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Granite Ventures is a venture capital firm with offices in San Francisco, California. Granite's predecessor H&Q Venture Associates, founded in 1992, was the venture capital investment arm of Hambrecht & Quist, a leading technology oriented investment bank. Granite completed a spinout from H&Q when the bank was sold to Chase Manhattan Bank in 1999.
Since its founding, Granite has raised over $1 billion in investor commitments and has invested in more than 90 companies. In 2005, the firm raised Granite Ventures II, its second fund since completing its spinout in 2000, with $350 million of investor commitments.
Granite's investment professionals include: Chris Hollenbeck, Chris McKay, Standish O'Grady and Eric Zimits.
- Primack, Dan (14 August 2000). "Granite Ventures breaks with past, forsaking H&Q name". Investment Dealers' Digest. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
- "Granite Ventures II closes on $350m". AltAssets. 30 August 2005. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
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