Investing in Success
SEPATON is pleased to be working with five of the leading investment firms in high technology to drive corporate growth and success in the months and years ahead.
Located in Palo Alto, California, Focus Ventures was founded in 1997 and currently has more than $830 million under management. The Focus Ventures team provides expansion stage venture capital for leading technology companies. The firm seeks companies that have completed the initial development phase of their product or service, have demonstrated clear market acceptance, and are seeking additional capital to expand their sales and marketing efforts and/or to execute strategic acquisitions. Focus Ventures concentration on expansion stage technology companies allows their team to provide assistance that is complementary to that of early stage firms. Focus Ventures leverages an extensive network of business partners in the United States and Asia to deliver strategic, gainful opportunities to their portfolio companies.
HarbourVest Partners, LLC is an independent global alternative investment firm and an SEC-registered investment advisor. HarbourVest provides investment programs for institutional investors to invest in venture capital, buyout, mezzanine debt, and distressed debt. HarbourVest invests in these sectors globally through primary partnerships, secondary purchases, and direct investments. HarbourVest and its subsidiaries have more than 240 employees, including more than 80 investment professionals deployed in Boston, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. In over 30 years of investing in private equity, the team has committed more than $24 billion to newly-formed funds, representing relationships with 200 private equity managers. The team has also completed over $9 billion in secondary purchases and invested $4 billion directly in operating companies. The firm’s clients consist of 300 institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, foundations, and financial institutions throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, Latin America, and Japan.
Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) is a leading international venture capital firm focusing on investments in early stage companies in the enterprise software & networking, semiconductors & components, and mobile infrastructure sectors. With over $670 million under management, and offices in NY, London, Jerusalem and Tokyo, JVP leverages its international presence, vast expertise and substantial capital base to build companies with the potential to shape and dominate global markets.
Menlo Ventures is a dedicated team of investment professionals with a broad range of experience in technology, marketing, sales and general management. Since 1976, Menlo Ventures has helped visionary leaders turn technical innovations into world-class companies. Many of these companies have become leaders in their respective markets, including LSI Logic, UUNET Technologies, Xros, Cyras Systems, Hotmail Corporation, Ascend Communications and Clarify. Menlo Ventures is currently investing from its ninth venture capital fund which totals $1.5 billion.
Valhalla Partners is a leading venture capital firm focused on working closely with entrepreneurs to build enduring technology companies. Valhalla assists entrepreneurs by offering both seasoned advice and best practices which have been developed over the last twenty years. During that time, the Valhalla team has invested in or served as senior executives in over 100 entrepreneurial companies.