Founded in 1970, CRV (fka Charles River Ventures) is a bi-coastal venture firm and is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful early-stage venture capital firms. CRV is dedicated to helping exceptional entrepreneurs turn their ideas into the next category leaders in high growth technology and media sectors. CRV has offices in Cambridge, MA and Menlo Park, CA. For more information visit www.crv.com.
Matrix Partners is a premier venture capital firm that has generated outstanding returns for over three decades. The firm has delivered several of the industry™ top performing funds of all time. Matrix Partners has offices in Waltham, MA; New York, NY; Palo Alto, CA; Mumbai, India; and Beijing and Shanghai, China. The firm has been fortunate to have invested in game-changing, industry-leading businesses such as Apple Computer, Sandisk, Veritas, Sycamore Networks, Phone.com, Starent Networks, JBoss and Gilt Groupe. Find out more at www.matrixpartners.com.
Bessemer Venture Partners
With $4 billion under active management, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) is a global venture capital firm with offices in Silicon Valley, Cambridge, Mass., New York, Mumbai, Bangalore and Herzliya, Israel. BVP delivers a broad platform in venture capital spanning industries, geographies, and stages of company growth. From Staples to Skype, VeriSign to Yelp, LinkedIn to Pinterest, BVP has helped incubate and support companies that have anchored significant shifts in the economy. More than 100 BVP-funded companies have gone public on exchanges in North America, Europe, and Asia. See www.bvp.com or follow BVP on Twitter @bessemervp.
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Over the past two decades, Lightspeed has backed more than 200 companies, helping them think big and move fast to become leaders in their respective industries. With over $2 billion under management, we focus on early and expansion stage investments in the consumer, enterprise technology and cleantech markets. Our team invests in the U.S. and internationally, with investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, India, Israel, and China with Lightspeed China Partners. http://www.lsvp.com
T-Venture is the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom, an integrated telecommunications company with roughly 180MM customers and more than $75m net revenue in 2011 — more than half of that from international operations. T-Venture was founded in 1997 to advise and look after young, innovative enterprises which show potential economical and technological synergies with the business units of Deutsche Telekom. Successfully nurtured and exited companies include BelAir Networks, CoreOptics, Danger, Demandware, Flarion Technologies, Jahjah, Starent Networks, or Voice Objects.
Led out of the Vodafone xone office, Vodafone Ventures is the strategic corporate venture capital arm of Vodafone Group and has a truly global reach. The Vodafone Ventures™ fund has been active since 2000 making it one of the earliest mobile investors in the world. Investments, made in conjunction with top-tier VC firms, focus on the following areas: Consumer, Enterprise, Infrastructure and Devices.