Venture Capital Firms in Bay Area – El Dorado Ventures – 41/50
Other Areas of Focus: Cloud Computing, SaaS/Enterprise Software, Manufacturing, Communications
Notable Investments: Coupa Software, Atlantis Computing, Tower Cloud, BridgeLux
Categories Finance, Financial Services,
Headquarters Regions San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, West Coast
Founded Date 1986
Operating Status Active
Number of Employees 11-50
Investor Type Venture Capital
Investment Stage Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture
Number of Exits 34
Founded in 1986, El Dorado Ventures (EDV) is a leading early-stage venture capital firm that invests in disruptive technologies and business models in emerging and high-growth markets, across a broad range of sectors including software, technology-enabled services, communications and emerging technology.
El Dorado has a two-decade track record of successful early-stage technology investing, including early investments in Compellent Technologies, Cyras Systems, EarthLink, Efficient Networks, Novellus and NuSpeed Internet Systems. Numerous EDV portfolio companies have gone public or been acquired by major technology companies, including AT&T, Ciena, Cisco Systems, nVidia, Siemens and Texas Instruments.
With more than $750 million in capital under management, EDV has a stable group of institutional investors, most of whom have invested with EDV for more than a decade. EDV’s limited partners also includ e a select group of successful entrepreneurs and other technology luminaries, known as EDV’s Technology Partner Network, who play an active role as strategic consultants to EDV and its portfolio companies.
El Dorado’s team of investment professionals is cycle-tested, accessible and easy to work with. EDV’s General Partners get directly involved in investment decisions early in the process, providing entrepreneurs with valuable and rapid feedback as EDV moves toward making its investment decision.