Daring to Dream and
Redefine What’s Possible

We have been the earliest investor with dozens of teams that have dared to pursue their vision—creating and leading new markets, and shaping the future.

Meet the companies that inspire us every day.

Our Companies

Ambit Design Systems

Ambit Design Systems

Ambit Design Systems provided EDA Logic Synthesis software to the semiconductor industry.

  • Founded: 1994
  • Round Partnered: Seed
  • Year Partnered: 1994
  • Fund: Founder
  • Clear Partner(s): Rajeev Madhavan
  • Status: Acquired
  • Year Acquired: 1998
  • Acquirer: Cadence Design Systems (CDN)
  • Acquisition Price: $ 260,000,000

Results Matter, Success Counts

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.

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