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HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ann Winblad John Hummer


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Total investments 228
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 106
Rounds per year 6.91
Lead investments 50
Follow on index
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Exits 56
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Advertising
  • Information Technology

In 1989 was created HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline MuleSoft, Omniture, Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Security. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Ann Winblad, John Hummer. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Lightspeed Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Longworth Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Partech. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Longworth Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. This HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$6M22 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
$15M14 Sep 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$20M26 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Clarify Health Solutions

Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$115M16 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Data Integration
Information Technology
$15M03 Feb 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Security
Network Security
$10M07 Oct 2020 San Jose, California, United States


Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
$15M09 Sep 2020 British Columbia


Unified Communications
Video Chat
Video Conferencing
$1M07 Aug 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Data Integration
Information Technology
$5M01 Jul 2020 San Francisco, California, United States
Clarify Health Raises $115M in Series C Funding

– Clarify Health is a San Francisco, CA-based enterprise analytics company delivering real-world insights to healthcare organizations.
– The company raised $115m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by new investor Insight Partners, alongside Spark Capital, Concord Health Partners, and HWVP, with participation from the company’s largest investor, KKR, as well as Rivas Capital and Sigmas Group.
– In conjunction with the funding, Hilary Gosher, Managing Director at Insight Partners, and Will Reed, General Partner at Spark Capital, will be joining the company’s Board of Directors.


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