What sectors is
SI Ventures interested in pursuing?
SI Ventures primarily focuses on companies that are involved in
software and services; systems and components; emerging technologies.
For more information, go to Investment Strategy.
How much financing
does SI Ventures provide?
Depending on the company's needs, business plan and execution
strategy, initial investment opportunities typically range from
$2 million to $5 million plus potential subsequent rounds. SI Ventures
has successfully formed syndicates with leading VC firms.
Does SI Ventures
have geographic preferences for its portfolio companies?
SI Ventures primarily focuses on the Southeastern United States.
After funding, are
SI Ventures executives directly involved with the portfolio company?
Besides capital, SI Ventures provides strategic development and
relationships to portfolio companies. The firm's investment professionals
and venture partners become active board members or advisors for
each company and provide valuable operating experience. In addition,
they leverage their vast base of contacts to help portfolio companies
Does SI Ventures
sign Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)?
SI Ventures does not sign NDAs or confidentiality agreements.
SI Ventures, its directors, advisors and partners are professionals
who understand the value of proprietary information to companies
that present business plans. The integrity and reputation of SI
Ventures is irreproachable, and the firm has a policy of returning
or destroying business plans of companies that are not selected
How do I submit a
Submit your business plan to SI Ventures by clicking on Submitting
a Business Plan and following the outline provided. Companies
may send business plans by using the Online
Form or can mail hardcopies directly to the corporate offices.
For more information on what a business plan should include, go
to Business Plan Guidelines.
Who reviews the
SI Ventures' managing directors and principals are highly experienced
in the deal-making process and know what to look for in a business
plan. The alliance with Gartner gives SI Ventures direct access
analysts who are experts in the industries they follow and can
quickly evaluate a business idea and help validate strategies