Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that has invested in companies like Google, Apple, Cisco, YouTube, AirBnB, and WhatsApp. The firm was founded in 1972 by Donald Valentine, and companies backed by Sequoia have created over $3.3 trillion dollars in market capitalization.
Plug and Play is a Sunnyvale, California-based company founded by Saeed Amidi that offers a service that includes accelerator programs, corporate innovation, and investment. Previous investments include Dropbox, PayPal, Lending Club, N26, FiscalNote, Honey, Rappi, Guardant Health, Shippo, and SoundHound.
Greylock is a venture capital firm that back entrepreneurs building consumer and enterprise software companies. Their investments include Airbnb, AppDynamics, Cloudera, Docker, Dropbox, Facebook , LinkedIn, Medium, Nextdoor, and Okta among others.
In-Q-Tel (IQT), formerly Peleus and known as In-Q-It, is an American not-for-profit venture capital firm based in Arlington, Virginia. It invests in high-tech companies for the sole purpose of keeping the Central Intelligence Agency, and other intelligence agencies, equipped with the latest in information technology.