Dawntreader Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in software, Internet, and digital media companies. The core Dawntreader team has invested together since the formation of its first fund in 1998, and team members are active, hands-on investors with experience funding market-leading companies through up and down markets. The firm currently manages two venture capital funds totaling approximately $270 million focused on primarily early-stage information technology.
Dawntreader has had numerous successful exits including GoToMyPC (acquired by Citrix Systems), Answers.com (IPO, Nasdaq: ANSW), LivePerson (IPO, NasdaqSC: LPSN), Flashbase (acquired by DoubleClick), MortgageIT (IPO, NYSE: MHL), Moreover Technologies (acquired by VeriSign), InterSAN (acquired by Finisar), Colloquis (acquired by Microsoft), ProactiveNet (acquired by BMC Software), and GreenPlum (acquired by EMC)
For more information, visit http://www.dtventures.com.
BlueStream Ventures is a venture capital partnership focused on technology companies in communications, enterprise and infrastructure software, storage and wireless markets. The firm’s collaborative style, unique experience, agility, and extensive network of relationships set it apart.
BlueStream brings many years of venture investing, research, banking, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and advisory experience to its portfolio companies. The firm recognizes the value created when management and investors work together as a single, strong team, understands the industries in which it invests and provides strategic insight based on personal experience. The firm’s network of relationships extends its reach to support both the business growth and capital needs of its portfolio.
BlueStream is committed to adding value across all stages of a company’s life cycle and can demonstrate this in its own growing portfolio today.
For more information, visit http://www.bluestreamventures.com.
Rho Ventures has a multi-stage investing strategy focused on high-growth companies in large markets. Rho Ventures’ investments span new media, healthcare, IT, communications, energy technology and other disruptive technologies. Rho Ventures brings nearly 30 years of venture experience, combined with its partners’ deep sector expertise and its far-reaching network to assist each portfolio company. This approach has allowed Rho to participate in the growth of some of today’s most innovative and successful companies, including Active Power, Capstone Turbine, Ciena, Compaq Computer, EverydayHealth.com, Gloucester Pharmaceuticals, Human Genome Sciences, IntraLinks, iVillage, MedImmune, ReachLocal, Shire Pharmaceuticals and Tacoda.
Rho Ventures is currently investing from Rho Ventures VI, a $510 million fund. The firm has offices in Palo Alto, Calif., New York and Montreal, with investments across the globe.
For more information, visit http://www.rhoventures.com.
Split Rock Partners
Split Rock Partners, with offices in Minneapolis and Menlo Park, invests in emerging opportunities in software, Internet services and healthcare, primarily in the Upper Midwest and West Coast. Founded in 2005, Split Rock is an early-stage venture capital firm that manages nearly $700 million of venture capital. Representative software and Internet services companies backed by Split Rock’s team include 8thBridge, Amcom, eBureau, Guardian Analytics, HireRight, LowerMyBills.com, MyNewPlace, QuinStreet (Nasdaq: QNST) and SPS Commerce (Nasdaq: SPSC).
For more information, visit http://splitrockpartners.com