PE/VC  Mountain Group Capital

     Office Locations:

1600 Division Street, Suite 580
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: 615-843-9100
Fax: 615-313-9996



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Mountain Group Capital manages private capital for family, friends and the state of Tennessee. The firm primarily focuses on: Venture Capital and Buyouts. Mountain Group manages Limestone Fund, an early stage venture capital fund focused on investing in life sciences and consumer technology companies based in Tennessee. Limestone's principals seek to leverage their experience in these industries to create, support and grow sustainable companies that meaningfully contribute to the economic fabric of Tennessee. Bedrock Fund seeks controlling ownership positions in manufacturing and value-added distribution companies headquartered in the Southeastern United States. Bedrock Fund companies typically have revenues in the $5 million to $50 million range, a history of profitability, and proven management. The firm's Skyline Fund provides early stage and growth equity capital to Life Sciences and Technology companies throughout North America.

    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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    Byron W. Smith Principal
    Joe C. Cook Principal
    Joe Cook Principal
    Steven D. Singleton Principal and Co-Founder


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

      ABT Molecular Imaging
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      Castle Biosciences
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      Clearside Biomedical
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      Corcept Therapeutics
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      Device Innovation Group
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      G1 Therapeutics
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      Industrial Ceramic Solutions
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      Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
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      JIT Services
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      Just A Pinch Recipe Club
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      Lean Distribution

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      MedCenter Display
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      NuMeta Sciences

      Nutraceutical Discoveries

      OnFocus Healthcare

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      Pathfinder Therapeutics

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      Quality Filtration
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      Value Payment Systems
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      Wilkins Mobile Builders
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