VD/VC  Dominion Ventures


     Office Locations:

1501-B N. California Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-280-6300
Fax: 925-280-6338



  • Early



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1985, Dominion Partners provides capital and strategic guidance to emerging technology companies in Communications, Software, and Services. Depending upon the financial requirements of a company, Dominion's first investment is usually $2 to $4 million. Total investment ranges from $3 to $10 million distributed over several rounds of financing associated with key milestones during the life of the relationship. The firm also operates a venture leasing division, Dominion Capital Management, which offers solutions for companies just beginning operations or requiring a significant investment in infrastructure, manufacturing or research equipment.

    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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    Brandon Lloyd Partner
    Michael K. Lee Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Philip Smith
    Rick Hawkins General Partner
    Taft Price


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