Thank You Sponsor: Brightstone Venture Capital

by The TECHdotMN Team

It is important we recognize those who financially sponsor TECHdotMN because their direct contribution advances Minnesota’s technology industry.

Thank you Brightstone Venture Capital for reinvesting!

What does Brighstone Venture Capital (BVC) do?

BVC is a traditional early stage venture capital investor in technology and life-science companies.

When/why/how did BVC begin?

Brightstone was founded in 1985 and since that time has raised and invested more than $100 million into over 50 companies making us one of the oldest and largest investors in Minnesota.

What is unique about the firm?

CAPITAL is the ultimate commodity and difficult to differentiate, but we also provide our portfolio investments with CONNECTIONS with other financial syndicate partners to help raise additional capital – as well as CONTACTS of customers, new hires, vendors that they would not see – COUNSEL based on our 50+ years of collective experience as to strategic and operational advice – and CREDIBILITY in the industry that an institutional investor has partnered with your company.

Why sponsor TECHdotMN?

TECHdotMN provides a highly effective information and services exchange and helps entrepreneurs communicate with investors in the local marketplace. We love what Jeff and Mike have built here in Minnesota and want to contribute to the continued success of TECHdotMN.

How could MN Tech improve?

Other than the income tax issue which gets a lot of press every year, Minnesota technology is improving each year and with the help of its many recent successful entrepreneurs whom mentor and financially support Minnesota’s start-up economy, tech in Minnesota will continue to thrive.