Redpoint Ventures, Chairman
Lastline Co-founder and CPO
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, and 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.
Thomvest Ventures is a venture capital firm that is committed to the success of our entrepreneurs. Thomvest makes investments in companies that leverage disruptive technologies and business models to pursue high-growth opportunities in the security, fintech, and adtech markets. The capital we invest is our own, enabling us to be more creative, flexible, strategic and patient than most investors. It takes time to build great companies and Thomvest is committed to supporting its entrepreneurs throughout their journey.
Osage University Partners is a venture capital firm focused on investing in startups that are commercializing pioneering university technologies. Osage partners with top research universities to invest in their most innovative startups, and Osage shares its investment profit with its partner institutions. The firm invests in software, hardware, and life science companies at all stages of company development. Osage has partnered with 90 universities, including 36 of the top 50 U.S. institutions by research expenditures, and has invested in over 70 of their spinouts. Osage University Partners is part of a family of investment funds within Osage Partners, which is based in Philadelphia, PA and manages in excess of $500 million.
e.ventures, founded in 1998 and built on a strong, shared culture of entrepreneurship, is a venture capital firm with global scale. The firm invests from dedicated funds in five geographies: BV e.ventures (U.S.), e.ventures Europe, e.ventures Russia, Infinity e.ventures (China and Japan), and Redpoint e.ventures (Brazil and Latin America). The e.ventures team has been investing in Internet companies for more than 15 years and operates as one team by combining a global investment strategy and philosophy with local presence and insights. Focused exclusively at the intersection of consumer Internet, media, and mobile, e.ventures strives to help entrepreneurs build transformative companies.
Dell Technologies Capital is the global investment arm for the Dell Technologies family of businesses (Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream and VMware). Dell Technologies Capital offers deep business and technical expertise and unparalleled go-to-market assistance to portfolio companies. After operating in stealth for 5 years, the firm emerged publicly in 2017 and sustains an investment pace of approximately $100 million a year. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Dell Technologies Capital also has offices in Boston and Israel.
Leveraging the advantages we have as a member of the NTT Group, we at NTT FINANCE focus our investments on start-ups in IT-related fields. By playing to our strengths in that way, we aim to increase the success rate and provide support to the companies we invest in such as by offering our own range of financial services as well as introductions to other NTT Group companies.
Founded in 1998, Presidio Ventures is the wholly owned early stage investment vehicle of Sumitomo Corporation. We work to identify the most promising growth industries and partner with the respective leading startups. Since its inception, Presidio Ventures has invested in over 100 U.S. startups for a total investment amount of $200 million. As a strategic investor, we work with our companies to expand their business in the Japan and Asia markets.
Presidio Ventures is comprised of 10 investment professionals across offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York, who split their time between new investment and business development for our companies. In addition, we are assisted by a team of dedicated business development professionals based in Sumitomo Corporation Tokyo.