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Focus Ventures

Focus Ventures

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on software, communications, and semiconductor companies.

Focus Ventures is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on software, communications, and semiconductor companies. Founded 1996 in Palo Alto, California, United States by Kevin McQuillan, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, late stage venture, private equity, and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include Shape Security, Reputation.com, Tachyus, and Pivot3. As of May 2020, Focus Ventures has made 134 investments. Their most recent investment was on November 1, 2018, when Shape Security raised $26M. Focus Ventures has had 63 exits, the most notable of which include Upwork, Shape Security, and Turn. The company has raised a single venture fund, Focus Ventures III. This fund was announced on April 18, 2006 and raised a total of $250M.

Timeline

1996
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People

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Allen Alley

Investor

Bill Heston

Investor

Chris Adams

Employee

Dan Ho

Employee

David Lutz

Employee

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Companies

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Apigee

Dynamic Signal

Pivot3

Pivot3

Reputation.com

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