VC  OnPoint Technologies

     Office Locations:

1515 W. 22nd Street
Suite 900
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 866-482-0189



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology



    OnPoint Technologies is a strategic private equity investor with a mission to discover, invest in and support companies at the intersection of Army and commercial marketing needs. OnPoint Technologies was created to address the needs of the U.S. Army, as identified in Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) DAAB07-02-R-B223. This BAA was the result of Section 8150 of Public Law 107-117, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2002, which set aside funding for a Venture Capital initiative. The firm will invest at any stage of a company's lifecycle. The typical investment size ranges from $500K to $2M, with a core investment focus in Mobile Power and Energy Enabling Technologies.

    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:

    Name   Title
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    Chris Fountas Director
    Dale Ziegler Managing Director
    David Odom Principal
    Denny Behm Principal
    Henry Huey Principal


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