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Apex Venture Partners

Apex Venture Partners, established in 1987, has six funds and more than $600 million under management. The firm has invested in over 130 technology companies. Apex focuses on early stage investments in software applications, technology-enabled services, IT infrastructure, and telecommunications.

Apex’s guiding investment philosophy is to provide exceptional returns for our investors and build significant value in our portfolio companies. Our central location in Chicago enables us to review opportunities throughout the United States and invest in companies having the greatest potential for value creation, regardless of geography.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Ifbyphone 1/2014Series D$9M4
Sittercity 12/2013Debt$4.5M6
Sittercity 11/2013Series C$13M6
Analyte Health 7/2012Venture Round$22M3
Illumitex 4/2012Venture Round$9.3M6
Bloom Energy 4/2012Private Equity$100M1
SolFocus 4/2012Private Equity$18.2M3
Bloom Energy 9/2011Private Equity$150M9
Trunk Club 9/2011Series A$11M4
SiliconBlue Technologies 6/2011Series D$18M5
Sittercity 4/2011Series B$22.6M5
DIRTT Environmental Solutions 3/2011Venture Round$22M5
Ifbyphone 12/2010Series B$8M5
Appolicious 12/2009Series A$2.07M1
Suniva 7/2009Series C$75M5
SolFocus 7/2009Series C$30.6M4
Sittercity 1/2009Series A$7.5M3
SolFocus 1/2009Series C$47.5M3
Ifbyphone 12/2008Venture Round$4.6M3
BitWave 8/2008Series B$10.2M3
Initiate Systems 6/2008Venture Round$26M7
Enkata Technologies 2/2008Venture Round$8M2
worldhistoryproject 12/2007Series A$3M2
agámi Systems 11/2007Series C$50M8
Hammerhead Systems 8/2007Series D$18M6
E-Duction 5/2007Series B$7.5M5
Metatomix 5/2007Series B$7M6
Enkata Technologies 9/2006Series D$4.88M3
Metatomix 5/2006Venture Round$11.3M6
MobileAware 5/2006Series E$6.96M6
Hammerhead Systems 1/2006Series C$30M6
Cogency Software 12/2005Venture Round$2.5M4
Austin Logistics Incorporated 10/2005Series B$8M5
AGEIA Technologies 10/2005Series C$27.5M7
BitWave 1/2004Series A$13M3
Metatomix 9/2003Venture Round$8.3M2

Videos

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  1. Ifbyphone Raises Another $9M For Voice Marketing Tools (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Chicago-based Sittercity receives $4.5 mln from Square 1 Bank (pehub.com) [edit]
  3. Sittercity Closes $13M Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Analyte Health Raises $22M for Online Medical Services (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. Illumitex Secures $9.3M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  7. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  8. Bloom Racks Up $150M More for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (greentechmedia.com) [edit]
  9. Personal Styling And Retail Platform For Men Trunk Club Raises $11 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. SiliconBlue Scores $18 Million In Series D Funding (techcrunchit.com) [edit]
  11. Sittercity Raises $22.6 Million To Connect Families With Caregivers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. DIRTT Environmental Solutions Secures Major Financing (news.techfinance.ca) [edit]
  13. NAR's Second Century Ventures Invests in Ifbyphone (marketwire.com) [edit]
  14. SEC D (sec.gov) [edit]
  15. Suniva Raises $75M, Plans to Expand Factory (greentechmedia.com) [edit]
  16. Mo’ Money for Solar: SolFocus Raises $30M (earth2tech.com) [edit]
  17. Sittercity raises $7.5M to connect caregivers, clients (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  18. SolFocus Adds $19.28M to Series C (greentechmedia.com) [edit]
  19. IFBYPHONE SECURES $4.6 MILLION IN NEW ROUND OF FUNDING (public.ifbyphone.com) [edit]
  20. BitWave Semiconductor Closes Successful $10M B-round Funding (marketwatch.com) [edit]
  21. Paladin Capital Group leads $26M in financing for Initiate Systems (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  22. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  23. Apex Venture Partners web site (apexvc.com) [edit]
  24. Agami Systems Raising $50 Million Funding (venturedeal.com) [edit]
  25. Hammerhead Systems Secures $18 Million in Series D - Returning Investors Bullish on Customer Demand for HSX 6000. (encyclopedia.com) [edit]
  26. E-Duction Secures $7.5 Million in Funding (novitascapital.com) [edit]
  27. METATOMIX SECURES AN ADDITIONAL $7 MILLION IN FUNDING, INTRODUCES SEMANTIC INDUSTRY FRAMEWORKS FOR THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND INTEGRATED JUSTICE MARKETS (metatomix.com) [edit]
  28. VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  29. METATOMIX, INC. RAISES $11.3 MILLION (metatomix.com) [edit]
  30. MobileAware Ltd., a Dublin, Ireland-based provider of mobile business solutions, has raised around $6.96 million in Series E funding (hosting.mansellgroup.net) [edit]
  31. $30M richer, Hammerhead hiring (connectedplanetonline.com) [edit]
  32. EDGAR [edit]
  33. Austin Logistics Closes $8 Million Series B Funding Round (utdallas.edu) [edit]
  34. Chip maker Ageia raises $27M (sanfrancisco.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  35. Bitwave raises $10 million for reconfigurable transceiver chips (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  36. Metatomix(TM), Inc. Closes $8.3 Million Venture Round to Bring Real-Time Visibility and Integration Software Technologies to Commercial and Government Markets (highbeam.com) [edit]
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