PE/VC  Opus Capital

     Office Locations:

2730 Sand Hill Road, Suite 150
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-543-2900
Fax: 650-561-9570



  • Early
  • Middle Market
  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    Opus Capital manages more than $1 billion in committed capital including prior Weiss, Peck & Greer Venture Partners Funds. Since 1971, Opus Capital's predecessor funds have invested in more than 350 companies spanning multiple industries. The firm pursues seed and Series A technology companies as well as established companies. For later stage firms, Opus Capital's investment criteria are profitable service companies with revenues in the range of $75 million to $250 million. Since May 2006, the firm has been investing their most recent fund Opus V, a $280 million fund.

    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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    Carl Showalter General Partner
    Dan Avida General Partner
    Evelyn Lassman Controller
    Gill Cogan General Partner
    Serge Plotkin Venture Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A


      Sequent Software



      Series C





      Series C


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      FreeMonee Network
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      Sequent Software
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      Space-Time Insight
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      SpiderCloud Wireless
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      Touchstone Semiconductor
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      TrapX Security
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      YCD Multimedia
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