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sun.com

Investments

56

Portfolio Exits

37

Partners & Customers

10

About Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle in January 2010 for $7.4 billion. Sun was a company selling computers, components, computer software and IT services. Sun was founded in 1982 and was headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Headquarters Location

4150 Network Circle

Santa Clara, California, 95054,

United States

650-960-1300

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08:00 ET Flagship Pioneering appoints Jonathan Schwartz CEO-Partner and CEO of Invaio

Dec 15, 2022

News provided by Share this article (PRNewsfoto/Flagship Pioneering) CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagship Pioneering, the bioplatform innovation company, and Invaio Sciences, a company bringing the technologies behind precision medicine to plant health, today announced that Jonathan Schwartz will join Flagship Pioneering as CEO-Partner, and will be Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board at Invaio with immediate effect. Schwartz brings an impressive track record in building technology-enabled businesses to scale. His career spans both technology systems and health care, and he has led companies through scaling, mergers, acquisitions, and financings. Prior to joining Invaio, Schwartz was president and CEO of CareZone, Inc., a company focused on helping individuals and families manage medications. CareZone was acquired by Walmart, Inc. He previously served as CEO and board member of Sun Microsystems, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corp., and was also the founder, president and CEO of Lighthouse Design, Ltd., a software company acquired by Sun Microsystems in 1996. Schwartz began his career with McKinsey & Co. "We are delighted to welcome Jonathan to the Flagship team, bringing his depth of experience and broad industry knowledge to our ecosystem," said Noubar Afeyan Ph.D., Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Flagship Pioneering and Co-Founder, Invaio. "Jonathan's proven success in creating value and driving innovation will greatly benefit our companies and be instrumental in taking Invaio to the next level." "Invaio has an impressive growth trajectory and Jonathan is the best leader to help Invaio achieve its ambitious goal of leaving every acre better, today and for generations to come," said Ignacio Martinez, Flagship Pioneering General Partner and Invaio Co-Founder and Board Director. "Nothing could be more important to us and our planet than the health of our food systems," said Jonathan Schwartz, Invaio CEO and Board Director. "Leveraging the same bioplatforms that have transformed healthcare for humans, Invaio's innovations enable safer, more sustainable agricultural practices, with far greater insights—for growers, workers and, ultimately, consumers." About Invaio Invaio is a nature-positive agriculture company. The company solves performance and delivery challenges in crop health, enabling farmers to use more natural and effective crop health solutions that care for the whole crop system. Founded by Flagship Pioneering in 2018, Invaio is addressing consumer demands and unlocking radical benefits for farmers and the environment, leaving every acre better today and for generations to come. For more information, please visit  www.invaio.com  or follow Invaio on  Twitter  or  LinkedIn . About Flagship Pioneering Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources, and develops first-in-category bioplatform companies to transform human health and sustainability. Since its launch in 2000, the firm has, through its Flagship Labs unit, applied its unique hypothesis-driven innovation process to originate and foster more than 100 scientific ventures, resulting in more than $100 billion in aggregate value. To date, Flagship has deployed over $3.1 billion in capital toward the founding and growth of its pioneering companies alongside more than $19 billion of follow-on investments from other institutions. The current Flagship ecosystem comprises 42 transformative companies, including Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ:  DNLI ), Evelo Biosciences (NASDAQ:  EVLO ), Foghorn Therapeutics (NASDAQ:  FHTX ), Indigo Ag, Moderna (NASDAQ:  MRNA ), Omega Therapeutics (NASDAQ:  OMGA ), Sana Biotechnology (NASDAQ:  SANA ), and Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:  MCRB ). Media:

Sun Microsystems Investments

56 Investments

Sun Microsystems has made 56 investments. Their latest investment was in Infobright as part of their Series C on May 5, 2008.

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Sun Microsystems Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/1/2008

Series C

Infobright

$10M

Yes

1/16/2008

Series C

Greenplum

$27M

Yes

1/20/2006

Series B

thePlatform

$8M

No

1

2/18/2004

Series D

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$99M

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0

12/16/2003

Series D

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$99M

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0

Date

5/1/2008

1/16/2008

1/20/2006

2/18/2004

12/16/2003

Round

Series C

Series C

Series B

Series D

Series D

Company

Infobright

Greenplum

thePlatform

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Amount

$10M

$27M

$8M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Sources

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Sun Microsystems Portfolio Exits

37 Portfolio Exits

Sun Microsystems has 37 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Infobright on April 01, 2017.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/1/2017

Acquired

$99M

2

6/2/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

5/10/2011

Acq - Fin

$99M

4/12/2011

Acquired

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$99M

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0

9/20/2010

Acq - P2P

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$99M

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0

Date

4/1/2017

6/2/2015

5/10/2011

4/12/2011

9/20/2010

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Acq - P2P

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

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0

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Sun Microsystems Acquisitions

22 Acquisitions

Sun Microsystems acquired 22 companies. Their latest acquisition was Q-Layer on January 07, 2009.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/7/2009

Series B

$99M

$9.15M

Acquired

1

4/21/2008

Series B

$99M

$26.3M

Acquired

1/19/2008

Series C

$99M

$38M

Acquired

5/16/2007

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

$99M

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0

5/9/2007

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

$99M

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Date

1/7/2009

4/21/2008

1/19/2008

5/16/2007

5/9/2007

Investment Stage

Series B

Series B

Series C

Other Venture Capital

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$9.15M

$26.3M

$38M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Sun Microsystems Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Sun Microsystems has 10 strategic partners and customers. Sun Microsystems recently partnered with Schuberg Philis on January 1, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

1/19/2021

Partner

Netherlands

Martin te Dorsthorst, General Director Sun Microsystems. Schuberg Philis is voted 'Outsourcing Partner of the Year 2007' by Sun Microsystems in The Netherlands

Schuberg Philis is voted ` Outsourcing Partner of the Year 2007 ' by Sun Microsystems in The Netherlands .

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1/7/2015

Vendor

Switzerland

The TAS Group Announces Dealmaker Align to Drive Customer Alignment - Altify

In particular Dealmaker Align provides a framework on which we collaborate with our customers to help identify business problems to which STANTIVE solutions can bring positive business outcomes .

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6/8/2010

Licensor

United States

Novell Announces Sun Migration Program.

And if you 're a former Sun Microsystems partner , then you may be interested in establishing a new relationship with a company like Novell , Inc. , who is deeply committed to the partner channel . ''

1

8/27/2009

Partner

United States

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8/27/2009

Partner

United States

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Date

1/19/2021

1/7/2015

6/8/2010

8/27/2009

8/27/2009

Type

Partner

Vendor

Licensor

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Netherlands

Switzerland

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Martin te Dorsthorst, General Director Sun Microsystems. Schuberg Philis is voted 'Outsourcing Partner of the Year 2007' by Sun Microsystems in The Netherlands

Schuberg Philis is voted ` Outsourcing Partner of the Year 2007 ' by Sun Microsystems in The Netherlands .

The TAS Group Announces Dealmaker Align to Drive Customer Alignment - Altify

In particular Dealmaker Align provides a framework on which we collaborate with our customers to help identify business problems to which STANTIVE solutions can bring positive business outcomes .

Novell Announces Sun Migration Program.

And if you 're a former Sun Microsystems partner , then you may be interested in establishing a new relationship with a company like Novell , Inc. , who is deeply committed to the partner channel . ''

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Sun Microsystems Team

100 Team Members

Sun Microsystems has 100 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Wolfgang Gentzsch

Founder

Current

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