VantagePoint Capital Partners

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VantagePoint Capital Partners
Type Private Ownership
Industry Venture Capital
Founded 1996
Headquarters San Bruno, California, United States
Total assets $4+ billion [1]
Employees Approx. 40 (2008)

VantagePoint Capital Partners is a venture capital firm with investments in the cleantech, information technology and healthcare sectors.

Founded in 1996, by Alan E. Salzman and Jim Marver, the firm has raised over $4 billion with more than $1 billion dedicated specifically to cleantech. VantagePoint is based in San Bruno, California with offices in Beijing and Hong Kong. In 2011[2]-2012,[3] it has changed its name from "VantagePoint Venture Partners" into "VantagePoint Capital Partners", citing a desire to reflect increased focus on “growth equity”, which “goes beyond where venture goes”.

Strategic partners[edit]

VantagePoint has established strategic partnerships with a number of global corporations, including Air Products, Best Buy, BP, DuPont IBM, Jabil Circuit, Procter & Gamble and Scottish and Southern Energy.[4][non-primary source needed]

Portfolio companies[edit]

  • Energy Innovation Managing Directors: Alan E. Salzman, Patricia Splinter, Stephan Dolezalek, David Fries, Lee Burrows and Thomas Huot
  • Information Technology Managing Directors: Tom Bevilacqua, Bill Harding, and Richard Harroch
  • Healthcare Managing Director: Annette Bianchi
  • Asia Managing Directors: Alan E. Salzman


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