Venture Capital

Charles River Ventures
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CHARLES RIVER VENTURES - Description and Overview

INVESTOR TYPE Venture Capital
Charles River Ventures represents early-stage, high-growth companies. Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures has funded companies like Cascade, CIENA, Chipcom, Net Genesis, Parametric Technology, Sonus, Speechworks, Stratus Computer, Sybase, Vignette and dozens more.
CRV QuickStart
To launch entrepreneurs' ideas more quickly and efficiently, Charles River Ventures created the CRV QuickStart Seed Funding Program. CRV QuickStart aims to finds opportunities in the communications and technology, software and services, and new media sectors. It also provides select entrepreneurs with a loan to fund the work needed to build out their idea, enabling them to explore its potential in its earliest stage before they raise a round of formal equity financing. CRV QuickStart offers up to $250,000 in the form of a loan.


More detailed information and downloadable data for Charles River Ventures including their entire portfolio, amounts invested and industry focus areas is available at CB Insights.