Founding Team and
Executive Management

Board of Directors

Advisory Board



Nantero has raised over $78MM to date, from investors including:.

Globespan Capital Partners
Globespan's management team has over 128 years of collective venture capital investing, entrepreneurial and IT experience. They have been seasoned in such leading companies as AOL, Apple, Cisco, CMGI, IBM, Informix and Microsoft. Globespan Capital has a strong presence on both coasts with offices in Palo Alto and Boston. They leverage our bi-coastal locations to gain access to the most promising technology companies, both in the U.S. and abroad, and to effectively execute on investment opportunities. Additionally, their Asian Business Development team offers their portfolio companies an infrastructure and a proven process for penetrating Asian markets. For more information about Globespan Capital Partners see

Charles River Ventures
Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures is one of the oldest and most successful venture capital firms. Companies like Cascade, CIENA, Chipcom, NetGenesis, Parametric Technology, Sonus, Speechworks, Stratus Computer, Sybase, Vignette and dozens more have gone from idea to reality with the financial, managerial and visionary backing of CRV. The firm's investment returns are consistently among the highest of venture capital firms, giving us one of the best track records in the industry. Charles River Ventures takes a value-add approach to early-stage investing, providing entrepreneurs with access to more than financial backing alone. Through combined access to financial capital, the right people and the right resources, CRV helps talented entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into the category-leading companies. For more information about CRV see

Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Draper Fisher Jurvetson is the leading early stage information technology venture capital firm. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Draper Fisher Jurvetson manages over $1 billion in committed capital and has developed a large network of highly successful Internet portfolio companies. Draper Fisher Jurvetson pursues a people/market/technology approach to venture capital investing, funding entrepreneurs with the energy, vision, experience and desire to build great companies. For more information about Draper Fisher Jurvetson see

Stata Venture Partners
Stata Venture Partners
is a private equity fund that invests in early stage new business opportunities around the world. They have strategic investments in a wide array of technologies ranging from semiconductors to telecommunications backbone and infra- structure. Stata Ventures specializes in helping companies build the internal infrastructure and long term strategic plan needed to be successful in today's dynamic marketplace. Stata Ventures was begun by Ray Stata, founder and Chairman of Analog Devices (NYSE: ADI), a leading semiconductor corporation.

Harris & Harris Group
Harris & Harris Group
is a publicly traded venture capital company organized as a Business Development Company (NASDAQ: TINY). They were an early investor in Nanophase Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: NANX), and remain actively involved in the field of nanotechnology.

Schlumberger Limited
Schlumberger Limited is the world's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing more than 118,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in approximately 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry's widest range of products and services from exploration through production. Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston and The Hague, and reported revenues of $42.15 billion in 2012. For more information, visit

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