I/VC  Santa Barbara Technology Group


     Office Locations:

402 East Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-570-1000



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Santa Barbara Technology Group, LLC is a private investment and consulting firm engaged primarily in working with, and acquiring equity from, early-stage technology companies. Originally founded in January 2000 as Santa Barbara Technology Incubator, the company provides seed capital, professional guidance, physical and corporate infrastructure, and relationships necessary to launch successful technology businesses. The Group targets all areas of technology including: materials technology, semiconductor optics, wireless Internet services and software, computer software and devices, communications, and service businesses using Internet technology for delivery. Santa Barbara Technology Group is the founder of SB Tec Ventures, which continues to offer flexible, full-service office space for companies in downtown Santa Barbara. The Incubator, as it has become known, offers full-service office space leasing for early-stage high-tech companies in Santa Barbara.

    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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    Dennis J. Cagan Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Blue Casa
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      Touch Commerce
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