Todd Kimmel is the Founder and serves as Managing Director & Managing Partner at Montage Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Batch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Parasail. Kimmel is a Board Member at Sure, Pager, WorkIt Health, and Peek Travel Services. He served as Principal at Advanced Technology Ventures. Kimmel joined Mayfield from Advanced Technology Ventures, a bi-coastal venture capital firm, where he led cleantech investing in its West Coast office. Kimmel was also the co-founder and President of Coskata, a leading next-generation bio-fuels company, where he helped drive key product development, technology and financing milestones. Prior to venture capital, Kimmel was a co-founder and Senior Vice President at Innovance, a Canadian-based developer of optical networking solutions for telecommunications service providers and worked in investment banking with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. in New York. He served as the Board Member at Project September. Kimmel holds a B.A. from Amherst College and was a history major.
Dave Munichiello serves as General Partner at GV. His background is in building and leading fast-growing, highly technical organizations under pressure in ambiguous environments. Dave joins Google Ventures from the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems where he helped grow the eCommerce-enabling robotics company to ultimately sell to Amazon for $775 million. Dave's four years at Kiva were spent launching, leading, and growing several client-facing organizations. He established a reputation for consistently recruiting top talent and both building and leading high-performing tea Dave played a key role at Kiva through its first year of integration with Amazon as the two companies partnered to maximize Kiva's impact and shape Amazon's perspective on industrial automation. Dave's career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the U.S. military's most elite units. His military leadership roles ranged from running a high-tech organization in Europe; to serving as an Aide de Camp to the Four Star General responsible for U.S. forces in Europe, Africa, and Afghanistan; to deploying with elite special operations teams worldwide, ensuring they were enabled by the world's most advanced technologies. Dave holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Emory University in math and computer science.
Sunny Dhillon serves as Partner at Signia Venture Partners. He joined the Signia team in 2012 after launching his own location-based mobile startup named Barstool and investing in early stage technology companies for New World Ventures in LA and Chicago. He was previously an M&A analyst in technology investment banking at Rothschild in London, a business development manager at a venture backed spin-off of New Line Cinema, and a corporate strategist for Warner Bros.He is a mentor for various incubators in Silicon Valley and is on the board of Cents of Relief, a charity based in Connecticut that focuses on reducing human trafficking in Indian urban slums. He is also a board member for Next Gen Partners, the Valley's leading venture capital mentoring organization.Sunny invests across consumer and enterprise sector startups, with a particular interest in gaming, consumer, and digital health.Sunny graduated with his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was a Lee Hague Scholar. He has an undergraduate honors degree in Economics & Management from Oxford University and a master's in International Relations & History from the London School of Economics (LSE), where he graduated with distinction. He served as Board Observer at Artillery Games. He also serves as Board Member at Drifter Entertainment. He serves as an Advisor at TheWaveVR.
Alex Bard serves as Partner at Redpoint Ventures. He also served as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Campaign Monitor. He served as the Executive Vice President & General Manager in Salesforce.com. He has been a part of the founding team of 4 internet start ups including eShare Technologies (Customer Service Software, 1996-1999), eAssist Global Solutions (Customer Service Software, 1999-2004), Goowy Media (Widget Analytics Platform, 2004-2008) and Assistly (Customer Service Software, 2009 - Now). He has held executive roles including Vice President Customer Solutions - eShare, VP Sales / Marketing - eAssist, CEO - Goowy, VP Products AOL, and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Assistly. He is also an advisor / investor in several start-ups including Watercooler, Offandaway, Foodzie and Irata labs (acquired by IGN). Previously, he was an Advisor at True Ventures. He is also an angel investor. He is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has sold companies to Salesforce and AOL. He also serves as an Angel Investor.
