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Arizona Venture Capital and Angel Fund Directory


Firm Team Location Size Type Areas of Focus
Agility Ventures Hal Hayden Prescott, AZ $35 M (planned) Venture Debt Wireless broadband, data centers, solar, and other technology
Alerion Capital Group James Unruh
Ricardo DeAvila
Jeff Unruh
Scottsdale, AZ $5.2 M Merchant Bank Commercial and/or industrial markets with a variety of engineered products and business services
Arris Ventures Charlie Lewis
Kent Petzold
Mike Stowell
Shawn Boskie
Phoenix, AZ Undisclosed Venture Capital Information technology, distance learning, communications, networking, e-commerce, microelectronics, life sciences
Arizona Angels Dee Harris Phoenix, AZ N/A Angel Capital Various markets
Arizona Technology Investor Forum (ATIF) Jim Goulka Scottsdale, AZ N/A Angel Capital Arizona-based technology ventures
Baton Ventures Gary Peterson Scottsdale, AZ $18 M Venture Capital Medical technology and devices
Canal Partners Todd Belfer
Jim Armstrong
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Private Equity Software & Internet
Cave Creek Capital Management Kevin Fechtmeyer
Scott Lavinia
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Private Equity Business services, financial services, consumer products, specialty manufacturing, energy, and media services
Columbia West Capital Guy Downing
David Barnett
John Farr
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Investment Banking Middle market companies across industries
Coronado Venture Fund Jim Strickland Tucson, AZ $10 M Venture Capital Information technology, life sciences
Coulter Ridge Capital Carol Lomicka
Bill Lomicka
Tucson, AZ Undisclosed Angel Capital Undisclosed
Desert Angels Curtis Gunn Tucson, AZ N/A Angel Capital Various markets
DCA Capital Partners
(Douglas, Curtis & Allyn, LLC)
Jeremy Wolfe Phoenix, AZ $10 M (growing to $200 M) Venture Capital Various markets
Epic Ventures
(Was Wasatch Venture Fund)
Nick Efstratis
Kent Madsen
Chris Stone
Stephanie Spong
Salt Lake City, UT
Albuquerque, NM
(No longer in Arizona)
$150 M Venture Capital Communications, computer hardware, consumer and business services, enterprise software, life sciences, others
Ethos Fund
Note: Website is down, so
this fund may no longer exist
Adam Boucher Scottsdale, AZ $150 M Short-Term Debt Renewable energy projects in Western states eligible for rebates, including solar, wind, and landfill gas recovery from $250,000 to $5 M.
Finao Capital John Ballard
Craig Ballard
Scottsdale, AZ Undisclosed Venture Capital Early stage technology companies in the southwest.
Grayhawk Capital Partners
(Cornerstone Equity Partners)
Sherman Chu
Brian Burns
Brian Smith
Megan Pautler
Phoenix, AZ $60 M SBIC Technology enabled services, software, healthcare IT, financial services, and clean technology
Green Manning & Bunch Barry Lutz Phoenix, AZ N/A Investment Banking Building materials & services, healthcare, industrials, and technology
Greene Holcomb & Fisher Chip Fisher
Paul Jevnick
Mike Smiggen
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Investment Banking Technology, consumer & food, manufacturing, business & financial, education & learning, healthcare
Intel Capital Undisclosed Chandler, AZ
Santa Clara, CA
Other locations
$950 M Corporate Investor Companies that complement Intel's businesses.
JDB Capital Parnters John Daniel Bennatt
Lena Dalbey
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Investment Banking Technology, cleantech, financial services, consumer, manufacturing, and industrial
Lobodos Ventures Michael Wolf Phoenix, AZ Undisclosed Angel Investor Undisclosed
Magnet Capital Gregory Mischel
Michael Shields
Phoenix, AZ $21 M SBIC mezzanine debt Manufacturing, distribution, services
McKellar and Co. Winston McKellar Phoenix, AZ $100 M Angel Investor Biotech, consumer products, alternative energy, manufacturing, medical, financial services
Miller Capital Rudy Miller
Ronald Warnicke
Dick Krahl
Mary Nance
Daniel Bennatt
Phoenix, AZ $5 M Mezzanine Debt Manufacturing, services, distribution (excluding oil, gas, mining, energy, and biotechnology)
Peacock, Hislop, Staley & Given Undisclosed Phoenix, AZ $50 M Investment Banking / Private Equity Manufacturing, services, technology
Phelps Dodge Ventures
(now part of Freeport-McMoRan)
Undisclosed Phoenix, AZ $10 M Corporate Investor Technology, energy, various
Research Corporation Technologies Gary Munsinger
Shaun Kirkpatrick
Christopher Martin
Kurt Gehlsen
Tucson, AZ $300 M Venture Capital & Licensing Biotechnology, Medical Technologies
Solstice Capital Harry George
Fred Bamber
Henry Newman
Tucson, AZ
Boston, MA
$85 M Venture Capital Information technology, alternative energy, the environment, life sciences, and education
Source Capital Group W. Todd Coffin Scottsdale, AZ N/A Investment Banking Small to mid-market companies
Thunderbird Angel Network Dee Harris Glendale, AZ N/A Angel Capital Various markets
US Capital Partners LLC Base Horner Tucson, AZ N/A Investment Banking Middle market companies
Valley Ventures Jock Holliman
Gregg Adkin
Larry Aldrich
Terry Winters
Ray Radosevich
Dave Durgin
Scottsdale, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Albuquerque, NM
$70 M Venture Capital Life sciences, semiconductors, systems, and software.
WestCap Partners Peter Barnhart
Len Lillard
Mill Valley, CA
Paradise Valley, AZ
$26.4 M Debt/equity/ buyout Manufacturing, distribution, and services
Windstone Capital Partners Norman Clarke
Kevin Loud
Roger Marach
Scottsdale, AZ N/A Financial Advisory and Merchant Banking, including private placements Small to mid-sized technology, life science, energy, and service companies
Your Source Partners George Collett
Ray DiMuro
Phoenix, AZ Undisclosed Private Equity Arizona companies

