1000 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
The purpose of The Cockrell Foundation is to provide financial support for charitable organizations primarily in the Houston area in support of education, youth activities, health care and medical research, and cultural institutions. The Foundation focuses its gifts on groups and institutions that have been important to the Family in its history as well as important to the history of Houston and Texas.
111 Congress Avenue
Phone: (512) 472-2077
Convergent Investors is a private equity and venture capital firm that focuses on investing in early stage technology companies. The firm seeks to invest in high technology, telecommunications, e-commerce, and transaction processing companies.
406 W. Overland Drive
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: (505) 412-8537
Cottonwood Technology Fund (CTF) is an early-stage technology commercialization fund with offices in El Paso, Texas, Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. It aims to cultivate the entrepreneurial community of the Paso del Norte region running along the Rio Grande River from Los Alamos, New Mexico to El Paso, Texas.
Two Galleria Tower, 13455 Noel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: (972) 776-1575
Industry: Infrastructure, wireless and mobility, software, and technology-enabled service companies.
Covera Ventures seeks to partner with highly motivated and talented entrepreneurs and management teams which, coupled with the proper mix of capital and strategic direction, can build businesses of significant value over the long-term. Our primary focus is to invest in early-stage technology companies, with a sustainable competitive advantage that address large, growing markets. We will continue to concentrate on investment opportunities where we can draw upon our relationships and experiences to contribute to the strategic vision of the entrepreneurs with whom we partner.
1400 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (972) 608-8753
Crispian Venture Capital, LLC is an Investment Advisory company managing venture capital funds focused on high growth start-up/early-stage businesses.Crispian Venture Capital, LLC does not accept investments from the general public. Only persons or organizations who qualify as “accredited investors” under the Securities Act of 1933 may participate in the offerings made by Crispian Venture Capital, LLC.
5090 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (713) 599-1300
Crist Ventures is a leading regional venture capital firm specializing in early-stage technology companies. The principals all have significant operating experience in start-up situations and bring direct entrepreneurial, venture capital and financial experience to their venture management.
818 Howard Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 524-2321
Cypress Capital Corporation is an independent professional services firm serving Louisiana issuers of municipal securities.
One Lincoln Centre, 5400 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: (214) 855-5520
We are a partnership of professionals, social entrepreneurs and foundations who are committed to strengthening our community through the thoughtful application of our collective dollars and business expertise. DSVP seeks to invest in promising nonprofit organizations that predominantly serve at-risk children (infants to age 18) and/or education in North Texas. We are a partnership of professionals, social entrepreneurs and foundations who are committed to strengthening our community through the thoughtful application of our collective dollars and business expertise.
13355 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240
Our mission at Dallas Venture Partners (“DVP”) is to become the financial partner of choice for technology entrepreneurs seeking to build a world-class business. At DVP, we believe in creating and sustaining long term relationships within our own local venture community as well as within the larger venture industry. That means, if we think we can help you, we will – even if we are not able to invest in your business. It also means that if we choose to invest in your company, you can expect us to use every resource at our disposal to ensure that you will succeed. We do not believe in simply writing checks.
4925 David Blvd.
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Phone: (817) 917-0436
Davis, Tuttle Venture Partners (DTVP) is a private investment partnership formed to provide emerging growth companies with the necessary long-term development capital, as well as vital management counsel and support.
Daylight Partners is a unique venture capital firm which seeks out entrepreneurs who value our operational experience and functional expertise as much as our capital commitment to their venture. Eleven former executives with expertise in marketing, operations, manufacturing, finance, information technology, technological innovation, accounting, real estate, oil and gas, as well as overall corporate management, are driven to have Daylight Partners take an active role in helping mid-stage companies turbo-charge their growth initiatives. While having made investments nationally, Daylight Partners has a particular affinity for Texas-based companies.
