U.S. Venture Partners

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U.S. Venture Partners
Industry Venture Capital
Founded 1981
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, United States
Website www.usvp.com

U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), is a venture capital investment firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley focusing on investments in an array of segments including enterprise software, IT security, consumer internet, mobile, e-commerce, healthcare, and IT-enabled healthcare services.

Since its inception USVP has invested more than $2.7 billion[1] in over 450 companies[1] across a broad range of industries, of which 84 have completed an initial public offering.

History[edit]

Founded by Bill Bowes, Stuart Moldaw and Robert Sackman in 1981,[1] U.S. Venture Partners was an early entrant to the burgeoning venture capital industry in Silicon Valley in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Since its founding, USVP has raised over $2.7 billion across ten institutional funds. The firm is currently investing out of its tenth fund, USVP X.

The investment team is comprised of: Casey Tansey, Steve Krausz, Jonathan Root, Rick Lewis, Jacques Benkoski, John Hadl, Dafina Toncheva and Alfonso Castillo.

Investments[edit]

The firm has invested across multiple sectors over the years and is currently focused on enterprise software, IT security, consumer internet, mobile, e-commerce, healthcare, and IT-enabled healthcare services.

Select portfolio companies include: Act-On, Box, Castlight Health, GoPro, Heartflow, HotelTonight, InsideSales.com, Intersect ENT, Omada Health, OncoMed, PlaceIQ, Quixey, Smartling, Zefr and Zerto.

Notable historical investments include: are Sun Microsystems, Callaway Golf, St. Francis Medical, SanDisk, Ross Stores, Ask Jeeves, Adify, PetSmart, Checkpoint, Mellanox, Vontu, Proleolix, Dotomi, Imperva, Guidewire Software, Yammer, Trusteer, Nanostim and Trunk Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "usvp.com". Retrieved August 2011. 

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