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Investments

38

Portfolio Exits

17

Funds

2

About Diamondhead Ventures

Diamondhead Ventures is a venture capital firm founded in 2000 and headquartered in Menlo Park, California focusing on seed, startups, and early stage financing. The firm also makes Series A investments. Diamondhead Ventures focus is on the technology sector including information security, enterprise, computational biology, internet infrastructure and b2b opportunities. The firm will look to invest in spin-offs from corporations and research opportunities. The firm's investment size ranges from $500,000 to $5 million.

Diamondhead Ventures Headquarter Location

2490 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

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Investor Profile: Diamondhead Ventures

Jan 4, 2013

Venture Fund Member Profile Share This Profile: Diamondhead Ventures is focused on investing in information technology companies with substantial intellectual property that is unique and disruptive, e.g., technology that is being developed with potential to perform ten times better than what is currently available in the marketplace. We typically invest in seed, first or second round institutional financings. Peter has been a successful venture capitalist for more than twenty-four years. Prior to joining Diamondhead Ventures, Peter founded Associated Venture Investors (AVI) in 1982, which has managed $140M across three top quartile funds. Peter's most recent success, Extreme Networks, returned 125 times on the invested capital. Peter previously worked for General Electric and RCA. Representative Investments BayPackets, Inc. BayPackets, Inc. develops and markets a network-independent and carrier-grade system that simplifies service introduction and implementation. BayPackets' Rapid Service Introduction[tm] (RSI) System enables Telecom service providers to leverage existing infrastructure and OSS/BSS systems to rapidly deploy, manage, and bill for network-based revenue-generating services across heterogeneous networks. BayPackets' scalable system enables carriers to evolve their service offerings, enhance revenues/margins and enrich their customers' experience. Cavium Networks Cavium Networks is a fabless semiconductor company that developed a new class of high performance Network Security Processors (NSP) targeting a range of security applications. Cavium Network's NSPs enables a 10-30x performance improvement for IPSec based VPN hardware and SSL based e-commerce hardware when compared to best of class solutions available today. Cavium Network founders are the core development team who developed DEC's Alpha microprocessor IC. Danger, Inc. Danger, Inc., has created a "hiptop" mobile service and device that seamlessly connects to wireless networks providing consumers the freedom to browse the entire Internet, exchange instant messages and send and receive email with attachments. Danger provides back-end services, the mobile software for handheld devices, and hardware production designs to wireless carriers. Danger's first customer was T-Mobile, which launched its Sidekick service in the U.S. in October, 2002. Danger was founded by former Apple Computer and WebTV veterans. Teradiant Networks Teradiant Networks develops high-speed semiconductors and modules for core and metro IP networking equipment. Teradiant Networks' founding team members were the key designers for Intel's Itanium and Pentium chips. The goal is to provide enormous processing power to networking system manufacturers, enabling them to build scalable, carrier-grade, media transport platforms for tomorrow's high-density processing requirements. About FundingPost For over Fourteen Years FundingPost has worked with thousandsof Angel and Venture Capital Investors. We believe that it isimportant to reach investors in every medium possible -both online and offline. We have been directly responsible fortons of success stories and Millions and Millions of dollars raised.We look forward to introducing your company to the leading Venture and Angel Investors nationwide. Sign up now: Entrepreneurs / Investors Join the FundingPost email list and learn how, when and where you can meet these Investors: Other Venture Profiles:

Diamondhead Ventures Investments

38 Investments

Diamondhead Ventures has made 38 investments. Their latest investment was in Movellus as part of their Series A on April 4, 2019.

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Diamondhead Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/1/2019

Series A

Movellus

$6M

Yes

3

8/11/2017

Series B

ZingBox

$21.74M

Yes

4

11/13/2012

Series D

ClariPhy Communications

$8.77M

Yes

1

3/19/2010

Growth Equity

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$99M

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10

2/17/2010

Series D

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$99M

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10

Date

4/1/2019

8/11/2017

11/13/2012

3/19/2010

2/17/2010

Round

Series A

Series B

Series D

Growth Equity

Series D

Company

Movellus

ZingBox

ClariPhy Communications

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Amount

$6M

$21.74M

$8.77M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

4

1

10

10

Diamondhead Ventures Portfolio Exits

17 Portfolio Exits

Diamondhead Ventures has 17 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was ZingBox on September 04, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

9/4/2019

Acquired

$991

6

8/2/2017

Acquired

1

11/1/2016

Acquired

$991

1

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10

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Date

9/4/2019

8/2/2017

11/1/2016

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Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

6

1

1

10

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Diamondhead Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Diamondhead Ventures has 2 funds, including Diamondhead Ventures LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/2/2000

Diamondhead Ventures LP

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

$140M

1

Diamondhead Ventures II LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/2/2000

Fund

Diamondhead Ventures LP

Diamondhead Ventures II LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$140M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Diamondhead Ventures Team

4 Team Members

Diamondhead Ventures has 4 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Doug Van Houweling.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Raman Khanna

Founder

Current

Doug Van Houweling

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

David A. Lane

Managing Director

Current

E. Scott Russell

Mobius Venture Capital

Managing Director

Former

Name

Raman Khanna

Doug Van Houweling

David A. Lane

E. Scott Russell

Work History

Mobius Venture Capital

Title

Founder

Chief Executive Officer, President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

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