Based on the “Tiny Tera” project by Stanford EE Professor Dr. Nick McKeown, Abrizio was a fabless semiconductor company that built the first 32 port * 10Gbps per port packet switching fabric. PMC Sierra acquired Abrizio for $400m, and deployed the fabric to tier one OEMs around the globe.
Four of the companies our team co-founded produced over $1.7 billion of market cap from 2 IPOs and 2 acquisitions.
We have funded over 90 companies, 90% as the first investors, and have had 48 exits valued at $95B from 11 IPOs, and 37 acquisitions.
Before we became VCs, we had already founded 5 successful companies.