GrandBanks Capital was established in partnership with SOFTBANK Corp. to conduct investment activities on the east coast. The mission of GrandBanks Capital is to generate substantial long-term capital gains by building large, successful companies with the help of our unique experience set, operating expertise, extensive industry relationships, and proprietary deal flow. The success of the GrandBanks team can be attributed to their extensive thought leadership within the venture capital industry, and the proven investment and operating expertise throughout a wide range of technology sectors. GrandBanks Capital invests in early stage companies located primarily in the eastern part of the U.S. and operating principally in the areas of internet infrastructure, software and software services, security and storage applications, mobile media, financial technologies and services, and wireless technologies and services. The GrandBanks team and its partners collectively have more than 100 years of venture capital investing and senior operating experience, a proof point to their insight and expertise that helps entrepreneurs build the next wave of premier companies in emerging markets. Comprised of recognized business builders within targeted investment sectors, the investment team possesses a sought after reputation within the venture capital community for actively building successful companies. Recognizing new technologies with the potential for significant impact, GrandBanks Capital team members and partners have been lead investors and senior executives for some of the most successful companies in their respective sectors, including Yahoo!,, GEAC, GeoCities, Multex Systems, 1800Flowers.com,,, First Call, CCBN, Lycos, Learning Company, Phoenix Technologies LTD.