Sierra Ventures Founded 1982
Founders Peter Wendell
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Total investments 144
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 144
Rounds per year 3.69
Lead investments 86
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Finance
Venture Capital
Summary

In 1982 was created Sierra Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Mateo.

We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sierra Ventures, startups are often financed by AngelPad, Canaan Partners, Storm Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Battery Ventures, Translink Capital, Dell Technologies Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by NeoCarta Ventures, Intel Capital, Translink Capital.

Comparing to the other companies, this Sierra Ventures performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Sierra Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2008. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sourcefire, Accruent, InvenSense.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Applitools
Cloud Computing
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Software
Software Engineering
Usability Testing
Series C
31M17 Apr 2018 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo
KnowledgeNet
Education
Information Technology
Training
Series C
15M02 Feb 2000 United States, Scottsdale
Krisp
Artificial Intelligence
B2C
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Productivity Tools
Unified Communications
Series A
5M06 Aug 2020 United States, Berkeley
Webcollage
Analytics
Content Syndication
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Publishing
SaaS
Series F
10M24 Mar 2008 United States, New York
Webcollage
Analytics
Content Syndication
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Publishing
SaaS
Series A
16M06 Nov 2000 United States, New York
Enable
B2B
Cloud Data Services
Finance
SaaS
Software
Series A
13M23 Mar 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Sikka Software
Application Software
Business/Productivity Software
Cloud Computing
Health Care
Other Healthcare Services
SaaS
Software
Series B
5M24 Feb 2015 United States, San Jose
Greenplum Software
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Collaboration
Software
Video
Series C
27M01 Jan 2008
Greenplum Software
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Collaboration
Software
Video
Series C
31M17 Mar 2009
CoreTigo
Internet of Things
Network Hardware
Wireless
Series B
9M27 Oct 2020
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