VC  Equitek Capital

     Office Locations:

3659 Green Road, Suite 101
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: 216-360-0151
Fax: 216-373-9399



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware



    Equitek is an international, technology-focused Venture Capital group. The firm invests early stage funding (chiefly second and third round, with a small focus on seed funding) in companies that fit a criteria of disruptive technologies and concepts that can create sustainable value in the following sectors: Semiconductor Materials and Packaging; Semiconductor Architecture and Circuit Technology; Semiconductor Manufacturing and Equipment; Adaptive Computing; Pervasive Computing; Fixed and Mobile Broadband Wireless Access Technology; Core Optical Networking Components; Optical Networking Hardware; Network Management, Provisioning and Security; Remote Monitoring, Self-Aware Systems; and Human Interface 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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    Greg Somer Founding Managing Director
    John Gannon Founding Managing Director
    Ken Ehrhart Founding Managing Director
    Paul Grim Founding Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Alien Technology
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      Chorum Technologies
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      DFT Microsystems
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      Eclipse Aviation
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      Embedded Planet
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      Flarion Technologies
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      Fsona Communications
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      Quicksilver Technologies
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    Recent News:

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