We invest in early-stage companies and actively work with management. Early-stage can be startup, pre-revenue or ready to scale to build a large public company. We actively seek out new investments in technology sectors by participating in industry events, conferences and fostering strategic alliances.
Silver Creek has a record of working with entrepreneurs to produce superior returns for our investor stakeholders. After an investment, we sit on the same side of the table as the management team to create a winner in the marketplace. We employ a “Next Wave” investment strategy across a ever-changing set of technologies, markets and regulatory conditions.
Experienced entrepreneurs and investors form a team that produces crisp execution. Experience reveals patterns in the marketplace guiding the team to adapt the business plan, resource allocation to produce maximum value for the stakeholders in the company. Our network of entrepreneurs, advisors and industry experts are available to help us evaluate companies and accelerate their growth.
Technology provides differentiation and competitive advantage for our companies. Good businesses are based on good profit margins, and technology leads the way in producing sustainable, ‘unfair’ market position. We seek out entrepreneurs with nascent commercializable technology and help assess the needs of the marketplace.
// Wireless & SoftwareGazzang
Gazzang makes cloud computing enterprise-ready. Its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions help organizations address the inherent risk associated with placing sensitive data in the cloud. The company provides data encryption for ANY Linux database, application or service.
// Networking / CommunicationsAlteon WebSystems
Alteon WebSystems is a developer of gigabit Ethernet switches delivering the end-to-end performance and QoS intelligence required for multimedia intranets. In particular, the company develops a wide range of Ethernet product such as server adapters, 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet server switches and Internet traffic directors.
// SemiconductorsCredence Systems
Credence Systems develops, manufactures and markets semiconductor automatic test equipment (ATE) used in the production of semiconductors. The company serves a broad spectrum of the semiconductor industry’s testing needs through a wide range of products that test digital and mixed-signal semiconductors.