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Headquarters Location

United States, Hopkinton


EMC was established in 1984, and is a well known Corporate Investor. The fund is located in United States, North America. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in Hopkinton.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Aside from EMC, start-ups are often funded by Sierra Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, Woodside Fund and 10 other funds. The fund often co-invests with VMware, Sierra Ventures, Veritas Technologies, overall with 8 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sierra Ventures, S3 Ventures, JP Morgan Chase, as well as 5 other investors.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Flash Storage, Enterprise Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 18 more industries for this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Pivotal, Aristos Logic, Cirrascale are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up.

This VC was founded by Roger Marino.

In comparison with other funds, EMC makes 30 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The fund's activity peaked in 2000. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this Corporate Investor achieves 1 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from EMC is more than 1 billion dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2008. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: emc.com; User name format in descending order of probability: last '_' first, first '.' last, first '_' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

7.1% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.27 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

Sierra Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, Woodside Fund

Funds Investing Together

VMware, Sierra Ventures, Veritas Technologies

Funds Investing in Following

Sierra Ventures, S3 Ventures, JP Morgan Chase

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