VC  Access Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

12211 Technology Blvd.
Austin, TX 78727
Phone: 512-236-0450
Fax: 512-249-3452

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1999, Access Venture Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital fund that typically invests $1B in mid-continent technology companies with significant growth potential. Access maintains offices in Austin and Denver and makes investments throughout North America. The founders of Access Venture Partners have invested in over 50 technology companies and have experience supporting young companies from start-up through an IPO, merger or acquisition. The firm's current investment activity is focused on the following areas of interest: Clean Technologies, SaaS and SaaS Infrastructure, Data Integrity and New Media.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Brian Wallace Managing Director
    David Gold Managing Director
    Frank Mendicino Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Frank Mendicino Venture Partner
    Jay Campion Co-Founder and Managing Director


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    Portfolio companies include:

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