VC  Otter Capital

     Office Locations:

755 Page Mill Road, Suite A200
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-493-5263



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    Otter Capital makes equity investments in companies that have good growth prospects, substantial competitive advantages and barriers to entry, and the current or future ability to generate significant cash returns on the capital deployed in the business. Otter Capital was founded by John Pasquesi, formerly a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee of Hellman & Friedman, LLC, a private equity investment firm.

    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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    John Pasquesi Founder


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      NewLeaf Symbiotics



      Series C


      NewLeaf Symbiotics



      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Arch Capital Group
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      Arena Solutions
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      Equity Risk Partners
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      Green & Grow
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      NewLeaf Symbiotics
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      WSA Global Holdings
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