Since 1983, Battery has been investing in technology and innovation worldwide. The firm partners with entrepreneurs and management teams across technology sectors, geographies and stages of a company’s life, from start-up and expansion financing, to growth equity and buyouts. Battery has supported many breakthrough companies around the world. From offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel, Battery currently manages nearly $3B in committed capital. For more information, visit www.battery.com.
Launched in 1998, BlueRun Ventures is a leading early stage venture capital fund. BlueRun Ventures’ proven approach is to invest globally as a single fund in best-of-breed technologies and teams with the drive and ability to build leading global companies. BlueRun Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with offices in Helsinki, Herzelia (Israel), Mumbai, Seoul, and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.brv.com.
Crosslink manages over $600 million in public equity long/short strategies with a focus on technology. Key to these strategies is Crosslink’s ability to leverage the insights of our public and venture capital investment teams. These teams manage three families of funds: our private equity venture funds, our public equity hedge fund, and our unique hybrid crossover funds. Together these funds span the full spectrum of equity investment, from seed stage through mid-cap public equities. Collectively, they leverage the “dual research platform,” which is unique to Crosslink. crosslinkcapital.com
El Dorado Ventures (EDV) is a leading entrepreneur-focused, early-stage venture capital firm with over two decades of success. Entrepreneurs see EDV as a trusted investment partner who shares their vision and helps them succeed by providing ongoing strategic guidance and access to a wealth of industry contacts. With $750 million in capital under management, the firm invests in disruptive technologies and business models in emerging and high-growth markets, across a broad range of sectors including software, technology-enabled services, communications and emerging technology. For more information, please visit www.eldorado.com.
Icon Venture Partners empowers entrepreneurs to go further faster. Icon invests exclusively in early-stage business technology companies, focusing on big data, cloud technologies, infrastructure software, mobility, IoT, SaaS, security, and storage. The Icon Venture Partners platform includes a dynamic network of nearly 100 Tech Partners — visionaries, technologists, and executives who provide support and inspiration when needed to help growing companies break away from the pack and become tomorrow’s technology leaders. For more information, visit www.iconvp.com.
Meritech Capital Partners is a leading provider of late-stage venture capital to category-defining private technology companies. With over $3 billion under management, Meritech primarily leads investments into companies with proven and differentiated technology, rapidly-growing revenue and experienced management teams. With one of the most active venture portfolios in Silicon Valley, Meritech has experience in, and provides guidance on issues facing rapidly growing companies. Meritech investments in industry-leading companies include Cornerstone-OnDemand, Facebook, Fortinet, Fusion-io, Hybris, Imperva, Netezza, NetSuite, Proofpoint, PopCap, Riverbed, Salesforce.com, Sourcefire, Tableau and Zulily. Meritech is located in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, visit www.meritechcapital.com.
For more than 25 years, the Mohr Davidow team has invested in early stage startups and worked closely with exceptional entrepreneurs to move innovation forward, and to develop and deliver new, technology-based ideas, products and services. The firm’s investments result in companies that transform industries whether through better infrastructure for our rapidly evolving data-intensive digital world, more efficient power for our planet, or better, more personalized medicine. The firm has $2 billion under management. For more information, visit www.mdv.com.