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Alta Partners

One Embarcadero Center, Suite 4050
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
(415) 362 4022
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Business Description

Alta Partners is a pioneering venture capital firm formed in 1979 that focused on early-stage investing in life sciences, information technology and communications. Alta currently manages five venture fund programs aggregating approximately $1 billion in committed capital. Since 1996, we have funded approximately 120 life sciences and information technology companies.
Investments Sectors

Biotech;  Communications;  Computers;  Healthcare;  Internet;  Medical;  Medical Devices & Diagnostics;  Nanotechnology;  Peripherals;  Semiconductor;  Semiconductor Equipment;  Software;  Storage
Investments Include

AbaxisAccentAcelRx PharmaceuticalsAchaogenAdvanced Telcom GroupAerovanceAFxagami SystemsAGY TherapeuticsAlphabloxAnesivaArete TherapeuticsAuraVisionBeBerkeley SystemsBimilleniumBiocircuitsBioInterventionalBlaze SoftwareBroderbund SoftwareCalera Recognition SystemsCarbylan TherapeuticsCeleritekChemoCentryxCibus PharmaceuticalClassifieds2000Coapt SystemsColoma WirelessCommVisionConductusCorcept TherapeuticsCornerhardware.comCoTherixCuraSen TherapeuticsCybergoldCymaBay TherapeuticsCytokineticsDavid SystemsDigilensDiscoveRxDiva CommunicationsDynavax TechnologiesElantec SemiconductorEllie MaeePhones.comEuphonixFibex SystemsFirst MedicalFlowWise NetworksGentericHealthCentralHearing ScienceInnerdyneInquiry.ComIntarcia TherapeuticsInterventional ThermodynamicsIntradigmJTSKineMedKosan BiosciencesLJL BioSystemsLocalMedMicroMaxMicroRhythmMinx SoftwareNanomixnCircle Network SecurityNetliNeurogesXNonstopNetNorianNovome BiotechnologiesOclassen PharmaceuticalsParacor MedicalParadise SystemsParallanParallel ComputersPathwork DiagnosticsPlexxikonPneumRxPortola PharmaceuticalsPremisys CommunicationsProlifix MedicalR2 TechnologyRadiant MedicalRcodeRenovisRentAnything.comRigel PharmaceuticalsSanarus MedicalSanta Clara SystemsSARcode BioscienceSierra Surgical TechnologiesSkyway CommunicationsStylus AssetsSunshine MedicalSupermac TechnologySurgRXSutro BiopharmaSyquestT.SquareTacit SoftwareTelephiaTelikTerawave CommunicationsTranscarentValentisVantage Analysis SystemsVersataVir BiotechnologyVirobayVirtual ImagingVirtual MicrosystemsVirxVitra BioscienceWave WirelessWirelessXeleratedZS Pharma

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