Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing is the firm’s investment platform dedicated to providing growth equity capital to middle market companies globally. To learn more about Goldman Sachs, visit www.goldmansachs.com
DTCP is Deutsche Telekom’s investment management group. With approximately $2 billion under management and advisory, and a portfolio of over 70 companies, DTCP provides venture capital, private equity, and strategic advisory services to the technology, media and telecommunication sectors.To learn more about DTCP, visit telekom-capital.com
Third Point Ventures is the emerging technology investment arm of Third Point LLC. Since 2000, Third Point Ventures has pursued enterprise, fintech, mobile and healthcare innovation with hands-on investments in young companies created by exceptional entrepreneurs. Driven by Robert Schwartz, they have led early stage, growth capital and cross-over investments with strong syndicates of leading domain experts. With the benefit of Third Point’s public market investing expertise, relationships and research capabilities, Third Point Ventures provides portfolio companies with resources, reach and resonance as they define and deliver their vision. To learn more about Third Point Ventures, visit www.thirdpointventures.com.
InterWest Partners invests in some of the world’s most promising early stage IT and healthcare businesses. For over 30 years InterWest Partners has partnered with entrepreneurs to build winning companies. With more than 200 years of operating and investing experience, InterWest has raised $2.8 billion, completed 80 IPOs, and participated in 81 upside acquisitions. InterWest is currently investing in InterWest X, a $650M fund. In 2014, InterWest made 22 investments and managed more than 100 active investments.
InterWest is the lead investor in more than 70% of the investments we make, reflecting our ability to marshal resources and organize financings on behalf of our portfolio companies. We maintain relationships with our portfolio companies for an average of five years and in some cases for ten years or more. An InterWest general partner serves as a director for 85% of the companies in our portfolio, often continuing to serve even after the partnership’s investment in the company has been returned.
Our commitment to our investors and our longstanding record of success has earned InterWest a reputation as one of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firms. This high level of personal commitment enables us to deliver on our fundamental promise to the entrepreneurs we back: to add value beyond the capital we contribute. For more information, visit www.interwest.com.
Mohr Davidow is a leading venture capital firm investing in people and technologies that redefine large markets. The partners have a particular interest in startups pioneering in areas associated with Driving the Digital World, Personalizing Medicine, and Powering the Planet. Entrepreneurs can rely on Mohr Davidow to be an active collaborator in building their companies. Among the category-leading companies funded by Mohr Davidow are: Agile (ORCL); Artemis Health; AudienceScience; Corventis; Crescendo Bioscience; FormFactor; Genomatica; IronKey; Nanosolar; ONI Systems (CIEN); Pacific Biosciences; Panasas; ParAccel; ParAllele (AFFX); Proofpoint; RainDance Technologies; Rambus; Recurrent Energy; Shutterfly; Tethys Bioscience; Visible Measures; and ZeaChem. MDV has $2 billion dollars under management. For more information visit www.mdv.com
Nexus Venture Partners (www.nexusvp.com) is India’s leading venture capital fund, with offices in India and Silicon Valley. The team consists of entrepreneurs and corporate executives, who have founded and scaled large global companies.
Nexus Venture Partners has over $600mn under management with a portfolio of over 45 companies across Technology, Internet, Media, Consumer, and Business services sectors. Nexus partner companies include Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Gluster (acquired by Red Hat), Komli, Pubmatic, DimDim (acquired by Salesforce), Snapdeal.com, Netmagic (acquired by NTT Com), Druva, Unmetric, ScaleArc, Suminter. For more information visit www.nexusvp.com.
Founded in 1998, Presidio Ventures is the wholly owned early stage investment vehicle of Sumitomo Corporation. We work to identify the most promising growth industries and partner with the respective leading startups. Since its inception, Presidio Ventures has invested in more than 100 U.S. startups for a total investment amount of $200 million. As a strategic investor, we work with our companies to expand their business in the Japan and Asia markets.
Presidio Ventures is comprised of 10 investment professionals across offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York, who split their time between new investment and business development for our companies. In addition, we are assisted by a team of dedicated business development professionals based in Sumitomo Corporation Tokyo. For more information visit www.presidio-ventures.com.
Founded in 1986, Trinity Ventures, a boutique firm, partners with passionate entrepreneurs to transform revolutionary ideas into reality. With over $1 billion under management, Trinity Ventures was founded on the principles of personal engagement and mutual respect with the entrepreneurs they fund. Trinity Ventures focuses on early stage technology ventures with a particular emphasis on digital media, Internet services, and mobility, security and software markets.
Trinity Ventures has invested in more than 100 ventures, including such leading companies as Affinity Labs (acquired by Monster.com), Aruba Networks (ARUN), Bix (acquired by Yahoo!: YHOO), Blue Nile (NILE), Crescendo Communications (acquired by Cisco: CSCO), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Forte Software (FRTE), IntruVert Networks (acquired by Network Associates: NWK), LoopNet (LOOP), Modulus Video (acquired by Motorola: MOT), Network Alchemy (acquired by Nokia: NOK), Photobucket (acquired by News Corporation: NWS), SciQuest, Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai Technologies: AKAM), Starbucks (SBUX), Sygate Technologies (acquired by Symantec: SYMC) and Wall Data (WALL). For more information visit www.trinityventures.com.