VC  Sevin Rosen Funds

     Office Locations:

PO Box 192128
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 972-702-1100
Fax: 972-702-1103



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Sevin Rosen Funds was founded in Dallas in 1981 by L.J. Sevin and Ben Rosen. Over the past two and a half decades, the firm has invested in companies such as Compaq, Lotus Development, Cypress Semiconductor, Citrix, CIENA, and Capstone Turbine. The SRF portfolio includes companies in Internet, Media, Software & Services, Technology & Communications Infrastructure, Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovations, Materials & Energy Innovations. Sevin Rosen Fund VIII closed in the fall of 2000 and is capitalized at $875 million. Currently, SRF has $1.8 billion under management. The active funds managed by Sevin Rosen are fully invested. As such, any future investments will be limited solely to companies already in the Sevin Rosen portfolio.

    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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    Al Schuele General Partner
    Alan Buehler CFO
    Charles Phipps Partner
    David McLean General Partner
    Jackie Kimzey General Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Alder BioPharmaceuticals
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