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Investments

78

Portfolio Exits

21

Funds

2

About Keynote Ventures

Keynote Ventures is a venture capital firm with a primary focus on early stage enterprise software, communications and semiconductor companies. It has a history of co-investing with other venture firms.

Keynote Ventures Headquarter Location

3000 Sand Hill Road  Bldg. 1, Suite 185

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

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Paul Dali Named Chairman of RMS Board of Directors

Feb 27, 2013

Paul Dali Named Chairman of RMS Board of Directors February 26, 2013 By Connie Loizos Risk Management Systems, a Newark, Calif.-based maker of catastrophe risk management software, has named Paul Dali as chairman of its board of directors. Dali, a longtime venture capitalist, most recently founded the venture firm KeyNote Ventures. Earlier in his career, he was also CEO of Regis McKenna. PRESS RELEASE: Risk Management Solutions (RMS) is pleased to announce that Paul Dali has been named chairman of its board of directors. Mr. Dali has been serving as an advisor to the board for the past year, providing invaluable perspective as RMS develops new technology and business capabilities to enable insurers and reinsurers to achieve breakthrough benefits from resilient and real-time risk management practices. “Paul has already made an extraordinary contribution to RMS, and it’s clear he has the vision and determination to support our business transformation over the next few years,” commented Hemant Shah, CEO of RMS. “We are extremely fortunate to have attracted Paul, with his wisdom and passion for our business, to this important role.” Mr. Dali, who has a strong strategic focus on the ‘real-time enterprise’, is a progressive and visionary leader and investor. He has backed a number of highly successful technology companies whose products proved to be breakthroughs in computer multimedia and infrastructure software. Prior to his career in venture capital, he served as CEO of Regis McKenna, one of the largest high-tech marketing companies in the U.S., and prior to that served as general manager of the PC Division of Apple Computer and chairman of Apple’s marketing council. The RMS board, which was historically comprised of corporate executives from RMS and its parent company, DMGT (dmgt:LSE), now includes three new Silicon Valley directors whose roles are to serve as independent non-executive directors, assisting RMS as it executes its plan and providing guidance in key areas of expertise. Martin Morgan, CEO of DMGT, who has served as chairman of RMS for 14 years, remains a director of the board. In addition to Paul Dali, Dr. Gerald Held, a corporate director on numerous public and private technology company boards, and former Silicon Valley software executive, joins the RMS board as an independent director. Dr. Held has over 40 years’ experience, including serving as the head of database product development at Oracle Corporation, and leading software development and strategic planning at fault-tolerant and scalable systems pioneer, Tandem Computers. Dr. Held has been an active advisor to RMS over the past three years as it develops its software architecture and cloud computing technology. Dominique Trempont, a seasoned executive and board member with a focus on cloud and new media, also joins the RMS board. Mr. Trempont has over 30 years’ experience as an executive, CEO, and member of the board of directors of highly successful technology companies. He served as chief financial officer and head of operations for NeXT Software, which was acquired by Apple, and was CEO of a leading software-as-a-service company focused on enterprise self-service applications. He was also on the board of 3Com. Mr. Trempont currently serves on the boards of global public companies, DMGT, and Real Networks, and on those of private cloud-based companies, Trion Worlds, a leader in multiplayer gaming, and ON24, a leader in webcasting and virtual events. The rest of the board is comprised of: — Hemant Shah, CEO of RMS — Steve Robertson, CFO of RMS — Stephen Daintith, CFO of DMGT — David Dutton, DMGT executive director — Suresh Kavan, CEO of DMGI Notes to editors Mr. Dali is based in Arizona; Mr. Held, and Mr. Trempont are based in California; and Mr. Morgan is based in the U.K. About RMS Risk Management Solutions is the world’s leading provider of products and services for catastrophe risk management. More than 400 leading insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions rely on RMS models to quantify, manage, and transfer risk. Founded at Stanford University in 1988, RMS serves clients today from offices in the U.S., Bermuda, the U.K., Switzerland, India, China, and Japan. For more information, visit our website at www.rms.com. © 2015 Buyouts Insider / Argosy Group LLC

Keynote Ventures Investments

78 Investments

Keynote Ventures has made 78 investments. Their latest investment was in Mixamo as part of their Series C on January 1, 2014.

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Keynote Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/27/2014

Series C

Mixamo

$3.17M

No

1

5/7/2012

Series B

Mixamo

$3.67M

No

11/23/2011

Debt

Mixamo

$1M

No

8/9/2011

Series D

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$99M

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10

5/3/2011

Unattributed VC

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$99M

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0

Date

1/27/2014

5/7/2012

11/23/2011

8/9/2011

5/3/2011

Round

Series C

Series B

Debt

Series D

Unattributed VC

Company

Mixamo

Mixamo

Mixamo

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Amount

$3.17M

$3.67M

$1M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

0

Keynote Ventures Portfolio Exits

21 Portfolio Exits

Keynote Ventures has 21 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Xtera Communications on November 13, 2015.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

11/13/2015

IPO

$99M

1

6/1/2015

Acquired

1

5/1/2013

Acquired

1

6/30/2012

Acquired

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10

11/17/2010

IPO

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0

Date

11/13/2015

6/1/2015

5/1/2013

6/30/2012

11/17/2010

Exit

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

10

0

Keynote Ventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Keynote Ventures has 2 funds, including KeyNote Ventures I Annex LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2006

KeyNote Ventures I Annex LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$40M

1

2/28/2002

Dali Hook Partners

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2006

2/28/2002

Fund

KeyNote Ventures I Annex LP

Dali Hook Partners

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$40M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Keynote Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Keynote Ventures has 5 team members, including current General Partner, Haru Kato.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Haru Kato

General Partner

Current

Wendy Su

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Clara Yee

Chief Financial Officer

Former

George Chase

Hook Partners

General Partner

Former

David J. Hook

Mobility Ventures

General Partner

Former

Name

Haru Kato

Wendy Su

Clara Yee

George Chase

David J. Hook

Work History

Hook Partners

Mobility Ventures

Title

General Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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