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highbarpartners.com

Investments

34

Portfolio Exits

11

Funds

3

Service Providers

1

About HighBar Partners

HighBar Partners is a private investment firm focused on strategic growth capital investments in enterprise and infrastructure software companies. The firm is a creative and engaged investor with resources and relationships to assist management teams with financial, strategic and operational execution.

Headquarters Location

545 Middlefield Road Suite 175

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

650-322-1151

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Latest HighBar Partners News

SilkRoad Technology Adds Entelo SaaS Candidate Search and Recruitment Marketing Technology

Aug 11, 2022

Robert Tsao appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SilkRoad Technology SilkRoad Technology, the world-class onboarding leader, with backing from HighBar Partners, adds Entelo’s candidate search and recruitment marketing technology to its capabilities. This technology will immediately complement SilkRoad’s best-of-breed talent acquisition solutions to deliver holistic end-to-end experiences, from source to hire to retire. Furthermore, with these new capabilities, SilkRoad will empower organizations with enterprise solutions that provide unparalleled sourcing, marketing, candidate management, onboarding and mobility capabilities that drastically improve speed-to-hire, retention, engagement and contribution. An End-to-End, Best-of-Breed Talent Acquisition Solution Today’s talent economy requires dynamic approaches to talent acquisition and the employee experience. Changing employee preferences and heightened competition for talent require organizations to reevaluate how they leverage strategy and technology to better source, hire and retain talent. Given the scarcity of talent, modern organizations will need to shift their traditional lens of hiring for the exact experience they need to hire for skills and potential and training for experience. To adapt to our new world of work, HR needs to strategically expand beyond traditional approaches to talent acquisition and instead focus on continuous, targeted engagement across the candidate to new hire experience that converts and retains in-demand talent. The addition of candidate search and recruitment marketing capabilities complement SilkRoad Technology’s recruiting and onboarding strengths to create a true end-to-end, best-of-breed talent acquisition platform that helps clients intelligently source, attract, retain and align people to their business. This will provide clients the ability to: Develop talent strategies that meet the moment. The industry-leading technology combined with strategic best practices creates a true end-to-end solution that delivers capabilities across the talent acquisition and employee lifecycle, ensuring world-class, engagement-rich experiences that achieve better business outcomes. Source and convert in-demand talent, especially from underrepresented groups. Clients will be able to accelerate their time-to-fill by quickly identifying, sourcing, interviewing, hiring and onboarding candidates from underrepresented groups based on gender, race, ethnicity and veteran status to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Identify and engage high-caliber talent pools with On-Demand Talent Campaigns while building brand awareness, relationships and interest in open positions. With this offering, clients will be equipped to create unique talent pools that fit industry and role requirements and organizational strategy to execute customized, branded outreach campaigns that drive measurable success 3x the industry average for candidate engagement. Deliver world-class onboarding experiences that drive time to productivity, retention and engagement. Clients will gain the ability to send dynamic offers to convert top talent; launch preboarding; and drive acculturation, interpersonal connections, engagement and strategy immersion throughout the employee lifecycle. Gain visibility into the ROI and impact of talent acquisition strategies with end-to-end insights to inform better hiring decisions. Clients will achieve an end-to-end view of the value of talent acquisition strategies and their impact on business outcomes such as revenue performance, employee lifetime value and retention. Robert Tsao appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SilkRoad Technology As part of the transaction, Robert Tsao has been appointed CEO of SilkRoad Technology, effective immediately. Robert Tsao has been CEO of Entelo since 2020. Previously, he served as Chief Product Officer and Vice President of Strategic Operations at Jobvite, and Senior Director of Corporate Strategy at Taleo, among other leadership roles. At Taleo, Robert was responsible for the company’s long-term strategy and financial planning, leading to its successful acquisition by Oracle. He has over 20 years of experience leading strategy, scaling operations and raising funding for enterprise SaaS companies in Silicon Valley.

HighBar Partners Investments

34 Investments

HighBar Partners has made 34 investments. Their latest investment was in Virtana as part of their Unattributed VC - III on January 1, 2022.

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HighBar Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/13/2022

Unattributed VC - III

Virtana

$73M

No

13

5/13/2020

Unattributed VC - II

Virtana

$15M

No

1

4/14/2020

Series C

Clarify Health

$13.2M

No

1

10/15/2019

Series B - II

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$99M

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10

7/9/2019

Series D

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$99M

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10

Date

1/13/2022

5/13/2020

4/14/2020

10/15/2019

7/9/2019

Round

Unattributed VC - III

Unattributed VC - II

Series C

Series B - II

Series D

Company

Virtana

Virtana

Clarify Health

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Amount

$73M

$15M

$13.2M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

13

1

1

10

10

HighBar Partners Portfolio Exits

11 Portfolio Exits

HighBar Partners has 11 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was PatientSafe Solutions on April 29, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/29/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

7/1/2020

Merger

$99M

1

1/7/2019

Acquired

$99M

8

9/20/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

11/16/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/29/2021

7/1/2020

1/7/2019

9/20/2018

11/16/2016

Exit

Acquired

Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

1

8

10

10

HighBar Partners Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

HighBar Partners acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was SilkRoad on September 16, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/16/2021

Debt

$99M

$173.87M

Acq - Fin

1

11/6/2018

Series E+

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

9/16/2021

11/6/2018

Investment Stage

Debt

Series E+

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$173.87M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

1

10

HighBar Partners Fund History

3 Fund Histories

HighBar Partners has 3 funds, including HighBar Partners III.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/9/2021

HighBar Partners III

$308M

4

6/25/2013

HighBar Partners II

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$99M

10

2/14/2013

HighBar Entrepreneur Partners II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

2/9/2021

6/25/2013

2/14/2013

Fund

HighBar Partners III

HighBar Partners II

HighBar Entrepreneur Partners II

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Amount

$308M

$99M

$99M

Sources

4

10

10

HighBar Partners Service Providers

1 Service Provider

HighBar Partners has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

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Service Type

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Service Type

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HighBar Partners Team

7 Team Members

HighBar Partners has 7 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Roy Thiele Sardiña

Founder

Current

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