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  Going the distance. CenterPoint's investment strategy combines market timing and focus, technology expertise, strategic relationships, entrepreneurial and corporate experience, and a commitment to succeed.
Capital and time are equally precious. We focus on initiatives that can quickly dominate emerging, high-growth markets, and show a strong potential for delivering a 10x to 20x return on CenterPoint's investment within five to eight years via an IPO, merger, or acquisition.

To 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.

CenterPoint's 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.

We 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 of funding.

As 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; finance; 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 in a company's evolution.

Our 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 to entrepreneurs, 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 patience. We view each investment as a long-lasting partnership based on realistic expectations, time frames and exit strategies.

CenterPoint Ventures: Venture capital from people who have built successful ventures.

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