Thomas J. Toy

Partner and Advisor

Thomas J. Toy – Partner and Advisor

Tom joined ICCP Venture Partners in 2008.  He is also a General Partner at Startup Capital Ventures (, an early stage Menlo Park venture capital firm. Tom has been Managing Director and co-founder of PacRim Venture Partners (, a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm. Previously, Tom was a Partner at SmartForest Ventures and Technology Funding. Tom started his career at Bank of America.

Over his twenty-five years as a VC, Tom has invested in early stage IT, cleantech and healthcare companies. 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), SyStemix (NASDAQ: STMX, then acquired by Novartis), Physiometrix (NASDAQ: PHYX, then acquired by Hospira), U-Systems (acquired by Hologic), CafePress (NASDAQ: PRSS), FastSoft (acquired by Akamai) and Cloud Cruiser. Tom is on the board 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 course at San Francisco State's MBA school, and he is a regular volunteer panelist for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's Job Forum. 

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