A  Tahoma Ventures


     Office Locations:

2130 Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303-809-0787



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware



    Tahoma Ventures provides early-stage (Seed and 'A') capital to technology startups around the country. Tahoma was formed by John Ives, who has been a software and hardware engineer, an entrepreneur, an angel investor, and a venture capitalist. has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1997. Ives is co-founder of Chips on the Deck, a networking organization for Colorado-based semiconductor, EDA and embedded system entrepreneurs. He is also the founder of Boulder Angels, which organizes the activities of active, professional angel investors in Boulder County. Tahoma has filed to raised $5,000,000 but has yet to close any funds.

    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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    John Ives Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Fashion Metric
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      LineRate Systems
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      Quaddra Software
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