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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

Acante

Acante

Revolutionizing “data access control” (DAC) through enterprise IT and cloud infrastructure software. Acante strives to be the first company to monitor and enforce policies on data access all the way back to the end users. Acante is one of our recent seed investments in the cloud-native security space. They are building a complete data security platform for the cloud-native world centered around the philosophy that “Data is the new end-point for security”. The founders include technology, product and business leaders from Red Hat, Arista, Google, VMware, Cisco, etc.

  • Founded: 2021
  • Round Partnered: Seed
  • Year Partnered: 2021
  • Fund: Clear Ventures
  • Clear Partner(s): Chris Rust
  • Status: Active

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 $93B from 11 IPOs, and 37 acquisitions.

Before we became VCs, we had already founded 5 successful companies.

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