Founded in 2009, Raptor Group is a venture capital firm backed by the family office of Jim Pallotta based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mr. Pallotta has been a professional and personal investor for over 30 years. Prior to forming Raptor Group in 2009, Jim was most recently Vice Chairman of Tudor Investment Corporation, where he had responsibility for over $10 billion in long/short equities and pioneered Tudor's venture capital program and Tudor's outside managers' seeding business. Jim is currently President and Chairman of AS Roma (global football club), Co-Owner and Executive Board Member of the Boston Celtics, a Board Member of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and Northeastern University, and is also a member of the MIT Media Labs Advisory Council.
Raptor Ventures sources and invests in companies across various stages and asset classes, ranging from early stage venture to both private and public equity. Raptor focuses on various industries including, but not limited to: Sports, Consumer, Technology, Media, Entertainment, Financial Services and Healthcare. Their key investment criteria is the opportunity to leverage the team's operating and strategic expertise and extensive global network to add value and drive results.
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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.