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  1. 1. REPRESENTATIVES OF VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS Virginia/ Washington, DC Venture Capital Network Carlyle Group The Carlyle Group is one of the world’s largest private equity firms, with nearly $17.5 billion under management. With 21 funds across five investment disciplines (management-led leveraged buyouts, real estate, high yield, venture capital and turnaround), Carlyle combines global vision with local insight, relying on a top-flight team of nearly 300 investment professionals operating out of offices in 12 countries to uncover superior opportunities in North America, Europe, and Asia. Washington, DC Office 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 220 South Washington, DC 20004-2505 Telephone 202/347-2626 Fax: 202/347-1818 Nokia Venture Partners Nokia Venture Partners is the largest venture capital firm to invest exclusively in the mobile and IP related start-up businesses and technologies and has a global investment scope. Backed by a number of value-added limited partners, the fund is based in Menlo Park, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, London, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo. Washington, DC Office 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1210 Vienna, VA 22182 Telephone: 703/918-2475 Fax: 703/506-9341 Telecommunications Development Fund The mission of the Telecommunications Fund is to act as a catalyst for the creation and enhancement of a first class communications system for all Americans, by: • Promoting access to capital for small businesses; • Strengthening competition in the telecommunications industry; • Stimulating new technological growth and development; • Promoting universal service; and • Enhancing the delivery of telecommunications service to rural and underserved areas.
  2. 2. Washington, DC Office Telecommunications Development Fund 2020 K Street, NW, Suite 375 Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: 202/293-8840 Fax: 202/293-8850 Women’s Growth Capital Fund The Women’s Growth Capital Fund was established in 1997 to make equity investments primarily in early and expansion stage women-owned and/or managed businesses. The Fund has $30 million under management. The Fund has more than 70 individual investors; 70% of the individual investors are women. The Fund is the largest venture capital fund in the Eastern United States, and perhaps nationally, which focuses its investments on women-owned and/or managed businesses. It is also one of three women-focused funds licensed as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Washington, DC Office 1025 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, Suite 305 West Washington, D.C. 20007 Telephone: 202/342-1431 Fax: 202/342-1203 Lazard Technology Partners Lazard Technology Partners has offices in New York, Washington, DC, and Boston. Contact investment professional directly via email with questions regarding plan submissions or LTP’s technology focus. Washington, DC Office 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 410 Washington, DC 20015 Telephone: 202/895-1515 Fax: 202/895-1501 NextPoint Partners NextPoint Partners, L.P. is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund that invests in technology companies, mainly in the software sector, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. Washington, DC Office 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20004
  3. 3. Telephone: 202/434-7434 Fax: 202/434-7400 Rubicon Capital Investments Rubicon Capital provides strategic business advice to high growth ventures in emerging markets. Washington, DC Office 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 350 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202/955-3600 Fax: 202/955-9049 Arlington Capital Partners Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. The company is focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Their target market is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million in growth areas including: Business services, IT services, Telecommunications, Media, Industrial technology, Outsourced manufacturing, and Related information products and services industries. Washington, DC Office 600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Suite 660 Washington, DC 20037 Telephone: 202/337-7500 Fax: 202/337-7525 Atlantic Coastal Ventures Atlantic Coastal Ventures (“AVC”), primarily focuses on a limited number of related segments within the converging technologies marketplace where communications, software, and media overlap. They invest in a diversified portfolio of companies operating within markets that fully reflect the convergence of the computer, telephone, cable, media, information technology, broadcast, satellite, and entertainment industries. They seek only those companies that clearly demonstrate substantial long-term growth potential. Investments are negotiated and priced in private transactions structured directly with entrepreneurs. The securities acquired consist primarily of equity securities, or equity-type securities convertible into common stock, and may include debt securities, warrants, options and rights to acquire securities traditional to venture capital financing. Washington, DC Office 3101 South Street, NW Washington, DC 20007 Telephone: 202/293-1166 Fax: 202/293-1181
  4. 4. Leventhal Senter & Lerman, PLLC The firm currently represents a broad range of clients including Fortune 500 companies and large media ownership groups, as well as minority businesses, start-up enterprises and new companies or individuals seeking to develop, acquire and/or operate a variety of telecommunications, media-related and commercial businesses. Washington, DC Office 2000 K Street, NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20006-1809 Telephone: 202/429-8970 Fax: 202/293-7783 Blue Water Capital Blue Water Capital is a private venture capital firm building a wide range of information technology companies through partnerships with highly skilled management teams. We focus on expansion–stage investing in information technology and services companies, including software, Internet/Intranet, e-commerce, telecommunications and multimedia companies. 1420 Beverly Road, Suite 300 McLean, VA 22101 Telephone: 703/790-8821 Minerva Seed Fund The Mason Enterprise Center George Mason University 4031 University Drive, Suite 200 Fairfax, VA 22030 Telephone: 703/277-7706 Fax: 703/277-7730 National Providers Fulcrum Venture Capital Corporation A Los Angeles based private equity investment manager that manages three separate private equity capital pools. As an investment manager, Fulcrum assembles capital pools from qualified investors and invests that capital on their behalf in privately held businesses that are important in minority and urban communities.
