Bain Capital Ventures
Offices: Boston, Massachusetts
Bain Capital Ventures is a global private
equity firm with over $17 billion of assets
under management. Since 1984, the firm has
invested in over 200 companies, with such
notable successes as Aspect Development,
DoubleClick, Gartner Group, and Netfish
Technologies. Bain Capital Ventures manages
a $250 million fund. Bain Capital Ventures
partners with exceptional management teams
to help early stage companies become long-term
leaders in their markets.
Offices: New York, New York
Baker Capital has $1.5 billion under management.
Baker Capital makes investments in communications-focused
companies at all stages of development.
The partners of Baker Capital have extensive
private equity and operational experience
allowing the firm to provide its portfolio
companies with not only capital, but also
global strategic thinking and relationships.
Ballast Point Ventures
Offices: St Petersburg, Florida
Ballast Point Ventures brings together two
of the Southeast’s most reputable investment
firms—Raymond James Financial and South
Atlantic Venture Funds—in order to leverage
the combined strengths and networks of each
organization. Four of the Fund’s Partners
were previously General Partners at South
Atlantic Venture Funds. The principals of
South Atlantic have invested $175 million
in over 60 private growth companies.
Offices: Beverly Hills, California
Baroda Ventures is aprivate equity firm
founded in 1998 by philanthropist and technology
entrepreneur David C. Bohnett. Investments
include LowerMyBills.com, NetZero, OVGuide.com,
Stamps.com, Wireimage.com and Xdrive.com,
among others. In 1994, David Bohnett founded
GeoCities.com, an Internet-based media and
e-commerce company, publicly traded on NASDAQ
and subsequently acquired by Yahoo!
Offices: Princeton, New Jersey
Established in August 2003, Battelle Ventures,
a $150m venture fund, principally, but not
exclusively, focuses on seed, start-up and
first-stage investments that will commercialize
the technologies that emerge from Battelle
Memorial Institute and the laboratories
that Battelle manages or co manages for
the US Department of Energy. Battelle Ventures'
key areas of investment are life sciences,
homeland security, information technology,
materials and energy.
Batterson Cross Zakins (BCZ)
Offices: Chicago, Illinois
Batterson Cross Zakin is a team of highly
experienced Venture Capitalists with more
than 100+ years of combined venture investing
experience. BCZ offers both institutional
investors and high net-worth individuals
the opportunity to invest in new or growing
enterprises that have the potential to become
world-class companies. Over the past 25+
years, their group has managed more than
$400 million in invested capital.
Offices: Wellesley, Massachusetts &
San Mateo, California
Battery Ventures is a leading venture capital
firm focused on investing in technology
companies at all stages of growth. With
a team of over 30 experienced investment
professionals, Battery leverages its people,
expertise and capital to actively guide
companies to category dominance. The firm
has invested in over 160 technology companies
worldwide across the communications, software,
infrastructure, and media and content industries.