FI  Lauder Partners

     Office Locations:

Atherton, CA 94027-4036
Phone: 650-323-5700
Fax: 650-323-2171



  • Early



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Formed in 1986, Lauder Partners, LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in direct, venture capital fund, and fund of fund investments. In fund of fund investments, the firm seeks to invest in both-venture as well as other funds. The firm prefers to invest in information technology, TV technology, security (not computer security), telecommunications, and Internet technologies. It does not invest in content and cable programming. Within direct investments, the firm targets companies based in the United States and Canada with a focus on Silicon Valley region. Lauder Partners primarily invests the capital of Gary Lauder and family members. Gary Lauder is vice-chairman and director of ICTV Inc., a developer of interactive cable television systems. Lauder also holds directorships with Hybrid Networks, Evolve Products, and Broadband Innovations.

    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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    Gary Lauder Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      ActiveVideo Networks
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      Aurora Networks
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      Geo Fossil Fuels
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      Mr. Number
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      OnLive Ic.
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      The Water Company
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      Trusted Insight
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