VC/SEC/VC  Sail Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

2900 S. Quincy St., Suite 375
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-379-2713

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  • Early
  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Growth



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Founded in 2002, Sail Capital Partners is a national venture capital firm with offices in Southern California, Toronto, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. Sail Venture Partners has an investment focus on early-stage and growth-stage companies in the Energy/Cleantech sector. The firm seeks sophisticated business teams with strong IP and business models that are in the market, or ready for market, and will typically invest $500K to $5 million per portfolio company. SAIL Venture is a family of funds designed for early and mid stage venture capital investments. SAIL Capital Partners is a family of funds intended for growth and late stage venture capital activities. SAIL Sustainable is a family of funds focused on sustainable investing in the form of convertible debt capital financing that contains an equity upside potential. The firm launched SAIL Sustain with a proof of concept fund called the Louisiana Sustainability Fund, designed to show how profitable and safe sustainable investing can be when practiced with depth of domain experience and local insight. SAIL Sustainable funds are structured to pay cash dividends on a quarterly basis. Founder Walter Schindler has 38 years experience.

    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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    Archie W. Dunham Advisor
    Benson P. Shapiro Advisor
    Dan Packer Advisor
    David Miller Advisor
    Dennis Merens Advisor


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