Sierra Ventures is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on Next Generation Enterprise and Emerging Technologies. Founded 1982 in San Mateo, California, United States by Peter Wendell, it invests in early stage ventures, series A, series B, series D, and series C rounds. Its portfolio companies include Enable, Spectro Cloud, HeadSpin, Omniex, and Phenom People. As of April 2020, Sierra Ventures has made 311 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 23, 2020, when Enable raised $13M. Sierra Ventures has had 74 exits, the most notable of which include Intuit, MakeMyTrip.com, and Shape Security. Sierra Ventures has raised 12 funds, their latest being Sierra Ventures XII. This fund was announced on July 18, 2019 and raised a total of $216.8M.
Sierra Ventures closes $215m for Fund XII.
The firm's most recent investments include participation in startup Zycada Networks' Series A, text analytics suite Text IQ's Series A, and Austin-based digital learning platform Interplay Learning's Series A.
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