Advance Venture Partners
Advance Venture Partners (“AVP”) combines the disciplined approach of an institutional venture and growth equity investor with the strategic insights, access and impact made possible by a high-value strategic partner. The firm was founded in partnership with Advance Publications, a privately-owned media and technology holding company with a portfolio that includes Condé Nast, The American City Business Journals and local media assets in more than 25 cities, as well as significant ownership stakes in Reddit, Charter Communications, Discovery Communications, and 1010Data. AVP invests in early and growth stage technology, media and commerce companies and draws upon the domain expertise and intellectual capital that Advance Publications has developed as an owner and operator of businesses in these sectors for over 100 years. Learn more at www.avpgrowth.com.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking hardware, telecom equipment and other high-technology services. Cisco’s products and services transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
Epic Ventures mission is to back companies who are positioned to become the market leaders of tomorrow. Their philosophy is to search out best of breed technologies. Rather than focus exclusively on one or two technology sectors, Epic Ventures looks across all sectors to find those companies with the management and market to achieve explosive growth.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure.
Granite Ventures has been helping early-stage technology companies build solid foundations for success since 1992. Granite has managed over $1 billion in venture capital and has invested in more than 90 private companies. We partner with promising and successful entrepreneurs to create businesses that have a competitive edge and help them achieve category leadership.
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC)
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices.
In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Launched in 1999 as a private, independent organization, IQT’s mission is to identify and partner with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States.
Sway Ventures is a US-based venture capital firm investing in early to mid stage technology companies. We invest in high performing teams, building revolutionary technology, creating the next enterprise or consumer category. With a focus on strategic capitalization, business development support, and engineered exits, we provide great teams with the support they need to change the future. Learn more at www.swayvc.com.
Trident Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm founded in 1993 by industry veterans. Since then, the firm has grown to more than 30 investment professionals with $1.6 billion under management invested in more than 120 companies. The firm’s active investment approach has helped dozens of companies, such as MapQuest and iRobot, to realize successful exits.
Vanedge Capital Partners
Vanedge Capital Partners Ltd., is a Vancouver based venture capital fund focused on making investments in Gaming, digital Media, SaaS solutions for small and medium business, enterprise software, and cyber security. Vanedge invests in visionary entrepreneurs and fast growing companies that are poised to disrupt an incumbent business, or create a new market via the introduction of new technologies and business models. The fund is particularly focused on companies that are capitalizing on opportunities brought about by the shift to mobile, transition to digital, and migration to cloud based computing.
VMware (NASDAQ: VMW)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014 revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.