The people behind the ideas.
The ideas behind the companies.

SeekOut
SeekOut’s
Anoop Gupta
on hiring and untapped talent pools
Common Room
Common Room’s
Linda Lian
on integrating community into your company
Pendulum
Pendulum’s
Mark Listes
on finding hidden narratives in social media
OctoML
OctoML’s
Luis Ceze
on bringing ML to all platforms
Flexe
Flexe’s
Karl Siebrecht
on transforming the logistics industry
Spotnana
Spotnana’s
Sarosh Waghmar
on challenging a decades-old industry
Highspot
Highspot’s
Robert Wahbe
on customers, AI, and building relationships that last
Nautilus Bio
Nautilus Bio’s
Sujal Patel and Parag Mallick
on the proteome
Sila
Sila’s
Shamir Karkal
on the digital payments revolution

Company List

  • Amazon
    Amazon is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle that seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
    Initial Investment
    1995
    Amazon is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle that seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
    CEO
    Andy Jassy
    Investment Journey
    Public May 1997
    NASDAQ: AMZN
    Initial Investment
    1995
  • Amperity
    Amperity is the leading Customer Data Platform provider that helps companies use data to improve marketing performance, build long-term customer loyalty and drive growth. Amperity's flagship enterprise CDP is used by many of the world's most loved brands, such as Alaska Airlines, Crocs, Endeavour Drinks, Kendra Scott, Kroger, Lucky Brand, Planet Fitness, Seattle Sounders FC, Under Armour and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
    Initial Investment
    2016
    Amperity is the leading Customer Data Platform provider that helps companies use data to improve marketing performance, build long-term customer loyalty and drive growth. Amperity's flagship enterprise CDP is used by many of the world's most loved brands, such as Alaska Airlines, Crocs, Endeavour Drinks, Kendra Scott, Kroger, Lucky Brand, Planet Fitness, Seattle Sounders FC, Under Armour and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
    CEO
    Berry Padgett
    Initial Investment
    2016
  • Anomaly
    Anomaly is streamlining healthcare payments—reducing healthcare costs and complexity. Over $300B is lost every year to avoidable denials and payment errors, impacting the affordability of healthcare. Anomaly is working with the country’s largest healthcare companies to enable instant, accurate healthcare payments. Our AI-enabled products integrate in the claims flow, analyzing billions of transactions to predict and prevent payment issues before they occur. Our fast-growing team brings together top engineering and healthcare talent committed to making healthcare more efficient and affordable.
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Anomaly is streamlining healthcare payments—reducing healthcare costs and complexity. Over $300B is lost every year to avoidable denials and payment errors, impacting the affordability of healthcare. Anomaly is working with the country’s largest healthcare companies to enable instant, accurate healthcare payments. Our AI-enabled products integrate in the claims flow, analyzing billions of transactions to predict and prevent payment issues before they occur. Our fast-growing team brings together top engineering and healthcare talent committed to making healthcare more efficient and affordable.
    Founders
    Jacob Shiff
    Jon Hoffman
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • AnsweriQ
    AnsweriQ applied AI to the challenge of customer support ticket routing and helps human customer support agents answer questions faster.
    Initial Investment
    2017
    AnsweriQ applied AI to the challenge of customer support ticket routing and helps human customer support agents answer questions faster.
    Founders
    Prashant Luthra
    Pradeep Rathinam
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Freshworks 2020
    Initial Investment
    2017
  • AppFog
    AppFog was the leading polyglot and infrastructure agnostic Platform-as-a-Service provider.
    Initial Investment
    2010
    AppFog was the leading polyglot and infrastructure agnostic Platform-as-a-Service provider.
    Founder
    Lucas Carlson
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Savvis, a CenturyLink company 2013
    Initial Investment
    2010
  • Apptio
    Apptio builds advanced data and analytics applications for Technology Business Management.
    Initial Investment
    2007
    Apptio builds advanced data and analytics applications for Technology Business Management.
    Founders
    Sunny Gupta
    Paul McLachlan
    Kurt Shintaffer
    Investment Journey
    Public Sept. 2016
    Acquired by Vista 2018
    Initial Investment
    2007
  • Bizible
    Bizible is a B2B marketing attribution solution that enables hundreds of companies to measure marketing on the basis of revenue.
    Bizible is a B2B marketing attribution solution that enables hundreds of companies to measure marketing on the basis of revenue.
    Initial Investment
    2012
    Bizible is a B2B marketing attribution solution that enables hundreds of companies to measure marketing on the basis of revenue.
    Bizible is a B2B marketing attribution solution that enables hundreds of companies to measure marketing on the basis of revenue.
    Founders
    Aaron Bird
    Andy Turman
    Peter Thompson
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Marketo 2018
    Initial Investment
    2012
  • Bocada
    Bocada automates backup operations oversight, asset protection, and compliance audits via one single pane.
    Initial Investment
    2001
    Bocada automates backup operations oversight, asset protection, and compliance audits via one single pane.
    CEO
    Mark Silverman
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by private strategic purchaser 2016
    Initial Investment
    2001
  • buuteeq
    Buuteeq was an early provider of software for hotels to build and manage websites for marketing and customer reservations.
    Initial Investment
    2012
    Buuteeq was an early provider of software for hotels to build and manage websites for marketing and customer reservations.
