Summerhill Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on select areas within the wireless, digital media, and information technology sectors. We are currently managing a US$175 million fund from our offices in Boston and Toronto. Our management team has a successful track record dating back to 1993 of investing in and helping our entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into world class companies.

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Our Investment Focus
Summerhill believes in a focused approach to investing. We invest in specific domain areas within the wireless, digital media and information technology sectors where our nimble team can leverage our deep domain expertise and experience to address today’s investment opportunities to assist our entrepreneurs with the technology and market challenges they will face in building profitable and scalable businesses.

Specific investment areas of interest include:
• Mobile applications and enabling next generation platforms
• Products and services for the digital home and digital consumer
• Enterprise Cloud based services
• Enterprise and carrier software and security applications
• Advanced Video and Social Media applications

The Value We Bring

Our investment professionals have an extensive and diverse mix of operational, technical and investment expertise, which enables us to develop a deep understanding of an opportunity before making an investment. Once an investment is made, our team takes a “roll up your sleeves” approach and works closely with the company to turn innovative ideas and technologies into successful businesses. We add value to entrepreneurs by providing strategic guidance, and sharing operating experiences and industry specific knowledge.
Our Preferred Stage and Geography

We are primarily interested in earlier stage investment opportunities (Seed and Series A) located in the Northeastern United States, primarily New York, Boston and D.C., and Central and Eastern Canada. Initial investments range from US$500,000 up to US$4 million.

We typically lead or co-lead all of our investments and take an active role in the early stages of developing our portfolio companies.

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Contact Info

22 St Clair Ave East
Suite 1010
ON M4T 2S3


Key Personnel

Gary Rubinoff, Managing Partner
Joseph Catalfamo CPA, Managing Partner and Managing Director
Lara Frendjian, Controller

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