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Trinity Ventures

Trinity Ventures

Trinity Ventures is a VC firm investing in early-stage technology companies focused on consumer services, SaaS, and cloud.

Founded in 1986, Trinity Ventures is a venture capital firm. Starting in the mid 1990's, Trinity ventures shifted their investment focus from brands and physical retail to digital media and eCommerce. Their focus grew to include mobile service, on-demand services, social media and Software-as-a-Service. 



Trinity takes a collaborative approach to their investments, where they feel personal engagement, mutual respect and goal alignment drive returns for entrepreneurs and investors. Trinity Ventures approaches investments as partnerships with entrepreneurs. They aspire to build the company from inception rather than liquidate investments independent of the company or other stakeholders.



In late 2019, Trinity Ventures had $1.37 billion of committed capital.  Trinity Ventures has raised a total of $2.2 billion across nine funds. In July of 2019, Trinity Ventures filed with the SEC for their Trinity Ventures XIII fund. The filing, for $250 million, is the smallest fund since their Fund VI in 1998.



Their portfolio has included iconic brands such as Starbucks, Zulily and New Relic and unicorns like Auth0, Cohesity, Turo and Outreach. Trinity Ventures has 111 exits.



Timeline

August 30, 2019

Baton Systems Secures $12 Million Series A led by Trinity Ventures

The Series A investment round is led by Trinity Ventures, with participation from Alsop Louie and Commerce Ventures.

Baton is already processing more than $12 billion each business day in payments between market participants and clearing house counterparties, enabling more efficient management of the foreign exchange settlements and margining process.

This increases transparency and reduces processing times from days to minutes, freeing up billions of dollars in tied-up capital.

"Bank-to-bank settlement today is slow and manual, trapping billions of dollars that could instead be used to grow businesses.

July 19, 2019

On Friday afternoon, Sand Hill Road venture capital firm Trinity Ventures submitted paperwork to the SEC disclosing its intent to raise $250 million for its thirteenth venture capital fund.

Funded Companies

85 Results
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Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Networking vendor selling enterprise wireless lan and edge access networking equipment.

Branch offers microloans through a free-to-download Android app in emerging markets.

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

Moda Operandi is a fashion company founded by Aslaug Magnusdottir.

LoopNet is a San Francisco-based company.

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where one can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a community of local hosts in the US, Canada, UK, & Germany

Biotechnology software company offering protein modelling and design capabilities.

WayUp is a company connecting students with jobs during and after college. It participated in the W15 cohort of Y Combinator.

Cloudability is a company founded by Mat Ellis, JR Storment and Jon Frisby.

Blue Nile is a Seattle-based company founded by Ben Elowitz.

Eat Club is a company founded by Kevin Yang.

Enterprise software company for brand advertising

Bevi is a Boston-based company founded by Frank Lee, Sean Grundy and Eliza Becton.

Wetpaint is a New York City-based company founded by Ben Elowitz.

Figure Eight is a machine learning and artificial intelligence company.

Taulia is a company founded by Bertram Meyer, Philip Stehlik, Markus Ament and Martin Quensel.

Badgeville is a Redwood City, California-based enterprise software company.

Posterous provides a blogging platform. It started in May 2008.

A cloud-based log management and analytics service provider

ServiceMax is a Pleasanton, California-based company.

Associated investment funds

8 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
400,000,000
400,000,000
November 5, 2015

People

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Ajay Chopra

Employee



Bob Wilson

Employee



Brian Balfour

Employee



Christopher Michel

Investor



Dan Scholnick

Employee



Diego Berdakin

Investor



Ed Zimmerman

Investor



Galia Benartzi

Employee



Irene Au

Employee



Jason Snyder

Employee



Joe Hyrkin

Employee



Jonathan (Jasper) Sherman-Presser

Employee



Karan Mehandru

Employee



Larry Orr

Employee



Mark Moran

Employee



Matthew Goldstein

Employee



Peter Pham

Employee



Phil Carter

Employee



Rich Boyle

Investor



Sachin Rekhi

Employee



Thomas Byrne

Employee



Tom Cole

Employee



Tom McInerney

Employee



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