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Investments

55

Portfolio Exits

16

Funds

5

About IGNITE Group

The IGNITE Group manages three venture capital funds in the United States and one in Japan with over $200 million under management. The firm invests in early and expansion stage private companies in the areas of semiconductors, networking and software.

IGNITE Group Headquarter Location

255 Shoreline Drive Suite 510

Redwood City, California, 94065,

United States

650.622.2000

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IGNITE Group Investments

55 Investments

IGNITE Group has made 55 investments. Their latest investment was in Cymbet as part of their Series E on April 4, 2013.

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IGNITE Group Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/10/2013

Series E

Cymbet

$13.4M

No

1

8/12/2011

Debt - III

Cymbet

$1.58M

No

1/15/2010

Series C

Cymbet

$31M

No

9/17/2009

Series E - II

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$99M

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0

8/14/2009

Series E

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$99M

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Date

4/10/2013

8/12/2011

1/15/2010

9/17/2009

8/14/2009

Round

Series E

Debt - III

Series C

Series E - II

Series E

Company

Cymbet

Cymbet

Cymbet

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Amount

$13.4M

$1.58M

$31M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

0

0

IGNITE Group Portfolio Exits

16 Portfolio Exits

IGNITE Group has 16 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was IronPlanet on August 30, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/30/2016

Acquired

$99M

4

10/10/2011

Asset Sale

$99M

1

8/12/2011

Acquired

$99M

5/6/2010

Acquired

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$99M

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10

1/15/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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Date

8/30/2016

10/10/2011

8/12/2011

5/6/2010

1/15/2007

Exit

Acquired

Asset Sale

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

1

10

0

IGNITE Group Fund History

5 Fund Histories

IGNITE Group has 5 funds, including IT2000.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

8/1/2000

IT2000

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$55M

1

8/1/2000

Ignite Ventures III LP

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$99M

10

1/1/2000

Ignite Ventures II LP

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$99M

10

5/1/1998

Ignite Ventures I LP

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$99M

10

Ignite Ventures IV LP

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10

Closing Date

8/1/2000

8/1/2000

1/1/2000

5/1/1998

Fund

IT2000

Ignite Ventures III LP

Ignite Ventures II LP

Ignite Ventures I LP

Ignite Ventures IV LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$55M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

IGNITE Group Team

9 Team Members

IGNITE Group has 9 team members, including current President, Hiroaki Yano.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Hiroaki Yano

President

Current

Nobuo Mii

Managing Partner

Current

Deanne Kenneally

General Partner

Current

Steve Payne

General Partner

Current

Hiroshi Sakai

General Partner

Current

Name

Hiroaki Yano

Nobuo Mii

Deanne Kenneally

Steve Payne

Hiroshi Sakai

Work History

Title

President

Managing Partner

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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