We have been the earliest investor with dozens of
teams that have dared to pursue their vision


Many have created and led new markets
by redefining the possible


All have inspired us in some important way

Our Portfolio



AutoESL offers synthesis tools for field-programmable gate array, and application-specific integrated circuit design applications.

  • Founded: 2006
  • Round Partnered: Seed
  • Year Partnered: 2010
  • Fund: Prior Art
  • Clear Partner(s): Rajeev Madhavan
  • Status: Acquired
  • Year Acquired: 2021
  • Acquirer: Xilinx (XLNX)
Clear has been providing us with great help for a wide range functions, from executive search, to providing compensation guidelines, to partner/customer/investor introductions and raising subsequent capital ... Clear is a great resource for us.
Jason Cong, Co-founder & CTO


The 4 companies our team co-founded produced over $1.7 billion of market cap from 2 IPOs and 2 acquisitions

The 50+ early-stage companies we funded produced over $52 billion of market cap from 34 exits, with 8 going from seed/series A to IPO, 24 acquisitions

Some of our greatest learnings and closest personal partnerships have come from our losses

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