PE/VC  TVC Capital

     Office Locations:

11710 El Camino Real, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 858-704-3261
Fax: 858-947-2801



  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2007, TVC Capital is an operator-led growth equity firm focused on investments in and acquisitions of software companies and software-enabled service firms. TVC targets a wide spectrum of software sectors and industry verticals that are poised for growth and consolidation. The firm invests growth equity in minority interests as well as provide capital for recapitalizations and buyouts. TVC is currently investing out of a $150 million fund and has $235 million in assets under management. The fund seeks investment opportunities with North-American software companies generating revenues of at least $3 million. The TVC focus is on software and software enabled services firms in the development and expansion stage, levered buyout, recapitalization and restructuring stage. Special sectors of interest for TVC Ventures include: Financial Services, Predictive Analytics, Content/Data Management, Internet Pure Plays, Wireless, Security, Software as a Service (SaaS), and Digital Media. The fund invests in lower middle market software and software enabled service firms operating with proven technology and financial model and sustainable competitive advantage; realistic 3-5 year exit strategy; management team with domain expertise; a mid-sized expanding market; and a favorable competitive environment. TVC looks for structurally attractive industries and markets which are growing, or have the potential to grow, in excess of 25% per year.

    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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    Andrew W. Albert Principal
    Jeb S. Spencer Managing Partner and Co-Founder
    Joanne M. Ward Director of Operations
    Mykel C. Sprinkles Partner
    Steven Hamerslag Managing Partner and Co-Founder


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