Illuminate Ventures

Illuminate Ventures

Illuminate Ventures is a micro venture capital that is interested in early-stage ventures and providing seed opportunities.

Illuminate Ventures is a micro venture capital that is interested in early-stage ventures and providing seed opportunities. The firm was founded in 2009, by Cindy Padnos, in Oakland, California, United States.

The firm looks for founders of B2B enterprise cloud and mobile computing technologies to accelerate and fund. The firm also is interested in companies that can provide SaaS applications, cloud-based content management, artificial intelligence analytics, investment management, as well as music and video monetization.

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Funded Companies

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Description
Industry
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Xactly Corporation

Xactly Corporation is a San Jose, California-based incentive company founded in 2005.

yozio Growth is a San Francisco-based company founded by Dane Holewinski.

Bid Ops is a San Francisco-based e-commerce company.

Hoopla Software is a San Jose, California-based company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Illuminate Ventures II, L.P.
30,000,000
April 8, 2015
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AJ Jindal

Employee

Amy Millman

Advisor

Anne-Marie Roussel

Advisor

Anupam Jindal

Employee

Benjamin Bayat

Employee

Branden McIntyre

Employee

Carol G. Mills

Investor

Chris Shipley

Advisor

Cindy Padnos

Founder

Geoffrey Garrett

Employee

Ivan Au

Employee

Jean Kovacs

Advisor

Judy Robinett

Advisor

Kalyan Nistala

Employee

Kathy Levinson

Employee

Kira Makagon

Advisor

Lance Matthews

Employee

Lauren Fu

Employee

Nancy Heinen

Employee

Nathan Pitzer

Employee

Pavitra Krishna

Employee

Rebecca Norlander

Employee

Samuel Blake

Employee

Scott and Cyan Banister

Investor

Shanna Tellerman

Advisor

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