Spinnaker Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 8


Spinnaker Ventures General Information


Spinnaker Ventures was a venture capital fund that used to invest in emerging companies in the United States. The firm primarily sought to invest in companies that are active in information technology, communications and business service sectors. It was founded in 1997 and was based in San Francisco, with an additional office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Suite 307
  • San Mateo, CA 94401
  • United States

Spinnaker Ventures Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sonics 01-Jun-2004 Later Stage VC 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue
0000000 00000000 16-Oct-2001 00000 00000 0000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
000000 00000000000 27-Apr-2001 00000 00000 000.00 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue
00000000 06-Nov-2000 00 000000000 0000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue
000000000 31-Aug-2000 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000 13-Oct-1999 00000 00000 0000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Jun-1999 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business
Ardea Biosciences 01-Oct-1997 Later Stage VC 00.000 Biotechnology Profitable
Ardea Biosciences 15-Apr-1997 Later Stage VC 0000 Biotechnology Profitable
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Spinnaker Ventures Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Ascentive 01-Feb-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
000000 13-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
000000 00000000000 18-Jun-2012 000000000000000000
0000000 00000000 20-Feb-2009 000000000000000000
00000000 07-Apr-2003 0000000000
00000 31-Aug-2000 000000000000000000 0000
Ardea Biosciences 28-Mar-2000 IPO 00000
Netcentives 14-Oct-1999 IPO 0000
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