Columbia Capital

Over the past twenty years, Columbia Capital has built a portfolio of industry leaders in the communications, media, and enterprise information technology industries. Our goal is to build a sector focused portfolio of companies at all stages of growth, and to work closely with entrepreneurs to make these companies successful.Columbia Capital is a venture capital firm based in Alexandria, VA. Since 1989, we have been partnering with top executives to help build communications, media and technology companies and to deliver top quartile returns to our investors.  Over the years, we have invested in over 150 companies, many of which have redefined or created new industries, including BroadSoft, Cloud Sherpas, Extenet Systems, MetroPCS, Mobile Satellite Ventures, Nextel Communications, Presidio, Virtustream, XM Satellite Radio, and Zayo.

We currently manage approximately $3.0 billion dollars of total capital and are actively investing our sixth fund, which has total commitments of $500 million.

Our Investment Team is comprised of eight partners, all of whom have been operating and investing in our Focus Areas for over a decade. The tenure of the majority of our partners exceeds 15 years with our firm

Type
Investor
HQ
Alexandria, US
Founded
1989
Website
colcap.com
Columbia Capital was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Alexandria, US

Key People at Columbia Capital

Jason Booma

Jason Booma

Partner
Jim Fleming

Jim Fleming

Partner
Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta

Partner
Patrick Hendy

Patrick Hendy

Partner
Monish Kundra

Monish Kundra

Partner
Jeff Patterson

Jeff Patterson

Partner
John Siegel

John Siegel

Partner
Evan DeCorte

Evan DeCorte

Partner
John Leibovitz

John Leibovitz

Venture Partner
Pulkit Gera

Pulkit Gera

Associate
Sharon Lam

Sharon Lam

Associate

Columbia Capital Office Locations

Columbia Capital has an office in Alexandria
Alexandria, US (HQ)
204 S Union St

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