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smartforest.com

Investments

28

Portfolio Exits

11

Funds

1

About SmartForest Ventures

SmartForest Ventures is a seed and early stage venture capital firm based in Portland, Oregon and with additional offices in Menlo Park, California. The firm is primarily focused on participation in a company's first round of institutional financing. It is a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) and seeks companies in the following industries: computer hardware, software and other what they call enabling technologies. Geographically, SmartForest seeks opportunities on the west coast of the United States centered on the Pacific Northwest and Silicon Valley. In terms of investment size, the firm typically invests $2 to $7 million in the seed stage opportunities and between $2 million to $4 million in the first round of financing and will generally co-invest alongside an investment syndicate.

Headquarters Location

319 SW Washington, #720

Portland, Oregon, 97204,

United States

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Investor Profile: SmartForest

Mar 15, 2013

Apple Thomas Toy from SmartForest is a member of FundingPost online! Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: SmartForest Ventures makes seed stage and first round investments in the best and brightest new technology companies in the Pacific Northwest and the Bay Area. A unique combination of early-stage venture capital fund and accelerator, SmartForest develops successful, fast-growth companies by providing capital, as well as expertise and mentoring. Our objective is to nurture the ideas of innovative, high-tech entrepreneurs and accelerate their development by offering much more than just a check. We are licensed as a Small Business Investment Corporation (SBIC) bringing total investment funds to $100M. Thomas Toy General Partner SmartForest A venture capitalist for the past eighteen years, Thomas J. Toy is General Partner of SmartForest Ventures and Managing Director of PacRim Venture Partners (www.pacrimpartners.com), a venture capital firm he co-founded in 1999. PacRim Venture Partners, which has investors from the U.S. and strategic partners and investors from Greater China, specializes in early stage information technology investments located in Silicon Valley. Previously, Mr. Toy was at Technology Funding, a venture capital firm, from 1987 to 1999. While at Technology Funding, Mr. Toy was a Partner and Chairperson of the firm’s investment committee. Prior to Technology Funding, Mr. Toy was a vice president at Bank of America, where he was employed from 1979 to 1987. Representative Investments ConceroGroup ConceroGroup is a leading provider of customer-facing technology for online sales, fulfillment and servicing to distributors of employee benefits insurance. Concero focuses on association, affinity group and Taft-Hartley markets where efficiency and service improvements provide a genuine value and differentiation for distributors. Kryptiq Kryptiq is a leading provider of middleware platforms for automating healthcare workflows. Kryptiq adds security and workflow components to the existing email infrastructure to enable trusted transport of health information across organizations and between users and databases. Moteiv Hardware and software for wireless sensor networks. Moteiv's solutions enable large-scale wireless sensing with a high degree of customizability at lower overall ownership costs and higher reliablility than traditional mesh networking offerings. Through innovative hardware and software, Moteiv's networks are easy-to-use and manage. TechTracker TechTracker is a comprehensive, cross-platform technology support network that enables over 2.0 million computer users and IT professionals each month to keep their computing environments up-to-date and running smoothly. 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:

SmartForest Ventures Investments

28 Investments

SmartForest Ventures has made 28 investments. Their latest investment was in iMove as part of their Debt - II on May 08, 2012.

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SmartForest Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/8/2012

Debt - II

iMove

$0.42M

No

4/7/2009

Series B

SignaCert

$8.8M

No

6/20/2008

Series C

NexPlanar

$14.5M

No

5/9/2008

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0

4/18/2007

Series B

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$99M

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0

Date

5/8/2012

4/7/2009

6/20/2008

5/9/2008

4/18/2007

Round

Debt - II

Series B

Series C

Unattributed VC

Series B

Company

iMove

SignaCert

NexPlanar

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Amount

$0.42M

$8.8M

$14.5M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

0

0

SmartForest Ventures Portfolio Exits

11 Portfolio Exits

SmartForest Ventures has 11 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Ipextreme on June 03, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/3/2016

Acquired

$99M

1

9/28/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

10/16/2014

Acquired

$99M

1

8/31/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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10

6/20/2011

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

6/3/2016

9/28/2015

10/16/2014

8/31/2012

6/20/2011

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

SmartForest Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

SmartForest Ventures has 1 fund, including SmartForest Ventures I LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/1/2001

SmartForest Ventures I LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$75M

1

Closing Date

3/1/2001

Fund

SmartForest Ventures I LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Closed

Amount

$75M

Sources

1

SmartForest Ventures Team

6 Team Members

SmartForest Ventures has 6 team members, including current Managing Partner, Deborah Coleman.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Deborah Coleman

Managing Partner

Current

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Name

Deborah Coleman

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Work History

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