SEC/PE/VC  Lake Street Capital

     Office Locations:

388 Market Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-291-0500



  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2003, Lake Street Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in late stage companies in the secondary direct market. The firm typically acquires venture capital, buyout, and other private equity positions from existing investors including major corporations, financial institutions, founders, and other institutional investors. It primarily invests in the technology and business services industries. The firm typically invests between $1 million and $50 million per transaction. It also makes follow-on investments in selected portfolio companies and can be a lead investor in new financing. LSC currently manages two funds with over $400 million of invested capital, in over 100 companies, across diverse industries, locations, and stages of development. Industries include Communications Equipment, Communications and Information Services, Electronics Manufacturing Services, Internet Services, Semiconductor Equipment, and Software.

    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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    Craig Such Managing Member
    Gretchen Knoell Founder and Managing Member
    Vivian Dang Controller


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Double Take Software
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      Entrieva's Intertainer
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      Finali Corporation
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      IP Unity
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      Mainstream Data
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      MegaPath Networks
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      Novera Optics
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      Silicon Genesis
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      SmartStream Networks
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      TeleNova Communications
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      WaveSplitter Technologies
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      Wolfgang Puck Worldwide
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