreneurs to transform revolutionary ideas into reality. With over $1 billion under management, Trinity Ventures was founded on the principle of personal engagement and mutual respect with the entrepreneurs we fund. Trinity Ventures focuses on early stage technology ventures with a particular emphasis on digital media, Internet services, mobility, security and software markets.
Trinity Ventures has invested in more than 100 ventures, including such leading companies as Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster.com), Aruba Networks (ARUN), Bix (acquired by Yahoo!: YHOO), Blue Nile (NILE), Crescendo Communications (acquired by Cisco: CSCO), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Forte Software (FRTE), IntruVert Networks (acquired by Network Associates: NWK), LoopNet (LOOP), Modulus Video (acquired by Motorola: MOT), Network Alchemy (acquired by Nokia: NOK), Photobucket (acquired by News Corporation: NWS), SciQuest, Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai Technologies: AKAM), Starbucks (SBUX), Sygate Technologies (acquired by Symantec: SYMC) and Wall Data (WALL).
Founded in 1989, Crosslink Capital is a leading stage-independent venture capital and growth equity firm with over $1.5 billion in capital under management. Crosslink was among the first and largest investment firms in the U.S. to integrate public and private technology investing. This strategy allows Crosslink to partner with its portfolio companies on a long-term basis. With more than 20 years behind it, Crosslink Capital has invested in over 90 private equity portfolio companies, including Ancestry.com (Nasdaq: ACOM), Miller Heiman, Omniture (acquired by Adobe Systems), Pandora, SeaMicro, Twin Creeks Technologies, Virage Logic (Nasdaq: VIRL), and Yipes (acquired by Reliance Communications).
Draper Esprit is one of Europe’s most experienced venture capital investors, helping entrepreneurs build ground-breaking technology companies. In recent years, Draper Esprit’s exits have generated more than $4 billion in combined enterprise value. Portfolio companies include Movidius, Conversocial, Datahug, EVE (sold to Synopsys), Graze, Greenpeak, Horizon Discovery (IPO on AIM), Icera (sold to Nvidia), LOVEFiLM (sold to Amazon), Lyst,Oxford Immunotec (IPO on NASDAQ), SportPursuit, The Cloud (sold to BSkyB), and Zeus (sold to Riverbed).
Draper Esprit is the exclusive Western European member of the Silicon Valley-based Draper Venture Network with historic investments including Baidu, Skype, Tesla, and other leading innovators.
Draper Esprit operates a multi-fund strategy with numerous funding sources for primary, angel and secondary deals, creating unique venture and growth capital options for the fastest growing companies in Europe.
Harmony Partners is a bi-coastal boutique venture capital firm backing bold entrepreneurs who are scaling remarkable products. With offices in Silicon Valley and New York City, Harmony fills a gap in the market for entrepreneur-friendly expansion stage capital. Harmony eliminates the deal constraints of traditional growth capital, helping entrepreneurs craft the ideal financing. Since 1993, the founding partners have invested in over 65 technology-driven companies including Aveksa, ComScore, Coremetrics, E*Trade, Infinity, Intersect ENT, Natera, Predictive Systems, Postmates, Priceline, Peribit, Scopus, SS&C, Swype, Synapse, Xactly, and Zerto. To learn more, please visit www.harmonyvp.com.
Industry Ventures is a leading investment firm focused on the venture capital market. The firm invests directly in venture backed companies through secondaries and co-investments as well as indirectly through LP interest secondaries and primary commitments to early stage venture funds. Founded in 2000, the firm manages over $2 billion of institutional capital and is headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.industryventures.com.