California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV) is a venture capital fund that makes direct investments in technology and life science companies. CTV has built a strong reputation for its entrepreneurial approach to investing and working with companies.
Unlike many investment funds, CTV can invest the smaller amounts required by early-stage companies, as well as larger investments for later-stage expansion. Initial investments typically range from $250,000 to $2 million, with up to $5 million over the life of the investment. CTV participates in seed/start-up companies, first and second round investments, and later stage investments.
CTV invests primarily in companies engaged in the following industries: Information & Communications Technology, such as computer hardware, telecommunications, electronics, semiconductors, software and systems, multi-media, and Internet; Life Sciences, such as bio-pharmaceuticals and medical devices; When considering funding a company, CTV looks for:
Experienced and capable management; Unique, "must-have" or proprietary products or services that meet a pressing need; The opportunity to create a leadership position in a large and growing industry; A compelling business model with clearly-defined milestones to reach profitability; A defensible and sustainable competitive position.
Current Team (6)Update
|Jun 13, 2016||Med City News - AiVita raises $2M for ovarian cancer immunotherapy treatment|
|Jun 13, 2016||SoCal - Tech - AiVita Biomedical Gets $2M|
|Jun 10, 2016||PE HUB - CTV backs AiVita Biomedical|
|Jan 24, 2016||Information Week - Cloudera Director 2.0 Debuts, Google Donates To Apache Foundation: Big Data Roundup|
|Jan 22, 2016||eWeek - MariaDB Gets New CEO, CTO and $9 Million VC Injection|
|Jan 21, 2016||PE HUB - MariaDB raises $9 mln|
|Jan 21, 2016||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: January 21, 2016|
|Jan 21, 2016||The Register - MariaDB hires new CEO with code daddy Monty in as CTO|
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