VantagePoint Capital Partners

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VantagePoint Capital Partners
Private Ownership
IndustryVenture Capital
HeadquartersSan Bruno, California, United States
Total assets$4+ billion [1]
Number of 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]


  1. ^ Capital raised since inception in 1996
  2. ^ Sibley, Lisa (May 9, 2011). "VantagePoint Ventures changes name". Silicon Valley Business Journal.
  3. ^ "VantagePoint pulls billion-dollar VC fund after LPs fail to bite". AltAssets. 6 Feb 2013.
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  5. ^ Knapp, Alan. "Liquid Light Raises $15 Million To Convert Carbon Emissions To Chemicals". Forbes. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  6. ^ a b Vance, Ashlee (March 19, 2009). "Cisco Flips Over Pure Digital". The New York Times.
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  8. ^ Squatriglia, Chuck (June 29, 2010). "Tesla IPO Raises $226.1M, Stock Surges 41 Percent". Wired.

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