VC  BrainStorm Ventures

     Office Locations:

330 Townsend Street, Suite 107
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 415-215-3096
Fax: 415-538-1440



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    BrainStorm Ventures was founded in July 1999 by Keith Cox, Eduardo Rallo, and Zev Zaidman with a mission to fund emerging companies in Enabling Technologies, Enterprise Software/Private Networks, and Broadband/Networking Infrastructure. BrainStorm Ventures focuses on seed and early stage funding and has 22 portfolio companies. Most of BrainStorm's investments are in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area, however, the firm also targets a select number of international opportunities leveraging its portfolio companies' 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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    Eduardo Rallo Managing Director
    Keith Cox Managing Director
    Kimball Small Advisor
    Zev Zaidman Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Adspace Networks
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      Aravo Solutions
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      FutureSmart Networks
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      KIO Networks
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