American River Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 40

  • Exits
  • 19

Exits

American River Ventures General Information

Company Description

American River Ventures was a venture capital and private equity firm headquartered in Sacramento, California and was founded in 2001. The firm specialized in seed, early stage, bridge and growth capital investments. It used to invest in new technology companies with a focus on energy efficiency, energy intelligence, advanced materials, semiconductors, communications, wireless, displays, data storage and software.

Business Details

Year Founded
2001
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
PE/Buyout
Corporate Office
  • 21355 38th Street
  • Sacramento, CA 95816
  • United States

American River Ventures Investments (40)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SynapSense 19-Jun-2011 Later Stage VC 000.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
SynapSense 26-Jul-2010 00000 00000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Lumetric Lighting 24-Mar-2010 0000 - 00000 00.00 Electrical Equipment Out of Business 0000000 00000 00.0
PatientSafe Solutions 08-Feb-2010 00000 00000 0000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Lumetric Lighting 12-Nov-2009 0000 - 00000 000 Electrical Equipment Out of Business 0000000 00000 00.0
PlanarMag 08-Jul-2009 00000 00000 00.000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue
WiSpry 02-Jun-2009 00000 00000 0000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
SpectraSensors 25-May-2009 00000 00000 000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
SynapSense 09-Mar-2009 Early Stage VC 000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Lumetric Lighting 24-Sep-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Electrical Equipment Out of Business 0000000 00000 00.0
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American River Ventures Exits (19)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Teseda 01-Aug-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
PatientSafe Solutions 04-May-2021 000000000000000000 0000
OpenClovis 01-Jan-2021 000000000 00000000
Lumetric Lighting 01-Jan-2017 000 00 00000000
WiSpry 11-May-2015 000000000000000000
SynapSense 08-May-2014 000000000000000000
Triformix 01-Jan-2014 000 00 00000000
SpectraSensors 27-Jun-2012 000000000000000000
Agoura Technologies 04-Jun-2012 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
PlanarMag 06-Aug-2010 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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American River Ventures Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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American River Ventures FAQs

  • What is American River Ventures?

    American River Ventures was a venture capital and private equity firm headquartered in Sacramento, California and was founded in 2001.

  • When was American River Ventures founded?

    American River Ventures was founded in 2001.

  • Who is the founder of American River Ventures?

    John Kunhart is the founder of American River Ventures.

  • Where is American River Ventures headquartered?

    American River Ventures is headquartered in Sacramento, CA.

  • How many investments has American River Ventures made?

    American River Ventures has made 40 investments.

  • What has American River Ventures invested in?

    American River Ventures has made numerous investments in companies like SynapSense, Lumetric Lighting, and PatientSafe Solutions within the Electronic Equipment and Instruments, Electrical Equipment, and Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) industries.

  • What has American River Ventures invested in recently?

    American River Ventures's latest investment was on 19-Jun-2011 in SynapSense, a company within the Electronic Equipment and Instruments industry.

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