Flybridge Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm whose mission is to assist talented entrepreneurs in growing innovative, global companies. With $560 million under management, the firm is focused on investing in consumer, healthcare and information technology markets and is led by a team with domain expertise and more than half a century of combined experience in venture capital.
Highland Capital Partners was founded with the mission of helping great people build great companies. Since its inception in 1988, the firm has taken a sector-focused approach to investing in exceptional healthcare, internet & digital media, technology and consumer companies. With $3 billion of committed capital and offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, Shanghai and Geneva, Highland has invested in and worked to create such firms as Ask Jeeves, Avid Technology, CheckFree, Conor Medsystems, EXACT Sciences, Helicos BioSciences, Lycos, MapQuest, Mitotix, Ocular Networks, Odyssey Healthcare, Origin MedSystems, Quigo, Renal Treatment Centers, Starent Networks, Sybase, US Labs and VistaPrint.
Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Kaiser Permanente, makes investments in medical devices, healthcare services, and information technology companies. Kaiser Permanente Ventures is dedicated to partnering with entrepreneurial companies to build innovative and enduring businesses that advance the quality and affordability of health care. Since its inception in 1997, Kaiser Permanente Ventures has invested in more than 25 venture-capital backed companies at all stages of development, and contributed organizational expertise, time, and resources to the success of these companies.
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) is a leading venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs create and build major new enterprises that use technology to improve the way we live, work and play. Since its founding in 1978, the firm has followed the same core principles: supporting its entrepreneurs, providing an excellent return to its limited partners, and practicing its profession with the highest standards and respect. Through its affiliated funds, NEA focuses on investments at all stages of a company’s development, from seed stage through IPO. With approximately $8.5 billion in committed capital, NEA’s experienced management team has invested in more than 600 companies, of which more than 160 have gone public and more than 240 have been acquired. NEA has U.S. offices in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Menlo Park, California; and Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, New Enterprise Associates (India) Pvt. Ltd. has an office in Bangalore, India and New Enterprise Associates (Beijing), Ltd. has offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China.
ProQuest Investments, founded in 1998, is a healthcare venture capital firm with over $875 million under management. The firm has 12 deal professionals and three offices, headquartered in Princeton, and additional offices in San Diego and Montreal. ProQuest invests in healthcare companies seeking financing ranging from seed to late-stage. The firm’s portfolio reflects the rich diversity of the healthcare industry and exemplifies a commitment to fostering the growth of exceptional businesses. With a proven track record of more than 30 exited investments in such diverse therapeutic categories as oncology, pain and infectious disease, ProQuest Investments seeks to build long term, mutually beneficial partnerships with outstanding entrepreneurs.