Appia is proud to have some of the leading institutions, mobile companies and entrepreneurs involved in our company.
Board of Directors
- Jud Bowman, President and CEO
- Craig Forman, Executive Chairman
- John Moragne, Trident Capital
- Mike Tyrrell, Venrock
- Mike Elliott, Noro-Moseley Partners
- Steve Nelson, Wakefield Group
- Kevin Talbot, Relay Ventures
- Bruce Boehm, Independent Venture Capitalist
Full bios are available here.
Trident Capital is one of the world’s leading venture capital and private equity firm with more than $1.8 billion of capital under management, including the recently closed Trident Capital Fund VII. The firm has made over 160 investments since inception in 1993. Trident has investment offices in Palo Alto, CA and Westport, CT. For more information on Trident Capital visit http://www.tridentcap.com.
Venrock is a premier venture capital firm with offices in Palo Alto, CA; New York, NY; and Cambridge, MA. Originally established as the venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family, Venrock continues an eight-decade tradition of partnering with entrepreneurs to establish successful, enduring companies. Having invested $2.6 billion in 450 companies resulting in 128 IPOs and 137 M&As over the past 40 years, Venrock’s investment returns place it among the top tier venture capital firms that have achieved consistently superior performance. Venrock’s focus is on technology, healthcare, and energy companies. Major technology investments have included Adify, Apple Computer, Athenahealth, Check Point Software, DoubleClick, Intel, Qpass, StrataCom, and Vontu. For more information, please visit Venrock’s website at www.venrock.com.
Founded in 1983, Atlanta-based Noro-Moseley Partners (“NMP”) is one of the largest and most experienced venture capital firms in the southeastern United States. Since its inception, NMP has created five limited partnership funds totaling approximately $580 million in capital and has invested in approximately 160 companies.
In 2000, NMP announced the closing of NMP V, a $320 million venture capital fund, the largest ever in the Southeast. Our mission over the last twenty-three years remains the same: to partner with strong management teams to build companies of significant value.
Founded in 1988, Wakefield Group has provided growth capital to more than 40 companies, primarily in North Carolina. We manage more than $100 million of capital, operate offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle Park, NC, and are privately owned.
Relay Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in
TomorrowVentures is an opportunistic investment firm with a focus toward seed and early-stage venture capital investments that develop innovative ideas that have the power to change the way people live, interact, and thrive. Founded in 2009 with a unique approach to venture capital and an extensive, diverse base of experience and expertise, we add value far beyond capital. For more information on TomorrowVentures visithttp://www.tomorrowvc.com.