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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.

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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05.01.18
Regulus Cyber Raises $6.3M in Seed & Series A Funding
Regulus Cyber, the Israeli startup developing security and mission reliability to autonomous vehicles and drones, raises $6.3 million in Seed and Series A funding from Sierra Ventures and 3 other investors. Over...

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04.17.18
Applitools Raises $31M in Series C Funding
Applitools, the leader in Application Visual Management, has raised $31 million in Series C Funding, bringing the total amount raised to $46 million. The company is an Israeli startup founded in 2013...

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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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04.05.18
VC Tech Mixer – Bridge Bank & RBVC
Sierra Ventures co-hosted a VC Tech mixer with Bridge Bank and Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) on April 5th in San Francisco. The networking event was attended by entrepreneurs and early-stage investors...

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03.20.18
CISO Dinner with Hitch Partners
Sierra Ventures and Hitch Partners hosted a Security Leadership Dinner with Bay Area CISOs on March 20th. The security leaders discussed the impact and change in the mindset that DevSecOps has created...

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07.12.17  Robert Noakes
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  Robert Noakes
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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