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Find Arizona Venture Capital Firms and Angel Networks plus venture capital firms which have invested in companies located in Arizona. Venture Capital companies are listed first and then angel networks, accelerators and finally other resources. This page is a service of Profit Dynamics Inc., the company behind the Capital Connection Website. Brian Hill and Dee Power are the principals of Profit Dynamics. The company provides research and business planning services. They are the authors of the books you see on the left hand navigation bar. Their newest book, "The Pocket Guide to Business Planning for Small Business Owners," will be released by SkyHorse Publishing in February 2013. Back to the Home page for venture capital links

Invest Southwest Capital Conference Up and coming companies are screened and then present to venture capital firms and private investors. It's held in Scottsdale/Phoenix in the late fall. Information about the next conference is available in March

Idea Funding is a one day conference for entrepreneurs to better understand the investment process and what investors are looking for. It's held in Tucson.

Grayhawk Venture Fund I, L.P.
   Sherman Chu, Contact
    5050 North 40th Street, Suite 310
    Phoenix, AZ  85018
    Phone:    (602)956-8700    Fax:    (602)956-8080
    Email:   SChu @ GVP . us 

Grayhawk ventures invests in early-stage and growth-stage companies located in the Southwest. Investment ranges from $1,000,000 to $4,000,000. Industries preferred include Software, Internet, Technology-Enabled Services, Healthcare IT, Financial Services and clean tech.

Research Corporation Technologies
5210 East Williams Circle
Suite 240
Tucson, AZ 85711
Region: SouthWest
Phone: 520-748-4400
Fax: 520-748-0025
Email: attention @ rctech . com

venture51 Capital Fund LLP
21090 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Phone: 408-246-3395

Valley Ventures
Contact: Jock Holliman
1275 W. Washington St.
Suite 101
Tempe, AZ 85281
Tel:  (480) 661-6600
Fax: (602) 286-5284

El Dorado Investment Company
P.O. Box 53999
MS 9707
Phoenix, AZ 85072
This is part of the Pinnacle West Investment Group Contact the venture capital arm through eldorado @ They prefer energy-related technologies and services. They invest from $1 million to $5 million resulting in minority equity stakes.

Canal Partners
Jim Armstrong and Todd Belfer
7114 E. Stetson Dr. #360
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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The Miller Group Generalists: primarily manufacturing, service, insurance, financial, real estate, and distribution business. Exclude: oil, gas, mining, energy, biotechnology. Established companies with revenue in excess of $5.0 million

Your Source is a private equity company located at 707 E. Northern Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85020, P: 602.343.1700 F: 602.343.1710

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SCORE, Service Corp of Retired Executives, provides mentoring, advice and consulting services in marketing, general business, funding and business planning.

Greater Phoenix SCORE is located at 2828 N. Central Avenue, #800, Central & West Thomas, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: (602) 745-7250, Fax: (602) 745-7210

Northern Arizona SCORE is located at 1228 Willow Creek Road, Suite 2, Prescott, AZ 86301, Phone: (928) 778-7438, Fax: (928) 778-4129

Southern Arizona SCORE is at 1400 West Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85711, Phone: (520) 762-9415 Fax: (520) 670-5011

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Arizona Small Business Association The main ASBA office is located in Phoenix at 4600 E. Washington St. Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: 602.306.4000 Fax: 602.306.4001. The Southern Office is at 4811 E. Grant Rd. Suite 262, Tucson, AZ 85712, Phone: 520.327.0222 Fax: 520.327.0440. However, the trade association is true to its name with over 11,000 members in all 15 counties of Arizona. The ASBA provides services, networking opportunities, funding information, seminars and other special events throughout the year. There is a fee to join. However, many of the seminars and events are open to the public with only a minimal registration fee.

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Lobodos Ventures   Angel investments in successful high technology ventures.     General Information:

Arizona Technology Investor Forum
Prefers Arizona but will invest in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and Southern California when referred by their local angel groups or venture capital firms. Contact James E. Goulka, Managing Director, jegoulka @ atif-az. org 602-463-0844

Thunderbird Angel Network established in the fall of 2010. Associated with the Thunderbird International School of Management. Entrepreneurs present at every other month dinner meetings. Contact Dee Harris, Phone 480-409-4366 Email thunderbirdangelnetwork @ gmail. com

Arizona Angels Investor Network was founded in 1999. Entrepreneurs complete an application and go through a screening process before they're invited to present to the membership. Investors decide individually whether to invest or now. Arizona Angels prefer high-growth companies that are beyond the seed or start-up stage. Contact info @

Desert Angels The organization was formed in the Fall of 2000 and invests in early stage or startup companies in the Southwest. The Angels meet regularly about every 30 - 45 days. As an organization, the Desert Angels does not make investments. It serves as a forum for members to review presentations and make their own investment decisions. There is no requirement on the part of individual members to make an investment in any company. Companies seeking to make a presentation or for more information on membership, Contact: base @ desertangels. org

Arizona Business Incubators and Accelerators

Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurial Technologies (NACET), located in Flagstaff Arizona provides mentoring services, offices and other services for up and coming companies.

Arizona Center For Innovation located in Tucson, assists companies from start-up to becoming independent of the Center. Companies must go through an application process. The basics provide mentoring, developing into part time residency at the center to full time. Office services and lab provided.

Innovations Incubator is located and funded by the City of Chandler. Companies lease both office and laboratory space at reduced rates. Mentoring and advice is provided as well. 145 S 79th, Chandler, AZ 85226 | 480.809.6000

Science Foundation Arizona provides grants to companies in Arizona for scientific research. It's not really an incubator as such. Requirements and grant applications are at the site.

Venture Capital Companies which have invested in Arizona

Chase Capital Partners, 380 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor New York, NY 10017 Phone: (212) 622-3721 Fax: (212) 622-4606 Website:

Wasatch Venture Fund One So. Main Street, 14th Floor Salt Lake City, UT 84133 Phone: (801) 524-8939 Fax: (801) 524-8941 Website:

Partech International 50 California St Suite 3200 San Francisco, CA 94111 Phone: (415) 788-2929 Fax: (415) 788-6763 Website:

RWI Group 720 University Avenue, Suite 103 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Phone: (650) 833-4980 Fax: (650) 833-4983

Telos Venture Partners 2350 Mission College Blvd. Suite 1070 Santa Clara, CA 95054 Phone: (408) 982-5800 Fax: (408) 982-5880 Website:

Dominion Ventures Inc. 44 Montgomery St., Suite 4200 San Francisco, CA 94104 Phone: (415) 362-4890 Fax: (415) 394-9245

One Liberty Ventures 150 CambridgePark Drive Boston, MA 02140 Phone: (617) 492-7280 Fax: (617) 492-7290 Website:

MESBIC Ventures Holding Company 12655 North Central Expressway Suite 710 Dallas, TX 75243 Phone: (972) 991-1597 Fax: (972) 991-1647 Website:

Opportunity Capital Partners L.P. 2201 Walnut Avenue Suite 210 Fremont, CA 94538 Phone: (510) 795-7000 Fax: (510) 494-5439

Pacesetter Growth Fund LP 12655 North Central Expressway Suite 710 Dallas, TX 75243 Phone: (972) 991-1597 Fax: (972) 991-1647

CMG @ VENTURES 100 Brickstone Square Andover, MA 01810 Phone: (978) 684-3030 Fax: (978) 684-3820 Website:

Western States Investment Group 9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 310 San Diego, CA 92122 Phone: (619) 678-0800 Fax: (619) 678-0900 Website:

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