A  Lead Dog Ventures

http://leaddog.typepad.com/about.html





     Office Locations:

85 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland, MA 01778
Phone: 508-358-6178
Fax: 508-358-5586

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Lead Dog Ventures was founded in 1999 by software industry veteran John Landry to provide intellectual, relationship and financial capital to early-stage technology companies. The group's portfolio focuses on Applications, Application Development, Infrastructure, and Search. Previously, Landry served as Executive Chairman and CTO in three of Lead Dog's investments: interactive advertising leader Narrative Communications (acquired by Excite/AtHome in 1999), web calendaring powerhouse AnyDay.com (acquired by Palm in 2000) and web services management pioneer Adjoin Solutions (acquired by Computer Associates in 2004). Landry has been a long-time trustee of the Mass Technology Leadership Council, a Mass Hi-Tech All-Star, an Xconomy Xconomist, a member of CommonAngels (see profile), a TechStars mentor, the past-president of the Information Technology Assoc of America (ITAA) and the American Software Association, and a Trustee and Instructor at Babson College.



    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    John Landry Founder

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Adesso Systems
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      DocTrackr
        web link


      Endeca
        web link


      Frame Media
        web link


      GoodData
        web link


      Infostoria
        web link


      Interwise
        web link


      Maven
        web link


      ParElastic
        web link


      Placester
        web link


      Practically Green
        web link


      Sonian
        web link


      TimeTrade
        web link


      ZoomInfo
        web link


     

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