VC  Global Catalyst Partners

     Office Locations:

255 Shoreline Drive, Suite 520
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Phone: 650-486-2420
Fax: 650-593-0419



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  • Information Technology



    Formed in 1999, Global Catalyst Partners is an international, multistage, technology-oriented venture capital firm. GCP's view is that all ventures must be 'global upon inception,' optimizing inputs (manufacturing, technology sourcing, financing) and opportunities. GCP has a single fund and operates with a single team assisting each of its ventures globally. Apart from their U.S. portfolio, GCP has financed companies based in China, Israel and Japan.

    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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    Arthur Schneiderman Principal and Co-Founder
    Kamran Elahian Chairman and Co-Founder
    Koji Osawa PhD Managing Principal and Co-Founder
    Patty O'Malley Chief Financial Officer
    Vijay Parikh Managing Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Beceem Communications
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      Greenfield Networks
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      Newport Media
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