Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of excellence and innovation in the global venture capital and growth equity business. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, California; London, UK; and Bangalore, India; as well as in China via the IDG-Accel Partnership.
Iris Capital is a pan-European venture capital fund manager specializing in media, telecoms, internet and IT. Since its inception in 1986, the Iris Capital team has
invested more than €870 million.
Iris Capital targets opportunities in service or technology companies, seeking growth capital in order to realize its strategy. It provides active support to its portfolio companies on the basis of its strong sector specialization and experience. Based in Paris, the Iris Capital team has invested in 18 European countries to date.
T-Venture Holding GmbH is one of the most important corporate venture capital companies in the world. Founded in 1997 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG, it has since then invested in young companies that demonstrate economic and technological synergies with the Deutsche Telekom business units as well as above-average growth potential. Its head office is in Bonn.
T-Venture is supported and complemented in its activities by T-Venture of America, Inc. in Foster City, Silicon Valley, and in Seattle. Investment activities focus on Europe, the United States and Asia. T-Venture currently manages the T-Mobile Venture Fund, the Connected Life and Work Fund, the T-Home Venture Fund, the T-Systems Venture Fund and the T-Corporate Venture Fund.
Carmel Ventures, established in 2000, is an Israeli venture capital fund with over $600 million under management. Carmel is focused on early stage companies in the fields of Software, Internet, Media, Communications, Semiconductors, and Consumer Electronics. Carmel Ventures is an affiliate of the Viola Partners, a private equity investment group with over $1.5B under management focused on technology-based investment opportunities in Israel.
Founded in 2008 by recognized veterans of the Israeli technology scene, Viola Private Equity is a technology growth capital and buyout fund focusing primarily on:
1. Established Israeli or Israel-related technology companies
2. Companies in other business sectors with proven global presence
Viola Private Equity was created to fill a void in the Israeli investment landscape by introducing an investment vehicle capable of helping take established companies to the next level by assisting them in their development
With offices in London and San Francisco, GP Bullhound is a leading investment banking firm providing advice on mergers & acquisitions and institutional capital-raising to emerging growth companies in the Technology sector.
The firm was established in 1999, and has completed over 90 M&A and Private Placement transactions since its founding. Comprised of some of the most experienced technology advisory professionals, GP Bullhound’s long track record and dedicated approach has helped the company establish a leading global position. The firm has strong domain expertise in the areas of Internet and Digital Media, Software and Services, and CleanTech and Hardware, where it focuses on providing preeminent advisory services to some of the best entrepreneurs, management teams and investors around the globe.