A  Nicholas Negroponte

http://web.media.mit.edu/~nicholas





     Office Locations:

MIT Media Lab
77 Mass. Ave., E14-E15
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-253-5960

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware

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    Description:

    Nicholas Negroponte is founder and chairman of the One Laptop per Child non-profit association. He is currently on leave from MIT, where he was co-founder and director of the MIT Media Laboratory, and the Jerome B. Wiesner Professor of Media Technology. A graduate of MIT, Negroponte was a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design, and has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1966. He has provided start-up funds for more than 40 companies, including Zagats and Wired magazine.



    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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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:


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    Nicholas Negroponte

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Ambient Devices
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      CasaHop
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      Ditto Labs
        web link


      Echo Nest
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      littleBits
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      MiniLuxe
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      One Laptop per Child
        web link


      Quidsi
        web link


      ThingMagic
        web link


     

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