David Paul serves as a Partner at Canal Partners. Prior to joining Canal Partners, he served as director of DWP Investments, and as an investor in residence at Tallwave Capital. In this role, Paul will lead the charge on deal sourcing, executing due diligence on potential investment opportunities, participate on the board of directors of certain portfolio companies, and provide portfolio support and governance. Paul was also the founder and CEO of South Florida Home Care, a boutique home care and geriatric care management agency. He sold the company in 2016 to a national strategic buyer- Home Care Associates. Paul holds an MBA from Northeastern University, with a specialization in entrepreneurship and innovation, and a bachelor of science in Human Services from Springfield College. He is also the founder of Sunsets and Seagrapes, an annual fundraiser for the New Day Adult Care Center in South Florida.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Arizona, United States
• Blue Matador:
$3100000 (Early stage VC)
Arizona, United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Mobile • Consumer
Cobre Capital (formerly known as Tallwave Capital) is a venture capital firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm invests in early stage companies. The firm makes investments in the software, healthcare, information technology, and mobile sectors.
Bill Miller is the founder and Managing Partner of Miller Investment Management. Bill is responsible for the overall investment strategy of both the venture and hedge funds. He is an active board member in a majority of the venture portfolio companies, where he leverages his experiences as an entrepreneur and investor to help companies make strategic decisions and grow their business.
Bill co-founded StorageNetworks, a cloud data storage company, in 1997. The company grew to $125 million in revenues and completed an IPO in 2000, reaching a peak market cap of $16 billion. Bill has invested in 25 start-up companies over the past 15 years with 10 successful exits. Bill’s career also includes experience in the semiconductor industry and data storage sales. He has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Illinois.
Vance Street Capital is a Los Angeles based private equity firm that invests in profitable middle market companies with enterprise values ranging from $50 to $200 million. Preferred industries include aerospace & defense, precision manufacturing, healthcare and business services. Vance targets companies that have a history of growth and profitability, along with profit margin improvement opportunities.
40+ years executive-level experience owning, operating and advising corporations, from large public companies to emerging-growth private companies and have secured over $3.7 billion dollars in both public and private capital for client companies. The Miller Group of affiliated companies provides a broad spectrum of financial advisory and related services.In 1986, founded StatesWest Airlines, where he served as Chairman, President and CEO. Successfully secured over $135 million in public and private capital for StatesWest Airlines that operated as a USAir Express regional airline. Mr. Miller exited the business in 1993, thereafter focusing all of his time on TMG of entities.Served as a board member for a dozen public and private companies including Jacor Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ), Comprehensive Care Corporation (NYSE), America West Airlines, Inc. (NYSE), and Global Entertainment Corporation (OTCBB). Also served as Vice Chairman-Finance of The Ritz-Carlton Magazine® published by SCG, Inc. In 2008, the annual Rudy R. Miller Business-Finance Scholarship was instituted as a way to express support of Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, and to encourage and recognize academic excellence in outstanding students. Active involvement at the University also included having served as a member of ASU’s Dean's Council of 100, a national group of prominent business executives invited by the Dean to play a leadership role in shaping the future of the W.P. Carey School of Business. Served for 20 years as a certified arbitrator for the NASD (now known as FINRA), having been appointed to the program by the Board of Governors. From 2006 through 2011 The Miller Group was Title Sponsor and Mr. Miller served as active selection committee member for Invest Southwest Venture Capital Conference, a premier capital conference in Arizona and the Southwest that connects the region's most promising ventures with knowledgeable investors.
3P Equity Partners is a committed capital fund established in early 2012 with significant funding from several prominent family offices. The firm invests mainly in mid-size companies with a strong record of meeting earnings challenges and in smaller companies with significant potential for growth. 3P Equity seeks out opportunities to partner with private equity counterparts as well as management teams as part of creative buy-out/buy-in initiatives. 3P Equity Partners is industry-agnostic, making investments in companies with an EBITDA of $3 to $18 million.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Gaming (& eSports) • Advertising • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Mobile • Online Social • Consumer
Grew telecom/software start-up Virtela to $80M. Sold to NTT in 2013 for $520M. Business Development operator by trade, now leading the practice at Tallwave, a Commercializor for digital ventures. Launched Tallwave LLC "Commercializor" in 2009. Launch