Advanced Technology Ventures

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Advanced Technology Ventures
Private
Industry Private equity
Founded 1979
Headquarters Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Products Venture capital
AUM $1.8 billion
Website www.atvcapital.com

Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) is an American venture capital firm with more than $1.8 billion in capital under management. The firm was founded in 1979 and invests in IT, healthcare, and cleantech companies. ATV has offices in Waltham, Massachusetts and Palo Alto, California.

History[edit]

ATV was created when Dr. Thaddeus (Teddy) F. Walkowicz left Venrock, a venture capital firm associated with the Rockefeller family, to team up with Dr. Ivan Sutherland, George Kokkinakis and Dr. Robert Loewy. Together they founded Advanced Technology Ventures.

Investment funds[edit]

1981 - ATV I closes with $30.2M

1994 - ATV II closes with $28M

1988 - ATV III closes with $30.7M

1995 - ATV IV closes with $100M

1998 - ATV V closes with $175M

1999 - ATV VI closes with $400M [1]

2001 - ATV VII closes with $720M

2007 - ATV VIII closes with $305M[2]

Investments[edit]

ATV's investments in IT, healthcare and cleantech companies have resulted in 30+ successful exits via IPO or acquisition. For example, Acme Packet had a successful IPO and the company is one of the fastest-growing telecommunications companies in the state of Massachusetts [3] Today, ATV backs a variety of early-stage portfolio companies, including the following.

IT: Alfalight, Anagran, Apprion, CaseCentral, Cenzic, CombineNet, Handango, Host Analytics, HVVi Semiconductors, Liquid Engines, Nextivity, Nominum, Omneon, Packet Design, Qumu, Sanovi, Tripwire, X+1

Cleantech: AltaRock Energy, Coskata, CaliSolar, GreatPoint Energy, Nuventix, Rive Technology, Sub-One Technology, Solar Junction, Wakonda

Healthcare: Acceleron, Aperio, Apoptos, Ardian, ConcepTx Medical, Emphasys, EndoGastric Solutions, Five Prime, GI Dynamics, GluMetrics, Gynesonics, Helixis, Hydra BioSciences, NeuroVista, Plexxikon, PolyRemedy, Portola, Powervision, Proteolix, Second Genome, Valeritas, Zeltiq

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (December 26, 2001),“ATV Creates $800 Million Venture Fund”, “EDN”, Retrieved 2008-23-12.
  2. ^ Sorkin, Andrew Ross (February 6, 2008). "Advanced Technology Closes New $303 Million Fund". The New York Times: Dealbook. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  3. ^ Noblett J. (January 11, 2008), “Andy Ory Ahead of the Pack”, “Boston Business Journal”, Retrieved 2008-23-12.

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