Leading Venture Capital Firms Invest in CloudShare
The world’s most successful venture capital firms specializing in technology companies, including Sequoia Capital, Charles River Ventures, Gemini Israel Funds and Globespan Capital Partners, back CloudShare. CloudShare is privileged to receive venture funding from investors that include:
Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs", Sequoia Capital's Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of Network Appliance, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of nVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube and Dominic Orr and Keerti Melkote of Aruba Wireless Networks. To learn more about Sequoia Capital visit www.sequoiacap.com.
Charles River Ventures
Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures (CRV) is one of the oldest and most successful venture capital firms. Companies like Cascade, CIENA, Chipcom, NetGenesis, Parametric Technology, Sonus, Speechworks, Stratus Computer, Sybase, Vignette and dozens more have gone from idea to reality with the financial, managerial and visionary backing of CRV. The firm's investment returns are consistently among the highest of venture capital firms, giving us one of the best track records in the industry. Charles River Ventures takes a value-add approach to early-stage investing, providing entrepreneurs with access to more than just financial backing. Through combined access to financial capital, the right people and the right resources, CRV helps talented entrepreneurs turn innovative ideas into the category-leading companies. To learn more about CRV visit www.crv.com.
Gemini Israel Funds
A pioneer in Israel's venture capital industry, Gemini Israel Funds has grown to be the leading Israeli seed and early stage fund in the Information Technology arena. The firm, founded in 1993, manages $700 million in five funds. Investments are focused on the areas of Communications and Wireless Technologies, Enterprise Software, Internet, Consumer Electronics and Semiconductors. Through offices in Israel and Silicon Valley, Gemini offers portfolio companies access to top-tier U.S.-based investors and a global network of corporate partners. As investment professionals, Gemini's key contributions include an ability to make daring investment decisions and the capability to utilize past operational experience in assisting portfolio companies. Past successes include: Allot, Mellanox, Saifun, Precise, Traiana, Diligent, Butterfly, Commtouch, Omet, Verisity, Jacada, Ceragon, Riverhead, nLayers, Itemfield and others. More information can be found at www.gemini.co.il.
Globespan Capital Partners
Globespan Capital Partners is a global venture capital firm with over $1 Billion under management. Investments are made primarily in go-to-market rounds of information technology, Internet, mobile and cleantech companies. The firm's investment team has a proven track record of effectively working with entrepreneurs, top tier co-investors and strategic partners to help build market-leading companies. In addition, Globespan's dedicated Asian Business Development team provides unparalleled access to Asian markets offering a compelling advantage to portfolio company entrepreneurs. With offices in Boston and Palo Alto, Globespan invests throughout the world on behalf of an international base of limited partners. More information can be found at www.globespancapital.com.