Thomas Toy is a Managing Director of Startup Capital Ventures Fund II and a Limited Partner of Fund I. Tom has been Managing Director of PacRim Venture Partners (www.pacrimpartners.com), a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm specializing in diversified information technology, technology and clean technology companies. Tom presently serves on the board of directors of portfolio company HealthCrowd.
Tom is also a Venture Partner/Advisor for ICCP Venture Partners (www.iccpventurepartners.com), which is a limited partner of Startup Capital Ventures Fund I. Previously, Tom was a Partner at SmartForest Ventures and Technology Funding. Tom started his career at Bank of America, where he worked for seven years.
Tom has invested in early stage IT, cleantech and healthcare companies as a VC for more than twenty-five years. He has served on boards of directors of a number of public and private companies. Tom’s current and past investments include SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR), UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI), White Electronic Designs (NASDAQ: WEDC, acquired by Microsemi), LifeCell (NASDAQ: LIFC, then acquired by Kinetic Concepts), Physiometrix (NASDAQ: PHYX; then acquired by Hospira), SyStemix (NASDAQ: STMX, then acquired by Novartis), CafePress (NASDAQ: PRSS), U-Systems (acquired by GE Healthcare), FastSoft (acquired by Akamai), Phoseon and Cloud Cruiser. Tom is currently on the boards of directors of Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ: HSOL) as well as several private companies.
Tom graduated from Northwestern University with B.A. and MBA degrees. He taught the New Venture Finance MBA course at San Francisco State’s College of Business, and he is a regular volunteer panelist for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s Job Forum.