VD/VC  Leader Ventures

http://www.leaderventures.com





     Office Locations:

600 Hansen Way, Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-854-1800

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare

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    Description:

    Leader Ventures is a venture firm specializing in investments in seed, start-up, early stage, mid venture, and late-stage private companies. The firm seeks to invest in growth companies and provides growth capital and asset loans. It typically invests in all stages of company life cycle. Leader primarily invests in companies of different developmental stages and across technology, clean tech, and life science industries. It prefers to invest in the United States. The firm's typical financing to a company is $1M-$5M, but varies with the stage of the company. Leader invests in the form of debt and equity in public and private companies involving the provision of both secured loans and warrants. It invests in venture debt, structured debt, and equity co-investment opportunities. Leader Ventures was founded in 2005 with $400 million; the investment professionals of Leader Ventures came from Dominion Capital Management and Western Technology Investment.



    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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    Brian Best Managing Director
    Emily Walther Finance Manager
    Joni Wesley Portfolio Administration
    Patrick Gordan Managing Director
    Robert Molke Managing Director & CFO

     

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    Recent News:


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