A  Barshop Ventures

     Office Locations:

900 Isom Rd., Ste. 300
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-476-0900



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Medical Device
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Bruce Barshop is President and a Director of Barshop Ventures, a diversified venture capital investment and portfolio investment management firm. Bruce is also a Director of Barshop & Oles Company, Inc., a commercial real estate development and management company. Bruce serves on the Boards of SiTV, an English-language, Latino-themed cable television network of which he was also a co-founder; HorseTV, an equestrian-oriented cable television network; Fusion Mobile, Inc., a cell phone service targeting the Latino and private label markets; and MyToons, Inc., an internet animation community and content aggregator. Barshop Ventures has invested in a number of other early-stage enterprises in media and telecommunications, life sciences and medical devices, and other fields.

    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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    Bruce Barshop President and Director
    Fran Birmingham Vice President
    Julie Martinez Executive Assistant


    Portfolio companies include:

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