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This page offers help in the location of information about locating and obtaining venture capital financing for your business. Included are links to a venture capital primer for small businesses, a data base that allows you to include a description of your venture and the associated capital requirements, a list of venture capital firms offered by a student organization of Harvard Business School, a venture capital firm dedicated to helping outstanding entrepreneurs, a monthly print publication serving investors and entrepreneurs, an up-to-date list of direct investment opportunities in private companies seeking venture capital investment and many direct links to firms offering venture capital.
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Directory of VC Firms
This is a directory of over 300 Venture Capital firms and Angel Investors. Many firms will only invest in companies developing specific technologies or within certain industries, so review each one for compatibility. You can isolate the firms by the funding stages they invest in, from seed stage to mergers.
RaiseCapital.com is the premiere online destination for entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas and capital needs directly to investors.
Accel Partners is a venture capital firm dedicated to helping outstanding entrepreneurs build world-class technology companies.
Business partners is a nationwide Internet based Service that connects Potential Partners, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and Venture Capital firms with Startups, Mature Businesses and Entrepreneurs.
Draper Fisher Associates
Draper Fisher Jurvetson is the leader in start-up venture capital, having invested in over 150 high-tech companies. In the majority of cases, we are the lead investor for a company’s first round of financing. We focus on information technology businesses with enormous market potential.
Edison Venture Fund
Edison Venture Fund provides financing and guidance to growing companies in the Midatlantic region. The General Partners have backgrounds in venture capital, management buyouts, banking, acquisitions, technology development, business management, investment banking and entrepreneurial enterprise.
Innocal, a venture capital limited partnership
InnoCal is a private venture capital firm with $75 million of committed capital. Funding is provided exclusively by the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CALSTRS). Our investment focus is on early and expansion stage, technology-based businesses that have the potential to be leaders within their respective industries.
Garage.com helps entrepreneurs and investors build great businesses. For entrepreneurs, offering assistance in obtaining seed level financing is our #1 objective. We compress the entrepreneur’s “time-to-money” via mentoring and a high-quality investor network, thus allowing the entrepreneur to focus more time building his or her business. We also provide member entrepreneurs with expert advice, research and reference materials, and topical Forums to help them launch and grow their startup.
New Enterprise Associates
NEA practices classic venture capital by investing in early-stage companies and working with management to nurture and build companies of real and lasting value.
Nat’l Venture Capital Assn.
National Venture Capital Assn. is the only public policy advocate for the venture capital and private equity industries. Our policy professionals work with all branches of government and the media in order to foster a better understanding of how job creation and venture capital impacts the U.S. economy. NVCA’s government affairs office focuses on public policy issues that affect the flow of private equity to developing and growing companies.
Technology Funding is the largest manager of public venture capital funds in the United States. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, the 20-year-old firm is ranked among the top 20% of U.S. venture capital firms in total assets under management.
Venture Capital Market Place
The Venture Capital Market Place provides an up-to-date list of direct investment opportunities in private companies seeking venture capital investment. Venture capital seekers can notify of their intention to raise venture capital by listing on this site.
This website is a platform for entrepreneurs to list commercial real estate for sale and private emerging companies looking for capital, locate consultants to help raise capital, identify businesses, middle market companies, financial partners, merger partners, public shells, reverse mergers, advertise business products and business plan services, list consultants to help close deals, network with experienced corporate finance people, investment bankers and dealmakers.
Offers free searchable database containing more than 5,000 venture capital and private equity firms worldwide. Allows startups, entrepreneurs, and small business owners to post their business plans online.