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Investments

67

Portfolio Exits

7

Funds

3

About Zone Ventures

Zone Ventures is a partnership funded by institutional investors for the purpose of providing equity capital to young, high-growth companies. While many of Zone's investments are centralized in Southern California, its investments are not geographic specific. Zone focuses on information technology businesses.

Zone Ventures Headquarters Location

241 S. Figueroa Street #340

Los Angeles, California, 90012,

United States

213.628.2400

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Zkey.com Closes On $10 Million in Second Round of Funding - InternetNews

Aug 1, 2018

Zkey.com Closes On $10 Million in Second Round of Funding Page 1 of 1 Zkey.com (formerly Zcentral.com), a divisionof SDN Online Inc., closed on $10 million in second-round financing from BearVentures, Ridgely Capital, Zone Ventures and Oracle Corp. Zkey.com said its vision is to make the Zkey a universal, ubiquitous key "forenabling simplified and accurate information exchange between businesses andpeople, both on and off the Web." This includes the migration of the desktopto the Web, unified messaging, wireless Web delivery to cell phones andpagers, Web-based applications and smart and dumb card based solutions. Bear Ventures, a private equity investment fund focusing on growth andInternet related investments, led the round with a $5 million investment. "In our deals we look for and provide three things: Leadership, strategy andcapital," said Philip Erdoes, president of Bear Ventures. "Zkey had the firsttwo down cold; we were glad to provide capital. The Zkey team has done agreat job of taking this companyfrom a backyard idea to a paradigm shifting entity." "The Zkey is one of those very simple ideas that turns out to berevolutionary, as the Hotmail model was to viral marketing," said FrankCreer, managing partner with Zone Ventures. "We are very excited about thefuture of this company."

Zone Ventures Investments

67 Investments

Zone Ventures has made 67 investments. Their latest investment was in NeuroVigil as part of their Series A on May 5, 2015.

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Zone Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/1/2015

Series A

NeuroVigil

No

1

5/20/2013

Series B - II

Lunera Lighting

$2.5M

No

1

5/17/2013

Series B

Lunera Lighting

$6.11M

Yes

1

5/3/2011

Seed VC - II

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0

11/16/2009

Unattributed VC

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$99M

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0

Date

5/1/2015

5/20/2013

5/17/2013

5/3/2011

11/16/2009

Round

Series A

Series B - II

Series B

Seed VC - II

Unattributed VC

Company

NeuroVigil

Lunera Lighting

Lunera Lighting

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Amount

$2.5M

$6.11M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

0

0

Zone Ventures Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

Zone Ventures has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Microfabrica on April 18, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/18/2019

Acquired

$99M

2

8/11/2010

Acquired

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$99M

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0

7/7/2008

Acquired

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$99M

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0

9/22/2006

IPO

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$99M

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10

1/2/2003

Acquired

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$99M

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Date

4/18/2019

8/11/2010

7/7/2008

9/22/2006

1/2/2003

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

0

0

10

0

Zone Ventures Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Zone Ventures has 3 funds, including Zone Ventures II LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/15/2000

Zone Ventures II LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$103M

1

8/1/1998

Zone Venture Fund

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$99M

10

Zone Ventures III LP

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10

Closing Date

3/15/2000

8/1/1998

Fund

Zone Ventures II LP

Zone Venture Fund

Zone Ventures III LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$103M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Zone Ventures Team

4 Team Members

Zone Ventures has 4 team members, including current Managing Director, Frank Creer.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Frank Creer

Managing Director

Current

Mark Greenstein

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Shankar Rao

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Paulo de Rezende

Managing Director

Former

Name

Frank Creer

Mark Greenstein

Shankar Rao

Paulo de Rezende

Work History

Title

Managing Director

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Managing Director

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

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