Northgate Capital

Northgate Capital

Venture capital direct investments for expansion-stage high-tech startups; venture capital and private equity fund-of-funds

Northgate Capital is a Danville, California based venture capital firm venture capital and private equity firm founded in 2000 by Brent Jones and Thomas Vardell.

The firm invests in early stage, later stage companies in various sectors and specializes in fund of funds, private equity, and mezzanine finance.

The notable investment portfolio of Northgate Capital includes includes Agrivida, Clari, Diamanti, Directly, Drawbridge, Linio, Moogsoft, Natgas, and Usermind., etc. As of January 2020, Northgate Capital has made 166 investments and had 100 exits.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Directly

Directly is a San Francisco-based developer of artificial intelligence systems of customer experience and chatbots founded by Antony Brydon, Jean Tessier and Jeff Patterson.

Arundo provides software to enable advanced analytics in industrial companies. Arundo's customers transform their businesses through predictive analytics, deeper understanding of physical operations, and data-driven SaaS applications.

MarkLogic is an American software company developing and providing an enterprise NoSQL database.

Munchery is the operator of a recipe website where users can search recipes, find cooking tutorials, and a glossary of cooking terms. Based in San Francisco, Munchery originally opened in 2011 as a pre-made meal delivery company that closed in 2019.

DataSift is a company founded by Nicholas Halstead.

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

Visible Measures is a company founded by Brian Shin.

Panasas is a Sunnyvale, California-based web hosting service company.

Coupa is a California-based business service management technology company and platform, offering supply chain insight and procurement services.

Clari helps B2B organizations increase win rates, shorten sales cycles, improve forecast accuracy and drive full funnel accountability across their revenue engine.

MarketLive is an e-commerce company.

An adaptive optics technology company that gives identify verification and wireless communications solutions to the government and commercial markets

Xoom Corporation is a San Francisco-based company founded by Kevin Hartz.

Provides products for large-scale, distributed wired and wireless networks

Rocket Fuel Inc. is a Redwood City, California-based mobile advertising company.

Adamas Pharmaceuticals is a Emeryville, California-based healthcare company.

Drawbridge develops software for visualization of customer data.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Northgate Venture Partners VIII, L.P.
125,000,000
1,200,000
December 28, 2018
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alejandro Portales

Investment Manager

Ali Ojjeh

Chairman

Carol Pulford

Senior Controller

Casey Gordon

Co-Founder and Partner

Georg Mende

Partner

Guillermo Carmona

Principal

Ian Walker

Principal

Jana Vaze

CFO

Larry Cowen

Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

Laura Deitz

Investor Relations Principal

Luciana Castro

Head Of Investor Relations

Moez Virani

Senior Advisor

Oscar Alvarado

Partner

Thomas Vardell

Co-Founder and Partner

Tyler Hartsock

Principal

Further reading

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Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Agrivida

Clari

Diamanti

Directly

Drawbridge

Linio

Moogsoft

Natgas

Usermind

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Ingrid Lunden
May 7, 2020
TechCrunch
A lot of enterprise cybersecurity efforts focus on malicious hackers that work on behalf of larger organizations, be they criminal groups or state actors -- and for good reason, since the majority of incidents these days come from phishing and other malicious techniques that originate outside the enterprise itself. But there has also been a [...]

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