    Founders
    Adam Brownstein
    Brian Saab
    Forest Key
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Priceline.com 2014
    Initial Investment
    2012
  • Cedexis
    Cedexis was a real-time, data-driven service for dynamically optimizing the flow of traffic across public clouds, data centers, CDNs, and ISPs.
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Cedexis was a real-time, data-driven service for dynamically optimizing the flow of traffic across public clouds, data centers, CDNs, and ISPs.
    Founders
    Julien Coulon
    Marty Kagan
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Citrix 2018
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • Classmates.com
    Classmates.com was a provider of online social networking.
    Initial Investment
    1999
    Classmates.com was a provider of online social networking.
    Founder
    Randy Conrads
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by United Online, Inc.
    Initial Investment
    1999
  • CommerceIQ
    CommerceIQ is the leading Retail Ecommerce Management Platform, powering profitable market share growth for consumer brands across 450 global online retailers in 41 countries. CommerceIQ’s all-in-one platform applies machine learning across sales, supply chain, and retail media automations, along with digital shelf analytics, to create a single source of truth that empowers brands to boost share-of-voice (SOV), minimize out-of-stock (OOS), optimize assortment and inventory, and prevent revenue leakage. More than 2,200 brands globally, including Nestle, Colgate, and Whirlpool, trust CommerceIQ to manage and grow their retail ecommerce businesses across global retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and Instacart.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    CommerceIQ is the leading Retail Ecommerce Management Platform, powering profitable market share growth for consumer brands across 450 global online retailers in 41 countries. CommerceIQ’s all-in-one platform applies machine learning across sales, supply chain, and retail media automations, along with digital shelf analytics, to create a single source of truth that empowers brands to boost share-of-voice (SOV), minimize out-of-stock (OOS), optimize assortment and inventory, and prevent revenue leakage. More than 2,200 brands globally, including Nestle, Colgate, and Whirlpool, trust CommerceIQ to manage and grow their retail ecommerce businesses across global retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and Instacart.
    Founder
    Guru Hariharan
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • Crowd Cow
    Crowd Cow enables independent farmers and producers in the U.S. beef industry to sell to consumers directly online through the Crowd Cow platform.
    Initial Investment
    2017
    Crowd Cow enables independent farmers and producers in the U.S. beef industry to sell to consumers directly online through the Crowd Cow platform.
    Founders
    Joe Heitzeberg
    Ethan Lowry
    Initial Investment
    2017
  • Datacoral
    DataCoral provided a fully managed, cloud-native end-to- end data infrastructure as-a-service solution to data driven enterprises.
    Initial Investment
    2018
    DataCoral provided a fully managed, cloud-native end-to- end data infrastructure as-a-service solution to data driven enterprises.
    Founder
    Raghotham Murthy
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Cloudera 2021
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Decide
    Decide was an online shopping research service that predicted whether prices were going up or down on consumer electronics, housewares and other products.
    Initial Investment
    2010
    Decide was an online shopping research service that predicted whether prices were going up or down on consumer electronics, housewares and other products.
    Founders
    Brian Ma
    Ian Ma
    Han Hsu
    Ken Hsu
    Oren Etzioni
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Ebay 2013
    Initial Investment
    2010
  • Doorstead
    Doorstead, the premier full-service property management brokerage, has redefined the industry with its upfront rental guarantee product. Doorstead eliminates the headaches, friction and uncertainty involved with owning and managing long-term rental property. Its application of data and technology enables the company to provide steady cash flow to landlords, and superior service to both landlords and tenants alike.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    Doorstead, the premier full-service property management brokerage, has redefined the industry with its upfront rental guarantee product. Doorstead eliminates the headaches, friction and uncertainty involved with owning and managing long-term rental property. Its application of data and technology enables the company to provide steady cash flow to landlords, and superior service to both landlords and tenants alike.
    Founders
    Ryan Waliany
    Jennifer Bronzo
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • Echodyne
    Echodyne designs and builds advanced radar solutions that unlock new capabilities for intelligent systems and autonomous machines and shatter price-performance barriers for sensor arrays. Our combination of patented metamaterials electronically scanned array (MESA®) technology with powerful software ultimately means significantly greater situational awareness that increases safety and saves lives. Our first radar is the size of a paperback book, weighs less than a bowling pin, draws less power than a light bulb, and outperforms every comparable radar on the market. We are just getting started. Echodyne delivers commercial radar solutions for end users and integrators in Government and Defense, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Autonomous Vehicle markets globally. The company is based in Kirkland, Washington, and is backed by Bill Gates, NEA, Madrona Venture Group, Baillie Gifford, Vulcan Capital, Vanedge Capital, and Irongrey, among others.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    Echodyne designs and builds advanced radar solutions that unlock new capabilities for intelligent systems and autonomous machines and shatter price-performance barriers for sensor arrays. Our combination of patented metamaterials electronically scanned array (MESA®) technology with powerful software ultimately means significantly greater situational awareness that increases safety and saves lives. Our first radar is the size of a paperback book, weighs less than a bowling pin, draws less power than a light bulb, and outperforms every comparable radar on the market. We are just getting started. Echodyne delivers commercial radar solutions for end users and integrators in Government and Defense, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Autonomous Vehicle markets globally. The company is based in Kirkland, Washington, and is backed by Bill Gates, NEA, Madrona Venture Group, Baillie Gifford, Vulcan Capital, Vanedge Capital, and Irongrey, among others.
