Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) is a global venture and growth equity investment firm that manages more than $3.7 billion in capital. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, NVP has subsidiaries in Mumbai and Bengaluru, India and Herzelia, Israel and Hong Kong. NVP makes early to late stage venture and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors including: information technology, business services, financial services, infrastructure, technology enabled services and consumer. NVP has actively partnered with entrepreneurs to build great businesses for more than 50 years and has funded over 500 companies since inception.For more information visit: http://www.nvp.com.
Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into companies. As the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs”, Sequoia Capital’s Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of Network Appliance, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of nVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube and Dominic Orr and Keerti Melkote of Aruba Wireless Networks. To learn more about Sequoia Capital visit www.sequoiacap.com.
Accel Partners, founded in 1983, has a long legacy of success and innovation in the venture capital business. The firm is dedicated to partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs to build world-class Internet, software and infrastructure companies. Accel Partners has more than $4bn under management from its offices in Palo Alto, London and China, and its portfolio companies have completed IPOs that have created well over $150 billion in market capitalization. Representative current and former investments include Brightcove, Comscore, Double Fusion, Facebook, Foundry Networks, Glam, Macromedia, RealNetworks, Redback, UUNet, Veritas, and Walmart.com. For more information, please visit: www.accel.com
Evergreen Venture Partners was established in 1987 and has grown into a market leader. Evergreen’s $570 million of venture capital funds under management, invested in more than 100 technology companies, represent one of the largest and most successful portfolios in Israel. Over the past 14 years, Evergreen has established strong ties with a network of entrepreneurs, global technology companies, top-tier venture capital firms both in Israel and abroad and financial organizations worldwide. Evergreen has exited successfully 34 portfolio companies through IPOs or acquisitions. For more information visit www.evergreen.co.il