GrandBanks Capital participation confirmed

December 21, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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OCTIE welcomes the participation of GrandBanks Capital.

GrandBanks Capital partners with entrepreneurs to create and build dominant, market-leading companies through their established experience set, operating expertise and insight, and extensive top-level industry relationships.

Understanding the challenges that arise when building a world-class company, GrandBanks Capital guides entrepreneurs in the direction of market leadership by utilizing the team’s early-stage investing experience and broad network of contacts through some of the fastest growing industry sectors. These markets include Internet infrastructure, software and software services, security and storage applications, media technologies and services, financial technologies and services, and wireless technologies and services.

The GrandBanks team and its partners collectively have more than 100 years of venture capital investing and senior operating experience, a proof point to their insight and expertise that helps entrepreneurs build the next wave of premier companies in emerging markets. Comprised of recognized business builders within targeted investment sectors, the investment team possesses a sought after reputation within the venture capital community for actively building successful companies.

Recognizing new technologies with the potential for significant impact, GrandBanks Capital team members and partners have been lead investors and senior executives for some of the most successful companies in their respective sectors, including Yahoo!, E*Trade, Art Technology Group, GEAC, GeoCities, Multex Systems,, GSI Commerce, SOFTBANK, EMC Corporation, Thomson Financial, First Call, CCBN, Lycos, The Learning Company, and Phoenix Technologies LTD.

GrandBanks Capital also has an extensive network that they put to work for their portfolio companies – executives and recruiters to assist in hiring, other top-tier venture firms as co-investors, senior partners in major legal, accounting and investment banking firms, and business contacts at the highest level throughout the industry.

The team includes:
Charles R. Lax, Managing General Partner
Tim Wright, General Partner
Jeffrey P. Parker, Partner
JJ Healy, Venture Partner
Raymond H. Edelman, Administrative Partner
Alden Reid, Associate


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