VC  Monet Capital

     Office Locations:

2450 Kruse Dr.
San Jose, CA 95131
Phone: 408-955-9013
Fax: 408-955-9014



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2000, Monet Capital, LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed and start-ups to late stage companies and emerging growth companies. The firm typically invests in information technology with a focus on communications, Internet infrastructure, software and services, and healthcare. Within communications, Monet targets data networking, optical communications, remote access and security software, wireless communications, semiconductors, and imaging. In Internet infrastructure, the firm focuses on content delivery, e-commerce platforms, supply chain optimization, network and quality of service management, and web enabling or personalization technologies. Within software and services, Monet prefers to invest in data management, e-commerce, enterprise applications, internet services, consumer or small business software. In the healthcare sector, the firm focuses on medical devices, e-health, biotechnology or genomics, and pharmaceutical outsourcing. Monet has additional offices in Taipei, Taiwan.

    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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    Dr. H.W. Chen Managing Partner
    John Chen Vice President
    Robert Cheng Managing Partner


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