|U.S. Operations of MyCapital
Based in Los Angeles, CA, the U.S.
operations of MyCapital.com are an online venture of Atlas
Capital Group Corp., a cross-border investment banking firm.
Atlas Capital Group has been helping companies in the IT sector
raise capital in the U.S. and Asia. Since its inception in
1998, Atlas Capital Group has become one of the premier investment
banking firms in cross-border venture capital and investment
banking transactions. A cornerstone of our strong client appeal
has been our focus on companies that once received venture
funding elsewhere before approaching us. With rigorous selectivity,
Atlas Capital Group has been able to provide the most valuable
investment opportunities for its venture capital investors.
As of 2003, Atlas Capital Group has executed more than 50
transactions, raising an aggregate of more than $100 million
for its clients. Industry sectors we have served include communications,
software, semiconductors, making us one of the most experienced
financial services companies aross Silicon Valley, Wall Street,
and Asia. Atlas Capital Group is the first investment banking
company to offer online services on both the buy side and
sell side at the institutional level.
Atlas Capital Group debuted the MyCapital.com beta site in
April 2003, choosing California and New York as the first
markets in the country to launch its online capital-raising
services. The company successfully integrated its institutional
cleints database with an e-mail software application to allow
real-time communications between and investors and companies.
Capital Express distignuishes its premier database by incorporating
corporate contacts of Atlas Capital Group in Asian countries:
Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, where venture capitalists
are most active. Currently, the Capital Express database
covers more than 3,000 high-level decision makers in private
equity firms across the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
World Class Service - One application,
serving three user groups, creating one collaborative investment
community around the globe
MyCapital offers capital seekers (companies), capital providers
(investors), and financial intermediaries (investment banks)
a collaborative community through its technology platform.
By having each party establish a presence in the community
and use applications to contact other parties, each member
receives information serving its specific interests.
With each group signing up and opting to receive e-mail from
interested parties, every group serves to enhance information
efficiency in MyCapital's community, benefiting itself and
Capital Express lets capital seekers review the contact
information of investor members who join the community and
opt to receive e-mails from other parties. It allows a member
company to send an e-mail message to hundreds of selected
investors instantly. Investors in the database come from one
of the following categories.
Venture Capital Investor
Approximately 3,000 venture
capital firms registered with the local securities or regulation
governing bodies in their countries participate in the Capital
Express database, ensuring capital seekers' messages are promptly
delivered to everyone who has capital available for investment.
To increase the likelihood of success, the database is selective:
only venture capital firms that have been active within the
last year and have stated that they are currently seeking
investments are included.
Private Equity (Buyout) Investor
Later stage investors
seeking buyout opportunities from public companies, or private
well-established/ middle market companies are also included
in the Capital Express database, providing members from
Fortune 1,000 companies better financing opportunities.
Strategic investors from major corporations
often make early-stage investments or buyout offers to companies
that meet their strategic goals. Capital Express incorporates
contact information from leading IT companies such as IBM,
Microsoft, Nokia, and Sony Ericsson, giving start-up companies
a way to access such strategic investors.
MyCapital allows individual angel investors to provide their
contact information for the database and sign up to receive
investment opportunities from companies using Capital Express.
Companies therefore benefit from a wider selection of investors
that includes wealthy individuals.
MyCapital Banking Express embeds contact information from
the top 10 Wall Street firms and financial intermediaries
nationwide in its application. The I-banks Campaigner enables
companies to send an inquiry or other information to seleted
investment banks in its specific location or industry regarding:
Equity issuance: Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) or private
Debt issuance: Lenders from investment banks or commercial
banks that provide syndication loans.
M&A advisory: Intermediaries familiar with buyers and
with the M&A process.
Research: Research departments of selected investment banks.
(This makes Banking Express a great tool for managing Investor
Relations with the public and Wall Street.)
Investments Express offers investment banks and investors
the opportunity to contact all members that sign up and appear
in the investment database. Investors can search for and save
company profiles, contact an individual company directly from
its profile, or send e-mails to all companies matching their
investment preferences. Investments Express functions as an
easy-to-use marketing vehicle for investment banks and investors
to connect with their potential clients and investment targets.