leaf-icon Seed Funding Program History

As part of our innovation outreach, we invested in world class startups who were ‘re-inventing work’ or ‘transforming enterprise infrastructure.’ The startup companies leveraged new technologies and trends to transform value and competitive frameworks. They drove real outcomes by reducing cost, improving efficiency, or increasing revenue.

Investment Themes:

  • The re-invention of work – companies that will change our collective experience of the workplace
  • Enterprise infrastructure transformation – companies that promise to dramatically shift one or more layers of enterprise infrastructure

Companies that had a realistic chance to disrupt their target industry and to become a “10x” or high growth were our focus. They had the right team for the job, with startup and enterprise business experience and deep technological expertise. In many cases, they solved a serious technological problem, and had strong intellectual property. In others, they brought deep insights into the market.

The future:
The community we built continues, and we have a broad range of exposure and expertise. We have deep experience with the challenges of validating early stage startups and we are closely connected to investors, customers and partners.

Selected Portfolio Companies

Accelerate Knowledge

corp.whoknows.com

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Optimize wireless networks

3ten8.com

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Real-time data delivery network

apakau.com

Real Time Identity and Access Management

tuebora.com

Ensuring Application Performance in Virtualized & Cloud Computing

appensure.com

Batch processing for the cloud era

iron.io

Digital Media Sensing at Cloud Scale

graymatics.com

The Next Evolution In Cloud Computing

tidalscale.com
Raised A-round

The mobile video engagement platform

incoming-media.com
Raised A-round

Know your customer’s next move

about.wise.io
Raised A-round

Discover, visualize, and control DevOps

scriptrock.com
Raised A-round

Desktop Virtualization

gridcentric.com
Acquired by Google

Enterprise Mobile App Management

nukona.com
Acquired by Symantec