Offices: Palo Alto, California
Labrador Ventures provides capital to promising
seed and early stage businesses in the field
of information technology. Information technology
in their definition includes digital information
services, computer software, communications/networking,
storage, telecom and semiconductors. They
are the first professional investors in
their companies about 75% of the time. They
typically invest between $1 million and
$2 million in a first rounds.
Lacuna Venture Fund
Offices: Boulder, Colorado
The Lacuna Venture Fund is a new kind of
venture fund focused on providing Gap Capital
of $500,000 to $3 million to dynamic early-stage
companies that are ready to go to market,
but that need the next level of financial
and advisory resources to succeed. Lacuna
offers its strategic and operational expertise
to these small companies in order to help
impact the way they go to market and to
create significant improvement in their
Lambert Media Group
Offices: Beverly Hills, California
Lambert Media Group is an investment and
management company focused on value and
strategic growth opportunities in entertainment,
media and technology. Founded in 1992, the
company has a track record of creating significant
value for investors through acquisition,
development and divestiture of properties
which have benefited from the company’s
management strength and relationships.
Offices: New York, New York & San Carlos,
Landmark Ventures was founded in 1995 as
a way to connect growing technology firms
with Fortune 500 executives looking
for innovative and proven technology solutions
to solve critical business needs.
Landmark Ventures seeks to revolutionize
the way that technology companies commercialize
their innovations. As survivors of multiple
types of market conditions—boom and bust—they’ve
sometimes witnessed great ideas fail and
mediocre businesses thrive.
Offices: Menlo Park, California
Lauder Partners is an entity investing in
various realms of the technology field.
They invest both directly in companies as
well as in funds—both venture and others.
Since it primarily invests the capital of
Gary Lauder and family members, they don't
provide much information to the public.
However, areas of current investment interest
are: TV technology, security, telecommunications
and internet technologies.
Offices: Cambridge, Massachusetts
LaunchCapital addresses the capital needs
of companies that are in the earliest stages
of funding by providing a needed source
of financing to companies that can quickly
advance to the next level of development.
Their market-agnostic approach to investing
enables them to quickly take advantage of
emerging technologies and trends and best
help their portfolio companies reach critical
developmental, corporate and market milestones.
L Capital Partners
Offices: New York, New York
L Capital Partners helps entrepreneurs grow
their new ventures into scaleable and profitable
businesses. They provide financing and expertise
to fast growing companies in the fields
of healthcare, security and information
technology. With $165 million of capital
under management, they both lead and make
follow-on investments in addition to serving
as a strong member of syndicates.
Offices: Menlo Park-San Francisco, California
Leader Ventures is a private investment
firm providing debt and equity financing
to a diversified portfolio of early and
late stage, private companies. The structure
is a combination of debt and equity involving
the provision of both secured loans and
warrants. Venture debt is best suited for
venture-backed companies that require some
infrastructure for product development,
product commercialization or revenue growth.
Offices: Menlo Park, California
LeapFrog Ventures has level of commitment
and involvement that has an impact. They
can only focus on a select number of companies;
therefore, they have high standards and
high expectations. Frankly, they are biased
towards entrepreneurs who share this commitment
to excellence. When you work with them,
you work with all of them, not just a single
partner. They work closely to ensure that
their resources are being matched to the
needs of their portfolio companies.