First Round Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm dedicated to helping talented entrepreneurs build great companies. As seed-stage investors, we often provide a company's first outside capital – and are not afraid of funding pre-revenue companies. First Round Capital’s portfolio is a community of web-enabled businesses led by entrepreneurs, guided by an active partnership and connected through a technology platform designed to support companies throughout their growth. The firm's current portfolio includes companies like StumbleUpon, One Kings Lane, Warby Parker, Modcloth, Hotel Tonight, Uber and Square. First Round Capital invests nationally with offices in San Francisco, New York and Philadelphia.
For more than a decade, Ignition Partners has helped entrepreneurs in the Northwest and beyond build innovative, category-defining businesses. The firm invests in cloud-computing, mobile and consumer companies and leverages the deep operating backgrounds of its partners to help start-ups scale. Past and current Ignition investments include Xensource, Splunk, Heroku, Pure Networks, Hipmunk and DocuSign.
Over the past two decades, Lightspeed has backed more than 200 companies, helping them think big and move fast to become leaders in their respective industries. With over $2 billion under management, we focus on early and expansion stage investments in the consumer, enterprise technology and cleantech markets and current investments include AppDynamics, Aerohive, Bonobos, Boundary, Cloudbees, DataStax, Duck Duck Moose, LivingSocial, MapR Nest, MuleSoft, Nimble Storage, Plexxi, Revel Touch and TaskRabbit. Our team invests in the U.S. and internationally, with investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, India, Israel, and China with Lightspeed China Partners.
Madrona has been investing in early-stage technology companies primarily in the Pacific Northwest since 1995 and has been privileged to play a role in some of the region's most successful technology ventures. The firm invests predominately in seed and Series A rounds across the information technology spectrum including consumer Internet, commercial software and services, digital media and advertising, networking and cloud computing, and mobile. Madrona manages nearly $1 billion and was an early investor in companies such as Amazon.com, Apptio, Farecast.com, Isilon Systems, Redfin and Sharebuilder.
Established in 1994, North Bridge Venture Partners is an active partner for early-stage entrepreneurs, providing seed-to-growth financing and company-building expertise. Working in concert with entrepreneurs, North Bridge adds value by providing strategic guidance, sharing operating experience, and an in-depth understanding of both private and public financings. Together with North Bridge Growth Equity, our mid-market focused growth capital fund, North Bridge manages over $3 billion in committed capital. The firm has offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Palo Alto, California.
SV Angel is an SF-based angel firm. We help startups with business development, financing, M&A and other strategic advice.
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