PE/VC  Alara Capital

http://www.alaracap.com





     Office Locations:

5001 Plaza on the Lake Dr., Suite 103
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-795-5893
Fax: 512-795-5849

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Alara Capital launched its first venture fund, Guggenheim Technology Ventures I (GTV1), in 2008 while operating as Guggenheim Venture Partners (GVP). Since then, GTV1 has made investments in nine technology companies and is performing well. In 2011, Alara spun-out of Guggenheim into a new private equity and venture capital firm unaffiliated with Guggenheim. Today, Alara Capital continues to manage GTV1, a fund in which Guggenheim is one of the largest limited partners. Alara Capital is a technology investment firm that focuses on undercapitalized technology companies, with practices in distressed venture capital, early stage ventures, technology spin-outs, growth equity and activist investing in small capitalization public technology companies. Alara works with start-ups that develop and deploy products and solutions for various technology industries. Alara Capital's growth equity team is interested in companies operating in the information technology, clean tech, semiconductors, networking, telecommunications, defense and media industries.


     

    Funds:


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    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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    Andy Maunder Venture Partner
    Darren C. Wallis Partner
    David L. Jannetta Venture Partner
    Eric J. Rothfus Managing Partner
    Joseph Thompson Partner

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Bandspeed
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      Ciclon Semiconductor Device
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      COGO Optronics
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      Conformity
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      Equiphon
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      Giga-tronics
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      GreenLink
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      Intransa
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      Piqqual
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