Eastven Venture Partners ("EVP") is a venture capital firm, focusing on communications technology which is a substantial portion of the IT sector. EVP benefits from its heritage as the exclusive venture capital vehicle for Ericsson for Europe and North America. Ericsson is the leading wireless network equipment provider and a significant player across all of the communications technology industry. Today, as an independent venture capital firm, EVP leverages deep industry experience and its relationships with Ericsson, Sony-Ericsson, enterprises such as Merrill Lynch and operators around the world to add value to its portfolio companies and realize superior returns for its investors.
EVP seeks investments in companies in companies with exceptional management teams, that have unique and proprietary technology, and that seek to capitalize on sizeable market opportunities. EVP is broadly focused on the communications technology market and will invest in applications, network infrastructure, software, semiconductor, and enabling technology companies. We prefer to lead or co-lead investments across all stages.