VC  Tall Oaks Capital

     Office Locations:

315 Old Ivy Way, Suite 301
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone: 434-951-0440
Fax: 434-951-0478



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Established in November of 2000, Tall Oaks partners with companies in the software, biotech and healthcare IT sectors. Tall Oaks has co-invested with over 45 firms and is well positioned to lead or co-lead seed and early stage investments. Investments range in size from $50,000 to $1,500,000. Tall Oaks is a member of the Village Ventures network, which consists of 13 partner funds located throughout the U.S. Village Ventures, which co-invests with Tall Oaks, is funded by Bain Capital, Highland Capital, Janus and Sandler Capital. Tall Oaks focuses on the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

    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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    A. Reenst Lesemann Managing Director
    J. Hiram Ewald Managing Director
    James B. Farinholt Managing Director
    Kathryne F. Carr Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      DiaKine Therapeutics
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      Living MicroSystems
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      Persystent Technology
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      Provox Technologies
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      Relativity Technologies
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