SwitchOn Networks was a fabless semiconductor vendor that built the first 2.5Gbps classification processor. PMC Sierra acquired SwitchOn networks for $445m, then broadly shipped the SwitchOn technology into a broad array of networking applications that required complex classification of long strings.
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.