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Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners is a software and web focused venture capital firm based in San Francisco, California.

HWVP founders include John Hummer and Ann Winblad. The firm was an early investor in Napster, the first popular file trading service, and wedding portal theknot.com. In 2001, several of the company's investments ended in company bankruptcies or closures, including Pets.com, Homes.com, eHow, and Rival Networks. In 2006, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners settled a lawsuit brought by EMI Group and Universal Music Group after Napster's bankruptcy.

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Funded Companies

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A user generated content, revenue-sharing website founded in 2006

PLUMgrid is a web hosting service company.

Software company based in san francisco, california

Insidesales.com is a company designing and develops sales automation platforms.

InMage Systems is a software company founded by Kumar Malavalli, Srihari Kumar and Sam Inala.

Scalent Systems is a company founded by Chandy Nilakantan.

Five9 Inc. is an enterprise software company founded by John Sung Kim.

Intellitactics is an enterprise software company.

Strobe is a company founded by Charles Jolley.

Replay Solutions is a Redwood City, California-based software company.

Elastra is an enterprise software company.

Pancetera is a company founded by Mitch Haile.

Moxie Software is a Sunnyvale, California-based company.

Baynote is a San Jose, California-based company.

SignalDemand is a San Francisco-based company.

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Ann Winbald

Founding Partner



Ingrid Chiavacci

Chief Financial Officer



John Hummer

Seattle Partner



Lars Leckie

Managing Director



Mitchell Kertzman

Managing Director



Steve Kishi

Managing Director



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