Posted by Max232 on 2007-07-16
My company was recently funded by USVP. The pitching process and due diligence were rigorous but fair. I had the opportunity to spend time with the full partnership and I was impressed by their immediate understanding of the big opportunity that my company is seeking to exploit. Prior to committing to USVP I called several portfolio Founders and CEOs. They all raved about Irwin Federman. "If you are lucky enough to have Irwin as your investor then you should count your blessings" Each call was progressively more complimentary of Irwin and the USVP team.
As I spent more time with Irwin and Mamoon Hamid (Associate) it became clear that they were the right match for my company. Irwin is a legendary investor with real operating experience (Former CEO of a successful semiconductor company) He is a no nonsense guy who focuses on the big picture and has a knack for cutting through the BS. Mamoon also has semiconductor operating experience and has been a great sounding board and a tireless recruiter.
My relationship is early with USVP but based on my experience thus far I would highly recommend USVP to serious entrepreneurs with big ambition.PRIVATE: Members Only