Founded in 2013 in Mountain View, California, they began as Google Capital, a growth equity investment fund. They changed their name to CapitalG in 2016, after Google created Alphabet to serve as its parent company. Though their name has changed, their goal remains the same: to make return-driven investments in leading companies around the world and help entrepreneurs rapidly grow their businesses.
CapitalG works with Google experts to advise on product, engineering, marketing, sales, operations, and other essential areas to help companies scale effectively. The Googlers draw upon knowledge from their day-to-day roles to offer valuable technical advice — from scaling architecture, to making the transition to the cloud, to mobile development, to cybersecurity, and much more.
For more information, visit www.capitalg.com
Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading early stage venture capital firm with over $2.8 billion of committed capital under management and investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, India, and Israel. Over the past two decades, Lightspeed partners have backed more than 200 enterprise and consumer companies, many of which have become leaders in their respective markets, including Aerohive, Blue Nile, Brocade, Ciena, DoubleClick, eHealth, Fusion-io, GrubHub, Informatica, Nest, Nicira, Nimble Storage, Playdom, Pliant Technology, Riverbed Technology, Solazyme, Virsa Systems, and XtremIO.
For more information, visit www.lsvp.com
Mayfield is a global venture capital firm with over $2.6 billion under management and a 45-year history of championing entrepreneurs. Mayfield invests primarily in early-stage consumer and enterprise-facing IT companies. Since its founding in 1969, the firm has invested in more than 500 companies, resulting in over 110 IPOs and more than 150 mergers or acquisitions..
For more information, visit www.mayfield.com
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) is a leading venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. With more than $14 billion in committed capital, NEA invests in information technology, healthcare and energy technology companies at all stages in a company’s lifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm’s long track record of successful investing includes more than 170 portfolio company IPOs and more than 300 acquisitions. In the U.S., NEA has offices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area; Menlo Park, California; and New York City. In addition, New Enterprise Associates (India) Pvt. Ltd. has offices in Bangalore and Mumbai, India and New Enterprise Associates (Beijing), Ltd. has offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China.
Learn more at: www.nea.com
As the Venture Capital investment arm of Qualcomm, the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies, Qualcomm Ventures has been making investments in early-stage technology companies since 2000. Qualcomm Ventures seeks to make strategic investments in high-technology companies that have the potential to dramatically transform our world.
For more information, visit www.qualcommventures.com
Since 1999, the Redpoint team has been partnering with visionary founders who create new markets or redefine existing ones. From the earliest stages, Redpoint partners have supported over 350 companies, 44 IPOs and 73 upside acquisitions. Industry-defining investments include HomeAway, Fortinet, Qihoo, Right Media, Heroku, Netflix, Tivo, Juniper, among many others. Today, Redpoint manages over $3.3 billion across multiple funds and invests in disruptive founders and companies at the seed, early and growth stages.
For more information on the Redpoint portfolio and team, visit: www.redpoint.com