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17

Portfolio Exits

6

Funds

1

About Telcom Ventures

Telcom Ventures engages in venture capital and private equity investments.

Telcom Ventures Headquarter Location

United States

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Omnispace boosts funding for 5G/IoT hybrid mobile network

Feb 5, 2021

Omnispace has raised $60m in new funding for the development of a global 5G/IoT hybrid mobile network, combining satellite and terrestrial coverage. The funding round was led by new investor Fortress Investment Group, and includes further backing from the existing investors Columbia Capital, Greenspring Associates, TDF Ventures and Telcom Ventures. “Omnispace represents the next evolution of mobile telecommunications. The company recognizes that industries now require truly global mobile connectivity without compromise. Omnispace will be the first to power global 5G from space to universal devices on a single, seamless network leveraging their 2 GHz spectrum platform,” said Joshua Pack, Managing Partner, Fortress Investment Group. Other companies looking to provide satellite-based 5G and broadband networks include Elon Musk’s Starlink , Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper and the UK government-owned OneWeb . Hybrid mobile network A US company, headquartered in Washington D.C., Omnispace’s stated aim is to combine the footprint of a non-geostationary satellite constellation with the mobile networks of telecom companies “to bring an interoperable ‘one network. connectivity to users and IoT devices anywhere on the globe”. “We are forging ahead in the delivery of truly mobile 5G connectivity solutions from space. Our network will leverage harmonized 2 GHz spectrum to bring the power of 5G to users and industries around the globe,” said Ram Viswanathan, president and CEO for Omnispace. “We’re delighted Fortress Investment Group and our investors share in our commitment to drive innovative, mobile connectivity solutions.”

Telcom Ventures Investments

17 Investments

Telcom Ventures has made 17 investments. Their latest investment was in Omnispace as part of their Unattributed VC - II on February 2, 2021.

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Telcom Ventures Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/2/2021

Unattributed VC - II

Omnispace

$60M

Yes

1

1/15/2020

Series E

NextNav

No

2

5/29/2018

Series A

Blackpoint Cyber

$6M

Yes

3

7/24/2014

Series D

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$99M

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10

4/13/2007

Series A

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$99M

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0

Date

2/2/2021

1/15/2020

5/29/2018

7/24/2014

4/13/2007

Round

Unattributed VC - II

Series E

Series A

Series D

Series A

Company

Omnispace

NextNav

Blackpoint Cyber

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Amount

$60M

$6M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

3

10

0

Telcom Ventures Portfolio Exits

6 Portfolio Exits

Telcom Ventures has 6 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was NextNav on October 29, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

10/29/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

10

3/13/2012

Acq - P2P

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0

9/22/2006

Acquired

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0

2/8/2005

Acquired

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$99M

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0

9/25/2000

IPO

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Date

10/29/2021

3/13/2012

9/22/2006

2/8/2005

9/25/2000

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acq - P2P

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

10

0

0

0

0

Telcom Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Telcom Ventures has 1 fund, including Telcom Ventures I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

Telcom Ventures I

1

Closing Date

Fund

Telcom Ventures I

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1

Telcom Ventures Team

1 Team Member

Telcom Ventures has 1 team member, including former Chief Executive Officer, Rahul C Prakash.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Rahul C Prakash

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Name

Rahul C Prakash

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Former

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