Who We Are / Demandbase Investors
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) is committed to supporting innovation throughout its ecosystem. As part of that commitment, Adobe has a history making a select few venture capital investments in promising private companies, and continues that tradition today. Demandbase received a financial investment from Adobe in 2007 and enjoys an operating relationship that mutually benefits customers and partners.
Altos Ventures is a leader in first-stage venture capital, dedicated to investing first in great teams and great ideas. Based in Silicon Valley, Altos Ventures focuses on leading first institutional financings in breakthrough software, systems and services technologies. Over nearly a decade, Altos partners have worked closely with promising entrepreneurs to build new ideas into great companies. The firm manages $150 million in capital and has attracted over $1 billion in later-stage financing for its companies. To date, one third of Altos-led companies have gone public or been acquired by public companies.
Costanoa Venture Capital is an early stage investor in cloud-based services solving real problems for businesses and consumers.
Scale Venture Partners (ScaleVP) invests in early-in-revenue technology companies in SaaS, Cloud, Mobile and Internet sectors. ScaleVP's passion and expertise is in helping entrepreneurs and management teams scale their business and grow into long-term companies that matter. ScaleVP has raised $1.5B since the firm was founded in 2000. ScaleVP is located in Foster City, California and invests nationwide.
Sigma West is an early stage technology venture capital firm in Silicon Valley investing in exceptional entrepreneurs. Our team is made up of successful technology industry veterans. Our passion is finding world-class entrepreneurs and working side-by-side with them to help build great companies. Sigma West is building on the 27-year successful history of Sigma Partners with over $2 billion under management. We invest across the technology landscape including SaaS, cloud, consumer Internet, enterprise software, and mobile technology. The Sigma West team successes include EqualLogic (acquired by Dell, 2008), KACE (acquired by Dell, 2010), Fortify Software (acquired by HP, 2010), and Responsys (IPO, April 2011 as MKTG).
Sutter Hill Ventures has financed technology-based start-ups and assisted entrepreneurs in building market-leading companies since 1964. Through our decades of experience, we have developed strong industry networks, considerable operating and venture capital experience, and an understanding of the challenges that early-stage and high-growth companies face. We offer expertise in developing business strategy and partnerships, building management teams, and financing companies in both public and private markets.
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