Founded in 1996, Sapphire Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm invests in the early and expansion stage technology-enabled companies based in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Khailee Ng is the Co-Founder and serves as a Chief Executive Officer at SAYS. He serves as Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Previously, he served as Director at iMoney Group. He is also the co-founder of GroupsMore (acquired by Groupon), SAYS.com, a Social News Network in Southeast Asia.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Valley California , M..., U.S.A.
$20000000 (Series B)
• Mist Systems:
$28000000 (Series B)
$30000000 (Series C)
$22000000 (Series B)
$4000000 (Series A)
• Duo Security:
$30000000 (Series C)
• Duo Security:
$12000000 (Series B)
• Duo Security:
$6000000 (Series A)
$77000000 (Series E)
$17000000 (Series D)
$29500000 (Series D)
$16000000 (Series C)
$4500000 (Series A)
$1800000 (Seed Round)
$10000000 (Series C)
• Altana AI:
$15000000 (Series A)
$103000000 (Series D)
$32000000 (Series C)
$21000000 (Series B)
$180000000 (Series E)
$27500000 (Series C)
$20000000 (Series B)
$15500000 (Series A)
$55000000 (Series C)
$52000000 (Series D)
Valley California - Mountain View California - San Francisco, California - Analytics - Social mobile, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Analytics • Food & Beverage • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Mobile Apps • Online Social
General Partner at Google Ventures
Partner at @googleventures
Linked In Description:
Karim is a Partner at Google Ventures. He brings over a decade of operational, entrepreneurial and investment experience to his role. He initially joined Google's corporate development team in 2008, the group responsible for the company's acquisitions & strategic investments. His primary areas of focus are Internet services, mobile and digital media.
Prior to Google, Karim was a venture capitalist at Atlas Venture, where he worked on investments in Internet infrastructure and digital media. Previously, he was Director of New Ventures at Level 3 Communications, responsible for evaluating new business opportunities and has led product development for the company's voice services. Earlier in his career, Karim held various product and marketing roles at Intel, initially on the i486, and later as product manager for the Pentium Processor. He started his career at Siemens as a software engineer working on the first vehicle navigation system for BMW.
Karim holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Brown University where he published several papers on Neural Networks.
Specialties: Venture Capital, Company formation, Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Growth Financing
Urban Sustainability and Resilience focused VC. Co-Founder of Urban Us.
I'm co-founder of Urban Us, an asset manager specialized in early-stage startups upgrading cities for climate change. With a team that spans both coasts, the platform includes an early-stage venture fund, a BMW funded accelerator and an early stage credit fund. I've founded five companies, speak 4 languages, code, and have taught and lectured at the University of Chicago, UC Berkeley, and HBS. My leisure time is spent reading, playing instruments, and training Muay Thai.
Mark Gorenberg is the Founder and serves as Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners. He serves as Board Member at Allure Security Technology and Marketing Evolution. He has an enviable track record when it comes to identifying and nurturing enterprise software that delivers exceptional returns. During his 20 years in venture capital, he's generated extraordinary results, particularly in analytics where his portfolio has realized a 149 percent annual rate of return. Prior to Zetta Venture Partners, he served as managing director at Hummer Winblad, the first fund focused on enterprise software. There, his most publicized successes in analytics included Omniture (IPO and acquired by Adobe); AdForce (IPO and acquired by CMGI) and Scopus Technologies (IPO and acquired by Seibel Systems). Today, he sits on the boards of the next generation of leading companies like Domo, Inside Sales, EventBoard and FollowAnalytics. He started his technology career at Sun Microsystems working on its SPARCstation workstations. Beyond his role as venture capitalist and entrepreneur, he is a trusted advisor to some of the country's most influential technology institutions. He serves on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), the Board of Trustees for Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Venture Capital Association. He graduated from MIT and received masters degrees from the University of Minnesota and Stanford University in Electrical Engineering.
David Mes is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Off The Grid Ventures. He also serves as a Venture Partner at US Invest LLC. He was a Co-Founder of Arc Venture Partners and served as a Managing Partner.
Marco DeMeireles serves as Principal & Head of Private Investments at Balyasny Asset Management. He is focused on public and private technology investments across Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Enterprise Software, HCIT and IT Infrastructure businesses globally. He attended Williams College where he graduated with a degree in Economics and Leadership studies. At BAM, Marco's investment experience spans Venture Capital, Growth Equity, Public Equities (equity long/short) and personal LP investments into leading fund managers. He has sourced and led the Firm's investments in Avant, Cuebiq, Orbital Insight, Outcome Health (fka ContextMedia), and Peloton where he serves as Balyasny's shareholder representative. Prior to joining BAM, Marco was with Technology Crossover Ventures, focused on growth stage investments, and began his career in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division advising Technology clients based in Menlo Park. While at Morgan Stanley, Marco worked with companies in the storage, hardware, software, security, digital media and consumer internet sectors on a variety of transactions including public equity offerings (Palo Alto Networks), debt financings (Rovi, HP), leveraged buyouts (Dell/Quest) and strategic M&A assignments (Cisco/Meraki).
Rashmi Gopinath serves as Investing Partner at M12. She is an Angel Investor. She also serves as an Investing Partner at Synack. She leads enterprise software investments for Microsoft Ventures in the Bay Area. She brings a combination of strong venture capital and startup operating experience. Previously, Rashmi was an Investment Director at Intel Capital focused on investing in cloud, infrastructure, and big data companies. She also led global business development for high-growth startups Couchbase and BlueData. Prior to that, she held business development and product development positions at GE and Oracle. Rashmi has an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Mumbai in India.
Vijay Chattha is the Founder of Wareness. He also serves as President and is the Founder at VSC Consulting Service. He serves as advisor at SignalFire. Vijay is a 15-year veteran that has helped over 200+ companies with brand-building, publicity, and marketing strategy.