    Founders
    Eben Frankenberg
    Tom Driscoll
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • Eclypsium
    Eclypsium’s cloud-based platform identifies, verifies, and fortifies firmware in laptops, servers, network gear, and connected devices. The Eclypsium platform secures your device supply chain by monitoring devices for threats, critical risks, and patching firmware across the entire device fleet.
    Initial Investment
    2018
    Eclypsium’s cloud-based platform identifies, verifies, and fortifies firmware in laptops, servers, network gear, and connected devices. The Eclypsium platform secures your device supply chain by monitoring devices for threats, critical risks, and patching firmware across the entire device fleet.
    Founders
    Yuriy Bulygin
    Alex Bazhaniuk
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Envisagenics
    Envisagenics is an Artificial Intelligence-driven biotechnology company that focuses on the discovery of novel RNA splicing variants that cause cancer and other genetic diseases. Its principal technology is the SpliceCore® discovery platform. The platform re-envisions the human genome with a validated exon-centric approach, combined with machine learning algorithms and high-performance computing. It is up to 250 times more likely to discover novel targets than gene-centric discovery tools. Using innovative technology and RNA analysis expertise, Envisagenics accelerates the development of highly specific therapeutics that modulate RNA splicing events that drive pathogenesis of oncology, neurodegenerative, and metabolic disorders.
    Initial Investment
    2018
    Envisagenics is an Artificial Intelligence-driven biotechnology company that focuses on the discovery of novel RNA splicing variants that cause cancer and other genetic diseases. Its principal technology is the SpliceCore® discovery platform. The platform re-envisions the human genome with a validated exon-centric approach, combined with machine learning algorithms and high-performance computing. It is up to 250 times more likely to discover novel targets than gene-centric discovery tools. Using innovative technology and RNA analysis expertise, Envisagenics accelerates the development of highly specific therapeutics that modulate RNA splicing events that drive pathogenesis of oncology, neurodegenerative, and metabolic disorders.
    Founders
    Maria Luisa Pineda
    Martin Akerman
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Esper
    Esper offers a DevOps SaaS platform for dedicated devices. As the industry’s leading solution for Android DevOps, Esper is on a mission to let software teams ship without worrying about the hardware. Esper’s device infrastructure enables developers, mid-market organizations, and enterprise fleets of 100,000+ devices to deliver their software as a service. Esper has rapidly- growing global customer adoption among some of the world’s most innovative major brands in retail, hospitality, logistics, healthcare, education and more.
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Esper offers a DevOps SaaS platform for dedicated devices. As the industry’s leading solution for Android DevOps, Esper is on a mission to let software teams ship without worrying about the hardware. Esper’s device infrastructure enables developers, mid-market organizations, and enterprise fleets of 100,000+ devices to deliver their software as a service. Esper has rapidly- growing global customer adoption among some of the world’s most innovative major brands in retail, hospitality, logistics, healthcare, education and more.
    Founders
    Yadhu Gopalan
    Shiv Sundar
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • ExtraHop
    ExtraHop provides cloud-native network detection and response that helps you quickly investigate threats, deliver critical applications, and secure your investment in the cloud.
    Initial Investment
    2007
    ExtraHop provides cloud-native network detection and response that helps you quickly investigate threats, deliver critical applications, and secure your investment in the cloud.
    Founders
    Jesse Rothstein
    Raja Mukerji
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Bain/Crosspoint 2021
    Initial Investment
    2007
  • Farecast.com
    Farecast was the pioneer in using big data to predict price increases and decreases for airfare and other travel expenses.
    Initial Investment
    2004
    Farecast was the pioneer in using big data to predict price increases and decreases for airfare and other travel expenses.
    Founders
    Oren Etzioni
    Jay Bartot
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Microsoft 2008
    Initial Investment
    2004
  • Fauna
    Fauna is a global, serverless database that gives ubiquitous, low latency access to application data.
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Fauna is a global, serverless database that gives ubiquitous, low latency access to application data.
    CEO
    Eric Berg
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • HelloTech
    HelloTech is changing the way consumers purchase and get support for new technology. Utilizing a background- checked, vetted on-demand workforce, HelloTech provides in home support and consultation for consumers looking to manage and upgrade the technology within their home.
    Initial Investment
    2015
    HelloTech is changing the way consumers purchase and get support for new technology. Utilizing a background- checked, vetted on-demand workforce, HelloTech provides in home support and consultation for consumers looking to manage and upgrade the technology within their home.
    CEO
    Greg Steiner
    Initial Investment
    2015
  • Heptio
    Founded by the creators of Google Compute Engine and Kubernetes, Heptio brought Kubernetes to enterprises to help accelerate software development, increase infrastructure efficiency and reduce the complexity of managing software at scale.
    Initial Investment
    2016
    Founded by the creators of Google Compute Engine and Kubernetes, Heptio brought Kubernetes to enterprises to help accelerate software development, increase infrastructure efficiency and reduce the complexity of managing software at scale.
