FI/VC  Big Basin Partners

     Office Locations:

16541 Redmond Way #287C
Redmond, WA 98052



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Big Basin Partners, LP is a family of limited partnerships of which Frank Marshall serves as the general partner. Big Basin Partners was formed in 2000 for the purpose of investing in a variety of long term assets. The majority of these investments are in early stage high technology companies with a focus on Clean Tech, Systems, Semiconductors, Software, Services and Security. A prior partnership, now concluded with investing, was called Timark, LP. Prior to forming an investment company, Marshall was a vice president/ general manager at Cisco Systems. In 1998 he was a seed investor in Netscreen Technologies, Inc. and later became Chairman of the board of directors at its IPO in December 2001. Netscreen was acquired by Juniper Networks Inc. in 2004. Mr. Marshall served as a director of Juniper Networks from April 2004 to February 2007. Mr. Marshall was also an early investor in Covad Communications Inc. and served on their board of directors. In November of 2000, Marshall served as interim Chief Executive Officer and later became Vice Chairman before retiring from the board in late 2002.

    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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    Frank J. Marshall General Partner


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