Emergence Capital Partners
Emergence Capital Partners is a leading venture capital firm focused on early and growth-stage technology-enabled services (TES) investing. Its mission is to help build successful market-leading businesses in partnership with great entrepreneurs. Emergence partners have funded and helped build over 25 TES companies, more than any other early-stage venture firm. Emergence’s portfolio includes Software-as-a-Service category leaders Salesforce.com, Success Factors, Intacct, Genius and SmartTurn. The firm’s focus and team-based approach allow it to create unique value for their service-based portfolio companies.
StarVest Partners is a New York-based venture capital firm with $400 million under management that is funding technology-enabled business services companies throughout the United States. The firm’s value-added partnership maintains a laser focus on five key emerging technology and services sectors: Software-as-a-Service, internet marketing services, e-Commerce services, data aggregation services, and identity and security management. StarVest combines a sophisticated investment background with the experience to foresee opportunities for both its portfolio companies and its funding partners. StarVest gained national recognition in 2007 as the only outside venture capital firm in NetSuite, whose December 2007 initial public offering opened with a $1.6 billion market capitalization, the second highest market capitalization of any venture capital–backed technology IPO since Google.
Trident Capital is a leading private equity and venture capital firm committed to empowering entrepreneurs to build innovative and industry-leading businesses. Founded in 1993, the firm manages over $1.6 billion of capital in a focused effort to develop world-class information services and software business. The team has invested in more than 100 companies since inception, including market leaders such as CSG Systems, Viant, Mapquest and iRobot. Trident invests in companies regardless of their size or stage of growth. The company leverages its experience, industry expertise and contacts to guide talented entrepreneurs to market success.
Pelion Venture Partners
Pelion Venture Partners works closely with visionary entrepreneurs to build innovative and disruptive businesses. Our team’s deep technology, investing and operational expertise make Pelion a trusted and valuable partner to support businesses as they move progressively through each stage of development.