    Founders
    Criag McLuckie
    Joe Beda
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by VMWare 2018
    Initial Investment
    2016
  • Highspot
    Highspot is the sales enablement platform that increases the performance of sales teams. With the content to engage customers, guidance to land strategy, training to improve skills, coaching to elevate performance, and analytics to inform action, Highspot equips every rep to execute with impact — empowering you to drive strategy and revenue with the full force of your sales team. Highspot has more than 1,000 employees, five global offices, and is trusted by companies across industries and geographies, including Aetna, DocuSign, Siemens, Staples, and Yahoo.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    Highspot is the sales enablement platform that increases the performance of sales teams. With the content to engage customers, guidance to land strategy, training to improve skills, coaching to elevate performance, and analytics to inform action, Highspot equips every rep to execute with impact — empowering you to drive strategy and revenue with the full force of your sales team. Highspot has more than 1,000 employees, five global offices, and is trusted by companies across industries and geographies, including Aetna, DocuSign, Siemens, Staples, and Yahoo.
    Founders
    Robert Wahbe
    Oliver Sharp
    David Wortendyke
    Scot Gellock
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • Icebrg
    Icebrg provides next-generation network security.
    Initial Investment
    2014
    Icebrg provides next-generation network security.
    Founders
    William Peteroy
    Josh Carlson
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Gigamon 2018
    Initial Investment
    2014
  • iConclude
    iConclude was a software platform and preconfigured repair packs that empowered frontline IT staff to priortize and resolve data center problems.
    Initial Investment
    2005
    iConclude was a software platform and preconfigured repair packs that empowered frontline IT staff to priortize and resolve data center problems.
    Founders
    Sunny Gupta
    Jeff Gerber
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Opsware 2007
    Initial Investment
    2005
  • Igneous
    As cloud infrastructure continues to change the enterprise landscape, Igneous is excited to bring a modern approach to the data center.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    As cloud infrastructure continues to change the enterprise landscape, Igneous is excited to bring a modern approach to the data center.
    Founders
    Jeff Hughes
    Byron Rakitzis
    Kiran Bhageshpur
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Rubrik 2020
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Indochino
    Indochino is the world’s premier online custom clothier, specializing in custom suits for men.
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Indochino is the world’s premier online custom clothier, specializing in custom suits for men.
    CEO
    Drew Green
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • Isilon Systems
    Isilon pioneered clustered storage systems and software for digital content and unstructured data.
    Initial Investment
    2001
    Isilon pioneered clustered storage systems and software for digital content and unstructured data.
    Founders
    Sujal Patel
    Paul Mikesell
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by EMC 2010
    Initial Investment
    2001
  • iSpot.tv
    iSpot.tv helps advertisers measure the brand and business impact of TV and streaming advertising, from concept to airing to conversion. Fast, accurate and actionable measurement and attribution solutions enable advertisers to assess creative effectiveness, enhance media plans and attribute advertising results for cross-platform campaigns, all while benchmarking against competitors and historical norms. Unlike legacy and ad hoc solutions, iSpot is purpose- built to measure the performance of every ad on television with digital-like precision and granularity in real time. With always-on performance insights unified across linear and streaming TV, advertisers can take quick and confident action to consistently drive business results.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    iSpot.tv helps advertisers measure the brand and business impact of TV and streaming advertising, from concept to airing to conversion. Fast, accurate and actionable measurement and attribution solutions enable advertisers to assess creative effectiveness, enhance media plans and attribute advertising results for cross-platform campaigns, all while benchmarking against competitors and historical norms. Unlike legacy and ad hoc solutions, iSpot is purpose- built to measure the performance of every ad on television with digital-like precision and granularity in real time. With always-on performance insights unified across linear and streaming TV, advertisers can take quick and confident action to consistently drive business results.
    Founder
    Sean Muller
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Jobalign
    Jobalign was a mobile-first, bilingual jobs marketplace that makes it easy for the more than 75 million hourly workers in the United States to find and apply for jobs from any mobile phone, tablet or computer.
    Initial Investment
    2012
    Jobalign was a mobile-first, bilingual jobs marketplace that makes it easy for the more than 75 million hourly workers in the United States to find and apply for jobs from any mobile phone, tablet or computer.
    Founders
    Miki Mullor
    Bill Davidheiser
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by OneTrust 2020
    Initial Investment
    2012
  • Knock
    Knock is building a modern marketing cloud for the multifamily property market.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    Knock is building a modern marketing cloud for the multifamily property market.
    Founders
    Demetri Themelis
    Thomas Petry
    Jay Zeng
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by RealPage 2022
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • Lattice Data
    Lattice turned dark data such as text and images into actionable, analyzable structured data with human-caliber quality and at machine scale.
    Initial Investment
    2015
    Lattice turned dark data such as text and images into actionable, analyzable structured data with human-caliber quality and at machine scale.
    Founders
    Christopher Ré
    Feng Niu
    Michael Cafarella
    Raphael Hoffmann
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Apple 2017
    Initial Investment
    2015
  • MessageYes
    MessageYes offers an ecommerce over mobile messaging solution for brands that personalizes the experience for their most important consumers, those they text with regularly. MessageYes was incubated with Madrona Venture Labs.
    Initial Investment
    2015
    MessageYes offers an ecommerce over mobile messaging solution for brands that personalizes the experience for their most important consumers, those they text with regularly. MessageYes was incubated with Madrona Venture Labs.
