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Aligned Partners

Aligned Partners

Aligned Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage, startup, and growth capital investments.

Company Overview

Aligned Partners operates as a venture capital firm. The Company offers investment management, advisory, and other related services. Aligned Partners serves customers in the United States.



Aligned Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage, startup, and growth capital investments. Aligned invests in early-stage information technology companies. They prefer to invest in mobile and cloud-delivered software and services that are oriented toward the enterprise rather than the consumer.



History

Aligned Partners was founded in 2011 by Jodi Sherman Jahic together with Susan Mason and is based in Menlo Park, California. With over $100 million in capital across three funds, Aligned works with companies and entrepreneurs. Aligned Partners is a venture capital investment firm that invests in the technology sector.



Aligned Partners invests in early-stage information technology companies that have demonstrated both initial product traction and capital-efficiency. Aligned typically serves as the lead investor. The firm prefers to invest in mobile- and cloud-delivered software and services that are enterprise-oriented.

Investments

The firm does not invest in seed rounds. It primarily seeks to invest in Series A opportunities where they are the first institutional investor. It seeks to invest in information technology with a focus on B2B, mobile, and cloud-delivered software and services that are oriented toward the enterprise rather than the consumer.



It seeks to invest between $1 million and $3 million dollars in an initial round and between $2 million and $5 million over the life cycle of a portfolio company. It invests less than $10 million in total investment prior to exit. The firm typically serves as the lead investor in companies.



Aligned Partners has made over 10 investments. One notable investment was on Sep 12, 2018, $3.2M in Accrualify, Inc. Aligned Partners has had 1 exit, which was BrightPoint Security.Aligned has raised a total of over $100M across 3 funds and has $11.7M in revenue annually.

Timeline

September 11, 2018

Accrualify, Inc.

Series A - Accrualify, Inc.

$3.2M

July 4, 2018

Aligned Partners Fund III

April 22, 2018

Quivers Inc.

Series A - Quivers Inc.

$1.4M

March 22, 2018

Bit Discovery

Seed VC

$2.7M

January 8, 2018

CloudLex Inc.

Series B - CloudLex Inc.

$4M



May 7, 2017

Twine

Series A - Twine

$4.5M

October 16, 2016

CloudLex Inc.

Series A - CloudLex Inc.

$3.7M

December 16, 2015

Full Circle Insights

Series B - Full Circle Insights

$4.7M

February 5, 2015

Aligned Partners Fund II

$50M

August 21, 2014

Zumigo

Series B - Zumigo

$6M

April 28, 2014

BrightPoint Security

Series A - BrightPoint Security

$8.4M

October 14, 2012

SA Ignite

Series A - SA Ignite

$1.6M

Associated investment funds

3 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed

Funded Companies

1 Result
Company
Company
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Jodi Sherman Jahic

Managing Partner



Susan Mason

Managing Partner



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

#NYCtech Week in Review - AlleyWatch

ALLEYWATCH

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Susan Mason of Aligned Partners (Part 1) | Sramana Mitra



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Aligned Partners Archives | SA Ignite



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Aligned Partners closes second early-stage fund at $50 mln - PE Hub

Iris Dorbian

Web



Aligned Partners Closes Second Fund at $50M |FinSMEs



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Aligned Partners customer references of First Republic Bank



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Aligned Partners eyes $50m for third VC fund | AltAssets Private Equity News

Jordan Williams

Web



Aligned Partners, a VC Firm That Does Not Chase Unicorns

Deborah Gage

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Joining the Kauffman Fellows Board - Feld Thoughts



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Unitive Closes Bridge Loan Financing With Aligned Partners

Unitive

Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

282nd 1M/1M Roundtable Oct 29 2015: Capital Efficiency with Susan Mason, Aligned Partner

Oct 30, 2015

Aligned Partners - First Republic Client Story

Aug 29, 2018

Fintech Silicon Valley 2017 Speakers & Pitches #fintechsv

Oct 6, 2017

VCChat: Venture Capital Challenges Aligned Partners, Ulu Ventures & SoGal Ventures



Video Interview with Susan Mason CoFounding Partner Aligned Partners #aifintech

Apr 13, 2018

Video Interview with Susan Mason CoFounding Partner Aligned Partners #aifintech | FinTech Silicon Valley



Video Interview with Susan Mason, Partner Aligned Partners

Jul 27, 2017

Video interview with Susan Mason. Partner Aligned Partners | FinTech Silicon Valley



Video interview with Susan Mason. Partner Aligned Partners on future of payments



What Is Value Aligned Partners

10 October 2013

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Accrualify, Inc.







Bit Discovery













CloudLex Inc.







Full Circle Insights







Quivers Inc.







SA Ignite







Twine







Zumigo







References