Started in 1992, Granite Ventures is an independent firm that features a portfolio of more than $1 billion in over 90 private technology companies in the United States. It is a venture capital firm that focuses on investment opportunities in the software and components sectors. The firm assists companies in making financial, recruiting, and strategic decisions. In addition, Granite Ventures helps in development of distribution and sales channels. The firm also introduces its clients to potential partners and customers. Its portfolio is comprised of several companies, such as Agilence, Aspen Avionics and AirTight Networks. Granite Ventures partners with Adobe Systems Incorporated and Texas Instruments Incorporated to understand market trends and insights.