Madrona Venture Group
Founded in 1995, Madrona Venture Group brings together the resources, experience, teams, and strategic relationships needed to build the next generation of leading technology companies in the Pacific Northwest. Madrona has a diversified portfolio of early-stage, technology-driven companies in the areas of Consumer Internet, Commercial Software and Services, Digital Media and Advertising, Networking and Infrastructure, and Wireless. Representative investments include Amazon.com, Classmates, Farecast, Isilon, Impinj, and ShareBuilder. Madrona Venture Group currently manages $665+ million in commitments, with 30 successful IPOs or acquisitions.
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Bain Capital Ventures
Bain Capital Ventures is the Boston-based venture capital arm of Bain Capital, whose affiliates manage approximately $60 billion of assets. Founded in 1984, Bain Capital and its affiliates have made more than 250 investments with such notable successes as Doubleclick, Gartner Group and Staples. Its history of investing in early stage companies also dates back to 1984, having made over 124 venture-stage investments since inception. In 2001, Bain Capital Ventures was formed as a separate arm of Bain Capital to focus exclusively on growth investments. Bain Capital Ventures currently has approximately $1 billion in assets under management.
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Khosla Ventures offers venture assistance, strategic advice, and capital to entrepreneurs. The firm helps entrepreneurs extend the potential of their ideas in break-through scientific work in clean technology areas such as solar, battery, high
efficiency engines, lighting, greener materials like cement, glass and bio-refineries for energy and bio-plastics, and other environmentally friendly technologies, as well as traditional venture areas like the Internet, computing, mobile, and silicon technology arenas. Vinod Khosla founded the firm in 2004 and was formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. Khosla Ventures is based in Menlo Park, California.
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