Granite Ventures LLC

Granite Ventures LLC

Granite Ventures LLC

Overview
Date Founded

1992

Headquarters

300 Montgomery Street,Suite 638,San Francisco, CA 94104-4447

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

11 - 50

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Accounting & Financial Services
Investment Banking & Brokerage
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Granite Ventures focuses on investments in seed & early stage technology companies. The firm is particularly focused on companies in the cloud infrastructure & applicatons, mobility and internet applications. Granite Ventures looks for companies with proprietary technologies and sustainable competitive advantages. The firm typically makes initial investments in the seed, Series A or Series B rounds. Initial investments range from $2 million to $6 million, with investments ranging from $0.5 million to $4 and upto $10 million over the life of a company. Granite Ventures invests primarily in US-based companies, but they also consider select investments outside the US.

Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director

Founding Partner

Limited Partner

Managing Director

Managing Director

Strategic Advisor

Entrepreneur in Residence

Professional

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Recent Transactions
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ConversionPoint Technologies, Inc. purchases SellPoints, Inc. from Granite Ventures LLC, MMV Financial, Inc., Menlo Ventures Management LP, Rugged Ventures LLC

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LucidWorks, Inc., Granite Ventures LLC, Walden International LLC, Shasta Ventures Management LLC purchase Twigkit Ltd.

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Innit, Inc. purchases Shopwell Labs, Inc. from Granite Ventures LLC, Westbury Partners, ATA Ventures Management LLP, Finistere Ventures LLC, MVP Management GmbH, Fairhaven Capital Management LLC, Thomvest Ventures, Inc., General Mills Ventures, S2G Ventures LLC

Transaction Advisors
Escrow Agent

Advised onDigital Theater Systems purchases iBiquity Digital Corp. from Granite Ventures LLC, New Venture Partners LLC, Intel Capital Corp., Flatiron Partners LLC, Grotech Ventures, MidOcean Partners, Union Square Ventures LLC, WS Capital LLC (Connecticut), Panorama Capital LLC

Advisors & Consultants
Auditor

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Fenwick & West LLP

Investments
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Kitu Systems, Inc. provides smart energy and home automation software solutions. The firm offers EV, renewable energy management and software components. The company was founded by Michael Bourton and Donald Sturek in 2007 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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Venturi Wireless, Inc. provides broadband services optimization solutions. It offers solutions for mobile and wireless operators worldwide. The firm's patented carrier-grade solutions maximize network efficiency and deliver the most compelling mobile user experience available for both data and multimedia applications. It offers unparalleled expertise in mobile broadband deployment. The company was founded by Bob Smith in October 2003 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Lucidworks, Inc. develops enterprise search solutions. It offers Fusion, a search and analytics platform that provides the enterprise-grade capabilities needed to design, develop, and deploy search apps. The company also offers Silk Analytics and Solr support. The company was founded by Erik Hatcher, Yonik Seeley, Frank Calderon, and Grant Ingersoll in August 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.