CIV Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 14


CIV General Information

Company Description

CIV was a venture capital firm based in Corning, New York. The firm specialized in seed, early stage and later stage investments.

Business Details

Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • Corning, NY
  • United States

CIV Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
View 18-Nov-2013 Later Stage VC 000.00 Building Products Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
Ondax 30-May-2008 00 000000000 00.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
SemiNex 04-Apr-2007 00000 (00000 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
Optium 16-Mar-2006 00000 00000 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue
LightPointe Wireless 06-Feb-2004 00000 00000 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
Akara 13-Aug-2003 00000 00000 000 Connectivity Products Product Development 0000 00000
Cubic Wafer 17-Jan-2002 00000 00000 0000 Application Specific Semiconductors Out of Business
Akara 02-Jul-2001 00000 00000 0000 Connectivity Products Product Development 0000 00000
Picosecond Pulse Labs 13-Mar-2001 Later Stage VC 0000 Connectivity Products Generating Revenue
Gemfire 05-Mar-2001 Later Stage VC 0000 Fiberoptic Equipment Generating Revenue
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CIV Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
View 08-Mar-2021 Reverse Merger 00000
Ondax 05-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 0000
Picosecond Pulse Labs 16-Jan-2014 000000000000000000
CyOptics 23-Jun-2013 000000000000000000 00000
Gemfire 11-Nov-2009 000000000000000000
World Wide Packets 03-Mar-2008 000000000000000000 00000
Cubic Wafer 01-Jan-2008 0000000000: 000000
Picolight 27-Feb-2007 000000000000000000 00000
Optical Solutions 21-Feb-2006 Merger/Acquisition
LightPointe Wireless 01-Jan-2006 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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  • What is CIV?

    CIV was a venture capital firm based in Corning, New York.

  • Where is CIV headquartered?

    CIV is headquartered in Corning, NY.

  • How many investments has CIV made?

    CIV has made 17 investments.

  • What has CIV invested in?

    CIV has made numerous investments in companies like View, Ondax, and SemiNex within the Building Products, Electronic Equipment and Instruments, and Application Specific Semiconductors industries.

  • What has CIV invested in recently?

    CIV's latest investment was on 18-Nov-2013 in View, a company within the Building Products industry.

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