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Wellesley, USA
65 William Street
Suite 330
Wellesley, MA, 02481


Co-Founder and Managing General Partner
General Partner
Venture Partner
Executive in Residence


GrandBanks Capital

GrandBanks Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in wireless and mobile technologies, digital media, web-based commerce, cloud-based services, storage, and financial technologies.

The GrandBanks team and its partners collectively have more than 100 years of venture capital investing and senior operating experience, a proof point to their insight and expertise that helps entrepreneurs build the next wave of premier companies in emerging markets. Comprised of recognized business builders within targeted investment sectors, the investment team possesses a sought after reputation within the venture capital community for actively building successful companies.

Recognizing new technologies with the potential for significant impact, GrandBanks Capital team members and partners have been lead investors and senior executives for some of the most successful companies in their respective sectors, including Yahoo!, E*Trade, Art Technology Group, GEAC, GeoCities, Multex Systems,, GSI Commerce, SOFTBANK, EMC Corporation, Thomson Financial, First Call, CCBN, Lycos, The Learning Company, and Phoenix Technologies LTD.

Current portfolio companies include Where Inc., I Love Rewards, Glasshouse Technologies, KnowledgeVision, Vela Systems and Nexage.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
HDmessaging 11/2013Series A$3M4
ClearFit 3/2013Series A$7M2
Celtra Inc. 1/2013Series B$4M3
NEXAGE 6/2012Series B$15M4
SilverRail Technologies 3/2012Series B$15M5
GlassHouse Technologies 1/2012Debt$4.4M2
Achievers 9/2011Series C$24.5M4
Achievers 9/2011Venture Round$14M4
InsightSquared 2/2011Seed$1M6
Celtra Inc. 1/2011Series A$5M2
Savored 1/2011Series A$3M4
KnowledgeVision 12/2010Series A$2M1
Vela Systems 9/2010Series B$6M3
SilverRail Technologies 7/2010Series A$9M4
Exit41 4/2010Series A$6M3
Vivox 2/2010Series C$6.8M4
NEXAGE 7/2009Series A$4M2
Achievers 5/2009Series BC$6.9M3
SendMe 3/2009Series D$12M5
xkoto 1/2009Series C$3M2
First Coverage 4/2008Series B$9M3
SendMe 3/2008Series C$15M4
Incipient 2/2008Series E$15.6M8
xkoto 11/2007Series B$7.5M2
Vivox 11/2007Series B$7.8M3
Vela Systems 7/2007Series A$6M4
Where 5/2007Series C$11M3
Where 5/2007Series C$11M3
GlassHouse Technologies 5/2007Series E$11.5M6
First Coverage 11/2006Venture Round$5M2
Colubris Networks 10/2006Venture Round$14M4
Ember 6/2006Venture Round$12M7
Incipient 1/2006Series D$24M7
Vivox 9/2005Series A$6M2
Coradiant 8/2005Series D$12.7M4
Colubris Networks 3/2005Series D$15M6
Incipient 1/2005Series C$20.1M5
Where 9/2004Series B$4.5M2
Ember 10/2002Series B$20M6



  1. HDmessaging Closes $3M in Funding ( [edit]
  2. Toronto HR Startup ClearFit Raises $7M Series A To Grow Hiring Software For Small Business Offering ( [edit]
  3. Mobile Ad Startup Celtra Raises $4M Led By Softbank Capital ( [edit]
  4. Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By SingTel Innov8 ( [edit]
  5. SilverRail Technologies Raises $15M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  6. GlassHouse grabs $4.4M in debt funding ( [edit]
  7. Sequoia Leads $24.5M Funding Round For Employee Rewards Company Achievers ( [edit]
  8. I Love Rewards Raises $14M in Funding; Rebrands to Achievers ( [edit]
  9. InsightSquared Announces $1M Seed Funding From All-Star Cast ( [edit]
  10. Celtra Raises $5 Million For Rich Media Mobile Ad Technology ( [edit]
  11. Restaurant Reservation Startup VillageVines Raises $3 Million ( [edit]
  12. KnowledgeVision Secures $2M For Web Video Presentations ( [edit]
  13. Vela Systems lands $6M Series B round, led by Autodesk ( [edit]
  14. SilverRail raises $9M for train ticketing ( [edit]
  15. Mass High Tech ( [edit]
  16. Vivox Raises $6.8 Million from IDG Ventures and Existing Investors ( [edit]
  17. Nexage raises $4M to serve mobile video content ( [edit]
  18. I Love Rewards Raises $6.9 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  19. SendMe nabs another $12 million for mobile entertainment content ( [edit]
  20. xkoto Secures $3 Million in Financing from GrandBanks Capital and GrowthWorks Canadian Fund ( [edit]
  21. First Coverage secures $9 Mn in Series B Financing ( [edit]
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  24. Xkoto, data virtualization for large companies, raises $7.5M ( [edit]
  25. Vivox, voice chat for virtual worlds, raises $7.8M ( [edit]
  26. Vela Systems Secures $6 Million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  27. uLocate Secures $11 Million in Growth Capital Investment ( [edit]
  28. uLocate Secures $11 Million in Growth Capital Investment ( [edit]
  29. SEC Filing Via Liquid Scenarios Search2Model ( [edit]
  30. First Coverage, Leader in Coverage Optimization Solutions, Secures US$5 Million in Financing ( [edit]
  31. Colubris raises $14 million ( [edit]
  32. Ember receives $12 million in new financing ( [edit]
  33. Storage Virtualization Software Developer Incipient, Inc. Secures $24 Million in Series D Financing ( [edit]
  34. Vivox Emerges from; Announces $6 Million in Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  35. Coradiant Closes $12.7 Million Funding Round Led By Existing Investor DCM - Doll Capital Management ( [edit]
  37. EDGAR [edit]
  38. ULocate finds $4.5M in series B funding ( [edit]
  39. Ember Closes Series B Round With $20 Million in Financing; Funding Round Strengthens Ember's New Product Development and Global Expansion Efforts. ( [edit]
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