About Us

A Tradition of Backing Technology Visionaries

Alara Capital launched its first venture fund, Guggenheim Technology Ventures I (GTV1), in 2008 while operating as Guggenheim Venture Partners (GVP).  Since then, GTV1 has made investments in nine technology companies and is performing well.  In 2011, Alara spun-out of Guggenheim into a new private equity and venture capital firm unaffiliated with Guggenheim (<more>).  Today, Alara Capital continues to manage GTV1,  a fund in which Guggenheim is one of the largest limited partners.

Alara Capital is a technology investment firm that focuses on undercapitalized technology companies, with practices in distressed venture capital, early stage ventures, technology spin-outs, growth equity and activist investing in small capitalization public technology companies.  Alara works with start-ups that develop and deploy products and solutions for various technology industries technology industries including semiconductors, communications, software, digital media, and wireless. Working hands-on with all aspects of the company, the Alara team leverages its extensive network and entrepreneurial experience to foster, grow and guide companies to success.