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Arizona Venture Capital Directory

Arizona Venture Capital and Angel Fund Directory

As a service to entrepreneurs in Arizona, Cayenne Consulting has created a directory of local Angel Investor Groups, Venture Capital Funds, and Private Equity Firms. If you are seeking to raise capital from investors in this region, please feel free to contact our business plan consultants in Phoenix & Tucson, Arizona. We can help you prepare a compelling pitch deck and financial forecast.

FirmTeamLocationSizeTypeAreas of Focus
Agility VenturesHal HaydenPrescott, AZ$35 M (planned)Venture DebtWireless broadband
Alerion Capital GroupJames Unruh
Ricardo DeAvila
Jeff Unruh
Scottsdale, AZ$5.2 MMerchant BankCommercial and/or industrial markets with a variety of engineered products and business services
Arris VenturesCharlie Lewis
Kent Petzold
Mike Stowell
Shawn Boskie
Phoenix, AZUndisclosedVenture CapitalInformation technology, distance learning, communications, networking, e-commerce, microelectronics, life sciences
Arizona AngelsDee HarrisPhoenix, AZN/AAngel CapitalVarious markets
Arizona Technology Investors (formerly ATIF)Jim GoulkaScottsdale, AZN/AAngel CapitalArizona-based technology ventures
Baton VenturesGary PetersonScottsdale, AZ$18 MVenture CapitalMedical technology and devices
BlueStone Venture PartnersMara Aspinall
Thomas Nickoloff
Tucson, AZN/AEarly Stage Venture CapitalMedical Devices, Advanced Materials, Healthcare IT, Diagnostics, Biopharma Platforms
Canal PartnersTodd Belfer
Jim Armstrong
Scottsdale, AZN/APrivate EquitySoftware & Internet
Cave Creek Capital ManagementKevin Fechtmeyer
Scott Lavinia
Scottsdale, AZN/APrivate EquityBusiness services, financial services, consumer products, specialty manufacturing, energy, and media services
Columbia West CapitalDavid Barnett
John Farr
Scottsdale, AZN/AInvestment BankingMiddle market companies across industries
Coronado Venture FundJim StricklandTucson, AZ$10 MVenture CapitalInformation technology, life sciences
Desert AngelsCurtis GunnTucson, AZN/AAngel CapitalVarious markets
DCA Capital Partners
(Douglas, Curtis & Allyn, LLC)
Jeremy WolfePhoenix, AZ$10 M (growing to $200 M)Venture CapitalVarious 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 MVenture CapitalCommunications, computer hardware, consumer and business services, enterprise software, life sciences, others
Ethos Fund
This fund no longer exists
Adam BoucherScottsdale, AZ$150 MShort-Term DebtRenewable energy projects in Western states eligible for rebates, including solar, wind, and landfill gas recovery from $250,000 to $5 M.
Finao CapitalJohn Ballard
Craig Ballard
Scottsdale, AZUndisclosedVenture CapitalEarly stage technology companies in the southwest.
Grayhawk Capital Partners
(Cornerstone Equity Partners)
Sherman Chu
Brian Burns
Brian Smith
Megan Pautler
Phoenix, AZ$60 MSBICTechnology enabled services, software, healthcare IT, financial services, and clean technology
Greene Holcomb & Fisher (now part of BMO)Chip Fisher
Paul Jevnick
Mike Smiggen
Scottsdale, AZN/AInvestment BankingTechnology, consumer & food, manufacturing, business & financial, education & learning, healthcare
Intel CapitalUndisclosedChandler, AZ
Santa Clara, CA
Other locations
$950 MCorporate InvestorCompanies that complement Intel’s businesses.
JDB Capital ParntersJohn Daniel Bennatt
Lena Dalbey
Scottsdale, AZN/AInvestment BankingTechnology, cleantech, financial services, consumer, manufacturing, and industrial
Lobodos VenturesMichael WolfPhoenix, AZUndisclosedAngel InvestorUndisclosed
Magnet CapitalGregory Mischel
Michael Shields
Phoenix, AZ$21 MSBIC mezzanine debtManufacturing, distribution, services
McKellar and Co.Winston McKellarPhoenix, AZ$100 MAngel InvestorBiotech, consumer products, alternative energy, manufacturing, medical, financial services
The Miller GroupRudy R. MillerScottsdale, AZPrivate Capital – UndisclosedPrivate Equity & Venture CapitalManufacturing, retail, service industries, insurance, financial, distribution businesses, IT services, restaurants, technology, media, cleantech
Peacock, Hislop, Staley & GivenUndisclosedPhoenix, AZ$50 MInvestment Banking / Private EquityManufacturing, services, technology
Phelps Dodge Ventures
(now part of Freeport-McMoRan)
UndisclosedPhoenix, AZ$10 MCorporate InvestorTechnology, energy, various
Research Corporation TechnologiesGary Munsinger
Shaun Kirkpatrick
Christopher Martin
Kurt Gehlsen
Tucson, AZ$300 MVenture Capital & LicensingBiotechnology, Medical Technologies
Solstice CapitalHarry George
Fred Bamber
Henry Newman
Tucson, AZ
Boston, MA
$85 MVenture CapitalInformation technology, alternative energy, the environment, life sciences, and education
Source Capital GroupW. Todd CoffinScottsdale, AZN/AInvestment BankingSmall to mid-market companies
Thunderbird Angel Network (possibly defunct)Dee HarrisGlendale, AZN/AAngel CapitalVarious markets
US Capital Partners LLCBase HornerTucson, AZN/AInvestment BankingMiddle market companies
Valley VenturesJock Holliman
Gregg Adkin
Larry Aldrich
Terry Winters
Ray Radosevich
Dave Durgin
Scottsdale, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Albuquerque, NM
$70 MVenture CapitalLife sciences, semiconductors, systems, and software.
WestCap PartnersPeter Barnhart
Len Lillard
Mill Valley, CA
Paradise Valley, AZ
$26.4 MDebt/equity/ buyoutManufacturing, distribution, and services
Windstone Capital PartnersNorman Clarke
Kevin Loud
Roger Marach
Scottsdale, AZN/AFinancial Advisory and Merchant Banking, including private placementsSmall to mid-sized technology, life science, energy, and service 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)
  • Black Lake Capital – Denver, CO (Invested in Trapp Technology)
  • 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)
  • Insight Venture Partners – New York, NY (Participated in a $10.2 million round in Prevalent, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • Signal Peak Ventures – Salt Lake City, UT (Participated in a $7.9 million 2nd round in Infusionsoft)
  • 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)
  • Warburg Pincus – New York, NY (Invested in WebPT and Indecomm Digital Services)
  • WestView Capital Partners – Boston, MA

If you identify any errors or omissions on this list, please contact us.

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