Woodside Fund

Founded 1983
Founders Charles E. Greb Robert E. Larson Vincent M. Occhipinti


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Total investments 43
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 1.13
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 17
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Manufacturing
  • Network Security

Woodside Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 1983. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Redwood Shores.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Aristos Logic, Matisse Networks, Athena Design Systems. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Digital Media. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The current fund was established by Charles E. Greb, Robert E. Larson, Vincent M. Occhipinti. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Woodside Fund, startups are often financed by DCM Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, ONSET Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ONSET Ventures, DCM Ventures, QTV Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by DCM Ventures, ONSET Ventures, QTV Capital.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2000. This Woodside Fund works on 6 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$11M10 Dec 2013 United States, Cupertino


Developer Tools
Digital Media
$10M28 Sep 2011 United States, New York

Zest Labs

Asset Management
Data Integration
Enterprise Software
$9M20 Sep 2011 United States, San Jose


$20M15 Sep 2011 United States, Cupertino


Information Services (B2C)
Social Content
$10M04 May 2011 United States, Chicago

SS8 Networks

Cyber Security
Law Enforcement
Network Security
$12M30 Nov 2010 United States, Milpitas

Zest Labs

Asset Management
Data Integration
Enterprise Software
$8M02 Nov 2009 United States, San Jose

Analogix Semiconductor

Digital Media
$10M17 Aug 2009 United States, San Jose

SS8 Networks

Cyber Security
Law Enforcement
Network Security
$13M12 Jun 2009 United States, Milpitas


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