FI  Yucatan Rock Ventures -ventures/

     Office Locations:

Denver, CO



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Yucatan Rock Ventures is a private family investment and consulting firm co-founded by Stephen G. Pearse and Robert G. Pearse. Stephen is known for leading one of Silicon Valley's fastest ever value creation startups. He led Cyras Systems from $15M to over $5B in valuation in 12 months with 3 rounds of VC funding, finally selling the company to Ciena in 2000. Stephen is currently Chairman of Denver-based Innovation Pavilion, a leader in entrepreneurial campuses and neighborhoods for millennial workers in suburban cities around the U.S. Previously as Executive VP of Bay Networks, Stephen led the $9B merger with Nortel. Stephen is an active Venture Capital investor and is a Board Director for several public and private companies and non-profit organizations. Robert (Bob) is a Board Director for several public companies including Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: AVNW), Ameri Holdings (OTC:AMRH), Novation Companies (OTC:NOVC), and Crossroads Systems (NASDAQ:CRDS) where Bob currently serves as Chairman.

    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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    Robert Pearse Co-Founder
    Stephen Pearse Co-Founder


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