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Investments

473

Portfolio Exits

116

Funds

16

Partners & Customers

1

Service Providers

3

About Sierra Ventures

Sierra Ventures was founded in 1982 and has invested in more than 200 companies amounting to over $1.5 Billion invested. Sierra's investments are focused in the technology sector and the majority of their investments are located in the San Francisco area. The firm invests in all stages of a company's lifecycle, from seed to growth.

Sierra Ventures Headquarter Location

1400 Fashion Boulevard Suite 1010

San Mateo, California, 94404,

United States

650-854-1000

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Latest Sierra Ventures News

Loop Raises a $25M Series B, Aims to Build a New Healthcare Model

Apr 21, 2022

Loop, an Indian healthcare and insurance startup has raised $25 Million in a Series B round co-led by General Catalyst and Elevation Capital, with significant participation from leading Silicon Valley investor – Vinod Khosla and Khosla Ventures, as well as a new investor, Optum Ventures. Existing investor Sierra Ventures also participated. This round comes just 6 months after Loop raised a $12M Series A round, bringing […] The post Loop Raises a $25M Series B, Aims to Build a New Healthcare Model appeared first on Fintech Finance.

Sierra Ventures Investments

473 Investments

Sierra Ventures has made 473 investments. Their latest investment was in Astronomer as part of their Series C on March 3, 2022.

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Sierra Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/23/2022

Series C

Astronomer

$213M

No

4

3/23/2022

Series B

Spectro Cloud

$40M

No

15

3/15/2022

Series A

Sedai

$15M

No

7

3/1/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

1/25/2022

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

3/23/2022

3/23/2022

3/15/2022

3/1/2022

1/25/2022

Round

Series C

Series B

Series A

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Company

Astronomer

Spectro Cloud

Sedai

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Amount

$213M

$40M

$15M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

15

7

10

10

Sierra Ventures Portfolio Exits

116 Portfolio Exits

Sierra Ventures has 116 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Zimperium on March 28, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/28/2022

Acq - Fin

3

1/19/2022

Acquired

4

10/22/2021

Acquired

$99M

25

9/1/2021

Acq - Fin

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10

8/19/2021

Acquired

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10

Date

3/28/2022

1/19/2022

10/22/2021

9/1/2021

8/19/2021

Exit

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

4

25

10

10

Sierra Ventures Fund History

16 Fund Histories

Sierra Ventures has 16 funds, including Sierra Ventures XII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/18/2019

Sierra Ventures XII

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$215M

2

1/7/2016

Sierra Ventures XI

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$170.9M

3

5/14/2014

Sierra Ventures X

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$145M

2

10/18/2006

Sierra Ventures IX-A

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$99M

10

6/11/2003

Sierra Ventures VIII B

$99M

10

Closing Date

7/18/2019

1/7/2016

5/14/2014

10/18/2006

6/11/2003

Fund

Sierra Ventures XII

Sierra Ventures XI

Sierra Ventures X

Sierra Ventures IX-A

Sierra Ventures VIII B

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$215M

$170.9M

$145M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

3

2

10

10

Sierra Ventures Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

Sierra Ventures has 1 strategic partners and customers. Sierra Ventures recently partnered with thisMoment on November 11, 2011.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/15/2011

Partner

United States

Thismoment Blog: Thismoment Raises $7.3 Million in First Institutional Round Led by Sierra Ventures

Vince Broady , CEO and Co-Founder , Thismoment , Inc. n `` Thismoment 's mission is to build the world 's premier digital marketing platform , and Sierra Ventures is the perfect partner to help us achieve this goal .

2

Date

11/15/2011

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

News Snippet

Thismoment Blog: Thismoment Raises $7.3 Million in First Institutional Round Led by Sierra Ventures

Vince Broady , CEO and Co-Founder , Thismoment , Inc. n `` Thismoment 's mission is to build the world 's premier digital marketing platform , and Sierra Ventures is the perfect partner to help us achieve this goal .

Sources

2

Sierra Ventures Service Providers

3 Service Providers

Sierra Ventures has 3 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Seed VC

Other

General Counsel

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Associated Rounds

Seed VC

Provider Type

Other

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Service Type

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Sierra Ventures Team

10 Team Members

Sierra Ventures has 10 team members, including current Managing Partner, Ben Yu.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Ben Yu

Managing Partner

Current

Mark Fernandes

Merrill, Robertson Stephens, and Seagate Technology

Managing Director

Current

Tim Guleri

Managing Director

Current

David Schwab

Managing Director

Current

Steven Williams

Marimba, and Tivoli Systems

Managing Director

Current

Name

Ben Yu

Mark Fernandes

Tim Guleri

David Schwab

Steven Williams

Work History

Merrill, Robertson Stephens, and Seagate Technology

Marimba, and Tivoli Systems

Title

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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