    Founder
    Dave Cotter
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Nordstrom 2018
    Initial Investment
    2015
  • Mobilewalla
    Mobilewalla provides innovative AI solutions that give data scientists flexible tools and highly predictive data to improve the feature engineering process, increasing efficiency, and creating high performing machine learning models.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    Mobilewalla provides innovative AI solutions that give data scientists flexible tools and highly predictive data to improve the feature engineering process, increasing efficiency, and creating high performing machine learning models.
    Founders
    Anindya Datta
    Jay Clark
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Mobilisafe
    Mobilisafe provided a simple yet powerful solution for companies to understand and manage the risk of personal mobile devices coming to their corporate networks.
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Mobilisafe provided a simple yet powerful solution for companies to understand and manage the risk of personal mobile devices coming to their corporate networks.
    Founders
    Dirk Sigurdson
    Giri Sreenivas
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Rapid7 2012
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • Nautilus Bio
    Based in Seattle, Washington, Nautilus is a development stage life sciences company creating a platform technology for quantifying and unlocking the complexity of the proteome. Nautilus’ mission is to transform the field of proteomics by democratizing access to the proteome and enabling fundamental advancements across human health and medicine. To learn more about Nautilus, visit www.nautilus.bio
    Initial Investment
    2018
    Based in Seattle, Washington, Nautilus is a development stage life sciences company creating a platform technology for quantifying and unlocking the complexity of the proteome. Nautilus’ mission is to transform the field of proteomics by democratizing access to the proteome and enabling fundamental advancements across human health and medicine. To learn more about Nautilus, visit www.nautilus.bio
    Founders
    Sujal Petal
    Parag Mallick
    Investment Journey
    Public June 2021
    NASDAQ: NAUT
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Observe Inc
    Observe is an observability platform that enables finding issues faster, fixing them faster and at a lower cost.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    Observe is an observability platform that enables finding issues faster, fixing them faster and at a lower cost.
    CEO
    Jeremy Burton
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • Ovation
    Ovation is a next-generation clinical informatics company.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    Ovation is a next-generation clinical informatics company.
    CEO
    Curt Medeiros
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • PayScale
    PayScale is a market leader in global online compensation data. With the world’s largest database of individual employee compensation profiles, PayScale provides an immediate and precise snapshot of the job market.
    Initial Investment
    2004
    PayScale is a market leader in global online compensation data. With the world’s largest database of individual employee compensation profiles, PayScale provides an immediate and precise snapshot of the job market.
    Founder
    Joe Giordano
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Warburg Pincus 2014
    Initial Investment
    2004
  • Performant
    Performant provided software that allowed Fortune 500 companies to analyze and eliminate website performance bottlenecks.
    Initial Investment
    2000
    Performant provided software that allowed Fortune 500 companies to analyze and eliminate website performance bottlenecks.
    Founders
    Ashutosh Tiwary
    Przemyslaw Pardyak
    Hank Levy
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Mercury Interactive 2003
    Initial Investment
    2000
  • Placed
    Placed is the leader in location-driven insights and ad intelligence. Measuring billions of locations across the world’s largest opt-in mobile location panel. Placed provides the most comprehensive understanding of consumers’ offline behaviors.
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Placed is the leader in location-driven insights and ad intelligence. Measuring billions of locations across the world’s largest opt-in mobile location panel. Placed provides the most comprehensive understanding of consumers’ offline behaviors.
    Founder
    David Shim
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Snap 2017
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • PlayFab
    PlayFab offers the most complete backend and operations platform built exclusively for live games.
    Initial Investment
    2015
    PlayFab offers the most complete backend and operations platform built exclusively for live games.
    Founders
    James Gwertzman
    Matt Augustine
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Microsoft 2018
    Initial Investment
    2015
  • PlexTrac
    PlexTrac is a modern collaboration and workflow automation platform for cybersecurity teams.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    PlexTrac is a modern collaboration and workflow automation platform for cybersecurity teams.
    Founder
    Daniel DeCloss
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • Pluto
    Pluto develops applications for people to communicate within virtual reality. Pluto wants to give people a feeling of connection, no matter where they are.
    Initial Investment
    2016
    Pluto develops applications for people to communicate within virtual reality. Pluto wants to give people a feeling of connection, no matter where they are.
    Founders
    Forest Gibson
    Jared Cheshier
    John Vechey
    Jonathan Geibel
    Initial Investment
    2016
  • Polly
    Polly is a modern workflow measurement solution for collaboration platforms including Slack and Microsoft Teams.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    Polly is a modern workflow measurement solution for collaboration platforms including Slack and Microsoft Teams.
    Founders
    Samir Diwan
    Bilal Aijazi
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • Pro.com
    Pro.com was a national technology-driven, licensed General Contractor that offered mobile-friendly quotes, easy to understand digital invoices, and reliable project management – across small home improvement projects up to major renovations and new home construction.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    Pro.com was a national technology-driven, licensed General Contractor that offered mobile-friendly quotes, easy to understand digital invoices, and reliable project management – across small home improvement projects up to major renovations and new home construction.
