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Crosslink Capital

Crosslink Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco with over $1.6 billion in assets.

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Crosslink Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm with roughly $1.6 billion in assets. Crosslink Capital is a private venture capital firm with a primary focus on technology and the energy industry. Crosslink Capital was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Crosslink Capital was founded in 1989 by Michael Stark and Sy Kaufman. Crosslink, which traces its roots back to 1989, was among the first and largest investment firms in the U.S. to integrate public and private technology investing in three families of funds: venture capital funds, long/short hedge funds, and a unique hybrid crossover fund. This strategy allows Crosslink to partner with its portfolio companies on a long-term basis.

Crosslink Capital, fka Omega Ventures, is a venture capital and growth equity firm specializing in private and public equity investing. The firm primarily makes its investments in early-stage companies but is open to investing in all stages of a company from seed stage to pre-IPO (initial public offering). Crosslink Capital also invests in later-stage private companies (growth equity/expansion capital) and private investment in public equity (PIPEs).


Crosslink Capital has made 332 investments. One of their investments was on Mar 29, 2019, when they invested $4.8M in Novo. Crosslink Capital has raised a total of $965M across four funds, their latest being Crosslink Ventures VIII. This fund was announced on Jul 16, 2018, and raised a total of $275M.

Crosslink Capital, Inc. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, early, mid, late venture, special situation investments and growth equity in private and public companies and in small to mid-cap public equities and public growth companies. The firm also provides bridge financings. It primarily invests in health IT, predictive analytics, & enterprise SaaS, energy technologies, mobile, cloud computing, financial technologies, Software-as-a-Service, Enterprise IT communication services and infrastructure, security, communications, computing and semiconductors, e-commerce, digital media and Internet services, IT hardware, consumer, consumer technology and software and business services. The firm also invests in technology, information/data, and financial services sectors and through the Alpha Seed Program typical investment sizes range from $100,000 to $500,000. It manages hedge funds for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity markets. It employs a long/short strategy to make its investments in mid-cap stocks of companies. The firm prefers to be the lead investor in transactions and takes a board seat in its portfolio companies.


March 29, 2019


This year, Crosslink Capital is projected to spend $432.1K on IT.
July 16, 2018
Crosslink Ventures VIII


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