Real software solving real problems; enterprise software; algorithmic-intensive applications; AI; vertical-focused SaaS
Not Interested In
We don't invest in consumer businesses
Sean Dempsey is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Merus Capital. He also is an Angel Investor. Before co-founding Merus, Sean was a Principal of Corporate Development at Google, responsible for acquisitions and investments including Android, YouTube, and Postini. Prior to Google, he spent over six years at Microsoft in the Corporate Development team. At Microsoft, he led over 40 acquisitions and investments including Bungie, the creator of the Xbox hit Halo. In addition to M&A, Sean was part of the original team to drive Microsoft's living room strategy which ultimately became the Xbox game console. His areas of focus at Google and Microsoft included consumer web services, online and traditional advertising, online video, gaming and enterprise SaaS. Before joining Microsoft, he spent two years in technology Mergers & Acquisitions at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in Menlo Park and was a Research Analyst at the Jennings Group in San Francisco. Outside of Merus, Sean is an avid trail runner and is doing his small part in keeping the Bay Area trails alive and well through his involvement on the Board of the Peninsula Open Space Trust. He is also an Advisory Board Member of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College where he graduated with degrees in Economics/Environment/Politics and French.
Chad Byers is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Susa Ventures. Prior to Susa, Chad served on the management team at Integrate.com as the Sr. Director of Platform, managing the buildout and sales of AdHQ, a unified platform that allowed agencies and brands to manage all of their performance advertising spend through a single dashboard. While in operating roles, Chad was also an active angel investor, building a portfolio of close to 10 companies including Momentum Machines, Locality (Centzy), and True&co. Before Integrate, Chad spent close to four years at Silver Spring Networks, a leading Smart Grid technology provider. He started in Strategic Marketing, building business models for the adoption of the technology by electric utility companies, and eventually ended up writing and leading a winning $15M Department of Energy grant to build the world's first Smart Grid-enabled residential solar inverters. Before Silver Spring, Chad spent time at Bloom Energy, a high profile venture-backed fuel cell company.
• Keith Rabois investment in Seed Round:
(Bitwise Asset Management)
$3100000 (Seed Round)
• Streem Inc:
$1725000 (Seed Round)
$700000 (Seed Round)
• Circle Bitwise Asset Management:
Los Altos California - Palo Alto (CA) - San Francisco Bay Area - General Catalyst is a venture capital firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • CleanTech • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Material Science • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Investment Management • Mobile • Consumer
Most Interested In
“Economies of unscale” -- exploring how 21st-century founders leverage AI-based mass personalization techniques to innovate and build platforms across all sectors of the economy.
Hemant Taneja serves as Managing Director at General Catalyst. Prior to this, he served as a Board Member at Gusto. He is a Board Member at Angle Technologies. He is a Chairman and a member of Board of Directors at MySun. Previously, he served as Board Member at SynapDx. He is also an Investor at Snapchat. He invests in technology-intensive software, hardware and services in clean energy and internet communications. He is a Board member of Health Insight Technologies, Virtual Instruments, Highfive, Hunch, Lumenz, Modular Wind, Sand9, C12 Energy, Stripe, TuneIn and Stion. Before joining General Catalyst in 2002, he was a co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Isovia, a Boston-based mobile software and applications company that was acquired by JP Mobile (MOT) in 2001. Taneja holds an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He serves as a Board Member at Stripe. he also serves on Board of Fundbox.
San Francisco California - Shanghai China - Menlo Park California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • BioTech • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Robotics • Investment Management • Mobile
Jenny M. Lee joined 5AM Ventures in December 2009 and serves as VP of Finance. She brings over 20 years of experience in financial management as well as start-up operating experience.
Prior to joining 5AM she was CFO at Global Catalyst Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm, and previously served as Controller at Gabriel Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm.
Ms. Lee began her career at Ernst & Young working in tax and audit and has operating experience as a controller at several emerging companies.
