Link Silicon Valley
The fastest way to connect to the people, companies and capital of Silicon Valley
Free 30 Day Trial Account
Sign Up | Log In
Search
VENTURE CAPITAL
 
My Lists

Nokia Growth Partners

545 Middlefield Road, Suite 210
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
(650) 328-5508
Website Company Summary Management Team
Partners

John Gardner (Partner) Bo Ilsoe (Partner) Paul Asel (Managing Director) ; Bo Ilsoe John Gardner Marc Theeuwes Paul Asel
Former Team

Business Description

Nokia Growth Partners is a global venture capital firm with US$200M under management that invests directly into companies via its Venture Capital Fund and manages investments into other venture capital funds through its Fund of Funds Program. Nokia and most everyone understand the "mobile phone" is in the midst of a revolutionary transformation from a simple voice-only device to an internet-enabled multimedia device. For many in the developing world, the Nokia device they own is their first internet-connected device. It could also be their first camera, their first navigation device, or their first digital music player. Nokia now ships more cameras and digital music players than anyone in the world. This convergence of the mobile device with other traditional consumer electronics is occurring in concert with the blurring of wireline and wireless network access, and the fusion of the concept of "mobility" with the web. There is a rising awareness that smarter mobile devices and networks can add intelligence to existing internet services to facilitate real-time, richer, more personalized access to the people and content users value.
Investments Sectors

Communications;  Healthcare;  Internet;  Retail;  Semiconductor

Last Tweets


 

Last Mentions


LinkSV Overview
Record updated: Sep 2005
Team