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City Light Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies which provide not only strong financial returns, but also positive contributions to our world. This approach, sometimes called “double bottom line” investing, holds that for some investors, maximizing shareholder value should be about more than pure financial return. It should also be about benefits to human society and to our natural environment. They do not believe that investors have to make a tradeoff between maximizing shareholder value and "doing good." They accomplish this by investing in Safety and Security, Education and Media and Energy and Environment.
Claremont Creek Ventures invests in early-stage information technology companies. Their investment professionals are experienced managers and proven venture investors. Their team shares a deep commitment to helping entrepreneurs build successful companies from the ground up. Claremont Creek focus on IT sectors where they have deep domain expertise, including — but not limited to — mobility, healthcare, and security markets.
Labrador Ventures is one of Silicon Valley’s oldest seed/early stage venture capital firms. Labrador has backed successful entrepreneurs for the past seventeen years. Labrador invests in privately-held technology companies including, information services, software, communications/networking, messaging and semi-conductors. Labrador has invested in more than 90 companies and is currently investing its fifth fund.
Lauder Partners, LLC 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. Areas of current investment interest include cable TV technology, security (excluding computer security), telecommunications and Internet technologies.
Norwest Venture Partners provides capital to seed-stage, early-stage and select late-stage companies. . NVP invests in companies in the information technology and consumer Internet sectors. By focusing on these industries, they can make the best use of their business associations, network of contacts and industry knowledge.
The Westly Group focuses primarily on companies with proven revenue streams but are open to investments in all stages of growth. They look for teams with innovative technologies to solve the world's most pressing problems. They believe in the power of the passionate entrepreneur—whether sitting in a modern office tower or a dark Silicon Valley garage—to change the world. Their investments tend to be in later stage companies with existing revenue streams and proven technologies.