Riverwood Capital is a private equity firm founded in 2008 by Francisco Alvarez-Demalde and Jeff Parks. The firm specializes in funding technology companies based in North and South America, although it is also open to companies not located within these regions. It makes investments for companies at the growth stage. It is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, United States, and operates additional offices in New York City and São Paulo, Brazil. As of October 2019, Riverwood Capital has 43 active companies in its portfolio and has sold off its ownership in 32 companies.