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Insight Venture Partners

Insight Venture Partners

A venture capital and private equity firm investing in technology and software companies.

Insight Venture Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in technology and software companies that is headquartered in New York City, New York and was founded in 1995 by Jeff Horing and Jerry Murdock. According to the companies website (as of September 2019), the company has made over 300 primary investments, over 200 portfolio-led acquisitions, and over 100 strategic exits. Notable exits made by Insight Venture Partners include: Shopify, Twitter, Delivery Hero, HelloFresh, Qualtrics, and New Relic.

Investment funds

Fund X

On July 19, 2018 Insight Venture Partners announced raising $6.3 billion for their Fund X investment fund. The largest investors on the Fund X investment fund are the general partners of Insight Venture Parters. After completing raising money for their Fund X investment Fund, Insight Venture Partners reportedly has over $23 billion under its management. One of the managing directors of Insight Venture Partners, Deven Parekh, made the following comments about the companies Fund X investment fund:

Hopefully it’s a sign to our investors that we believe in our own strategy. The vast majority of our collective net worths is in the fund.



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A health technology start-up based in San Francisco. It was founded in 2012 by Alex Tew and Michael Acton Smith and produces a mobile application for sleep, relaxation, and meditation.

Ceres Imaging is a California-based aerial spectral imagery and analytics company that serves farmers and agribusinesses.

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

A technology company with service as a software that is a team management tool for businesses and companies. Founded in 2012, it is located in Tel Aviv, Israel and also has an office in New York City.

Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 80,000 courses and 24 million students.

Indiegogo is a web-based crowdfunding platform founded by Danae Ringelmann, Salva Rubin, Eric Schell in 2008, that is headquartered San Francisco, California.

Gainsight, Inc. is a privately held service as a software company founded in 2009 by Jim Eberlin and Sreedhar Peddineni. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Buddy Media is a social media marketing platform.

Brand of video codec products developed by divx, llc

B2B company developing hardware and software solutions to help diagnose a machine's issue through the sound it makes.

Ensighten is a customer data tracking platform and tag management technology vendor headquartered in San Jose, California. The company sells a customer data platform which includes visitor tracking and marketing products.

HauteLook is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Kevin Diamond.

DataSift is a company founded by Nicholas Halstead.

NetIQ is a San Jose, California-based company.

Microblogging platform and social networking website

BlaBlaCar provides an online platform connecting car drivers with empty seats to passengers.

Yogome is a San Francisco-based company founded by Manolo Diaz.

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