SOURCE: .406 Ventures

December 04, 2007 08:41 ET

.406 Ventures Expands Team

Adds Graham Brooks as Associate

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 4, 2007) - .406 Ventures, a leading venture capital firm that invests in early stage Information Technology and services companies, today announced that Graham Brooks has joined the firm as an Associate.

Graham brings 7 years of operating experience in technology companies to .406 Ventures. Graham joins .406 from Bose Corporation, where he served as Business Development Manager for the New Product Planning Group and, prior to that, he was a Market Development Specialist in Bose's New Ventures Group. Prior to Bose, Graham co-founded Accentus, a software company that used auditory cues to increase efficiency for financial trading and systems management. Graham began his career as a Programmer and Consultant at ALK Associates, a transportation consulting and software solutions provider. At .406, Graham will support the team in all aspects of the investment cycle.

"Graham brings strong technical, business development and entrepreneurial experience to .406," said .406 Managing Director Larry Begley. "We believe this skill set will help .406 continue to identify and partner with leading entrepreneurs to build great companies."

Graham received his MBA with Distinction from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and his Bachelor of Science and Engineering from Princeton University, where, among other things, he was an All American fencer.

About .406 Ventures

Founded in 2006, .406 Ventures is a leading venture capital firm that invests in innovative early stage Information Technology ("IT") and services companies founded by the finest entrepreneurs. The .406 Ventures team is comprised of industry entrepreneurs, operators and investors who apply real world experience, deep industry knowledge and networks, and strong company-building skills to create value for our entrepreneurs and investing partners. We typically are the lead, first institutional investor in early-stage and de novo investments in market-changing IT Security and Infrastructure, Technology-Enabled Business Services, and Next-Generation Software companies.

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