Spark Capital is a venture capital firm that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs seeking to build disruptive, world-changing companies. Founded in 2005, the firm manages approximately $1,500,000,000 across four funds. Headquartered in Boston, Spark maintains an office in New York and invests across the globe. The firm focuses on the following key categories: advertising & monetization, commerce & services, content & media, hardware & infrastructure, mobile and social. Spark Capital has backed notable companies including Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, AdMeld, OMGPOP, Warby Parker and Wayfair. For more information, visit www.sparkcapital.com
F-Prime Capital is a global venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology. Our roots are in one of America’s great entrepreneurial success stories, Fidelity Investments.
For the last forty years, our venture capital firm has had the privilege of backing other great entrepreneurs as they built ground-breaking companies in technology and healthcare, including Atari, MCI, Alibaba, Cloudant, Kensho, Future Advisor, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, and Ultragenyx. Please follow us at www.fprimecapital.com and @FPrimeCapital.
Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) is the venture and growth affiliate of Bain Capital, a global alternative assets platform with approximately $80 billion in assets under management.
BCV invests from early-stage through growth equity in companies focused on technologies and technology-enabled services primarily for enterprise customers. BCV has offices in Boston, New York and Palo Alto and has a long history of partnering with financial services and payments businesses including BillTrust, Booker Software, Chrome River, IEX, SigFig and TxVia (acquired by Google).
Since 2000, BCV has helped steer ideas to success by working in partnership with management teams, pairing talented and passionate entrepreneurs with industry experts, opening doors to customers, and collaborating on long-term strategies. For more information, please visit www.baincapitalventures.com or @BainCapVC on Twitter.
Founded in 1983, Accel Partners is a $9bn assets under a management fund with a long history of partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to build world-class businesses. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, California, New York City, London, New Delhi and Bangalore, as well as in China via its partnership with IDG-Accel.
Accel has helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies, many of which have defined their categories, including Brightcove, Etsy, Facebook, Kayak, Macromedia, Diapers.com, Responsys and Walmart.com.
In recent years, Accel has made a number of investments in payments-related companies including Unirush, OzForex, Yapstone and Braintree. For more information, please visit the Accel Partners web site at www.accel.com, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/accel
QED Investors is a boutique venture capital firm that actively supports high-growth businesses that use information to compete — and win. Support is tailored to the specific needs of each portfolio company, typically providing a combination of both capital and capability. Using operationally oriented skills that are both fundamentally applicable and broadly transferable, QED enjoys working closely with a small set of carefully selected companies that range in size and style. For more information, visit www.qedinvestors.com
Maveron is a $1bn assets under management venture capital firm focused on backing the best entrepreneurs in three sectors: web-enabled consumer services, education and wellness. Founded in 1998 by Dan Levitan and Howard Schultz, the firm has offices in Seattle and San Francisco. Representative Maveron investments include Altius Education, eBay, Capella Education, Groupon, Livemocha, PayNearMe, Shutterfly, Trupanion and zulily. For more information about Maveron, visit www.maveron.com
Kibo Ventures is a Venture Capital firm based in Madrid (Spain), with a preeminent position in the Spanish market and a Super Angel investment approach.
The team is currently investing the Amerigo Innvierte Spain Technologies FCR Fund, part of the Amerigo network sponsored by Telefónica and CDTI, which also includes a selected group of institutions like Mutua Madrileña, Axis, Rosp Corunna and other private investors.
Kibo Ventures invests both in Spain and abroad, mainly supporting exceptional Spanish entrepreneurs with differentiating technology and business models in the Internet and Mobile space, while keeping an active involvement in supporting the development of portfolio companies. For further information please visit www.kiboventures.com
The José Manuel Entrecanales Foundation for Innovation and Sustainability (FJME) was set up in 2009 to promote innovative business initiatives that contribute towards sustainable economic development. Since early 2011, the Foundation has been promoting the creation of a private investment group, FIDES, made up of top-tier Spanish business leaders that provide capital for a number of projects and companies selected and supported by the FJME. For more information, visit www.fjme.org
Boston Seed Capital provides early stage funding and support for internet-enabled businesses including consumer, B2B SaaS and supporting services marketplaces. Nicole Stata represents Boston Seed Capital in Flywire. www.bostonseed.com