DAG Ventures

DAG Ventures

Venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California

DAG Ventures is a Palo Alto, California, United States based venture capital firm founded in 2004 by Tom Goodrich.

The firm invests in mid-stage ventures in the information technology, internet, cleantech, enterprise infrastructure, advertising technology, financial technology and security, mobile communications, SaaS, energy and life science sectors.

The notable investment portfolio of the firm includes Avi Networks, Crew, Numerify, Pavilion Data Systems, Point, Rec Room, TrustArc, Vectra AI, Wealthfront, Wonolo, etc. As of February 2020, DAG Ventures has made 155 investments and had 105 exits.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
FireEye

Fireeye, inc. is a Milpitas, California-based publicly listed network security company

Nextdoor is a company providing a private communications platform for neighborhoods.It was founded in 2011 and is located in San Francisco, California.

A software company that provides functionality insights regarding software for enterprises. It was founded in 2008 and is located in San Francisco, California.

Benchmark is an American venture capital firm invests in social, mobile, local and cloud companies.

A biotechnology company making specialty ingredients and consumer products out of plant sugars.

Eventbrite is an event ticketing and technology platform

The only automated financial advisor offering financial planning, investment management and banking-related services all on a mobile app.

An agricultural biotechnology company producing renewable, biomass-based fuels and raw materials

Visible Measures is a company founded by Brian Shin.

Gaia Interactive is a gaming company.

Grubhub is a Chicago-based company.

Plaxo is a Sunnyvale, California-based company founded in 2001 by Sean Parker, Rikk Carey, Todd Masonis and Cameron Ring.

Social-networking website and instant messenger

mBlox is a sms company.

DogVacay is a Santa Monica, California-based digital media company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
DAG Ventures IV, L.P.
47,750,000
47,750,000
February 22, 2010
451,825,000
451,825,000
February 22, 2010
300,000,000
November 25, 2014
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Deberah Stark

Administrative Controller

Greg Williams

Managing Director

Joe Zanone

Chief Financial Officer

John Cadeddu

Managing Director

Keith Lee

Investor

Limiao Cheng

Employee

Malia Pita

Office Manager

Nick Pianim

Managing Director

Rutvij Doshi

Employee

Shab Danesh

Executive Assistant

Tom Goodrich

Managing Director

Young Chung

Managing Director

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Avi Networks

Crew

Numerify

Pavilion Data Systems

Point

Rec Room

TrustArc

Vectra AI

Wealthfront

Wonolo

References

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