Mercato Partners is a venture capital firm founded in 2006. The firm was founded by Alan Hall and Greg Warnock. Its headquarters is located in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. As of March 2019, the firm is managing 15 companies in its portfolio and has sold off its shares in 13 companies. Its most recent investment was in Cloud Elements during February 2019, a company which provides API platform integration for its customers.
Mercato Partners’ prefers to invest in companies that are based in North America. The firm finances companies operating in the fields of information technology as well as consumer electronics. The firm provides funding for companies requiring financing at the mid and late venture stage. Through three funding rounds since 2007, the firm has managed to raise $413 million in total.
Investments include Kalderos, Cloud Elements, Printer Logic, Kuali, SaltStack, Ephesoft, ObservePoint, Stance, SteelHouse, Sphero, Galileo, Venafi, Upwell, Domo, Goal Zero, Cradle Point, Control4, Fusion-io, Untangle, MediConnect Global and Skullcandy.
Marcato Partners Savory Fund invests in profitably yet undiscovered restaurant concepts with potential for expansion. The fund offers growth experience and capital, real estate development, construction and management, recruiting and training, marketing and social media, financing, and operations and fiscal oversight.
Companies in this portfolio include Mo' Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food, Swig and RANDR BBQ.
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Funding Rounds Participated In
- 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.