We make seed and early-stage investments in technology businesses wrapped around emerging, disruptive consumer trends. We are active investors, generally write a company's first term sheet as the lead investor, and partner with entrepreneurs who have the energy, vision, experience and passion to build great companies. We help entrepreneurs succeed through hands-on strategic advice, team building, partnerships, expansion capital with premier venture syndicates, and general support.
Our firm began in 1999 as Draper Atlantic and DFJ New England, two affiliates of the Draper Fisher Jurvetson network that worked closely together since inception. From 1999 to 2006, Draper Atlantic and DFJ New England invested $180 million in 59 companies with investment returns in the top ten percent of all venture funds. The firms joined forces in 2006 to create New Atlantic Ventures, a venture capital firm with a past and present portfolio of companies that has generated over $1 billion of revenue in 2011 and employed thousands of people worldwide with our funds achieving top decile financial performance as a result.