VC  Aravaipa Venture Fund

     Office Locations:

319 Foxtail Ct.
Boulder, CO 80305
Phone: 303-323-5661



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Founded in 2008, Aravaipa is the only Efficiency-Tech Fund that focuses exclusively on low-capital-intensive early-stage ventures in Colorado. Aravaipa has invested $11 million in eight portfolio companies, including RavenBrick. Beyond being focused on Efficiency-Tech and Local, Aravaipa is also uniquely in offering investor an Eyes-wide-open approach to investing into an existing portfolio with managers that are fully aligned with their investors-- invested in the fund, no management fee with only a profit carry. Aravaipa's main focus is on transportation efficiency, building efficiency, water efficiency and location efficiency. Aravaipa invests in early-stage companies who are already generating revenues or expect to do so within 18 months. Aravaipa does not seek only disruptive homeruns, but rather companies that have a strong likelihood of becoming very profitable $20-to-$50M sales companies.



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    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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    Robert Fenwick-Smith Founder and Senior Managing Director
    Timothy Reeser Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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