Cape Natixis

Cape Natexis Private Equity Fund is an Italian closed-end fund regulated by Banca D’Italia. The Fund raised 120M € commitment in 2004 and invested over 95% of the initial resources. Since August 2011 the Fund is managed by Opera SGR SpA, leading private equity firm focused in small and mid-cap investment in “Italian Excellence”.



SofinnovaSofinnova Partners is an independent venture capital firm based in Paris, France. For over 35 years, the firm has backed nearly 500 companies at different stages of development – pure creations, spin-offs, as well as turnaround situations – and worked alongside Europe’s key entrepreneurs in the technology, life sciences and Clean Tech sectors. With €1.1 billion of funds under management, Sofinnova Partners’ experienced team and hands-on approach in building portfolio companies through to exit have created market leaders, from landmark historical investments including Genentech, Actelion and Vistaprint to more recent successes such as CoreValve, Novexel and Fovea. With a global mindset, the firm has a sister organization in San Francisco, California.



Tallwood Venture Capital

Tallwood VCTallwood Venture Capital focuses on investments in differentiated technologies and products that we believe will have a significant impact on the semiconductor industry. We seek out talented entrepreneurs and potent ideas likely to make a real difference in semiconductor and semiconductor-related markets.

By offering deep semiconductor knowledge, direct operating experience and a high degree of availability, Tallwood builds close, active working relationships withour portfolio companies.

We have over $500 million currently under management. This capital management level puts Tallwood Venture Capital on par with the semiconductor segments of the largest venture capital firms in the industry. For more information, please visit



West SummitWith office in Silicon Valley and Beijing, China, WestSummit Capital is a private equity firm focus on global technology investment. Backed by the most prestigious financial institutions from China, WestSummit Capital and its founding partners have extensive knowledge, experience and different levels of resources to help portfolio companies realize the full potential of doing business in China and globally.