Worldview Technology Partners

Worldview Technology Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, San Mateo


Worldview Technology Partners is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1996. This investor is located in North America, United States. The primary office of this VC is located in San Mateo.

The fund was established by James Wei. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 5.

In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 2 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. When Worldview Technology Partners invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2005. In comparison with other funds, Worldview Technology Partners makes 0 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2000. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from Worldview Technology Partners, start-ups are often funded by Meritech Capital Partners, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Morgenthaler Ventures and 64 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Matrix Partners, ComVentures, Bessemer Venture Partners, the total number of co-investors is 91. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Morgenthaler Ventures, Menlo Ventures, as well as 76 other investors.

3PAR, Silicon Spice, Infinera Corporation are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Telecommunications, Internet. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 33 more industries for this fund.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

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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]

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

98.0% 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]

44.9% 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]

3.1 years

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

0.2 out of 1

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


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