I/CVC  Vodafone Ventures

http://www.vodafone.com/content/xone/index/ve ntures.html





     Office Locations:

275 Shoreline Drive, Suite 400
Redwood City, CA 94065

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Vodafone Ventures is a venture capital arm of Vodafone Group PLC specializing in investments in seed, start up, early stage, and mid stage companies. The firm invests in wireless and Internet sectors. It invests between $3.6 million and $18.1 million in the portfolio companies. Vodafone Ventures was formed in 2000 and is based in Redwood City, California with an additional office in Berkshire, United Kingdom. Launched in September 2011, Vodafone xone offers start-ups onsite ventures, development and integration support. Vodafone xones 12,000 square foot facility can provide workspace for up to 24 start-up companies. All office workstations are pre-wired for phone, broadband and internet services, as well as Wi-Fi access. Conference rooms are equipped with high-end, state-of-the-art audiovisual systems. Xone establishes a Beta platform for controlled commercial launch of new products and services for a successful full- scale commercial launch-- all within 6-9 months.



    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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    David Leftley Principal and Head of Venture Capital
    Fay Arjomandi Head Vodafone xone
    Frederic Lardieg Principal
    Matthew Fix Principal
    Peter Barry Principal

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      CellEra
        web link


      ExpertMaker
        web link


      Finsphere
        web link


      LocalResponse
        web link


      Naratte
        web link


      Playspan
        web link


      Quixey
        web link


      SavaJe Technologies
        web link


      vouchercloud
        web link


     

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