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 3-5 world-class entrepreneurs to participate in the program.

Key Dates for Q2 2019 Program

Applications Open: April 1st, 2019
Application Deadline: May 3rd, 2019
Companies Selected: May 15th, 2019
CXO Meetings Begin: June 1st, 2019
CXO Meetings End: June 30th, 2019

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We are looking for companies in the following sectors:


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


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


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

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.

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What is the Process?

Application Period: Sierra will be accepting company applications from April 1st – May 3rd. 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 Team: Sierra will then select up to 5 companies to participate in the quarterly program. Each selected company will have the opportunity to come to the office to meet the Sierra Investment team. The team will then provide recommendations for which CXOs on the Sierra Advisory Board align best with your focus.

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

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