She holds a BS in Business Administration/Accounting from California State University, East Bay, and a MS in Taxation from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
Samir Kaul is the Founding General Partner at Khosla Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Vicarious Surgical. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Calera as well as Sakti3. Previously, he was a member of Flagship Ventures, a venture capital firm, from 2002 to May 2006. Prior to Flagship, he worked at The Institute for Genomic Research. He currently serves on the board of directors of Amyris and on the boards of directors of several private companies. He focuses on sustainability investing including food and agriculture. He has been a leading investor in Hampton Creek Food, Sand Hill Foods, OSCAR Health, Soraa and View, among many others. A number of Samir's investments have achieved significant results including Ausra (acquired by AREVA) and NanoH20, acquired by LG Chem.
Menlo Park California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - San Francisco Bay Area, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Mobile
Peter Wagner is a Co-Founding Partner at Wing Venture Partners. He serves as a Board Member at Juvo, Tigera and Board Observer at Gong.io. He has led investments in dozens of early stage companies, more than 25 of which have gone on to complete IPO's or successful acquisitions. These companies include Nimble Storage, Fusion-io, Redback Networks, Riverbed, Arrowpoint Communications, Infinera, Peribit, Topspin, Omneon, and most recently, Opower, to name a few. He served as Board Member at Acetti Software. He currently works with a private company portfolio that includes Blue Jeans Network, Qwilt, Cumulus Networks, Jut, Platfora, CloudPhysics,Primary Data, and Moogsoft, among others. Before founding Wing, Peter helped lead Accel Partners for 15 years as Managing Partner. Prior to joining Accel, Peter was a line manager at Silicon Graphics, responsible for several generations of digital media and graphics workstation products. Peter previously worked with McKinsey and Company, and began his career as a physicist working in nuclear fusion research and aerospace. Peter holds an BA in Physics from Harvard College, summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Nyca Partners is a venture capital and advisory firm which specializes in seed, early stage and later stage investments. The firm is exclusively focused on applying innovation in financial services into the global financial system. The firm was incorporated in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Menlo Park California..., U.S.A.
• Coinbase 0:
$3000000 (Seed Round)
• Thrive Global:
$30000000 (Series B)
$40000000 (Series B)
$30000000 (Series C)
$80800000 (Series C)
$30000000 (Series B)
• Uproxx Media Group:
$18500000 (Series B)
• Uproxx Media Group:
$18000000 (Series A)
$70000000 (Series E)
$60000000 (Series D)
$30000000 (Series C)
• Walker & Company Brands:
$24000000 (Series B)
$148000000 (Series G)
• Business Insider:
$12000000 (Venture Round)
• Business Insider:
$5000000 (Venture Round)
• Business Insider:
$7000000 (Venture Round)
• Pure Storage:
$150000000 (Series E)
$30000000 (Series C)
$250000000 (Series B)
• Gaia Online:
$11000000 (Series C)
Menlo Park California - San Francisco California - Palo Alto (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Blockchain (& Cryptos)
Somesh Dash serves as Managing Director & General Partner at IVP. He focuses primarily on later-stage investments in Internet, software, wireless, and technology-enabled services companies. Prior to joining IVP, Somesh was an Analyst in the Corporate Finance Division of Credit Suisse's Technology Investment Banking Group. While at Credit Suisse, Somesh focused on strategic financing initiatives for a number of public and private technology companies. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Somesh worked for Luxmi Capital, an early stage venture capital fund focused on digital media investments. He also worked for the Corporate Development Division of Sony Entertainment Television (SET) in Mumbai, India. Somesh is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley, the Tech Advisory Group of UCSF and the Stanford Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS). He is also currently a member of the Partnership for a New American Economy, a nonprofit initiative focused on skilled immigration reform, and co-chaired the March for Innovation (#iMarch). Somesh is a term member of the Council of Foreign Relations. He was formerly a member of the Haas Alumni Board and Haas Development Board at UC Berkeley. Somesh earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He also serves on Board of Pindrop Security, Humu, Woven Digital and Qubole. He serves as a Board Observer at Amplitude.