VC  Parakletos@Ventures

http://www.parakletos.com





     Office Locations:

175 Nortech Parkway, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95134
Phone: 408-941-7000
Fax: 408-941-7001

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor

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    Description:

    Parakletos@Ventures manages over $30 million and invests in high tech companies in the Telecom-munication Infrastructure, Semiconductor, and Wireless industries. The firm's investment size per deal ranges anywhere from $100,000 to $10,000,000. Dr. Paul H. J. Kim formed the firm in 1999 with a focus on companies that are in a very early stage, usually seed round to first round. Parakletos' strength is in working with Korean and Chinese entrepreneurs in the United States. The name Parakletos comes from a Greek noun meaning counsel or advice.



    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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    Alan Hsia Investment Analyst
    Dr. Paul Kim Managing Partner
    Ken Eldred Chairman

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Aeris Communications
        web link


      Anapass
        web link


      Azalea Networks
        web link


      Brovis
        web link


      Epicenter
        web link


      Essence Technology
        web link


      GCT Semiconductor
        web link


      Sohoware
        web link


      Wumart
        web link


     

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