Anthem Venture Partners is a Santa Monica-based venture capital firm that specializes in early-stage investments. It was founded in 2003 by William Woodward. The company focuses on investing in early-stage Series A and Series B firms based in Southern California within the mobile, semiconductor, software and internet sectors.
Anthem Venture Partners's typical deal size is an initial investment between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000 with reserve for follow-on investments. Among the companies included in their portfolio are Interset, Entropic Communications, Cognet Fibre Optic Network, and Dot Wireless.
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