VC  Kohlberg Ventures

     Office Locations:

3000 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Phone: 650-463-1480
Fax: 650-463-1481



  • Early



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Media & Digital Media



    Founded in 2008, Kohlberg Ventures invests in early stage digital media, consumer product and clean tech companies. Firm Co-Founder, James Kohlberg, is chairman of Kohlberg & Company, a leading middle market private equity firm, which he co-founded in 1987. Kohlberg & Company has completed 57 platform investments and over 100 add-on acquisitions of undervalued and/or underperforming companies. Mr. Kohlberg sits on The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) Board of Directors.

    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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    Bill Youstra Partner
    Greg Shove Partner
    James A. Kohlberg Investment Partner
    John S. Eastburn, Jr. Investment Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Open Road
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