Harpeth Venture Advisors signals 1st close of $27.5M Opportunity Fund

By Milt Capps updated 12 November 2020

Harpeth Venture Advisors signals 1st close of $27.5M Opportunity Fund | Harpeth Capital, Harpeth Venture Partners, Harpeth Venture Opportunity Fund, venture capital, fundraising, investors, Chuck Byrge, Adam Landa, HomeFirst Home Healthcare, HomeFirst of Middle Tennessee,

Chuck Byrge

Updated 12 Nov. 2020: Harpeth announced it recently made an Opportunity Fund investment of undisclosed magnitude in MiddleTN-based HomeFirst Home Healthcare (HomeFirst of Middle Tennessee LLC), a home health provider.-Ed.

HARPETH Ventures Opportunity Fund LP made its debut filing this week, reporting $10.3MM raised toward a $27.5MM target raise.

The new fund's general partner is Nashville-based Harpeth Venture Advisors LLC, in which Chuck Byrge and Adam Landa are senior managing director and managing director, respectively.

News of the Harpeth debut fund's progress comes as COVID-19 pandemic headwinds buffet markets and promise to continue influencing future fundraising and deal-making.

Adam Landa

Byrge is also CEO and president of Harpeth Capital LLC and Landa is a managing director of that middle-market investment banking firm, which was founded in 1999. The Harpeth team page is here.

Earlier today, Byrge declined to discuss the new and still-open Opportunity Fund, which has a $100K minimum and 42 investors currently aboard, according to an SEC filing two days ago.

Harpeth Capital's website shows the firm's M&A, General Advisory, Industry Restructuring and Capital-raising transactions have been in diverse sectors, with healthcare assignments apparently involving mainly capital raises.

Harpeth core services lines are here. A description of its services for supporting private-equity and other alternative investment funds' fundraising campaigns is here.

According to its website, Harpeth Capital's advisory board includes a number of prominent Nashville-area executives with experience leading corporations, startups, venture capital firms, academic enterprises and other organizations. The list is here.

Harpeth offices are in One American Center on West End. VNC

. last edited 1400 21 May 2020