Since its founding in 1979, in the heart of Silicon Valley, Technology Funding has: Financed more than 250 emerging growth companies; Managed 10 private funds and 11 public funds; and helped 69 companies go public and assisted another 32 companies in their acquisition by larger firms. In addition to making direct venture capital investments in startup companies, Technology Funding has also invested, as a limited partner, in other venture capital funds. Technology Funding has co-invested with more than 100 venture capital firms and institutions. These co-ventures have helped make Technology Funding one of the largest managers of public venture capital funds in the United States. Total assets under management puts the company in the top 15 percent of venture capital firms.