Thursday, May 19, 2005

Background - Pequot Ventures

I work in the Venture Capital industry for Pequot Ventures, the private equity arm of Pequot Capital Management. Pequot Capital is an alternative asset management company that provides limited partners access to a variety of investment prdoucts. Today, Pequot Capital manges equity hedge funds, debt funds, quantitative trading funds, and private equity funds.

Pequot Ventures manges $1.7bn and invests in three key sectors: information technology, applied technology, and health care. I lead the firm's software investing activities on the West coast, working out of our Sand Hill Road offices. Our hall of fame includes, NetGear, Sycamore, Netegrity, Andrew Corporation, Arrowpoint, and others.

I joined Pequot Venture in early 2002 and have had the good fortune of working with some excellent mangement teams and companies. Investments that I am involved with include, Tectura, Scalent Systems, Klocwork, Kavado, and Securify.

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