Capital and time
are equally precious. We focus on initiatives that can quickly
emerging, high-growth markets, and show a strong potential for
delivering a 10x to 20x return on CenterPoint's investment
five to eight years via an IPO, merger, or acquisition.
deliver the highest degree of guidance and expertise, CenterPoint
predominantly invests in early-stage private companies at the
first- or second- round of venture capital financing. We often
act as lead investor in the initial venture round, and continue
to support our portfolio companies with follow-on funding over
two or three additional rounds.
extensive experience in the high-tech industries enables us to
recognize and leverage the potential value of intellectual property,
including patentable technologies or software code, proprietary
processes and other strategic core competencies. We actively seek
ventures that possess significant intellectual property.
value the enduring, working relationships we've developed with
entrepreneurs, industry experts, accelerators and fellow venture
capital investors alike. To maximize our portfolio companies'
potential, we constantly collaborate with this powerful network
to share information, insight and investment opportunities. We
have a proven track record of attracting complementary accelerator
sponsorship and venture capital investment at appropriate rounds
successful entrepreneurs and veteran corporate executives, CenterPoint
contributes valuable industry, strategic, and business
development expertise to help young companies succeed. Together,
our experience encompasses every possible executive management
role within a high-tech corporation, including: operations;
technology and product development; sales and marketing; customer
service; systems and manufacturing, and corporate strategy.
Our experience in managing
multiple rounds of financing, acquisitions, mergers and IPOs
can help guide entrepreneurs through significant transitions
high level of involvement with our portfolio companies enables
us to add value beyond the capital we invest. Our entire team
of investment professionals and advisors remains readily accessible
and we're committed to supporting our portfolio companies over
the long term as active Board members and advisors. We at CenterPoint
are dedicated to going the distance. We know from personal experience
that building a successful business requires time, focus and
We view each investment as a long-lasting partnership based on
realistic expectations, time frames and exit strategies.