  5. 5. 300 Corporate Pointe, Suite 380 Culver City, CA 90230 Telephone: 310/645-1271 Fax: 310/645-1272 Opportunity Capital Partners Opportunity Capital Partners seeks to invest in well-managed companies in telecommunications, information technology and healthcare. They invest in early stage and later stage businesses that have scalable business models with attractive exit strategies either through sale or merger of the business or IPO. Our investment range is between $2.0 million and $7.0 million. 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite Freemont, CA 94538 Telephone: 510/795-7000 Fax: 510/494-5439 Ironwood Capital, LLC Ironwood Capital is a private financial services firm with a sixteen-year history of assisting middle-market companies in accessing capital. Through Ironwood Capital Ltd., a registered broker/dealer that has raised over $5 billion of capital for its clients, and the Ironbridge Mezzanine Fund, an $80 million Small Business Investment Company making subordinated debt investments in companies from Maine to Maryland, Ironwood Capital is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive financial solutions to a wide array of middle market companies. 200 Fisher Drive Avon, CT 06001 Telephone: 860/409-2100 Fax: 860/409-2120 Smith Whiley & Company Smith Whiley & Company is an institutional investment advisory firm specializing in identifying, structuring, closing, managing and liquidating private equity and mezzanine debt investments. 242 Trumbull Street Hartford, CT 06103
  6. 6. Telephone: 860/548-2513 Polestar Capital Partners, LP Polestar Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in early stage information technology companies led by minority entrepreneurs. Polestar seeks to obtain superior returns for investors by taking equity positions within early-stage privately held companies that operate in large and/or rapidly growing markets. 180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1905 Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: 312/984-9090 Fax: 312/984-9877 SB Partners SB Partners is a private equity investment firm that partners with minority-owned and women-owned, middle market companies pursuing buyouts, expansions, recapitalizations and industry consolidations. 542 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1220 Chicago, IL 60605 Telephone: 312/986-8620 Fax: 312/986-8630 MMG Ventures, LP Meridian Management Group, Inc. is a professional asset manager for economic development and private equity funds. The Management Group and its affiliates bring in excess of 100 years of experience in financing and fostering small and medium sized businesses. 826 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Telephone: 410/333-2548 Fax: 410/333-2552 SYNCOM
  7. 7. Established in 1977, SYNCOM combines more than two decades of entrepreneurial spirit and venture capital management experience in providing early stage growth capital to minority entrepreneurs and/or under-served market sectors. We work as partners with the companies we help build, by combining our passion for success with a pledge of excellence and fairness. SYNCOM is also committed to creating and growing significant companies that produce a meaningful positive economic impact within the minority community. 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 300 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Telephone: 301/608-3203 Fax: 301/608-3307 Fleet Development Ventures, LLC 100 Federal Street Boston, MA 02110 Telephone: 1-866/826-8989 Daniel e Dearborn Capital Corporation Dearborn Capital Corporation (DCC) is a Ford Motor Company subsidiary licensed in 1978 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to do business as a Specialized Small Business Investment Company (SSBIC). Their purpose is to support the Minority Supplier Development Program of Ford Motor Company (Ford) by providing financial and management assistance to Tier I and Tier II suppliers of Ford which are owned, operated and controlled by minority entrepreneurs. These minority suppliers are sponsored by a division of Ford or one of Ford's business development councils for minority suppliers. DCC's goal is to help high- potential sponsored suppliers become viable, financially self-sufficient suppliers within five to seven years. Ford Motor Credit Company, MD 7500 One American Road Dearborn, MI 48126-2798 Telephone: 313/337-8577 Ascend Venture Group, LLC
