A  Golden Seeds


     Office Locations:

750 Lexington Ave., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 888-629-6774



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2004, Golden Seeds plays an instrumental role in supporting women to utilize both their intrinsic and financial capital to its full potential. The group identifies and invests in women-led ventures with the potential to grow into multi-million dollar businesses while enabling accredited investors to invest alongside them. The group provides entrepreneurs with strategic business advice as well as access to funding and the tools to enable them to grow into multi-million dollar businesses. The group's Angel Investor Forum is an investor group that provides early stage and growth capital across all sectors to women entrepreneurs. Golden Seeds typically invests between $1 and $3 million per round and prefers the following industries: consumer products, software, internet, financial services, and life sciences. Golden Seeds has more than 230 accredited investors, with locations in New York, Boston and San Francisco/Palo Alto. Golden Seeds 2 LP is the company's most current fund, with two investments as of March 2011: Hatsize and Cognition Therapeutics. Fund 2 is expected to build a portfolio of over 20 companies through 2013.



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    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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    Jo Ann Corkran Managing Partner
    Loretta McCarthy Managing Partner
    Mirella Cicio Knowledge Institute and HR Manager
    Peggy Wallace Managing Partner
    Vanessa Wilson Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer


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    Portfolio companies include:

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      Amplyx Pharmaceuticals
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      Avaxia Biologics

      Bergen Medical Products
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      Bespoke Global
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      Cadenza Innovation
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      Carnegie Speech
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      Chromis Fiberoptics
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      Cognition Therapeutics
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      Consensus Point
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      Constant Therapy
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      Crimson Hexagon
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      Dancing Deer
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      Little Passports

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      Open Road
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      RuMe Bags
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      TowerCare Technologies
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      Work Truck Solutions
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