VC  Blue Water Capital

     Office Locations:

8400 Martingale Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 703-862-3296
Fax: 703-552-1322



  • Expansion



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1995, Blue Water Capital (BWC) is a venture capital firm with approximately $100 million under management. BWC has always invested in expansion stage information technology companies, requiring that prospective investments be profitable and have at least $2-$50 million in prior year revenue. Blue Water's investments range between $1 million and $3.3 million in financing rounds, with transaction values of $3 million to $20 million. The fund generally will concentrate its investments in information technology companies emphasizing enabling software, e-commerce, telecommunications, multimedia, content, services and integration technologies.

    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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    Henry D. Barratt Founder and Managing Director
    James W. Loving Director and CFO
    Kim D. Cooke Founder and Managing Director
    Michael H. Acheson Founder and Managing Director
    Wilbur M. Priester Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Access Point Communications
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      Destiny Software
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      Digital Focus
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      Landmark Systems
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      MedLogic Global
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      Net2000 Communications
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      Number Six Software
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      Verus Financial Management
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