Mayfield Fund

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Mayfield Fund
Industry Private equity
Founded 1969
Founder Thomas J. Davis, Jr.
William F. Miller
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, United States
Products Venture capital
Total assets Over $3 billion
Number of employees
Footnotes / references

Mayfield Fund is one of the oldest venture capital firms in the US, focusing on early-stage to growth-stage investments in enterprise & consumer technology companies.[2] The Firm also invests in India through dedicated funds.

The firm was founded in 1969 by Thomas J. Davis, Jr. Since inception, the firm has raised over $3.9 billion of investor commitments across 17 private equity fund families. Since 1969, the Firm has invested in over 520 companies, resulting in over 114 IPOs and more than 160 mergers and acquisitions. The firm is headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California and was one of the earliest venture capital firms to locate in Silicon Valley.

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.

Mayfield is a supporter of the Mayfield Fellows Program at the University of California, Berkeley[3] and Stanford University.[4]


  1. ^ "Mayfield Fund - Company Overview - Hoover's". Hoover's. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Mayfield Fund on LinkedIn". Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization". U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  4. ^ "STVP : Teaching : Mayfield Fellows Program (MFP)". Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 

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