Founded in San Francisco by Stuart Peterson, the principals have invested in public and private technology companies since 2002. ARTIS Ventures is a long term venture partner that looks for dynamic companies to support throughout the company's entire lifecycle: initial venture investment, initial public offering and beyond.
ARTIS Ventures supports and partners with entrepreneurs who are driven to positively impact their world through technological innovation. Companies the firm has backed include YouTube, Palantir Technologies, Versa Networks, Silver Spring Networks, Nimble Storage, Aruba Networks, Omicia, Cohesity, Quid, Modern Meadow, Excision Bio and Locus Biosciences. As of November 2016, the April 2016 acquisition of Stemcentrx by AbbVie for more than $10 billion was the biggest outcome of the year.
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- Venture capitalVenture capital is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies, that have been deemed to have high growth potential or which have demonstrated high growth. Capital invested usually carries a substantial element of risk.