Mayfield Fund

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Mayfield Fund
IndustryPrivate equity
Founded1969; 50 years ago (1969)
FounderThomas J. Davis, Jr.
William F. Miller
HeadquartersMenlo Park, California, U.S.
ProductsVenture capital
Total assetsOver $3 billion
Number of employees
Footnotes / references

Mayfield Fund is a US-based venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage to growth-stage investments in enterprise and consumer technology companies.[2]


The firm was founded in 1969 by Thomas J. Davis, Jr.[3] Since being founded, the firm has raised over 3.9 billion USD of investor commitments across 17 private equity fund families.[citation needed] Since 1969, the Firm has invested in over 520 companies, resulting in over 114 IPOs and more than 160 mergers and acquisitions.[citation needed] The firm is headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California.[citation needed]

The firm's most notable investments include Advent Software, Amgen,[4] Citrix,[4] Compaq, HashiCorp,[5] Silicon Graphics, 3COM, Genentech, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Sandisk,[4] Legato Software, PlayFirst, Vantive, Pure Software, Nuance, Tibco, webMethods, Peribit, Redback Networks, Concur Technologies, 3Par, Marketo, Solarcity, Qunar, StorSimple, and Zenprise.[citation needed]

Its investments include also 3D Robotics,[6] InfluxData,[7] MapR,[8] Massdrop,[9] Poshmark,[10] and Rancher Labs.[11]


Mayfield is a sponsor of the Mayfield Fellows Program at the University of California, Berkeley[12] and Stanford University.[13][14]


  1. ^ "Mayfield Fund - Company Overview - Hoover's". Hoover's. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
  2. ^ "Mayfield Fund on LinkedIn". Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Thomas J. Davis, 77, Investment Executive". The New York Times. 1990-09-13. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-12-13.
  4. ^ a b c "Consim Info raises USD 11.75 Million from Mayfield Fund" (PDF). Matrimony. 2008-02-06. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  5. ^ Novet, Jordan (2018-11-01). "HashiCorp raises $100 million at $1.9 billion valuation". Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  6. ^ "3D Robotics". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  7. ^ "Mayfield Fund - Investments". crunchbase. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
  8. ^ "MapR Technologies - Investors". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  9. ^ "Massdrop - Investors". crunchbase. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
  10. ^ Konrad, Alex. "Poshmark Raises $87.5 Million To Take Its Social Clothes Marketplace Global". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
  11. ^ "Company Listing". Mayfield. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  12. ^ "Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization". U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
  13. ^ "STVP : Teaching : Mayfield Fellows Program (MFP)". Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
  14. ^ "Mayfield Fellows Program - University Innovation". Retrieved 2017-12-13.

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