FI  Tano Capital

     Office Locations:

One Franklin Parkway
Building 970, 2nd Floor
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650-212-0330
Fax: 650-212-0006



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    Tano Capital is a California-based family office and alternative asset management firm, with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai, Mauritius and San Francisco Bay Area. The firm is headed by Chuck Johnson, who was formerly co-president of Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments; NYSE: BEN), and CEO of Templeton Worldwide Inc. Tano's mission is to develop innovative investment opportunities in global hard assets as well as rapidly growing companies in India and China that will directly benefit from the domestic consumption growth in both markets. Tano Ventures team is currently pursuing early-stage investments in technology companies operating in India, Singapore, Japan, Poland, Brazil and other emerging technology countries.

    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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    Candace Lyche Chief Compliance Officer
    Catherine Sapiro Chief Financial Officer
    Chuck Johnson Managing Director
    Ernest Tan Managing Director
    Peter Dabrowski Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

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