Amplify Partners

Amplify Partners

Amplify Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage, seed, series A and startup investments.

Company Overview

Amplify Partners is an investment company that helps invest in early-stage companies developing applications in machine intelligence and computer science.

History

Amplify Partners was founded by Sunil Dhaliwal on Jan 1, 2012. It is based in Menlo Park, California. Amplify awards funding of $500,000 to $10m, and has backed roughly 50 companies as of September 2018.

Investments

The firm does not invest in consumer internet, B2B, and clean technology companies. It seeks to invest in technology with a focus on machine intelligence, computer science, infrastructure, developer tools, Information security, cyber security, big data analysis, storage, and network virtualization and cloud-based business apps.

Funding

Amplify Partners has raised a total of $374.1M across 3 funds. Their second fund closed with $125 million in 2015. Amplify Partners Fund III was announced on Sep 18, 2018, and raised a total of $200M.

Investments

Amplify Partners has made 76 investments. One of their largest investment was on Feb 26, 2019, when they invested $15M in Cmd. Amplify Partners has had 6 exits. Amplify Partners's most notable exits include BlueData Software, LightCyber, and Cask.

Timeline

February 26, 2019

Cmd

$15,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

February 13, 2019

Elroy Air

$9,200,000

SEED FUND

November 8, 2018

Woven Digital

$4,800,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

September 18, 2018

Mabl

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

September 18, 2018

Amplify Partners Fund III

$200M

August 2, 2018

WeeCare

$4,200,000

SEED FUND

July 17, 2018

Integris Software

$10,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

June 13, 2018

Strangeworks

$4,000,000

SEED FUND

May 24, 2018

Abstract

$16,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

April 10, 2018

StackRox

$25,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Fastly

Fastly is a San Francisco-based company.

Information infrastructure
San Francisco
Battlefy

Battlefy is a company founded by Justin Wong.

Fantasy sport
Iron Ox

A company developing robotic farms

Agriculture
San Carlos, California
Polly.ai

Company

Chat
Mover

Mover is a company founded by Eric Warnke.

Software as a service (SaaS)
Vera Security

Vera Security is a Palo Alto, California-based company founded in 2014 by Ajay K Arora.

Email encryption
Palo Alto, California
Tetra (company)

A voice transition startup company providing an intelligent note-taking tool that captures and summarizes spoken conversations

Determined AI

Artificial Intelligence company

Artificial intelligence (AI)
San Francisco
Manifold (cloud computing company)

Security
Gremlin (company)

Gremlin is a San Francisco-based company.

Software engineering
San Francisco
InterVenn

InterVenn is a medical diagnostics company developing artificially intelligence driven mass spectrometry platform for discovery and validation.

Medical diagnostics
Redwood City, California, United States
Suplari

Suplari is a Seattle-based company founded in 2016 by Nikesh Parekh.

Seattle
BlueData Software

BlueData Software is a Santa Clara, California-based company in the telecommunications industry founded in 2012 by Kumar Sreekanti.

Telecommunications industry
Santa Clara, California
Cmd (company)

Cmd is a Vancouver-based company.

Computer security
Vancouver
mabl

mabl is a Boston-based company.

Machine learning
Boston
OctoML, Inc.

OctoML, Inc. is a Seattle-based deep learning company.

Deep learning
Seattle
Backtrace I/O

Software
Abstract (company)

Abstract is a San Francisco-based company.

Design
San Francisco
Minerva Labs

Minerva Labs is an Israel-based company.

Israel
Continuuity

Company

Application software
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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Amplify Partners II, L.P.
125,000,000
125,000,000
Menlo Park, California
September 11, 2015
Amplify Partners III, L.P.
200,000,000
200,000,000
Menlo Park, California
September 18, 2018
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Beyer

Partner

Lenny Pruss

Partner

Lisha Li

Principal

Malia Powers

Marketing Manager

Mike Dauber

General Partner

Sarah Catanzaro

Principal

Sunil Dhaliwal

General Partner

Ted Stinson

Venture Partner

Yuen Yeh

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Amplify Partners Announces Major Team Expansion

Marketwired

Web

Amplify Partners Closes Third Venture Capital Fund, at $200M | FinSMEs

Web

Amplify Partners in ICO projects. Full info about fund Amplify Partners

https://analytics.hypernum.com

Web

Amplify Partners locks in $200 million to transform technical founders into people who can actually lead a startup

Connie Loizos

Web

Amplify Partners wraps up third fund with $200 mln - PE Hub

Alastair Goldfisher

Web

Announcing Amplify Partners III, Our New $200M Fund Exclusively for Technical Founders

Amplify Partners

Web

Deep Conversations: Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners

Jitendra S. Mudhol

Web

Mabl announces $20 million Series B to bring automated QA to enterprise customers

Ron Miller

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Amplify Business Partner Day Welcome Session

Driving Impact

Jan 9, 2019

Mike Dauber | AWS re:Invent 2014

Mike Dauber, Amplify Partners | AWS re:Invent 2015

Oct 8, 2015

Nick Sturiale, Ignition Partners & Sunil Dhaliwal, Amplify Partners | AWS re-Invent 2017

Nick Sturiale, Ignition Partners, Sunil Dhaliwal, Amplify Partners | AWS re:Invent 2017

The Smart Way to Invest in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Apr 23, 2018

Twist Presents an Interview with Amplify

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Abstract

ActionIQ

Anchorage

AppNeta

Backtrace

BlueData

Buddybuild

Cambridge Cancer Genomics

Cask

Chef

ClickDiagnostics

Cmd

Conductant

Conjur

Covariant

Datadog

Diffbot

Enlitic

Fastly

Gorgias

Gremlin

Integris Software Inc.

Intervenn

Iron Ox

LightCyber

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