    Founder
    Matt Williams
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Opendoor 2021
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • Proof Diagnostics
    Proof is a startup working to make powerful CRISPR-based molecular testing affordable and accessible to everyone
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Proof is a startup working to make powerful CRISPR-based molecular testing affordable and accessible to everyone
    Founders
    Feng Zhang
    Jonathan Gootenberg
    Omar Abudayyeh
    Siddharth Shenai
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • Qumulo
    Qumulo fundamentally changes how enterprises store and manage enormous numbers of digital assets. By creating the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS software, Qumulo enables customers to answer critical questions about their data footprint in real-time and at incredible scale.
    Initial Investment
    2012
    Qumulo fundamentally changes how enterprises store and manage enormous numbers of digital assets. By creating the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS software, Qumulo enables customers to answer critical questions about their data footprint in real-time and at incredible scale.
    CEO
    Bill Richter
    Initial Investment
    2012
  • Redfin
    Redfin is a technology-powered real estate company. We help people find a place to live with brokerage, instant home-buying (iBuying), rentals, lending, title insurance, and renovations services. We sell homes for more money and charge half the fee. We also run the country’s #1 real-estate brokerage site. Our home-buying customers see homes first with on-demand tours, and our lending and title services help them close quickly. Customers selling a home can take an instant cash offer from Redfin or have our renovations crew fix up their home to sell for top dollar. Our rentals business empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Since launching in 2006, we’ve saved customers more than $1 billion in commissions. We serve more than 100 markets across the U.S. and Canada and employ over 6,000 people.
    Initial Investment
    2005
    Redfin is a technology-powered real estate company. We help people find a place to live with brokerage, instant home-buying (iBuying), rentals, lending, title insurance, and renovations services. We sell homes for more money and charge half the fee. We also run the country’s #1 real-estate brokerage site. Our home-buying customers see homes first with on-demand tours, and our lending and title services help them close quickly. Customers selling a home can take an instant cash offer from Redfin or have our renovations crew fix up their home to sell for top dollar. Our rentals business empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Since launching in 2006, we’ve saved customers more than $1 billion in commissions. We serve more than 100 markets across the U.S. and Canada and employ over 6,000 people.
    CEO
    Glenn Kelman
    Investment Journey
    Public 2017
    NASDAQ: RDFN
    Initial Investment
    2005
  • RelationalAI
    RelationalAI is building a groundbreaking relational knowledge graph system for developing intelligent data apps. Knowledge graphs are databases that model business concepts, the relationships between them, and the associated application logic. RelationalAI complements the modern data stack to accelerate the development of intelligent data applications. RelationalAI brings together a team of industry experts and researchers across the globe with an extensive list of innovations and awards. The RelationalAI knowledge graph system is available for early deployments with enterprise customers.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    RelationalAI is building a groundbreaking relational knowledge graph system for developing intelligent data apps. Knowledge graphs are databases that model business concepts, the relationships between them, and the associated application logic. RelationalAI complements the modern data stack to accelerate the development of intelligent data applications. RelationalAI brings together a team of industry experts and researchers across the globe with an extensive list of innovations and awards. The RelationalAI knowledge graph system is available for early deployments with enterprise customers.
    Founder
    Molham Aref
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • Rigado
    Rigado is a secure edge-as-a-service system for commercial Internet of Things applications, including an edge module, a connectivity gateway and a software platform integrated with leading cloud providers. The company’s products are used for next-generation retail, hospitality services, logistics/supply chain, and building management systems.
    Initial Investment
    2018
    Rigado is a secure edge-as-a-service system for commercial Internet of Things applications, including an edge module, a connectivity gateway and a software platform integrated with leading cloud providers. The company’s products are used for next-generation retail, hospitality services, logistics/supply chain, and building management systems.
    CEO
    Sean Riley
    Initial Investment
    2018
  • Rover
    Rover is an online marketplace that connects pet owners with local pet sitters and real homes in hundreds of cities across the United States.
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Rover is an online marketplace that connects pet owners with local pet sitters and real homes in hundreds of cities across the United States.
    Founders
    Aaron Easterly
    Philip Kimmey
    Gregory Gottesman
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • SeekOut
    SeekOut is the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform that companies use to quickly hire, grow, and retain great talent while focusing on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. In 2022, SeekOut was named on the Forbes annual list of America’ s Best Startup Employers and CEO Anoop Gupta was crowned GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Throughout 2021, SeekOut was ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, is backed by Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital and is valued at $1.2 billion.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    SeekOut is the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform that companies use to quickly hire, grow, and retain great talent while focusing on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. In 2022, SeekOut was named on the Forbes annual list of America’ s Best Startup Employers and CEO Anoop Gupta was crowned GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Throughout 2021, SeekOut was ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, is backed by Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital and is valued at $1.2 billion.
    Founders
    Anoop Gupta
    Aravind Bala
    Vikas Manocha
    John Tippett
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • ShareBuilder
    Sharebuilder was a provider of low-cost, online investment products and tools that help people build wealth over the long term.
    Initial Investment
    2000
    Sharebuilder was a provider of low-cost, online investment products and tools that help people build wealth over the long term.
    Founder
    Jeff Seeley
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by ING Direct 2007
    Initial Investment
    2000
  • Skytap
    Skytap is a global cloud provider that accelerates enterprise innovation by modernizing traditional applications with cloud-native development and services.
