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Sierra contributes our deep operational and executive experience to help startups scale.

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The Sierra Ventures’ CXO Advisory Board is a network of the most passionate IT leaders. They influence our strategic investment decisions and provide new technologies helpful direction from an enterprise technology standpoint.

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We epitomize “hands-on” investors by contributing more than financial support and mentorship. Our partnership provides deep-rooted networks and programs that fuel efficient growth, global exposure and strategic guidance.

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Today’s Innovations
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Read about our portfolio companies’ accomplishments that advance consumer and enterprise technologies.

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08.25.16
Sierra Ventures backs Sliver.tv $6.2M Round to create immersive VR for eSports
Congratulations to Mitch Liu and the Sliver.tv team for closing a $6.2M round and launching the next-generation beta application for both Android and iOS devices that support a 360 degree view for...

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08.10.16
Boomtrain Acquires Messaging Platform NudgeSpot, to Deliver Seamless Communications between Businesses and Customers
  Boomtrain, a marketing platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to drive relevant interactions with users at every touchpoint, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire partner,India-based Nudgespot. Nudgespot has built a live...

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08.02.16
Forbes Names LeadGenius One of Five Essential Account-Based Marketing Tools
Congratulations to LeadGenius as Steve Olenski selects them along with LinkedIn, DemandBase, Insightsquared and PFL as the must-have tools for CMOs. LeadGenius is an end-to-end sales solution that provides companies with a way to generate,...

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04.20.16  Jim Doehrman
5 Portfolio Companies Recognized for Innovation and Growth in Q1, 2016
  Sierra Ventures congratulates LeadGenius, Nexenta, Prelert, TouchCommerce and Zimperium for being recognized by industry and media for their technology innovation and company growth. Inc. Magazine highlights LeadGenius as one of seven...

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03.09.16  Mark Fernandes
Data Lakes: Sink or Swim?
We are all fascinated with data. And in recent years, overwhelmed by the volume of it. But wait there’s more… data comes in different sizes, shapes and speeds, it’s processed across various...

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01.26.16  Tim Guleri
Sierra Ventures’ portfolio company, Appcelerator, is acquired by Enterprise software company Axway
Sierra Ventures would like to congratulate the Appcelerator team for being acquired by Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers. Sierra Ventures has seen...

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Save the Date - November 2, 2016
Sierra CXO Summit 2016
The Summit is a catalyst for connecting leading executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and investors together to discuss game-changing business and technology developments that influences the future of the Enterprise.

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Entrepreneur Visionaries

They are inspired pioneers and leaders. Many have devoted entire careers to crafting the future of enterprise
technology. By the force of their intuition, hard work and skill they have created companies and products
that are reshaping industries. We are proud to partner with these visionary entrepreneurs.

Bina TechnologiesAcquired by Roche

Narges Asadi, CEO & Co-Founder

Big Data Science Platform Providing Scalable Genomic Analytics

GreenplumNYSE: EMC

Scott Yara, Founder

Database Software for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

IntuitNASDAQ: INTU

Scoot Cook, Founder

Providing Financial Management Solutions for Consumers and Businesses

NexgateAcquired by Proofpoint

Devin Redmond, CEO

Allowing Companies to Discover, Audit, and Protect their Social Web Accounts

OoyalaAcquired by Telstra

Sean Knapp, CTO & Co-Founder

The Intelligent Cloud-Based Platform for Video Commerce

SourceFireNASDAQ: FIRE
Acquired by Cisco for $2.7 Billion

Martin Roesch, Founder and CTO

Defending Our World From Cyber Attack

TeradataNYSE: TDC

Mike Koehler, CEO

Leader in Data Warehousing Analytic Technologies Making Companies Smarter

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