Beechwood Capital is a growth equity firm founded in 2010 and is based in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The firm invests in food and beverages, personal care and cosmetics, housewares and kitchen technology, specialty retail and restaurant, apparel and accessories, footwear, pet food and supplies and baby and juvenile products sectors.
Bessemer Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Redwood City, California. The firm focuses on investing in companies operating in the clean technology, energy, healthcare, financial services, mobile, data security, cloud computing, software, communications and manufacturing sectors.
Shyam Kamadolli serves as Managing Partner, AVG Blockchain at Alumni Ventures Group. He is an Angel Investor. Shyam has been a technology entrepreneur, investor, and dealmaker for over 20 years. Until recently, he led business development at Tactai, a leading-edge startup focused on haptics for virtual reality and mobile computing. Previously, Shyam was with Fidelity Investments' Eight Roads and F-Prime Capital platforms, where he led venture capital investments in technology across three funds that spanned the US, Europe, and Asia. His operating experience also includes leading worldwide business development for the data security division of RSA Security. Shyam received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Bombay, a Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University, and MBA degrees from Columbia Business School and London Business School. He also serves as Advisor at Kae Capital.
Mike Volpe is the CEO at Lola.com, a SaaS company in the travel and expense industry. Previously he was CMO at Cybereason, a cybersecurity SaaS company, where he helped the company grow revenue by 5 times during his tenure. Mike was also part of the founding team at HubSpot, where he spent 8 years growing the company from 5 people to over 1,000 employees, $175m in revenue, and a successful IPO. Mike is an angel investor in more than 30 companies and has been active as a member of the board of directors of Validity, Privy, Repsly, and Attend, as well as an advisor to Drift, OnShape, Crayon, and TinyPulse.
Boston Harbor Angels is a group of proven business leaders interested in investing a portion of there assets in high-growth, early-stage companies. The firm focuses on early-stage companies, usually looking to raise $250K to $1.5M.
Founded in 2011, Advancit Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies. The firm invests in the media, entertainment and technology sectors. It is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts with an additional office in New York, New York.
Beamonte Investments is a private investment firm founded in 2000 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm is specialized in private equity investments and structured lending. The firm makes investments in private growth companies across sectors, favoring recurring revenue capital efficiency and protective moats. The firm focuses on growth equity investments and alternative assets.
BlackRock is an asset manager and private equity firm which provides a wide range of services such as investment banking, risk management, advisory, equity, fixed income, balanced portfolios and asset management. The firm invests in the real estate, education, retail, energy, healthcare, materials, financial services, software and information technology sectors. The firm was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund is the corporate venture capital arm of Boehringer Ingelheim. The firm invests in companies operating in the oncology, biologics, genetherapy, therapeutics and healthcare sectors. It is based in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany and was founded in 2010.
Founded in 1973, Abingworth is an international investment group dedicated exclusively to the life sciences and healthcare sectors. The company invests across all stages of company development including early and late-stage venture financing, growth equity, and public companies. With offices in London, Boston and Menlo Park, Abingworth has backed more than 100 developing life science/medical businesses, over two-thirds of which have gone public, merged, or been acquired. Abingworth has funds under management of more than $1.25 billion. The firm has raised eleven funds since it was founded in 1973, the last nine of which have been entirely dedicated to life sciences and healthcare. Abingworth's investments are based in the U.S. and Europe including the U.K., Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland and Sweden. The firm's investments range from $20-80 million over more than one round of financing. In February 2014, the firm announced the final closing of its POUND 225M ($375M) fund, Abingworth Bioventures VI (ABV VI). ABV VI is Abingworth's 10th life sciences fund.
Neeraj Agrawal serves as General Partner at Battery Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at Sprinklr Japan, Clubhouse Software, Brightree, Glassdoor, Yesware, Catchpoint, Pendo.io and Chef. Agrawal was a founding investor in BladeLogic (NASDAQ: BLOG, acquired by BMC). In addition to BladeLogic, Agrawal's investments include Applimation (acquired by Informatica), Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV), Brightree, Consona (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Guidewire Software (NASDAQ: GWRE), Internet Brands (acquired by Hellman & Friedman), LifeMed Media, Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO), Mass Relevance, Omniture (acquired by Adobe), RealPage (NASDAQ: RP), Sprinklr, Tealium, VSS Monitoring (acquired by Danaher), Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) and Yesware. Prior to Battery, Agrawal worked as a product manager at Real Networks, an operating executive at SkyTV and a management consultant with Booz-Allen. Agrawal holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from Cornell University as well as an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School. He is a Charter Member of TiE, an active advisor to several local entrepreneurs, and has been named numerous times to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists around the world.
Investor in @actifio , @plexxi @Layer3tv, @O3bnetworks @qd-vision @dipjar @soundbite Communication, @arsenal-medical.
Josh Elman serves as a Venture Partner at Greylock Partners. He served as Board Member at Obvious Ventures. He joined Greylock in 2011. Over the past 15 years, he has worked in product and engineering roles at some of the leading companies in social, commerce, and media. Prior to Greylock, Elman was a product lead for growth and relevance at Twitter, and helped Twitter grow it's active user base by nearly 10x. Before Twitter, he worked on the platform at Facebook and led the launch of Facebook Connect. Earlier in his career, he led product management for Zazzle, was part of the early team at LinkedIn focused on growth and jobs, and led product and engineering for RealJukebox and RealPlayer at RealNetworks. Elman holds a BS in Symbolic Systems with a focus on Human Computer Interaction from Stanford University. He also serves on Board of Jelly. He also serves on Board of Meerkat. He also serves as the Vice President, Product at Robinhood. He also serves as an Advisor at Capture Technologies. He earned an MBA degree from UC Berkley.
Battery Ventures is a global, technology-focused investment firm that invests in the software, information technology, service, web infrastructure, mobile, consumer internet, mobile and industrial technology sectors. The firm was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It also makes venture capital and private equity investments.
Hemant Taneja serves as Managing Director at General Catalyst. Prior to this, he served as a Board Member at Gusto. He is a Board Member at Angle Technologies. He is a Chairman and a member of Board of Directors at MySun. Previously, he served as Board Member at SynapDx. He is also an Investor at Snapchat. He invests in technology-intensive software, hardware and services in clean energy and internet communications. He is a Board member of Health Insight Technologies, Virtual Instruments, Highfive, Hunch, Lumenz, Modular Wind, Sand9, C12 Energy, Stripe, TuneIn and Stion. Before joining General Catalyst in 2002, he was a co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Isovia, a Boston-based mobile software and applications company that was acquired by JP Mobile (MOT) in 2001. Taneja holds an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He serves as a Board Member at Stripe. he also serves on Board of Fundbox.