VC  Ridgewood Capital

     Office Locations:

14 Philips Parkway
Montvale, NJ 07645
Phone: 201-447-9000
Fax: 201-447-0474

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  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1982, Ridgewood Capital is a venture firm located in New York, Houston, and Montvale, New Jersey, investing in high-growth companies focused on energy technologies (including those that address fuel efficiency, energy conservation, cleaner emissions and alternative energy). Ridgewood Capital is part of the Ridgewood Companies, a private equity firm with over 27 years of experience in the oil & gas, energy technologies and renewable power industries. Ridgewood typically acts as a lead investor, initially investing between $2 and $5 million. Funds are also set aside to invest in a company's follow-on rounds of financing. Ridgewood invests when a company has completed their R&D and can quickly grow to over $50 million in revenue.

    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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    Daniel V. Gulino Senior VP and General Counsel
    Jeffrey H. Strasberg Chief Financial Officer
    Matthew E. Swanson Senior Managing Director
    Mirna Valdes Vice President of Investor Relations
    Robert E. Swanson Founder and Chairman


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