Southern California research and science technology-focused fund
Bradley Resources Company LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in technology, medical devices, natural resource, and power plant development sectors. The firm was founded in 1984 and is based at Santa Barbara, California.
Cycad is a VC firm that makes investments at all stages of a startup in many industries, but with a focus on energy technologies; advanced materials and chemical processes; and life sciences (e.g., biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices).
Frontier invest mainly in startups working in the spaces of media and technology.
Investment management company that invests in public and private companies.
Estlea is a technology holding company that gives portfolio companies capital, training, and management in order to scale and operate them for success.
Angel investors group investing in early-stage, technology-based businesses.
Galaxy Venture Capital helps entrepreneurs elevate their enterprise to it’s true potential
Family investment fund
A venture capital firm specializing early and middle stage investments.
Investment Group of Santa Barbara (IGSB) is a private investment company that manages both venture and public equity portfolios.
Lambert Private Equity, LLC is a principal investment firm specializing in investments in publically traded companies. The firm seeks to invest between $10 million and $500 million directly into non US companies listed on non US exchanges for a variety of activities including working capital, accretive EBITDA acquisitions, and other growth opportunities. The firm may invest up to $1 billion, depending on market cap of the firm for a non-controlling share position. It also considers equity investments in non US public companies listed on non US exchanges as well as non US private companies that will be listed on a non US securities exchange within six months of a funding commitment. Lambert Private Equity, LLC is based in Solvang, California with additional offices in London, United Kingdom.
Growth stage software and internet businesses.
Lifeforce Ventures is a California-based company offering equity capital to seed- and early-stage startups in the United States. LifeForce Ventures, LLC operates as a venture capital firm. The Company invests in software and pharmaceutical companies. LifeForce Ventures serves customers in the State of California.
NGEN Partners is an active venture investor committed to backing world class entrepreneurs.
Numenor provides venture capital funding for public and private companies as well as advisory and HR consulting services.
O’Connor Ventures is a venture capital firm run by SB-based startup CEO Kevin O’Connor. The firm is no longer seeking investments due to the CEO founding Graphiq.
Persistence Partners is an early-stage venture fund based in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. (formerly Great Pacific Capital)
Pivotal Ventures advises and invests in breakthrough technology ventures at the intersection of the Mobile and Social Web.
Rincon invests in Central Coast and Greater Los Angeles firms. The firm invests in software and technology-enabled services sectors (for both businesses and consumers) with $500,000 to $1.5 million, and expect to invest an average of $3-4 million over the life of a portfolio company.
Santa Barbara Angel Alliance is an angel investor group that has invested more than $5M in over 100 startup and early-stage companies.
Private investment company