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Coordinates: 37°25′25″N 122°12′37″W / 37.4237°N 122.2103°W / 37.4237; -122.2103

TeleSoft Partners is a venture capital firm located in San Francisco, California.

TeleSoft Partners
Private company
IndustryVenture Capital
FounderArjun Gupta
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, United States


The firmEdit

TeleSoft Partners provides capital to high-tech and energy value chain companies specializing in the internet, wireless, software, systems, applications, and services industries.[1] TeleSoft typically invests $1-$15 million per company and is stage agnostic, including investments across companies in the early, development & expansion, and late stages of their development life cycle. The firm has raised capital commitments of $625 million and focuses on approximately 25-30 investments per fund.[2]

TeleSoft was founded in 1996 by Arjun Gupta, a member of the investment group that purchased the Sacramento Kings in 2013.[3]


TeleSoft has been an investor in 61 technology companies, resulting in over 40 acquisitions to date.[4] Notable investments include:,[5] Skype Qik,[6] LiteScape Technologies,[7] Calix Inc.,[8] Validity Sensors,[9] Ikanos Communications,[10] VoiceObjects,[11] Nexant,[12] Lara Networks,[13] Zantaz,[14] Cerent Corporation,[15] Tele Atlas,[16] and Loglogic.[17]


  1. ^ Harber, Aaron. "The Aaron Harber Show". Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Telesoft Partners". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  3. ^ Bizjak, Tony (16 May 2013). "Maloof family and Sacramento investors reach deal for Kings". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  4. ^ Sharma, Rachita (1 April 2013). "Arjun Gupta: 5 Decades Of Venturing and Adventuring!". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Forbes Midas List #51 - Arjun Gupta".
  6. ^ Andrews, Robert (9 April 2008). "Qik Confirms $3 Million Round, Parent Name Change; Unveils WorldTV Broadcast Integration". Washington Post. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  7. ^ Marshall, Matt. "LiteScape Technologies raises $11.2M for VoIP-in-business applications service".
  8. ^ Takahashi, Dean. "Calix raises $100 million for rural broadband communications equipment".
  9. ^ Empson, Rip. "Validity Sensors Raising $20M From Qualcomm, TeleSoft To Bring Fingerprint Security To Mobile Payments".
  10. ^ Staff, EDN. "Ikanos Receives Funding Support from Intel, TSMC".
  11. ^ Marshall, Matt (6 October 2005). "Another company sucked into Silicon Valley: VoiceObjects". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  12. ^ "TeleSoft Portfolio Company, Nexant, Expands Presence in India".
  13. ^ "Lara Networks secures $40 million in second round of funding".
  14. ^ Preimesberger, Chris. "Autonomy Acquires Zantaz for $375 Million".
  15. ^ Thurm, Scott. "Cisco to Acquire Cerent For $6.9 Billion in Stock".
  16. ^ Hesseldahl, Arik. "TomTom Ups its Bid for TeleAtlas".
  17. ^ Savitz, Eric. "Tibco Buys LogLogic For $130M".

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