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Our directors were successful engineers and entrepreneurs before becoming investors.
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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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Read about our portfolio companies’ accomplishments that advance consumer and enterprise technologies.

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08.24.17
Sliver.tv Raises $9.8M Series A Round
Sliver.tv announced their $9.8M Series A round with 8 investors including Sierra Ventures. The company is continuing their mission to transform the way viewers watch eSports and video games with 360-degree perspectives...

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07.12.17
Applitools Raises $8M Round Led by Sierra Ventures
Applitools, the leader in AI-based Automated Visual Testing, announced its $8M Round of funding led by Sierra Ventures. This latest round brings Applitools total funding to $15M and will allow the company to...

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05.10.17
RedLock Officially Launches and Announces Series A Funding
RedLock, a cloud and cyber security player, emerged from stealth and announced their Series A Round of funding. Sierra Ventures is a lead investor in the $12M total raised. Mark Fernandes, Managing Director...

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11.08.16
Sierra Ventures participates in Joy $4.5M seed round
Joy launched out of Y-Combinator this summer, and is an all-in-one wedding planning platform that offers couples CRM, planning and guest list management solutions. Create the perfect wedding website and app that makes sharing and coordinating...

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03.09.16
CIOs Looking Beyond Data Warehouses to Data Lakes
Mark Fernandes, Managing Director at Sierra Ventures, shares his viewpoint on how big data management is evolving, and how Data Lakes are the next big innovation trend to impact large enterprises. Read his...

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01.15.16
Ben Yu’s perspective on Fund XI Innovation Investment Strategy
Read Ben Yu’s blog article about Sierra Ventures Fund XI, announced on January 7, 2016. Ben recaps the markets they invested Fund X in, and also what areas are gaining traction within...

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07.12.17  Tim Guleri
Sierra Ventures Leads $8M Investment in Applitools to Create Visually Perfect Software Powered by Artificial Intelligence
  I am excited to announce my latest investment, Applitools, and partnering with world beating entrepreneurs Gil Sever, Moshe Milman and Adam Carmi. Applitools, founded in 2014 in Tel Aviv and HQ in...

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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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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

Bismark Lepe, Co-Founder & CEO
Sean Knapp, CTO & Co-Founder
Belsasar Lepe, Co-Founder & Lead Engineer

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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