Sevin Rosen Funds (SRF) is a venture capital firm that was established in 1980 by L. J. Sevin and Ben Rosen. SRF was involved in the financing of Citrix, Cypress Semiconductor, Electronic Arts, Lotus Development Corporation, Silicon Graphics, and Vitesse Semiconductor. SRF's first major success was its 1982 investment in Compaq which went public shortly thereafter.
Entrepreneurs supported by SRF include: Dennis Mudd (Slacker), James Sabry (Cytokinetics), Dave Vucina (Wayport), Michael Baum (Splunk), Nick Gault (XenSource), and Ranjith Kumaran (YouSendIt).
This fund has shut down West Coast operations.