FOF/VC  AmBex Venture Group

     Office Locations:

1245 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Phone: 408-523-6000
Fax: 408-523-6060



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    AmBex Venture Group is a private venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley that invests in information technology, health science and financial service companies. Founded in 1996 by Dr. Chong-Moon Lee, the firm provides direct early stage and growth capital to entrepreneurs focused on building companies around new technologies and new applications of technology. To date, the firm's Silicon Valley Venture Fund has invested in 23 startup companies. Through the firm's AmBex Venture Investment Fund, the group invests in other venture partnership funds. AmBex has invested in 26 venture partnership including Sequoia International Partners, Summit Partners, and Goldman Sachs Private Equity Funds.

    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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    Chong-Moon Lee Chairman and CEO


    Portfolio companies include:

      BBCN Bank
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      Beceem Communications
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      Garage Technology
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      Innovative Robotics Solutions
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      Pacific Enterprise Bank
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      SiRF Technology
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      TripWire Security Systems
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