VC  Murphree Venture Partners

http://www.murphreeventures.com





     Office Locations:

3104 Blue Lake Drive, Suite 120
Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: 205-588-6024
Fax: 800-490-6448

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Murphree Venture Partners is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm making direct equity investments into emerging entrepreneurial enterprises, primarily in the South and Southwestern U.S. Murphree invests in Business-to-business software; E-commerce; Semi-conductors; Photonics; Life Sciences; Medical Devices; Telecommunications and Energy Technologies. In addition to these focus areas, Murphree Venture Partners invests in selected low-tech and non-tech endeavors traditional to its geographic area. In June 2001, after searching for a venture capital firm to manage their CAPCO investments, Prudential Insurance and John Hancock Insurance chose Murphree Venture Partners as their CAPCO fund manager. The firm targets companies currently achieving $3 million to $30 million in revenue per year, have attained or are approaching profitability, and are seeking $2 million to $10 million in capital. Murphree's principals have made over 85 venture investments since the firm's inception.



    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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    Dennis E. Murphree Founder and Managing General Partner
    John White General Partner
    Steve Dauphin Advisor

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Accellos
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      Aldis
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      Anark
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      Dowley
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      Intrinergy
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      MedServe
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      Object Reservoir
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      Smart Furniture
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      Square 1 Bank
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      Unico
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