VC  Persistence Partners

     Office Locations:

c/o Connexity
505 Poli St, Suite 310
Ventura, CA 93101
Phone: 805-804-3250
Fax: 678-693-5133



  • Early



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Persistence Partners (formerly Great Pacific Capital) is an early-stage venture fund active in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. The firm specializes in early stage investments in new media, E-commerce, mobile commerce, software as a service, medical diagnostics and wellness, manufacturing, renewable energy, and alternative transportation systems. Persistence Partners typically invests between $500,000 and $3 million.

    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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    David R. Gross Co-Founder & Managing Director
    Jason S. Spievak Venture Partner
    Rusty Reed Co-Founder & Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Celerus Diagnostics
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