Friends who’ve helped us along the way


Mayfield is a global venture capital firm with over $2.6 billion under management and a 45-year history of championing entrepreneurs. Mayfield invests primarily in early-stage consumer and enterprise-facing IT companies. Since its founding in 1969, the firm has invested in more than 500 companies, resulting in over 110 IPOs and more than 150 mergers or acquisitions.

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Relay Ventures

Relay Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund that invests in passionate entrepreneurs disrupting and creating markets with mobile technologies. Unlike other firms, Relay focuses exclusively on software for mobile devices and the connected Internet, creating unparalleled networks and resources that help founders build world-class companies. Relay currently manages over $800 million and has made more than 42 successful exits since its founding in 1996. With offices in Menlo Park and Toronto, the firm is active throughout North America.

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TransLink Capital

TransLink Capital is a Silicon Valley–based venture capital firm that leverages its unique East Asia insights into investments in early- to expansion-stage startups in the mobile, communications and digital media sectors. Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan host many market-leading customers and partners for these three sectors, but start-ups tend to lack the resources to develop their business in these countries. With more than 50 collective years of East Asian venture capital experience and institutional partnerships with dozens of leading East Asian companies, the partners at TransLink makes these cross-border partnerships possible.

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Sierra Ventures

Since its founding in 1982, Sierra Ventures has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world found and grow successful technology companies with its vast expertise and network of consultants, attorneys, recruiters, leasing partners, and investment bankers. Sierra focuses on investments in big data, mobile, the cloud, and enterprise infrastructure, with over $1.5 billion invested in more than two hundred successful companies.

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Storm Ventures

Storm Ventures was founded by a group of seasoned industry veterans with a common vision of sharing their experience, passion and energy to help talented entrepreneurs build enduring companies. Storm’s focus on seed and early stage investments in information technology companies leverages its operational expertise enables it to add value in the critical early stages of a startup’s development.

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Presidio Ventures

Presidio Ventures, an early-stage investment vehicle of Sumitomo Corporation, works to identify the most promising growth industries and partner with their leading startups. Since its inception in 1998, Presidio Ventures has invested more than $200 million in over 100 US startups. With US offices in Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston, Presidio works with its companies to expand their business in the challenging East Asia market.

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EDBI is a leading strategic investment firm headquartered in Singapore with a worldwide presence investing to drive growth opportunities within the knowledge and innovation-intensive sectors of Biomedical Sciences, Clean Technologies, Internet & Digital Media, as well as other strategic industry clusters with commercial potential. As a value adding investor, EDBI creates sustainable and synergistic partnerships with portfolio companies, leveraging their broad network of resources and experience to facilitate the companies organic growth in Asia and the world, through their operations in Singapore.

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Red Hat

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, uses a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies, as well as award-winning support, training, and consulting services, from more than 70 offices spanning the globe. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina and a component of the S&P 500 index, Red Hat is the world’s first billion-dollar open source company.

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eBay connects tens of millions of buyers and sellers around the globe every day with eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, the world leader in online payments. Headquartered in San Jose, California, eBay earned revenue of more than $14 billion in 2012.

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