VC  Sensor Technology Development Fund

     Office Locations:

5505 Airport Blvd., Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303-546-0452
Fax: 303-546-0478



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Storage & Hardware



    Sensor Technology Development Fund, LLC (STDF), formed in 1996 and capitalized at $15M, typically invests up to $2,000,000 in early stage (seed and first round) funding of core technology, hardware-oriented companies. Sensor concentrates within the four-corner states of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, and has currently placed over $12M in start-up capital and maintains liquid assets in excess of $3M in short-term securities.

    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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    Betty Ohannessian Principal
    Robert Knollenberg Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Morning Kansai
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      nLine Systems
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      Trace Photonics
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