VC  Technology Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

7760 France Avenue South, Suite 1165
Minneapolis, MN 55345
Phone: 952-646-3000
Fax: 952-646-3010



  • Early



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet



    Technology Venture Partners (TVP) is an $85 million venture capital fund investing in growth-oriented technology companies across all stages in the areas of networking, communications, software and semiconductor technologies. TVP's investment focus is concentrated around high-growth opportunities in areas such as enterprise applications, network infrastructure, network management and security, VoIP chipsets, software and IT infrastructure. The firm currently manages $100 million in venture capital and growth equity investments. The Principals of TVP have been directly involved in capital formation, merger and acquisition and private equity transactions totaling over $25 billion. The firm has $250 million in assets under management.

    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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    Bryson Hollimon Managing General Partner
    Donald E. Bossi Ph.D. General Partner
    Frank W. Smith Ph.D. General Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Elevation Spine



      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:


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