Sageview Capital is a private investment firm that makes growth capital investments in small and mid-sized companies, focused primarily on the technology, financial services, and energy sectors. The firm’s investments include Avalara, GoPro, Reflexis, EverBank Financial, United Capital and Exaro Energy III. The firm was founded in 2006 by Ned Gilhuly and Scott Stuart, both formerly partners of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR). Sageview Capital has offices in Greenwich, Connecticut; Palo Alto, California; and Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, visit http://www.sageviewcapital.com.
Accel Partners is a venture capital firm that has been dedicated for over 25 years to supporting entrepreneurs who possess the unique insight to define new categories and build world-class companies. These entrepreneurs have led fundamental industry transformations rather than followed predefined market trends. Accel deeply shares the entrepreneur's passion for fundamental uniqueness and their courage to be first.
This emphasis on leadership has engendered category defining companies that have reshaped their industries and in many cases created entirely new sectors. Accel-backed companies have sparked many of the most significant revolutions in technology businesses, such as: Facebook, Dropbox, Spotify, Cloudera, SpringSource, Atlassian, and many others. Visit their website at www.accel.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.
Sapphire Ventures is focused on helping today’s most innovative technology companies become global category-defining leaders. Leveraging nearly two decades of experience and an extensive global enterprise network, Sapphire Ventures invests capital, resources and expertise to enable its portfolio companies to scale rapidly. Whether entrepreneurs sell to businesses, consumers or both, Sapphire Ventures offers a powerful platform for business development and operational excellence to help them accelerate growth. With US$1.4 billion under active management via direct growth investments and an early-stage fund of funds strategy, Sapphire Ventures is uniquely positioned to elevate companies to the global stage. Find us in Palo Alto and London and at www.sapphireventures.com. Follow us @sapphirevc.