A  Acorn Ventures

http://www.acornventures.net





     Office Locations:

PO Box 6847
Bellevue, WA 98008
Phone: 425-462-1345
Fax: 425-462-4950

 

Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment

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    Description:

    Acorn Ventures is a Bellevue, Washington based Angel fund founded by Rufus W. Lumry in 1991 after his retirement as EVP/CFO of McCaw Cellular Communications (now AT&T Wireless). Acorn's mission is to find, fund and nurture early-stage companies that present extraordinary opportunities to make industry-changing leaps in technology and applications.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Caren Seidle Chief Financial Officer
    Elaine Scherba Senior Vice President and Principal
    Joni Bornstead Office Manager
    Maryan Regan Financial Operations Manager
    Rufus Lumry Founder & President

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      02/21/2017


      Utrip


      WA


      $4,000,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Airbiquity
        web link


      BigTip
        web link


      BuddyTV
        web link


      Centricity Records
        web link


      Cheezburger
        web link


      Digital Scirocco
        web link


      Gigoptix
        web link


      Paksense
        web link


      Perlego Systems
        web link


      SimplyFun
        web link


      Utrip
        web link


     

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