VC  OVP Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

One SW Columbia, Suite 1675
Portland, OR 97258
Phone: 503-697-8766
Fax: 503-697-8863

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  • Communications & Networking
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Established in 1983, OVP Venture Partners invests capital in new companies in growing markets-digital biology, clean tech and information technology. OVP's initial investment is typically about $1 million to $5 million, usually in partnership with other venture capital firms, and grows to $8 million to $15 million over the life of the deal. The firm's three investing partners manage over $750 million. Out of more than 103 investments over 25 years, OVP has produced 23 IPOs and 32 acquisitions. OVP focuses on companies located in the Pacific Northwest.

    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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    Bill Funcannon Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
    Chad Waite Managing Director
    Gerry Langeler Managing Director
    Linda Hoban Director of Marketing and Investor Communications


    Portfolio companies include:

      Accelerator III
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      Acylin Therapeutics
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      Aggregate Knowledge
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      Collaborative Software
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      Complete Genomics
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      CradlePoint Technology
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      Datasphere Technologies
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      Groove BioPharma
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      LeMond Fitness
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      Limerick BioPharma
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      Logic Modeling
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      NanoString Technologies
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      Precision Demand
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      Scout Analytics
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      Tigo Energy
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      Viral Logic Systems Technology
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      Watchguard Technologies
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