Sutter Hill Ventures

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Sutter Hill Ventures
Type Privately Held Company
Industry Private equity
Founded 1962
Founder(s) Paul M. Wythes
Bill Draper
Headquarters Palo Alto, California, United States
Products Venture capital

Sutter Hill Ventures is a private equity firm focused on venture capital investments in technology-based start-up companies. The firm is based in Palo Alto, CA.

Sutter Hill Ventures approaches via the big markets at good timing. Investment involves the fields of networking and computer technology, business and financial service, healthcare, software, consumer, and investment partners. And they believe the application of hard technologies that would bring them an advantage in venture capitalism.

Founded in 1962 by Bill Draper and Paul Wythes, Sutter Hill is one of the oldest venture capital firms still in operation.[1] Draper would leave Sutter Hill in 1981 to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Export-Import Bank and later as Administrator and CEO of the United Nations Development Program.

Sutter Hill Ventures has investments in companies such as: Nvidia, Quinstreet, Lifescan, Volomedia, Palm, Inc, and Sumo Logic.


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