S3 Ventures is a venture capital firm which specializes in early, expansion and growth stage investments. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Austin, Texas. The firm invests in companies operating in the information technology and medical devices sectors. It is primarily focused on businesses in Texas and the southwest United States.
Arizona ; Japan; Tokyo Japan; New York New York ; Paris France; Scottsdale Arizona ; France; New York ; California Un, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Analytics • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Online Social
Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at BabyHold.com. He also is an Angel Investor. Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at SheKnows Media. He is also a Board Member at BT Software and Research. Before joining SheKnows, Philippe Guelton served as President of Thrillist Media Group, a leading men's lifestyle publication, and operator of Jackthreads.com, a members-only shopping club. Previously, Philippe served in several senior roles at Hachette (Lagardere Media), including Chief Executive Officer for Northern Asia, where he led the acquisition and integration of Japanese media company Fujingaho, and more recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HFMUS, where he oversaw the company's media properties, including Elle, Elle Decor and Woman's Day, among others. During his time at HFMUS, Philippe led the acquisition of digital ad network Jumpstart Automotive Group and the launch of Glo.com, a premier online fashion and beauty property, in partnership with MSN and Whalerock Industries. He was also instrumental in the sale of HFMUS to Hearst Corporation in June 2011.
Founded in 1991, Colony Capital, LLC is a private, international investment firm focusing primarily on real estate-related assets and operating companies. Since its inception, the Los Angeles-based firm has invested over $52 billion in over 30,000 assets. Colony has a team of over 250 people. Over the last twenty years, Colony has raised eight global funds and multiple geographic-specific funds. Its investment scope has broadened to include corporate transactions, international opportunities, strategic JVs and value-added investments. In 2008, Colony raised $885 million dedicated to the Distressed Credit Fund in anticipation of opportunities emanating from credit market dislocation. Currently, Colony has approximately $20 billion of assets under management.
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.
Founded in 1994, Pomona Capital specializes in investing across the spectrum of private equity in three ways: by purchasing secondary interests in existing partnerships, by investing in new partnerships, and by co-investing alongside buyout funds in individual companies. Pomona manages $6.7 billion in capital commitments for 250 investors, managing $4.4 billion across eight secondaries funds and $2.4 billion across six primary funds and other investment mandates. Pomona has committed $1.8 billion in primary capital to over 200 managers with investments in 1,500 underlying companies, and has purchased $2.1 billion in secondary interests in over 700 funds with investments in over 5,000 underlying companies. Through the primary funds, Pomona makes commitments to the new partnerships of leading buyout, venture capital and mezzanine funds located in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Making single investments from $1 million to $500 million, Pomona structures transactions in innovative ways to suit sellers' needs.
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London - New York City (NY) - San Francisco California - Scottsdale Arizona - Kansas City Missouri - Baltimore Missouri - Efferson City Missouri, U.K. - U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • CleanTech • HealthTech (& Fitness)
C3 Capital is a fund management company based in Kansas City, with satellite offices in Phoenix and Dallas. C3 currently manages three funds (C3 Capital Partners, L.P., C3 Capital Partners II, L.P. and C3 Capital Partners III, L.P.), with approximately $430 million in assets that provide capital for businesses to finance later stage growth, strategic acquisitions, ownership transitions, and recapitalizations. C3 was founded in 1994 and has invested $318 million in 63 small businesses. The funds make $2 million to $10 million investments in the form of subordinated debt or preferred equity, and are licensed as Small Business Investment Companies. C3 provides the layer of a company's capital structure between senior debt and common equity, often referred to as 'mezzanine' capital. C3 invests in established businesses with history of profitability and will not invest in early stage businesses or in turnarounds. The firm targets companies with earnings before interest and taxes of at least $1.5 million in industries that include chemicals, plastics, energy, business services, distribution, and high value-added manufacturing. C3 will not invest in real estate, oil and gas exploration, financial institutions, or businesses involving a significant bet on the evolution of specific technologies or with a high risk of technological obsolescence. The firm's geographic focus is on the Midwest and South, but will consider investments nationally.
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.
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.
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.
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San Francisco California - Phoenix Arizona, U.S.A.
Chief Executive Officer at Champz Health
Managing Partner, @ignite-venture-partners
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Landon Pollack has been many things: athlete; entrepreneur; art director; herpetologist; inventor; social activist; investor and sports manager. By crossing many traditional frontiers during his 30-year career, Landon has developed a one-of-a-kind, 360-degree view of business.
His foundation for success was established during his time training to play professional baseball. Since then, Pollack has been a founder of, or founding investor in, more than two dozen companies. Before reaching 20, Pollack had started four businesses, earning his first million dollars at age 13 selling sports memorabilia.
In the ensuing 20 years, his ventures have included: a beverage company (Juice Bowl- acquired by Dole/Pepsi ); a multi-media company (ClubCom- acquired by Amer Group Fitness Equipment business, Precor Inc.); a robotically-controlled exercise system (Intelligent Health); a coaching and performance company (Personalized Lifestyle Programs- private sale); health clubs (Firm Fitness); a cable company (Cable Satisfaction- IPO); a non-alcoholic beverage conglomerate (Liboza Holdings, Inc.); a chain of yoga studios (Vitalize Studios); a telecom company (Uniconnexions); a social networking company (WeMeUs); a digital music company (Playvuu) and two animal protection organizations (StubbyDog and Zoe Nature).
Pollack has been a consultant to some of the most recognizable brands in the world and to some of the most innovative start-ups. He has counseled a diverse set of companies, providing human capital, corporate development, marketing and organizational development services.
Additionally, Pollack serves as an advisor to GlobalGiving.org, Harvard Medical School (The Division of Sleep Medicine), Hernia Help, Astia, and Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC). He is also a mentor at Springboard Enterprises, Unreasonable Institute and Columbia University's Center for Technology Management and Executive Master of Science in Technology Management Program.
Todd Foster is the Founder & serves as Managing Partner at Sabine Capital Partners. He is also an angel investor. Foster has 20 years of experience in commercial banking, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital investing. Prior to founding Sabine, Foster was a commercial banker with Citigroup in New York and Dubai. He also served as special general partner with Cottonwood Capital Partners and as a vice president with Frontline Capital Group in New York. Foster holds an MBA in Finance from Emory University and a BA from Vanderbilt University, and is an alumnus of the Executive Program for Philanthropy Leaders at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Foster is a FINRA registered representative (Series 63 and 82).