    Initial Investment
    2006
    Skytap is a global cloud provider that accelerates enterprise innovation by modernizing traditional applications with cloud-native development and services.
    CEO
    Brad Schick
    Initial Investment
    2006
  • Smartsheet
    Smartsheet is a leading work management platform designed to empower teams of any size to create custom processes, programs and portfolios that fit the way they work.
    Initial Investment
    2007
    Smartsheet is a leading work management platform designed to empower teams of any size to create custom processes, programs and portfolios that fit the way they work.
    CEO
    Mark Mader
    Investment Journey
    Public April 2018
    NYSE: SMAR
    Initial Investment
    2007
  • Statsig
    Statsig is a Modern Product Experimentation platform that, unlike other A/B testing tools, tracks the impact of every single feature release thereby quantifying impact of all efforts. The “observability” nature of Statsig lets teams catch metric drops within hours of launching features, divest quickly on features that aren’t working, and invest more on the ones that do. The team behind Statsig comes from Facebook and is rebuilding the entire set of data tools infrastructure that powered all of Facebook’s growth in the last decade.Companies like Notion, Flipkart, Ancestry, Whatnot and OpenSea use Statsig to power their modern stack and have shown marked increase in product velocity since adoption.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    Statsig is a Modern Product Experimentation platform that, unlike other A/B testing tools, tracks the impact of every single feature release thereby quantifying impact of all efforts. The “observability” nature of Statsig lets teams catch metric drops within hours of launching features, divest quickly on features that aren’t working, and invest more on the ones that do. The team behind Statsig comes from Facebook and is rebuilding the entire set of data tools infrastructure that powered all of Facebook’s growth in the last decade.Companies like Notion, Flipkart, Ancestry, Whatnot and OpenSea use Statsig to power their modern stack and have shown marked increase in product velocity since adoption.
    Founder
    Vijaye Raji
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • TaskHuman
    Founded in 2017, TaskHuman is the world’s first real-time digital coaching platform, allowing users to amplify their daily work and personal life with 1:1 personalized guidance from LIVE specialists over video calls. With TaskHuman, instantly discover and connect with the world’s most comprehensive global network of coaches, instructors, and specialists covering over 1,000 aspects of your well-being, such as physical fitness, mental well-being, spiritual, emotional, financial, career & leadership coaching, and more. With this platform, users can focus on self care anytime — privately and cost effectively. The company has over 100 full-time team members and more than 1,000 coaches around the world across nearly 50 different countries. TaskHuman is backed by USVP, Impact Ventures, Madrona, RingCentral Ventures, and several notable individual investors.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    Founded in 2017, TaskHuman is the world’s first real-time digital coaching platform, allowing users to amplify their daily work and personal life with 1:1 personalized guidance from LIVE specialists over video calls. With TaskHuman, instantly discover and connect with the world’s most comprehensive global network of coaches, instructors, and specialists covering over 1,000 aspects of your well-being, such as physical fitness, mental well-being, spiritual, emotional, financial, career & leadership coaching, and more. With this platform, users can focus on self care anytime — privately and cost effectively. The company has over 100 full-time team members and more than 1,000 coaches around the world across nearly 50 different countries. TaskHuman is backed by USVP, Impact Ventures, Madrona, RingCentral Ventures, and several notable individual investors.
    Founders
    Ravi Swaminathan
    Daniel Mazzella
    David Tell
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • Temporal
    Temporal is an open-source microservices orchestration engine for running mission-critical code at any scale.
    Initial Investment
    2020
    Temporal is an open-source microservices orchestration engine for running mission-critical code at any scale.
    Founders
    Maxim Fateev
    Samar Abbas
    Initial Investment
    2020
  • Tesorio
    Tesorio is revolutionizing the way B2B businesses manage their Accounts Receivables. Tesorio’s Accounts Receivable platform replaces tedious and manual collections processes with accurate, real-time predictions, optimized workflows, and actionable insights based on behavioral trends. Accounting teams are empowered to achieve breakthrough cash flow performance and predictability while improving customer experience and relationships. Tesorio is trusted by the world's best finance teams at companies like Slack, Box, Veeva Systems, Twilio, Domo, and others. The company has raised a total of $37.6 million in funding to date from investors such as Madrona Venture Group, BAMCAP, First Round Capital, Floodgate, and Y Combinator.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    Tesorio is revolutionizing the way B2B businesses manage their Accounts Receivables. Tesorio’s Accounts Receivable platform replaces tedious and manual collections processes with accurate, real-time predictions, optimized workflows, and actionable insights based on behavioral trends. Accounting teams are empowered to achieve breakthrough cash flow performance and predictability while improving customer experience and relationships. Tesorio is trusted by the world's best finance teams at companies like Slack, Box, Veeva Systems, Twilio, Domo, and others. The company has raised a total of $37.6 million in funding to date from investors such as Madrona Venture Group, BAMCAP, First Round Capital, Floodgate, and Y Combinator.