  8. 8. Ascend Venture Group, LLC (“Ascend” or the “Firm”) is a private investment firm founded in 2000. To date, Ascend has made and/or sponsored investments in more than 30 companies. 1500 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10036 Telephone: 212/324-2222 Fax: 212/324-2230 Blue Capital Management, LLC Blue Capital invests in middle-market companies with attractive opportunities to grow revenues and increase profits, then works hand in hand with effective management teams to drive dramatic performance improvements and generate superior investment returns. 11111 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1470 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Telephone: 310/914-9145 Fax: 310/914-9195 Goldman Sachs & Co. 85 Broad Street New York, NY 10004 Telephone: 212/902-1000 Ibero American Investors Corporation The Ibero American Investors Corporation (IAIC) is licensed by the Small Business Administration under Section 301(d) of the small Business Investment Act of 1958 as amended and operating under section 301(c). Our pupose is to provide equity capital, long- term loans, and managemnet assistance to qualified small businesses. 104 Scio Street Rochester, NY 14604 Telephone: 716/262-3440 Fax: 716/262-3441
  9. 9. ICV Capital Partners, LLC ICV Capital Partners ("ICV") is a private investment firm with $130 million of committed capital. ICV focuses on making equity investments in companies with revenues between $25 million and $150 million that have strong market positions and experienced management teams. The Chrysler Center 666 Third Avenue, 29th Floor New York, NY 10017 Telephone: 212/455-9600 Fax: 212/455-9603 Provender Capital Group, LLC Provender Capital Group, LLC, through investments made by Provender Opportunities Funds, provides both capital and commitment to companies in order to optimize financial performance and enhance equity returns. In addition to managing Provender Opportunities Funds, Provender Capital Group selectively advises emerging companies on how to position their companies for success. This advisory function serves as an incubator, allowing Provender to identify and work with potential investment targets while introducing a larger and more diverse segment of the economy, especially small businesses, to alternative financing options and growth strategies. 17 State Street New York, NY 10004 Telephone: 212/271-8888 Fax: 212/271-8875 Quetzal/JPMorgan Partners, L.P. 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor New York, NY 10020-1080 Telephone: 212/899-3536 Fax: 212/899-3783 Pacesetter Capital Group 2435 North Central Expressway, Suite 200 Richardson, TX 75080 Telephone: 972/991-1597 Fax: 972/991-4770
  10. 10. Pharos Capital Group, LLC 100 Crescent Court, Suite 1740 Dallas, TX 75201 Telephone: 214/855-0194 S. S. Thomas & Associates 3309 56th Street NW, Suite 102 Gig Harbor, WA 98335 Telephone: 253/853-7852 Fax: 253/858-4782 International Provider Southern Africa Enterprise Development Fund 32 Fricker Road, First Floor Illovo Gauteng 2196 RSA Telephone: (+27 11) 283-1630 Fax: (+27 11) 442-9824 Other 21st Century Group Dallas, TX Bank of America Chicago, IL
  11. 11. Black Enterprise/Greenwich Street New York, NY Broadcast Capital, Inc. Washington, DC Ernst & Young Palo Alto, CA Fairview Capital Partners, Inc. Farmington, CT JP Morgan Chase New York, NY NewVista Capital Palo Alto, CA Nogales Investors, LLC Los Angeles, CA Progress Investment Management Company
  12. 12. San Francisco, CA Reliant Equity Investors, LLC Chicago, IL Triad Capital Corporation New York, NY
