InterWest Partners is one of the leading diversified venture capital firm whose business is about helping entrepreneurs. It provides industry, strategic and corporate development expertise, along with capital resources to help young companies succeed. With $1.6B capital under management, the company takes a long-term, collaborative approach to venture funding, providing early stage and ongoing capital, management coaching and access to a broad network of resources. InterWest invests an average of about $10-15 million over the span of its involvement with each company in its portfolio. It invests in companies through the full range of venture investment stages, and investments may be staged over several rounds of financing. Interwest Partners has offices in Menlo Park, Calif. and Dallas.