    Founders
    Carlos Vega
    Fabio Fleitas
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • Tier 3
    Tier 3 was a Seattle-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform and advanced cloud management company
    Initial Investment
    2011
    Tier 3 was a Seattle-based infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform and advanced cloud management company
    Founder
    Jared Wray
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by CenturyLink Savvis 2013
    Initial Investment
    2011
  • Tigera
    Tigera provides the industry’s only active Cloud- Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) with full-stack observability for containers, Kubernetes, and cloud. The company’s platform prevents, detects, troubleshoots, and automatically mitigates exposure risks of security issues in build, deploy, and runtime stages. Tigera delivers its platform as a fully managed SaaS (Calico Cloud) or a self-managed service (Calico Enterprise). Its open-source offering, Calico Open Source, is the most widely adopted container networking and security solution. Tigera’s platform specifies security and observability as code to ensure consistent enforcement of security policies, which enables DevOps, platform, and security teams to protect workloads, detect threats, achieve continuous compliance, and troubleshoot service issues in real time. Powering more than 100M containers across 2M+ nodes in 166 countries, Calico software is supported across all major cloud providers and Kubernetes distributions, and is used by leading companies including AT&T, Discover, Merck, ServiceNow, HanseMerkur, RealPage, L3Harris, and Mindbody.
    Initial Investment
    2017
    Tigera provides the industry’s only active Cloud- Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) with full-stack observability for containers, Kubernetes, and cloud. The company’s platform prevents, detects, troubleshoots, and automatically mitigates exposure risks of security issues in build, deploy, and runtime stages. Tigera delivers its platform as a fully managed SaaS (Calico Cloud) or a self-managed service (Calico Enterprise). Its open-source offering, Calico Open Source, is the most widely adopted container networking and security solution. Tigera’s platform specifies security and observability as code to ensure consistent enforcement of security policies, which enables DevOps, platform, and security teams to protect workloads, detect threats, achieve continuous compliance, and troubleshoot service issues in real time. Powering more than 100M containers across 2M+ nodes in 166 countries, Calico software is supported across all major cloud providers and Kubernetes distributions, and is used by leading companies including AT&T, Discover, Merck, ServiceNow, HanseMerkur, RealPage, L3Harris, and Mindbody.
    CEO
    Ratan Tipirmeni
    Initial Investment
    2017
  • Troop
    Troop is a next-generation corporate travel meeting management platform.
    Initial Investment
    2021
    Troop is a next-generation corporate travel meeting management platform.
    Founders
    Leonard Cremer
    Dennis Vilovic
    Initial Investment
    2021
  • TrovaTrip
    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, TrovaTrip is the first travel planning and booking platform that connects creators and communities directly with tour operators to offer unforgettable group travel experiences around the globe. TrovaTrip makes it possible for topic experts, creatives, and entrepreneurs to host trips around the globe with their communities. With itineraries in 49 different countries and over 15,000 Travelers booked, TrovaTrip is changing the way people see and connect with the world by enabling them to follow their passion while traveling. Enhancing lives through meaningful connections, learning and exploration, TrovaTrip’s mission is to make travel safer and more accessible to all.
    Initial Investment
    2022
    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, TrovaTrip is the first travel planning and booking platform that connects creators and communities directly with tour operators to offer unforgettable group travel experiences around the globe. TrovaTrip makes it possible for topic experts, creatives, and entrepreneurs to host trips around the globe with their communities. With itineraries in 49 different countries and over 15,000 Travelers booked, TrovaTrip is changing the way people see and connect with the world by enabling them to follow their passion while traveling. Enhancing lives through meaningful connections, learning and exploration, TrovaTrip’s mission is to make travel safer and more accessible to all.
    Founders
    Nick Poggi
    Brandon Denham
    Lauren Schneider
    Initial Investment
    2022
  • Turi
    Turi was an AI and Machine Learning platform.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    Turi was an AI and Machine Learning platform.
    Founders
    Carlos Guestrin
    Yucheng Low
    Danny Bickson
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Apple 2016
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • TwinStrand
    TwinStrand Biosciences is a Seattle genomics company building a platform around Duplex Sequencing, a proprietary process that helps physicians, patients and drug researchers make life saving decisions faster based on DNA data.
    Initial Investment
    2019
    TwinStrand Biosciences is a Seattle genomics company building a platform around Duplex Sequencing, a proprietary process that helps physicians, patients and drug researchers make life saving decisions faster based on DNA data.
    Founder
    Jesse Salk
    Initial Investment
    2019
  • Union Bay Networks
    Union Bay Networks worked to change the way applications and data can be accessed across public and private cloud infrastructure.
    Initial Investment
    2013
    Union Bay Networks worked to change the way applications and data can be accessed across public and private cloud infrastructure.
    Founders
    Jennifer/Erika
    Jason Needham
    Tom Hull
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by an undisclosed company 2015
    Initial Investment
    2013
  • World Wide Packets
    World Wide Packets designed high-performance ethernet networking equipment and software that provide total solutions for broadband fiber deployments.
    Initial Investment
    2003
    World Wide Packets designed high-performance ethernet networking equipment and software that provide total solutions for broadband fiber deployments.
    Founders
    Bernard Daines
    Kevin Daines
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by Ciena 2008
    Initial Investment
    2003
  • Z2
    Z2 creates original next-generation, free-to-play, social and multiplayer games for mobile devices.
    Initial Investment
    2008
    Z2 creates original next-generation, free-to-play, social and multiplayer games for mobile devices.
    Founder
    Damon Danieli
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by King Digital Entertainment 2015
    Initial Investment
    2008