Investment Preferences | Services | Strategy

Galaxy Ventures is a boutique private investment & investment banking firm. Founded in 1999, the firm invests directly and/or with co-investors, including venture capital (VC) firms (private, institutional & corporate), private equity (PE) firms and private/angel investors, and identifies sources of capital. The firm also originates VC, PE and merger & acquisition (M&A) transactions (equity, debt, etc.), and provides retained transactional advisory & consulting services.

Industries & sectors of interest include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  1. BulletCleanTech | Renewable Energy | Environmental

  2. BulletSoftware | Analytics | Business Intelligence | Data Management

  3. BulletSoftware-as-a-Service (SaaS) | Web Services | Internet | eCommerce | Payments

  4. BulletMedical Devices | Life Sciences

  5. BulletStorage | Networking | Mobile | Wireless

  6. BulletConsumer Products | Retail | Direct-Marketing | Direct-Response Television (DRTV)

  7. BulletEntertainment | Media | Gaming | Social Media

  8. BulletTechnology & Intellectual Property Acquisition & Licensing

  9. BulletQuant” α Trading & Other Innovative Trading/Investing Technologies

  10. BulletReal Estate

Investment preferences include ventures with:

  1. BulletRevolutionary (rather than evolutionary) products, services & technologies

  2. BulletExperienced management teams and/or talented & ambitious entrepreneurs with the “next hot thing”

  3. BulletVery large potential market sizes

  4. BulletDisruptive, unique, proprietary and/or defensible technology with intellectual property protection/patents

  5. BulletLittle or no existing competition & substantial barriers-to-entry for competitors

The firm will consider investments of any size and stage of company development, including seed funding.

Geographic preference is the U.S. West Coast, but the firm will consider investments and clients regardless of locale.

Galaxy Ventures is a private, closely-held entity and does not generally publicly disclose its amount of invested funds, portfolio companies, client transactions, investment returns and the identities of its (co)investors.


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