Core Capital is a leading venture capital firm headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C. with approximately $400 million under management across three funds.
Core Capital invests in early-stage (typically initially investing in the seed or Series A rounds) companies developing or incorporating disruptive, “core” technologies in high-growth technology sectors. Our focus is on companies in enterprise software with particular emphasis on cloud, cybersecurity, data analytics, and mobile, led by seasoned entrepreneurs. Representative investments include Sourcefire (NASDAQ: FIRE; acquired by Cisco), Inlet Technologies (acquired by Cisco), SwapDrive (acquired by Symantec), IXI Corporation (acquired by Equifax), SilverStorm (acquired by QLogic), and Twisted Pair Solutions (acquired by Motorola Solutions) .
Core has invested in over 50 companies and is actively involved with its portfolio. With over 100 collective career investments, our partners’ purpose is to apply broad operational and venture capital experience to identify and assist our portfolio companies in becoming market-leading businesses. We partner closely with entrepreneurs and believe we can significantly affect growth trajectory and profitability through proactive operational participation and Board of Directors involvement.