Overview

Founded: 1997

Offices: Seattle, WA (HQ); Portland, OR; Menlo Park, CA

Investment Team:

  • Dan Ahn, Managing Director
  • Erik Benson, Managing Director
  • Curtis Feeny, Managing Director
  • Bill McAleer, Managing Director
  • Bruce Chizen, Venture Partner
  • Geoff Entress, Venture Partner
  • Diane Fraiman, Venture Partner
  • Tom Huseby, Venture Partner
  • Tom Kippola, Venture Partner
  • Chrismon Nofsinger, Venture Partner
  • Bill Hughlett, Chief Financial Officer

Funds Under Management:

Voyager Capital has $420 million under management and invests in the first venture rounds and follow-on rounds, in the broad areas of digital media, software and services, wireless and Smart Grid companies on the West Coast.

Advisory Board:

  • Ernie Ankrim, PhD, Senior Markets Advisor, former Chief Investment Strategist, Russell Investment Company
  • Jesse Berst, Founding Editor, SmartGridNews.com; Advisor to the UW/WSU Power Grid Research Center
  • Ray Bingham, Former CEO, Cadence; Director, Oracle, Flextronics, STMicro
  • Mike Brochu, CEO, GMI; former President and CEO of public companies Loudeye and Primus
  • Andy Bryant, Chairman of the Board, former Executive Vice President, Technology, Manufacturing and Enterprise Services, and Chief Administrative Officer, Intel; Director, McKesson
  • Bruce Chizen, former CEO, Adobe; Director, Oracle, Synopsys
  • John DeFeo, CEO, Coco Communications; former Chairman, President, and CEO, U.S. West New Vector
  • Fran Dramis, former CIO, Bell South; former CIO, Salomon Brothers
  • Frank Gill, former Executive Vice President, Intel; and former Director, Logitech, McAfee, Pixelworks, Sequent, Tektronix
  • Naren Gupta, PhD, Co-founder and General Partner, Nexus India Capital
  • Promod Haque, Managing Partner, Norwest Venture Partners; Forbes #1 Midas Investor
  • Jeremy Jaech, CEO, SNUPI Technologies; Co-founder, Aldus; Co-founder & former CEO, Visio
  • Keith Krach, former Chairman and CEO, Ariba; Purdue University Board of Trustees
  • Ed Lazowska, PhD, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington

Current Portfolio:

Act-On Software (OR), Alliance Health Networks (acquired Medify (WA)), AutoGrid (CA), Ayla Networks (CA), Blue Box (WA), Bonanza (WA), ChargePoint (CA), Chirpify (OR), ClearCare (CA), Covario (CA), Elemental (OR), Jyte (OR), Lighter Capital (WA), Lytics (OR), MindSumo (CA), nFluence (WA), Photobucket (CO), Placecast (CA), Qazzow (WA), Sensys Networks (CA), Ubix (CA), Vidder (CA), Wellness FX (CA), Wise.io (CA), Yapta (WA), Zebra Imaging (TX), Zettics (WA and NY)
       

About Voyager Capital:

Voyager Capital is a leading West Coast information technology venture firm that provides entrepreneurs with the resources, experience and connections to build successful companies. Voyager invests primarily in private early and growth stage digital media, software and services, wireless and Smart Grid companies where the firm's domain expertise and go to market resources help build market leaders.  Voyager Capital has $370 million under management with offices in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Menlo Park, California.

Notable Exits:

Attenex (WA), Amplitude (CA), aQuantive (WA), CapitalStream (WA), GMI (WA), GoAhead (WA), Kryptiq (OR), Melodeo (WA), Netpodium (WA), Tegic (WA)

Press Contact:

Joanne Hogue, Smart Connections PR | email: joanne@smartconnectionspr.com | ph: 410.658.8246