El Dorado Ventures invests in early-stage companies with disruptive technology and business models in emerging and high-growth markets.
The firm usually leads or co-leads the first round of institutional capital, whether it is a seed round or later. We invest across a broad range of technology sectors, with particular expertise in Datacenters and Cloud Computing, Software (primarily SaaS-based delivery), Consumer Internet, Communications and Networking, and Cleantech.
Our team of four General Partners work closely with the EDV Tech Partners, a group of more than 50 industry veterans who consult on new investments and provide advice and assistance to our portfolio companies.
The El Dorado Ventures team has a 25-year track record of successful early-stage technology investing, including early investments in Access Health, Algety Telecom, Compellent Technologies (NYSE: CML), Convio (NASDAQ: CNVO) Cyras Systems, EarthLink (NASDAQ: ELNK), Efficient Networks, Jigsaw, Novellus (NASDAQ: NVLS) and NuSpeed Internet Systems.
EDV's partners have helped dozens of portfolio companies go public, while many others have been acquired by major technology companies including AT&T, Cisco Systems, nVidia, SAP, Salesforce.com, Siemens, Texas Instruments and Yahoo.