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Our directors were successful engineers and entrepreneurs before becoming investors.
Sierra contributes our deep operational and executive experience to help startups scale.

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Large Enterprise Exposure

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
Bring Tomorrow’s Change

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

08.02.18
Treasure Data Acquired by ARM
Sierra Ventures is excited to announce that portfolio company Treasure Data is being acquired by SoftBank owned ARM for an undisclosed amount. Arm is acquiring Treasure Data to set the stage for...

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06.27.18
Applitools Wins 2018 Red Herring Top 100 Award
Congratulations to the Applitools team on winning the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award. Applitools was identified as one of the most promising startups out of a group of 1,200...

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05.24.18
Phenom People Raises $22M in Series B Funding for Global Expansion
Phenom People, the leader in the Talent Relationship Marketing (TRM) market, has raised $22 million in Series B funding. The round was led by AXA Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors...

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06.26.18
Sierra Ventures Hosts China Life Executive Team
On Tuesday, Sierra Ventures hosted the China Life Business Management Executive team at their San Mateo offices. The team discussed cutting edge enterprise IT solutions and heard from several innovative startups.  ...

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05.13.18
#StartupsUnedited with Sierra Ventures’ Mark Fernandes & Tim Guleri
In April and May this year, FirstCut‘s CEO, Jorge Soto, interviewed two Sierra Ventures partners for the video series #StarupsUnedited. Check out the videos below with Mark Fernandes and Tim Guleri, and...

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04.11.18
ATDC Entrepreneur Breakfast
Sierra Ventures hosted early-stage Atlanta startups from ATDC for a morning of networking and a VC Q&A Panel. The panel included Operating Partner Jim Doehrman, and Senior Associate Vignesh Ravikumar from Sierra’s...

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07.24.18  Tim Guleri
Inside my Inbox: Actionable Tips for Entrepreneurs & Founders from an SV VC
Two of my biggest passions are writing and helping entrepreneurs. Since I’m usually out helping entrepreneurs solve real world problems, it leaves me short on time to do the first. So I...

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06.05.18  Mark Fernandes
SierraConnect: Reflections from RSA Conference 2018
SIERRA VENTURES PERSPECTIVE – Mark Fernandes Cybersecurity continues to be among the hottest topics in venture capital and the RSA Conference in San Francisco remains the feeding frenzy center of that world....

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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 San...

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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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