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newburyven.com

Investments

56

Portfolio Exits

26

Funds

5

About Newbury Ventures

Newbury Ventures is a Redwood Shores based private venture capital partnership focusing on investments in early stage communication and information technology companies throughout the world.

Headquarters Location

255 Shoreline Drive Suite 520

Redwood City, California, 94065,

United States

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EDA Startup Zenasis Technologies, Secures $7M in Funding

Aug 1, 2018

November 01, 2004 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time CAMPBELL, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Nov. 1, 2004--Zenasis Technologies, Inc. an electronic design automation (EDA) company, delivering next-generation integrated circuit (IC) design optimization software, announced today that the company has raised $7 million in its third round of funding from Newbury Ventures along with existing investors Sigma Partners, Selby Venture Partners and VentureTech Alliance. This brings the total amount raised to $17 million in financing since the company was founded in 2000. In conjunction with the financing, Jay Morrison of Newbury Ventures will join the board. Funds will be used as working capital to build the sales channels and expand the research and development (R&D) efforts. "Zenasis business plan and strategic approach fit very well into our investment strategy. We believe the Zenasis next-generation software products will provide significant performance improvement and faster turnaround time for cell-based designs," affirms Jay Morrison, managing partner at Newbury Ventures. "Newbury Ventures recognizes Zenasis' unique value proposition and potential for growth," says Dr. Jay Roy, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zenasis. "Newbury Ventures is reputed for its tremendous experience base and wide network in the industry. We are confident the new relationship will help grow the company to the next level." About Zenasis Technologies Zenasis Technologies, Inc. is provider of next-generation design optimization technology for cell-based design, which helps in bridging the gap between ASIC and Custom IC designs. Its context-specific "hybrid optimization technology" operates simultaneously at gate, physical and transistor levels for a given design placement, and empowers designers to improve performance, power, area and routing. Zenasis helps cell-based designers to meet the demands for higher performance; faster timing closure and cost-reduction without changing their existing process technology and tool flows. The Zenasis team has a mix of experience in EDA, semi-conductor and high-performance design industries. Founded in 2000, Zenasis has received $17 million in a combination of venture and seed financing from Newbury Ventures, Sigma Partners, VentureTech Alliance, Selby Venture Partners and private seed investors. Corporate headquarters is located at: 1671 Dell Ave., Suite 100, Campbell, CA, 95008. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.zenasis.com . About Newbury Ventures Newbury Ventures was founded in 1992 with the goal of building a company known for its insight, integrity and global approach to the business of venture capital. Newbury has successfully managed investments of well over $500 million throughout the world. The firm typically invests in high growth markets within the technology, communications and IT industries. Newbury's partners have been involved with many successful companies including Oracle, Cadence, Altera, Cirrus Logic, Atmel, PMC/Sierra, Broderbund, Nellcor, Acuson, Jacada, Fundtech Ltd., Netro, ACC, Precise, Corvis, Terayon, nCipher, Okena and Highwave Optical. Newbury Ventures is based in the Bay Area of California. www.newburyven.com Zen, Zenasis and ZenTime are trademarks of Zenasis. Zenasis acknowledges trademarks or registered trademarks of other organizations for their respective products and services.

Newbury Ventures Investments

56 Investments

Newbury Ventures has made 56 investments. Their latest investment was in Quanergy Systems as part of their Series C on October 10, 2018.

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Newbury Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/30/2018

Series C

Quanergy Systems

$20.06M

No

3

12/18/2014

Series A

Quanergy Systems

$30M

No

3

8/13/2014

Series A

AdStage

$6.25M

Yes

6

11/26/2013

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

8/2/2011

Unattributed VC - II

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$99M

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0

Date

10/30/2018

12/18/2014

8/13/2014

11/26/2013

8/2/2011

Round

Series C

Series A

Series A

Seed VC

Unattributed VC - II

Company

Quanergy Systems

Quanergy Systems

AdStage

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Amount

$20.06M

$30M

$6.25M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

3

6

10

0

Newbury Ventures Portfolio Exits

26 Portfolio Exits

Newbury Ventures has 26 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Quanergy Systems on February 09, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/9/2021

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

4/22/2020

Acquired

$99M

6

9/12/2017

Acquired

$99M

1

7/11/2014

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/28/2013

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

2/9/2021

4/22/2020

9/12/2017

7/11/2014

10/28/2013

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

6

1

10

10

Newbury Ventures Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Newbury Ventures has 5 funds, including Rising Tide Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2006

Rising Tide Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

1

4/5/2001

Newbury Ventures III LP

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$99M

10

9/1/1997

Newbury Ventures LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1994

JPV LP

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$99M

10

Rising Tide II LP

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10

Closing Date

12/31/2006

4/5/2001

9/1/1997

12/31/1994

Fund

Rising Tide Fund

Newbury Ventures III LP

Newbury Ventures LP

JPV LP

Rising Tide II LP

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Newbury Ventures Team

10 Team Members

Newbury Ventures has 10 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jay Morrison

Founder

Current

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Name

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Work History

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