FI  Sid R. Bass Associates

     Office Locations:

201 Main St., Suite 3200
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-390-8400



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Sid R. Bass Associates is a venture capital firm and value added investor, providing capital, access to resources, and industry contacts to high growth early-stage and late stage companies. With $300 million in committed capital, the firm focuses its investments in the software, communications, wireless, security, storage, network infrastructure, media, and consumer and business services sectors. With a long term horizon, the firm partners with seasoned entrepreneurs to grow successful, growth businesses through all phases of a company's development. Sid Richardson Bass (born April 9, 1942) is an American billionaire investor and philanthropist. Bass took control of the family business in 1968. His investments include oil and gas. Along with his father and two of his brothers, he was the largest shareholder in The Walt Disney Company from 1984 until after the stock market crash in 2001. Bass was forced to sell his Disney holdings as a result of a margin call. In 2020, he was ranked No.359 in the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America.

    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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    Beth Sandell Partner
    K. Trevor Chong Partner
    Paul Pappajohn Partner
    Perscilla Faily General Partner
    Peter Sterling Vice President & CFO


    Portfolio companies include:

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