PE/VC  Summit Partners

     Office Locations:

200 Middlefield Road, Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-321-1166
Fax: 650-321-1188

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  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 1984, Summit Partners has raised nearly $15.0 billion in capital and invested in more than 500 businesses. These companies have completed more than 125 public offerings and in excess of 130 strategic sales or mergers. Summit makes growth equity investments in rapidly growing companies with proven business models, records of revenue and earnings growth. Summit's investments range from $10 million to $500 million for its private equity funds, and from $5 million to $30 million for its venture capital funds. Combined with Summit's subordinated debt funds, the firm can invest in excess of $500 million per company. Summit has more than 90 investment professionals in its Boston, Palo Alto, Luxembourg and London offices. Summit Partners focuses on business services, communications technology and services, consumer products, energy, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial products, Internet and information services, media and entertainment, semiconductors and electronics, software, and other growth industries. The company currently has more than $9 billion invested worldwide in capital.



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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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    Alexander D. Whittemore Managing Director
    Andrew J. Collins Managing Director
    Bruce R. Evans Senior Advisor
    C.J. Fitzgerald Senior Advisor
    Christopher J. Dean Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):















      Series D


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Rocket Fuel
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      Systems Maintenance Services
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