VC  Sierra Ventures

http://www.sierraven.com





     Office Locations:

1400 Fashion Island Blvd Ste 1010
San Mateo, CA 94404
Phone: 650-854-1000
Fax: 650-854-5593

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware

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    Description:

    Founded in 1982, Sierra Ventures invests in companies that focus in software, telecommunications, semiconductor, hardware systems, components and subsystems, mobile applications, Internet, technology enabled services, security storage, and energy. Sierra Ventures manages nine venture capital partnerships, which together have more than $1.5 billion of committed capital. Sierra's investments will be made over several rounds of financing with an initial investment between $2 million and $25 million. Sierra Ventures typically invests in early to mid stage companies, including companies with revenue of $1 million per quarter or more. Sierra also makes seed-stage investments of $500,000 to $2 million in selected companies. Since 2006, Sierra Ventures has been an active, early-stage investor in India and China. The firm's investment focus for these regions includes domestic consumer solutions, advanced technology and enterprise class services offerings.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Ben Yu Managing Director
    David C. Schwab Managing Director
    Mark Fernandes Managing Director
    Peter C. Wendell Managing Director
    Steven P. Williams Managing Director

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      06/08/2018


      NextInput


      GA


      $13,000,000


      Series B


      05/24/2018


      Phenom People


      PA


      $22,000,000


      Series B


      04/17/2018


      Applitools


      CA


      $31,000,000


      Series C


      11/28/2017


      Omniex


      CA


      $5,000,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      800APP
        web link


      Alpine Data Labs
        web link


      Applitools
        web link


      Bitfusion
        web link


      DotNetNuke
        web link


      Falcon Computing Solutions
        web link


      Hired
        web link


      K4Connect
        web link


      Kinnek
        web link


      Nexenta Systems
        web link


      Nexgate
        web link


      NextInput
        web link


      Novariant
        web link


      Omniex
        web link


      Ooyala
        web link


      Parature
        web link


      Payvment
        web link


      Phenom People
        web link


      Prelert
        web link


      Qeexo
        web link


      Razorsight
        web link


      Red Aril
        web link


      Revionics
        web link


      Runnable
        web link


      Shape Security
        web link


      Sikka Software
        web link


      Spotzer Media Group
        web link


      Tempo AI
        web link


      Thismoment
        web link


      TouchCommerce
        web link


      Treasure Data
        web link


      Zaloni
        web link


      ZillionTV
        web link


      Zimperium
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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