Mayfield Fund

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Mayfield Fund
Industry Private equity
Founded 1969; 49 years ago (1969)
Founder Thomas J. Davis, Jr.
William F. Miller
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, U.S.
Products Venture capital
Total assets Over $3 billion
Number of employees
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Mayfield Fund as 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 Compaq, Silicon Graphics, 3COM, Amgen, Genentech, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Sandisk, Legato Software, Citrix, PlayFirst, Advent Software, Vantive, Pure Software, Nuance, Tibco, webMethods, Peribit, Redback Networks, Concur Technologies, 3Par, Marketo, Solarcity, Qunar, StorSimple, and Zenprise.[citation needed]


Mayfield is a sponsor of the Mayfield Fellows Program at the University of California, Berkeley[4] and Stanford University.[5][6]


  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. ^ "Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization". U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  5. ^ "STVP : Teaching : Mayfield Fellows Program (MFP)". Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  6. ^ "Mayfield Fellows Program - University Innovation". Retrieved 2017-12-13. 

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