About Diamondhead Ventures
Diamondhead Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2000 and headquartered in Menlo Park, California focusing on seed, startups, and early stage financing. The firm also makes Series A investments. Diamondhead Ventures focus is on the technology sector including information security, enterprise, computational biology, internet infrastructure and b2b opportunities. The firm will look to invest in spin-offs from corporations and research opportunities. The firm's investment size ranges from $500,000 to $5 million.
Diamondhead Ventures Headquarter Location
2490 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, California, 94025,
Latest Diamondhead Ventures News
Jan 4, 2013
Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: Diamondhead Ventures is focused on investing in information technology companies with substantial intellectual property that is unique and disruptive, e.g., technology that is being developed with potential to perform ten times better than what is currently available in the marketplace. We typically invest in seed, first or second round institutional financings. Peter has been a successful venture capitalist for more than twenty-four years. Prior to joining Diamondhead Ventures, Peter founded Associated Venture Investors (AVI) in 1982, which has managed $140M across three top quartile funds. Peter's most recent success, Extreme Networks, returned 125 times on the invested capital. Peter previously worked for General Electric and RCA. Representative Investments BayPackets, Inc. BayPackets, Inc. develops and markets a network-independent and carrier-grade system that simplifies service introduction and implementation. BayPackets' Rapid Service Introduction[tm] (RSI) System enables Telecom service providers to leverage existing infrastructure and OSS/BSS systems to rapidly deploy, manage, and bill for network-based revenue-generating services across heterogeneous networks. BayPackets' scalable system enables carriers to evolve their service offerings, enhance revenues/margins and enrich their customers' experience. Cavium Networks Cavium Networks is a fabless semiconductor company that developed a new class of high performance Network Security Processors (NSP) targeting a range of security applications. Cavium Network's NSPs enables a 10-30x performance improvement for IPSec based VPN hardware and SSL based e-commerce hardware when compared to best of class solutions available today. Cavium Network founders are the core development team who developed DEC's Alpha microprocessor IC. Danger, Inc. Danger, Inc., has created a "hiptop" mobile service and device that seamlessly connects to wireless networks providing consumers the freedom to browse the entire Internet, exchange instant messages and send and receive email with attachments. Danger provides back-end services, the mobile software for handheld devices, and hardware production designs to wireless carriers. Danger's first customer was T-Mobile, which launched its Sidekick service in the U.S. in October, 2002. Danger was founded by former Apple Computer and WebTV veterans. Teradiant Networks Teradiant Networks develops high-speed semiconductors and modules for core and metro IP networking equipment. Teradiant Networks' founding team members were the key designers for Intel's Itanium and Pentium chips. The goal is to provide enormous processing power to networking system manufacturers, enabling them to build scalable, carrier-grade, media transport platforms for tomorrow's high-density processing requirements. About FundingPost For over Fourteen Years FundingPost has worked with thousandsof Angel and Venture Capital Investors. We believe that it isimportant to reach investors in every medium possible -both online and offline. We have been directly responsible fortons of success stories and Millions and Millions of dollars raised.We look forward to introducing your company to the leading Venture and Angel Investors nationwide. Sign up now: Entrepreneurs / Investors Join the FundingPost email list and learn how, when and where you can meet these Investors: Other Venture Profiles:
Diamondhead Ventures Team
4 Team Members
Diamondhead Ventures has 4 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Doug Van Houweling.