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Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture firm that works closely with innovative entrepreneurs to build exceptional companies. Our team has over a century of relevant experience collaborating with disruptive technology companies in Software, Digital and Social Media, Mobile and Consumer Internet. Our relevant operational expertise and focused network enables us to be bridge-builders, connecting entrepreneurs with key business, technology, and investor partnerships to drive success. Blumberg Capital is headquartered in San Francisco with team members located in New York and Israel.
Genacast Ventures is a seed fund that invests in technology-centric Internet start-ups in the northeastern US. A partnership between serial entrepreneur Gil Beyda and Comcast Interactive Capital, Genacast brings the best of “been there, done that” start-up experience and seasoned venture investing. The company’s special DNA enables it to provide unique perspective and value to companies it invests in. Genacast is a refreshingly traditional fund founded on the principles of “old school” venture capital: find and nurture passionate entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for game-changing businesses in undiscovered markets.
First Round Capital
First Round Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm. As seed-stage investors, it often provides a company’s first outside capital – and typically invests alongside angel investors. First Round Capital invests in pre-revenue companies, and the firm understands the challenges of launching a new product. The company operates as an entrepreneurial shop and makes quick decisions: no investment committees, no months of negotiations. When First Round Capital invests, it usually decides in days. First Round Capital invests nationally and has offices in San Francisco, New York and Philadelphia.
Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
With $3 billion of committed capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) is one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms in the United States. The partnership is currently investing IVP XIII, a $750 million later-stage fund focused on investments in rapidly-growing technology and media companies. Since it s founding in 1980, IVP has generated a 43.2% IRR and has invested in over 300 companies, 85 of which have gone public. IVP specializes in venture growth investments, industry rollups, founder liquidity transactions and select public market investments. Since its inception, IVP investments include such notable companies as ArcSight (ARST), Aspect Communications (ASPT), At Road (ARDI), Business.com (RHD), Clarify (CLFY), ComScore (SCOR), Concur Technologies (CNQR), Danger (MSFT), Digital River (DRIV), Form Factor (FORM), Foundry Networks (FDRY), HomeAway, Juniper Networks (JNPR), Kayak, LSI Corporation (LSI), Mobile 365 (SY), MySQL (ORCL), Netflix (NFLX), Polycom (PLCM), Quigo (TWX), Seagate (STX), Synchronoss (SNCR), Tivo (TIVO), Twitter, Websense (WBSN) and Zynga. For more information, visit http://www.ivp.com or follow IVP on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ivp.