Salesforce Ventures is the venture capital arm of Salesforce that was founded in 2009 by Sallie Krawcheck and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Salesforce Ventures has partnered and accelerated the growth of over 275 technology companies. The company is focused on making investments in enterprise cloud computing companies and is working with Pledge 1% to encourage its portfolio companies to participate in corporate philanthropy. Notable companies in Salesforce Ventures investment portfolio include Vlocity, DocuSign, Financialforce, Box, Twilio, and Stripe.
The Australian Trailblazer Fund will invest $50m in early stage Australian startups.
Funding Rounds Participated In
- Venture capitalVenture capital is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies, that have been deemed to have high growth potential or which have demonstrated high growth. Capital invested usually carries a substantial element of risk.