Overview

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Investments
26 Investments in 17 Companies
Exits
6 Acquisitions
Headquarters:
Pasadena, CA
Description:
California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV) is a venture capital fund that makes direct investments in technology and life science companies.
Website:
http://www.ctventures.com

Investor Details

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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.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jun, 2016$2.01M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2016$11M / Series F
Jan, 2016$9M / Series B
Jun, 2015$11.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2013$20M / Series B
Apr, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Dec, 2012$7.5M / Series D
Oct, 2012$2.26M / Venture
May, 2012$2.5M / Series A
Feb, 2012$4.9M / Series C
Jan, 2012$3.5M / Venture
Dec, 2011$4M / Series A
Jul, 2011$19M / Series C
Mar, 2010$5.2M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2009$500k / Debt Financing
Apr, 2009$5.43M / Venture
Nov, 2008$600k / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2008$7.5M / Series B
Aug, 2008$9.75M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2007$30M / Series E
Jul, 2007undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2007$28M / Series C
May, 2007$3M / Seed
Apr, 2007$20M / Series F
Nov, 2006$16M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2004$32M / Series B

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    670 North Rosemead Blvd

    Suite 201

    Pasadena, CA 91107

    USA

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