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Investments

24

Portfolio Exits

15

Funds

1

About Pyramid Technology Ventures

Pyramid Technology Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early and late stage companies in the information technology sector. It typically makes initial investments between $2 million and $6 million.

Pyramid Technology Ventures Headquarter Location

22 rue de Marignan

France

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Investor Profile: Pyramid Technology Ventures

Feb 20, 2013

Apple Alexander Rhea from Pyramid Technology Ventures is a member of FundingPost online! Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: Pyramid is a leading San Francisco-based venture capital firm that partners with talented entrepreneurs to help build market leading, successful businesses. Our partners have been successfully investing in Silicon Valley since 1992 and co-founded Pyramid in 1999. Our extensive investment experience combined with our entrepreneurial mindset and our operational expertise are our greatest assets. We developed a disciplined investment approach that serves both our companies and investors well. Alexander Rhea Managing Partner & Co-Founder Pyramid Technology Ventures Alexander is a proven CEO and repeat entrepreneur who came to venture capital 10 years ago. From 1995 to 2000, Alex successfully led the development of the US investment practice at Part�Com, an $800 million VC firm based in Paris, by being an early investor in companies such as Phone.com, InterWAVE, Signalsoft and Be. Earlier in his career, Alex was hired by GET Capital, a private equity fund, as a turnaround CEO for one of its portfolio companies. Alex�s management skills were first proven when he was CEO of Birkmayer USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of LaborBirkmayer. Alex is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Adomos (Alternext: ALADO) and Transatel, and Board observer at Ingenio and Sylantro. He holds a BS degree in Engineering from Catholic University (Washington, DC) and an MBA degree from HEC (Paris). Representative Investments fusionOne Developer of premium mobile services for 6 major wireless operators Luminous Networks The first carrier-class packet-based optical networking platform that supports voice, data & video transatel The first European mobile virtual network enabler Zip Realty Leading full-service US residential real estate brokerage. Went IPO on NASDAQ in 2004 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: "FundingPost allows the venture community to review many interesting deals in a short period of time. The consistent format allows VCs to quickly evaluate companies raising capital based on the criteria that's most important to them. " - Deepak Kamra, Canaan Partners "I know that I've invested in at least one deal associated with FundingPost events, and it's a great networking opportunity with the founders and the VCs that are there. I'm looking forward to this one! " - John Filla, Angel Investor, Houston Angel Network "I just invested in a mobile company I met through FundingPost - Thanks! " - Jay Goldberg, Hudson Ventures "Empire Angels has invested in two companies we met through FundingPost. This is a great forum for entrepreneurs to meet investors and we look forward to continued participation! " - Graham Gullans, Empire Angels "FundingPost has provided Investors a great way to read company summaries from across the country, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to get in front of a lot of Venture Funds they wouldn't normally have access to. " - Richard Irving, Pond Venture Partners "I see CEO's get their PhDs in best practices for how-to-get-funded techniques. This is accomplished through FundingPost's well orchestrated and accomplished conferences - great for learning from and networking with the money sources. " - Jeanne M. Sullivan, StarVest Partners "BP's Castrol innoVentures invested in a company we met through FundingPost - They are a great resource for Investors and entrepreneurs alike! " - Miriam C Eaves, BP's Castrol innoVentures "As a result of the conference we attended in Miami, Caerus made one of its first Investments in a Florida-based company whose CEO we met because of the impressive network FundingPost has constructed. " - Zachary A. Cherry, Caerus Ventures LLC "I am happy to be a member of FundingPost.com. We always find good prospects, and the interface is efficient and easy to use. Thanks for putting this together. " - George Petracek, Atrium Capital "The Las Vegas Investor RoundTable of December 2013 was a great event because I got to know many talented entrepreneurs in Las Vegas that I would not have met in person otherwise. After the event, I made an investment of $25,000 in a seed idea that is looking very promising! I am looking forward to future events and future investments in Las Vegas entrepreneurs. " - Don Sorensen, Las Vegas Angel Investor © Copyright 2001-2016 Second Venture Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Pyramid Technology Ventures Investments

24 Investments

Pyramid Technology Ventures has made 24 investments. Their latest investment was in Polychromix as part of their Series B on April 4, 2005.

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Pyramid Technology Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/19/2005

Series B

Polychromix

$11M

Yes

1/7/2004

Unattributed VC

Zantaz

$20M

No

1

11/11/2003

Series D

Sylantro Systems

$19M

No

9/15/2003

Series E

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$99M

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0

8/1/2002

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

4/19/2005

1/7/2004

11/11/2003

9/15/2003

8/1/2002

Round

Series B

Unattributed VC

Series D

Series E

Series B

Company

Polychromix

Zantaz

Sylantro Systems

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Amount

$11M

$20M

$19M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

0

10

Pyramid Technology Ventures Portfolio Exits

15 Portfolio Exits

Pyramid Technology Ventures has 15 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Cooking.com on March 15, 2013.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/15/2013

Acquired

1

7/15/2010

Acquired

5/24/2010

Acquired

12/5/2008

Acquired

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0

12/18/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

3/15/2013

7/15/2010

5/24/2010

12/5/2008

12/18/2007

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

0

0

Pyramid Technology Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Pyramid Technology Ventures has 1 fund, including Pyramid Technology Ventures I LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/1/2000

Pyramid Technology Ventures I LP

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$123M

1

Closing Date

6/1/2000

Fund

Pyramid Technology Ventures I LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Closed

Amount

$123M

Sources

1

Pyramid Technology Ventures Team

3 Team Members

Pyramid Technology Ventures has 3 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Gaetano Insalaco.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Marc L. Cellier

Founder

Current

Alexander Jenkins Rhea

Founder

Current

Gaetano Insalaco

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Name

Marc L. Cellier

Alexander Jenkins Rhea

Gaetano Insalaco

Work History

Title

Founder

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

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