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 Computers, Larry Ellison of Oracle, 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, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube.
Pitango Venture Capitalwww.pitango.com
Pitango is one of Israel’s leading venture capital firms. Now in our fourteenth year, Pitango has helped cultivate over 100 companies in seed, early and expansion stage in a diverse range of technology sectors. The company manages funds in excess of $1.3 billion in committed capital from well-established international investors from its offices in Israel and Silicon Valley. Pitango has earned a solid reputation for nurturing innovation and working hand-in-hand with entrepreneurs in building sustainable and successful businesses.
Globespan Capital Partnerswww.globespancapital.com
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. With offices in Boston and Palo Alto, Globespan invests throughout the world on behalf of an international base of limited partners.
Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm that invests in mid to late stage venture-backed technology companies. Tenaya is managed by a cohesive group of partners that have worked together for over a decade and its investments range from companies that are in the initial stages of revenue generation to companies seeking pre-IPO mezzanine capital. The firm invests across technology sectors, including software, consumer Internet, IT infrastructure, communications and electronics.
Mitsui & Co. Global Investmentwww.mitsui-global.com
Mitsui Global Investment is a provider of early stage venture capital for various types of technology firms with a special expertise in helping to build their businesses globally. Over the years, Mitsui Global Investment has invested in break-through technologies in the communication, software, information series, life science, medical device and clean tech industries and accelerated their growth. Located in Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Mumbai, the firm is a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., which is one of the Japan’s largest general trading and investment companies with over 154 bases of operation in 69 countries worldwide.