VC  Novus Ventures

     Office Locations:

19925 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 100
Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone: 408-725-7149
Fax: 408-725-7162



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1994, Novus Ventures focuses on early-stage investing in emerging software and Internet companies addressing the following areas: Enterprise Software & Infrastructure, and Intellectual Property intensive Tech-nologies. The firm raised its second fund in 2000 and merged with Artemis Ventures in the summer of 2002. Novus currently has $160 million under management and serves a roster of 24 active portfolio companies. Novus seeks entrepreneurial companies with initial funding requirements in the $1 million to $10 million range.

    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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    Christine Comaford-Lynch Venture Partner
    Dan Tompkins Managing General Partner
    Greg Lahann Managing Director
    Henry Wong Venture Partner
    Shirley Cerrudo General Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Pathwork Diagnostics
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      PropertyView Solutions
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      Rainmaker Systems
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      Tidal Software
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      Venturi Wirelesss
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