Smart Technology Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 28

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 16


Smart Technology Ventures General Information

Company Description

Smart Technology Ventures was a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles, California. The firm invested in companies operating in the commercial services and media sector. It was founded in 1997 and was based in Los Angeles, California.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 1801 Century Park W
  • Fifth Floor
  • Los Angeles, CA 90067
  • United States

Smart Technology Ventures Investments (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
eSalon 01-Jan-2011 Early Stage VC Personal Products Generating Revenue
Kreido Biofuels 16-Jan-2007 0000 0000 Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Generating Revenue
Atrenta 19-Oct-2006 00000 00000 0000 Other Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Availigent 10-Jul-2006 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Cradle Technologies 27-Dec-2005 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Morpho Technologies 18-Apr-2005 00000 00000 0000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Out of Business 0000 0000000 00.0
Atrenta 08-Jun-2004 00000 00000 0000 Other Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Sonics 01-Jun-2004 00000 00000 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue
Cradle Technologies 27-May-2004 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
FutureTrade Technologies 01-Jan-2004 Later Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
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Smart Technology Ventures Exits (16)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Sonics 13-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Cradle Technologies 01-Jan-2020 000000000 00000000
eSalon 26-Jul-2019 000000000000000000 00000
Atrenta 03-Aug-2015 000000000000000000
Lucix 02-Oct-2013 000000000000000000
Continuous Computing 08-Jul-2011 000000000000000000 00000
Kreido Biofuels 09-Mar-2009 000000000000000000 00.00
Availigent 01-Apr-2008 000000000000000000
FutureTrade Technologies 21-Nov-2007 Merger/Acquisition
Strategic Data 22-Feb-2007 Merger/Acquisition
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Smart Technology Ventures Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Smart Technology Ventures Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Smart Technology Ventures Management, Team & Partners (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joel Balbien Ph.D Managing Member 0 0 Los Angeles, CA
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