VC  SVG Ventures

     Office Locations:

750 University Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: 408-380-7200
Fax: 408-380-7205



  • Early



  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Silicon Valley Global Ventures was founded in 2007 by President John Hartnett and chaired by former Intel Corp. CEO Dr. Craig Barrett. SVGV is an independent organization comprised of over 1,500 high-level technology leaders primarily based in Silicon Valley who are Irish or Irish-American. The Group includes senior executives from some of the Valley's leading corporations, each of whom are committed to promoting the technology connection between Ireland and Silicon Valley, and helping Ireland address the challenges of embracing new technology opportunities. SVG operates THRIVE AgTech, whose mission is to connect the expertise of tech companies to on-the-ground knowledge of agricultural companies. Crunchbase recognizes SVG Ventures as the most active AgTech investor with over 40 investments to date.

    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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    Carin Gerhardt Director of Corporate Innovation
    John Hartnett CEO & Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      3Bar Biologics
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      Flint Mobile
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