I  Berkeley Ventures


     Office Locations:

727 Allston Way, Suite C
Berkeley, CA 94710



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2009, Berkeley Ventures is an accelerator focused on helping startups in sectors including, but not limited to, internet, software, mobile, clean energy, and gaming. Berkeley offers access to mentors and advisors, introductions to investors, incubator space, connections to local talent/resources, and a year round program to help these companies grow. Berkeley Ventures has 8,400 sq ft of space in Berkeley, California and offers an initial period of free rent, with a month to month lease thereafter. Firms receive private office space, access to printers, copy, fax, and other administrative services. The facility has multiple conference rooms for quiet meetings, confidential calls, and collaborative work. Berkeley Ventures helps tenants with incorporation, operating agreements, and other legal work that might be necessary in launching. Berkeley Ventures will receive an equity stake ranging from 3% to 9%, and provides additional Seed capital for select companies.

    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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    Anthony Patek
    Chris Doner
    Dean Frost
    Jeff Braun
    Joel Serface


    Portfolio companies include:

      Blaze Mobile
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      FI InfoNet
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      Proxpur Labs
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      Virtual Labs
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