FI/VC  Pilot House Ventures




     Office Locations:

The Pilot House
Two Atlantic Avenue, Lewis Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-742-9500

 

Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Pilot House is the Family Office of Amos Hostetter, Jr., a former cable TV magnate worth north of $3B. His Barr Foundation has donated more than $700M. Pilot House Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in promising early stage technology companies, including enterprise software, network infrastructure, Internet, and communications companies. The firm generally invests at an early stage, typically in a Series A financing round, with initial investments between $2 million and $4 million. The primary criteria in evaluating an investment opportunity are assessing management's and the product or service's ability to solve a business or market need. Pilot House prefers to invest in New England-based companies.



    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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    Christine Howe Controller
    Deborah Fung Senior Philanthropic Officer
    Eric Krauss General Partner
    John Vander Vort Managing Director
    Stephen Van Beaver General Partner

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Aura Communications
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      BigBand Networks
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      Copanion
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      Digital Reef
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      Jazd Markets
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      Navic Systems
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      PeerApp
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      Qualtre
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      Stoke
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      StorageNetworks
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      SupplyScape
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      Ucentric
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    Recent News:


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