VC  Peak Ridge

     Office Locations:

44 East Mifflin Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-310-9520

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  • Early
  • Growth



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Established in 2000, Peak Ridge Capital Group is a private investment firm that executes investment activities in four areas of expertise: private equity, hedge funds, real estate, and advisory. Peak Ridge is a global investment firm with its headquarters located in Boston, along with offices in Madison and Calgary. Peak Ridge is focused Agricultural & Clean Technologies, Energy Trading, Metals Exploration, Information Technology and Real Estate. The Peak Ridge Avolte Venture Partners Midwest Fund, launched in 2007, leverages the firm's presence in the mid-western United States and focuses on early-stage technology and health science companies. In 2008, Peak Ridge launched the Peak Ridge AgTech Fund, a venture capital fund that targets investments in the agriculture, clean technology and biofuel markets. Preference is given to prospective companies that are at or near to the commercialization of their products and for which significant growth is expected in the near term. The firm currently has a talented international team with over 150 years of direct industry experience and a successful track record with billions of dollars in completed domestic and international transactions.

    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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    Jason Smith President & Managing Director of Private Equity
    Shondell J. Sabad Managing Director of Hedge Funds


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