ED/VC  SEED Venture Finance


     Office Locations:

80 Dean Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-822-1020
Fax: 508-880-7869



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    SEED Venture Finance, LLC is a private investment firm specializing in subordinated debt, senior debt and equity investments in small and medium sized businesses. SEED Venture Finance manages SEED Ventures LP, a $20 million Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) focused on investments in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. SEED Venture Finance invests in companies with solid management, proven products and services, and strong growth potential. SEED typically invests between $250,000 and $1.25 million in the form of subordinated debt with warrants, although larger transactions can be accommodated through a co-investment partnership with another financial institution. The firm targets companies with annual sales of $1.5 million or more. In certain situations, SEED will consider other investment structures including, equity, senior debt and royalty-based financing. SEED Venture Finance is affiliated with South Eastern Economic Development (SEED), a non-profit, SBA certified corporation set up in 1982 to improve the economy of southeastern Massachusetts by assisting small business to start-up, expand and create new jobs. SEED Corp. has 250 members and 30 directors, which includes representatives from community and business organizations, economic development agencies, local officials, banks, and small businesses.

    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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    Maria Gooch-Smith Administrative Operations
    Thomas Wooters Vice President and Investment Advisor


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Adaptive Instruments
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      Dover Saddlery
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      Fit & Fresh
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      Intergrated Deicing Services
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      Jet Products
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      Mail Computer Service
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      Mearthance Products
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      Precision Fabricators
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      Quantem Aviation Services
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      Raw Seafoods
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      Saylent Technologies
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      Single Digits
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      Superior Apparel
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