CVC  Shea Ventures

     Office Locations:

655 Brea Canyon Road
P.O. Box 489
Walnut, CA 91789
Phone: 909-594-9500
Fax: 909-594-0957



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Founded 1881, J.F. Shea is one of the oldest and largest privately held operations in the country. Primarily a real estate and construction company, since 1968 Shea has operated a venture capital division. The firm's investments in private start-up companies have grown into industry leaders such as Compaq Computer Corporation, Altera Corp, Brocade Corp. and Exodus Corp. Shea Ventures' activities extend across the country with early stage investments in companies across a wide range of industries, including computer software, semiconductors, biotechnology and medical devices.



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    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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    Cary Steinbeck Managing Director
    John Morrissey Managing Director
    Joseph Farias-Eisner CAIA
    Peter Callaghan Principal


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    Portfolio companies include:

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      Cool Planet Energy Systems
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      Madison Reed
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      SAY Media
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