VC  Northport Private Equity

     Office Locations:

One Northfield Plaza, Suite 300
Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 847-784-1815
Fax: 847-637-2062



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    Northport Private Equity was founded in 1996 by David T. Shelby and is headquartered in Northfield, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. The firm has partners located in Chicago, Indianapolis, Denver, Ft. Collins, Colo., and the Boston area. Northport Private Equity is currently active in various markets, including Greentech. Northport invests in companies backed by top tier venture capital firms that anticipate an initial public offering or exit within 6-36 months.



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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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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:

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    Adam S. Green Principal
    David T. Shelby Founder
    Josh G. Shelby Principal
    Tyson W. Morgan Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Alien Technology
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      Altra Biofuels
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      Bias Power
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      Bloom Energy
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      Force 10 Networks
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      Greentech Media
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      IP Unity
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      Raza Microelectronics
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      Turin Networks
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