Azure Capital Partners
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, with over $500 Million under management Azure’s goal is to identify, invest in and help build earlier stage information technology companies that are at the forefront of a transformative opportunity for growth. The Azure team is recognized for industry thought leadership and a unique professional investment approach to venture investing. Its proven methodology and primary research enable us to identify young companies in attractive markets whose business models provide sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, visit the Azure Capital Partners website.
Founded in 1965, Greylock has current committed capital in excess of $2 billion nad has help build over 300 growth companies. With offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston and Israel, Greylock has been involved, at an early stage, with companies such as red Hat, Phone.com (now Openwave Systems), DoubleClick, CheckFree, Legato (now part of EMC) and Ascend Communications (now part of Lucent). Greylock has sponsored more companies to successful initial public offerings than any other early-stage venture firm, with over 125 total and has been lead or co-lead investor in most of these companies. For more information, visit the Greylock Partners website.
Index Ventures is a leading European venture capital firm active in technology venture investing since 1996. The firm is dedicated to helping top entrepreneurial teams in the Information Technology, Clean Technology, and Life Science sectors build their companies into market defining global leaders. The firm has offices in Geneva, London, and Jersey and focuses on investments from seed through growth stage companies. For more information, visit the Index Ventures website.
Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than U.S. $4 billion in approximately 1,000 companies in more than 30 countries. In that time, about 160 portfolio companies have been acquired by other companies and another 150 have gone public on various exchanges around the world. With an overall strategy to enable innovation, Intel Capital seeks out and invests in promising technology companies worldwide, focusing on both established and new technologies that help to develop industry standard solutions, drive global Internet growth, facilitate new usage models, and advance the computing and communications platforms. For more information, visit the Intel Capital website.
Platinum Neurone Ventures
Platinum Neurone Ventures (PNV) has been active since 2002 and is the result of the merger of the management teams of Platinum Ventures and Neurone Ventures I (1997) & II, Israel-based venture capital funds. With over $110 million under management, PNV targets investments in later-stage and growth-stage companies in the fields of Communications, Information Technology, Semiconductor and Medical Device sectors. PNV is headquartered in Tel-Aviv, Israel. For more information, visit the Platinum Neurone Ventures website.
SAP Ventures partners with outstanding entrepreneurs worldwide to build industry-leading businesses. We seek innovative, disruptive and proven companies and help fuel their growth by adding our expertise, relationships, geographic reach and capital. Over the last 15 years, we have supported more than a hundred companies on 5 continents. We are currently investing out of a 2011 vintage $353M Fund. We are affiliated with SAP AG, the leading global enterprise software company, and leverage our relationship with SAP AG and its ecosystem for the benefit of our portfolio companies. Our goal is to generate superior financial returns, and our corporate partner also benefits from the exposure to innovative and disruptive companies and trends. www.sapventures.com
Viola Private Equity
Viola Private Equity is a buyout and growth capital technology fund focusing on investments in established, private or public, companies, in particular: technology companies and other companies in a growth/expansion phase with international activity. The fund invests money directly into the companies and/or acquires holdings from existing shareholders. The Fund acquires substantial holdings in companies, aiming to lead and contribute to their development and growth. Viola Private Equity is managed by four seasoned partners – Harel Beit-On, Osnat Ronen, Jonathan Kolber and Sami Totah – all of whom have extensive private equity and company building experience.
Viola Private Equity is an affiliate of the Viola Group, a leading innovative private equity investment group with $2B under management, focused on technology-based investment opportunities in Israel. For more information, please visit our website: www.violape.com