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

Turin Networks

Turin Networks

Turin Networks, Inc. is a leading global provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for wireline and wireless network operators.

  • Founded: 1999
  • Round Partnered: Series A
  • Year Partnered: 1999
  • Fund: Prior Investments
  • Clear Partner(s): Chris Rust
  • Status: Merge w Private Co
  • Year Merged: 2011
  • Merged with: DELL
  • Merger valuation: $ 700,000,000
I had the pleasure of working with Chris Rust as a founding investor and Board Member of Turin. He was the first investor that we would call in good times and bad. I would work with him again in a heartbeat.
Rich Stanford, SVP Sales

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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