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Connecting Entrepreneurs with Global 1000 CXOs

The Sierra Connect Program is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet with select CXOs from the Sierra Ventures CXO Advisory Board as well as members of the Sierra Investment Team. Each quarter, we select 1-2 world-class entrepreneurs to participate in the program.

Key Dates for
Q3 2019 Program

  • Applications Open
    July 29th, 2019
  • Application Deadline
    August 16th, 2019
  • Companies Selected
    August 23rd, 2019
  • CXO Meetings Begin
    September 2nd, 2019
  • CXO Meetings End
    September 30th, 2019

We are looking for companies in the following sectors:

INFRASTRUCTURE

Next Generation Technologies in Security, Data, Cloud, IoT, and Blockchain

INTELLIGENCE

Applications and Business Processes Transformed by Machine Learning, AI, and Data

INDUSTRIES

Companies Disrupting Verticals like Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, and Financial Services

A Few of Our Advisory Board CXOs

Who is Eligible?

Entrepreneurs will be accepted on a referral basis from participating early stage VC Funds. If you are a company interested in the program but do not have a referral, please request a referral. If you are interested in submitting portfolio companies to participate, please get in touch.

Process

Application Period: Sierra Ventures will be accepting company applications each Quarter. See specific dates in the application window listed above. Every application will be reviewed and feedback will be provided.

Intro Interviews: Companies that fit the initial criteria will be contacted to set up an intro call.

The call will include questions about:

  • Your technology differentiation
  • Enterprise go to market strategy
  • Target customer roles in the Enterprise

Meet the Sierra Ventures Team: Sierra Ventures will then select up to 3 companies to participate in the quarterly program. Each selected company will have the opportunity to come to the office to meet the Sierra Ventures Investment team. The team will then provide recommendations for which CXOs on the Sierra Ventures Advisory Board align best with your focus.

Facilitated CXO Introductions: Sierra Ventures will then make facilitated introductions to recommended CXOs on the Sierra Ventures CXO Advisory Board.

Questions?

For more information, contact Brendon at brendon@sierraventures.com.