13455 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: (972) 510-5705
Delta-v Capital 2009 is a secondary direct and special situations growth technology fund that invests in companies that have been traditionally sponsored by private equity and venture capital partnerships. The Fund targets interests in companies that have substantially removed product and business model risk, and are typically in the process of scaling the company with healthy growth rates and current or near term profitability
One Greenway Plaza,
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: (713) 715-6820
Industry: Technology innovation in the U.S. Midcontinent
DFJ Mercury is a seed and startup venture capital firm. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, DFJ Mercury invests in compelling and novel information technology and science-based startup opportunities. DFJ Mercury seeks to partner with extraordinary entrepreneurs to build globally competitive businesses, focusing on technology innovation in the U.S. Midcontinent. Our team has broad experience and relationships with tech transfer offices and regional technology incubators, and appreciates hard science with solid intellectual property. Our firm has a particular focus on university spin-outs and incubation, often investing prior to a business plan or management team being formed
Phone: (214) 696-3451
Dillon Joyce Ltd. is a Private Equity and Advisory firm located in Dallas, Texas. Activities include: 1) investing its own capital; 2) advising on business planning and organizational issues; and 3) participating on boards of privately and publicly funded companies. Dillon Joyce Ltd. is led by Tom Hedrick. Tom has been investing in early stage and growth companies since 1995. Since that time he has invested in 25 companies and advised countless others.
6300 Bridge Point Parkway
Phone: (512) 795-5814
Duchossois Technology Partners (DTEC) is a venture capital firm investing in early, mid, and growth stages of high potential technology companies. Founded in 1998, DTEC has invested in over two dozen entrepeneurial management teams, focusing on information technology, communications, semiconductors, and software.
14508 Ovenell Road
Phone: (360) 424-6600
EDCO, Inc. is a service-oriented manufacturing organization. Our company was founded with a commitment to being a creative, reliable, and competitive long-term source of supply and service. Our commitment to continuous improvement has led us naturally to certification by the American Institute of Steel Construction. EDCO, Inc. is now certified by AISC to have the personnel, organization, experience, capability and commitment to meet the requirements of the Steel Building Structures and Simple Bridges categories. We have thrived on offering diverse design/build, fabrication and machining services to our customers and the AISC Certification is another step in providing diverse manufacturing services to our commercial and government customers.
11412 Bee Caves Rd.
Austin, TX 78738
Phone: (512) 263-3232
EMERGENT TECHNOLOGIES CREATES VALUE USING A UNIQUE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION PROCESS THAT TRANSFORMS SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGHS INTO TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS WITH MULTIPLE COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS. We transform research into revenue using a disciplined selection criteria based primarily upon scientific thought leader sponsorship and a market driven product development process. Our approach unlocks the commercial potential of a scientific breakthrough. In addition, our efficient use of management and capital resources minimizes the economic risk typically associated with developing early stage technologies
21 Waterway Avenue, The Woodlands
Houston, TX 77380
Fax: 281 364 9755
Industry: Health care venture capital
Established in 1985, Essex Woodlands is one of the most respected and successful health care venture capital and growth equity firms in the world. We currently have $2.5 billion under management and are investing out of our eighth fund of $900 million, which closed in 2009.
Two Houston Center
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 654-4484
Fayez Sarofim & Co. manages investment portfolios for a wide range of clients — pension plans, foundations, endowments, and individuals. For over five decades since our founding in 1958, we have focused exclusively on investment management. Our firm is an independent entity owned and managed by its founder, Fayez Sarofim, and a team of 22 investment professionals. As of June 30, 2011, our firm had $23 billion in assets under management.
3901 Briarpark Road
Houston, TX 77042
Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) helps Chevron embrace emerging technologies to create new commercial opportunities, reduce costs and improve performance. CTV serves as one of the company's most important technology "scouts," always searching for emerging technologies that could enhance Chevron's strategies. CTV identifies, acquires, tests, validates, and – if appropriate – helps integrate those technologies into the company's core businesses. Alternatively, technologies may be studied then "shelved" for future consideration.