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

Unstructured
Unstructured’s
Brian Raymond
on tackling engineering bottlenecks
Rover
Rover’s
Aaron Easterly
on the love of pets and finding the right partners
Pulumi
Pulumi’s
Joe Duffy
on bringing more power to developers
OctoAI
OctoAI’s
Luis Ceze
on bringing ML to all platforms
Common Room
Common Room’s
Linda Lian
on integrating community into your company
Spotnana
Spotnana’s
Sarosh Waghmar
on challenging a decades-old industry
Statsig
Statsig’s
Vijaye Raji
on using data to build better products
RelationalAI
RelationalAI’s
Molham Aref
on finding investors who believe in your passion
Highspot
Highspot’s
Robert Wahbe
on customers, AI, and building relationships that last
Crowd Cow
Crowd Cow’s
Elizabeth Liu
on the power of e-commerce to transform an industry
Nautilus Bio
Nautilus Bio’s
Sujal Patel and Parag Mallick
on the proteome
SeekOut
SeekOut’s
Anoop Gupta
on hiring and untapped talent pools
Pendulum
Pendulum’s
Mark Listes
on finding hidden narratives in social media
Flexe
Flexe’s
Karl Siebrecht
on transforming the logistics industry

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    Benn Bollay
    Jason Needham
    Tom Hull
    Investment Journey
    Acquired by in 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