  13. 13. VIRGINIA MICRO ENTERPRISE NETWORK WEST AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA New Enterprises Fund Service Area: City of Radford; Counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Palaski Corporate Headquarters 930 Cambria St., NE Christianburg, VA 24073 Telephone: 540/382-2002 x 139 Fax: 540/382-1935 Contact: Ms. Monica Appleby Richmond Office 1520 West Main Street, Suite 200 Richmond, VA 23220 Telephone: 804/278-9781 Fax: 804/278-9783 Business Seed—Total Action Against Poverty Service Area: Cities of Clifton Forge, Covington, Roanoke and Salem; Counties of Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt, Craig, and Roanoke; Town of Vinton 145 Campbell Avenue, SW P.O. Box 2868 Roanoke, VA 24001 Telephone: 540/345-6781 Fax: 540/345-4461 Contact: Mr. Chris Scott Mr. Diane Johns Business Development Centre, Inc. Service Area: Cities of Bedford and Lynchburg; Counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Cambell 147 Mill Ridge Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24502 Telephone: 434/582-6100 Fax: 434/582-6106 Contact: Mr. Rich Stallings Valley Micro-enterprise Alliance
  14. 14. Service area: Counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah; Cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro 1251 Virginia Ave Harrisonburg, VA 22802 Telephone: 540/433-5624 Fax: 540/434-5556 Contact: Ms. Carol Hamilton People, Inc. Service area: Cities of Bristol and Norton; Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, With 1173 West Main St. Abingdon, VA 24210 Telephone: 276/623-9000 Fax: 276/628-2931 Contact: Mr. Phil Black Maximum loan amount: 100K (SBA intermediary lender) NORTHERN VIRGINIA Community Business Partnership Service area: Fairfax County 7001 Loisdale Road, Suite C Springfield, VA 22150 Telephone: 703/768-1440 Fax: 703/768-0547 Contact: Ms. Pauline Leitch Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) Enterprise Development Group Service Area: Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church and Fredericksburg: Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William 1038 S. Highland St. Arlington, VA 22204 Telephone: 703/685-0510 Fax: 703/685-4200 Contact: Mr. Belay Embaye
  15. 15. CENTRAL VIRGINIA New Visions, New Ventures Service area: City of Richmond; Fluvanna and Goochland Counties 801 East Main Street, Suite 1102 Richmond, VA 23219 Contact: Dr. Ann Parker Maust; Ms. Jennifer Koelling Richmond Economic Development Corporation Service area: City of Richmond 501 East Franklin St., Suite 358 Richmond, VA 23219 Telephone: 804/780-1500 Fax: 804/788-4310 Contact: Hank Coleman Maximum loan amount: 35k Virginia Community Development Loan Fund Service area: Cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg; Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, Louisa, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George 1624 Hull St. Richmond, VA 23224 Telephone: 804/233-2014 Fax: 804/233-2158 Contact: Mr. Timothy Hayes Crater Development Corporation Service area: Cities of Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, and Petersburg, Counties of Dinwiddie, Greensville, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex 1964 Wakefield Street Petersburg, VA 23805 Telephone: 804/861-1668 Fax: 804/732-8972
  16. 16. Contact: Mr. Harpal Malik EASTERN VIRGINIA Middle Peninsula Business Development Center Service area: Counties of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, and Middlesex; Town of Tappahannock, Urbanna, and West Point P.O. Box 286 Saluda, VA 23149 Telephone: 804/758-4917 Fax: 804/735-3221 Contact: Mr. Jason Koptish Northern Neck Microenterprise Program Service Area: Counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland P.O. Box 1600 Warsaw, VA 22527 Telephone: 804/333-1900 Fax: 804/333-5274 Contact: Ms. Claudette Carter Henderson The Center for Community Development Service area: Cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach 440 High St., Suite 204 Portsmouth, VA 23704 Telephone: 757/399-0925 Fax: 757/399-2642 Contact: Bruce Asberry; Ms. Monique Harrell Medal, Inc. Service area: Cities of Norfolk and Hampton Roads 555 Fenchurch Street, Suite 405 Norfolk, VA 23510 Telephone: 757/622-8326 Fax: 757/622-8162 Contact: Ms. Shelita Johnson
  17. 17. Virginia Eastern Shore Economic Empowerment and Housing Corporation Service area: Counties of Accomack and Northampton P.O. Box 814 Nassawadox, VA 23413 Telephone: 757/422-4509 Fax: 757/422-7530 (fax) Contact: Mr. Ray Binis Capital Investments Eddie M. Hendrick, Financial Consultant Creative Business Financing – Commercial Loans – Investments 804-323-5791