SVB Capital is a venture capital investment arm of SVB Financial Group, the holding company of Silicon Valley Bank. SVB Capital specializes in fund of funds and direct investments. Within funds of funds, the firm invests predominantly in top brand firms with a small allocation to smaller VC firms. For direct investments, SVB Capital seeks to co-invest in equity rounds sponsored by other venture capital firms. The firm prefers to invest within the United States technology sector. SVB Capital was founded in 2000 and based in Palo Alto, California.
Greylock Partners is a venture capital firm based San Mateo, California that works actively with entrepreneurs to build market-leading companies. The firm is currently focused on the enterprise software and consumer Internet sectors. Greylock started in 1965 and has funded and helped build several hundred successful companies, including Ascend Communications, CheckFree, CipherTrust, Constant Contact, Continental Cable, Data Domain, Decru, digg, DoubleClick, Facebook, Farecast, Internet Security Systems, Ikanos, Legato, LinkedIn, Media Metrix, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Openwave, Open Market, Red Hat, RightNow Technologies, Success Factors, Tellabs, Trilogy, Wily Technology, Workday and Zipcar.
Greylock primarily invests in early-stage companies and occasionally invests in growth-stage businesses. The firm has offices in Massachusetts, Israel and India. Over the past 45 years, the firm has worked with hundreds of companies, 150 of which have gone on to IPOs and 100 of which have gone on to profitable M&A events.
Andreessen Horowitz is a stage-agnostic venture capital firm that provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best new technology companies. Founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz helps entrepreneurs become successful CEOs and build important and enduring companies. Its general partners are Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, John O'Farrell, and Scott Weiss, all widely recognized experts in the creation, scaling, and operation of high-growth technology companies. The firm has $1.2 billion under management across two funds. Among its 30 investments are Facebook, Foursquare, Groupon, Skype, Twitter, and Zynga. The firm was established in June 2009 and is located in Menlo Park, CA.
Redpoint Ventures is passionate about helping entrepreneurs build companies that defy convention, shape the future, and change the world. They stand behind entrepreneurs as more than just investors. With their deep experience and industry connections, they support and guide entrepreneurs all the way to the top.
Redpoint backs entrepreneurs who have a clear vision of the future and know what they want to accomplish. They believe that by blending vision with opportunity, entrepreneurs can be prepared for every stage of growth. From early investments in MySpace, Netflix, TiVo, and Juniper to companies such as RightMedia, Zimbra, LifeSize, Danger, Fortinet and HomeAway – Redpoint shared and supported their vision from the beginning.
Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm with over $1 billion under management. The firm invests in early growth technology companies in the enterprise software, consumer Internet, IT infrastructure, communications and electronics sectors. Tenaya Capital is currently investing out of Tenaya Capital VI. The firm has offices in Portola Valley, California, and Wellesley, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.tenayacapital.com.