Non-Arizona Venture Capital Funds That Have Invested in Arizona Companies

  • 3i - Offices Worldwide (Participated in a $22.5 million round in Ulthera, Inc.)
  • Accel Partners - Palo Alto, CA (Participated in a $34 million round in Ubidyne)
  • Altira Group - Denver, CO (Participated in a $10 million round in Southwest Windpower)
  • Arcturus Capital - Pasadena, CA (Participated in an investment in High Throughput Genomics)
  • BASF Venture Capital - Germany (Participated in a $6.3 million Series A round in SDCmaterials; participated in a $14 million Series B round in SDCmaterials)
  • Battery Ventures - Menlo Park, CA (Sponsor of Invest Southwest conference)
  • Bay Partners - Cupertino, CA
  • BayTech Venture Capital - Germany (Participated in a $34 million round in Ubidyne)
  • Bessemer Venture Partners - Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York (Invested $6 million in LifeLock)
  • Bridge Capital Holdings - San Jose, CA (Sponsor of Invest Southwest conference)
  • Canaan Partners - Menlo Park, CA
  • Carlyle Group - Offices Worldwide (Led a $17.85 million round in Carefx)
  • CSK Venture Capital - Japan (Participated in a $34 million round in Ubidyne)
  • CTV Investments - Houston, TX (Participated in a $10 million round in Southwest Windpower)
  • DCA Capital Partners - Sacramento, CA (Participated in an $8 million round in Environmental Support Solutions Inc.)
  • Doughty Hanson - England (Participated in a $34 million round in Ubidyne)
  • Emerald Technology Ventures - Switzerland and Canada (Led a $6.3 million Series A round in SDCmaterials; participated in a $14 million Series B round in SDCmaterials)
  • Flywheel Ventures - San Francisco, CA, Santa Fe, NM, & Albuquerque, NM (Sponsor of Invest Southwest conference)
  • GE Energy Financial Services - Stamford, CT (Participated in a $10 million round in Southwest Windpower)
  • Generation Partners - San Francisco, CA
  • Horizon Ventures - San Francisco, CA (Sponsor of Invest Southwest conference)
  • Intel Capital - Santa Clara, CA (Sponsor of Invest Southwest conference)
  • Internet Capital Group - Wayne, PA (Invested $13 million in Vcommerce)
  • Invus Financial Advisors - New York, NY (Participated in a $14 million Series B round in SDCmaterials)
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers - Palo Alto, CA (Led an $11.2 million round in The 41st Parameter)
  • Merck Capital Ventures - Woodcliff Lake, NJ (Led an investment in High Throughput Genomics)
  • Mesa Verde Venture Partners- - San Diego, CA (Participated in a $1.35 million round for MediPacs and in a first round for Cylene Pharmaceuticals)
  • Mohr Davidow Ventures - Menlo Park, CA (Invested over $9 million in 2 rounds in Infusionsoft)
  • New Enterprise Associates - Menlo Park, CA & Baltimore, MD (Led a $22.5 million round in Ulthera, Inc.)
  • NGP Energy Technology Partners - Washington, DC (Participated in a $10 million round in Southwest Windpower)
  • Norwest Venture Partners - Palo Alto, CA (Participated in an $11.2 million round in The 41st Parameter)
  • Nth Powers - San Francisco, CA (Participated in a $1.65MM Series A Financing of Tempronics in Tucson)
  • Peninsula Equity Partners - Menlo Park, CA (Invested in Response Analytics Inc.)
  • QuestMark Partners - Baltimore, MD
  • Rockport Capital Partners - Boston, MA (Participated in a $10 million round in Southwest Windpower)
  • RRE Ventures - New York, NY
  • RWI Ventures - Menlo Park, CA (Invested in Response Analytics Inc.)
  • Sierra Ventures - Menlo Park, CA (Invested in Flypaper Studio)
  • Ticonderoga Capital - Wellesley, MA (Invested in AFS Technologies and International Towers)
  • Trinity Ventures - Menlo Park, CA
  • TVM Capital - Germany (Participated in a $34 million round in Ubidyne)
  • UV Partners - Salt Lake City, UT (Participated in a $17.85 million round in Carefx)
  • vSpring Capital - Salt Lake City, UT (Participated in a $7.9 million 2nd round in Infusionsoft)
  • WestView Capital Partners - Boston, MA

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