Western Digital Capital

Western Digital Capital

Western Digitial Capital is the strategic investment arm of Western Digital investing in startups improving how data is generated, managed and consumed.

Western Digital Capital is the venture capital and strategic investment division of Western Digitial. They look to invest in startups working in data center and enterprise, internet of things, consumer devices and services, and components and subsystems sectors.

Investment

Western Digital Capital has made investments in Weka.IO, Kompromise, Pliops, Codasip, Kaminario, Excelero Storage, ScyllaDB, SiFive and Esperanto Technologies.

Western Digital Capital has exited their investments in Elastifile, Tegile Systems, Kazan Networks, EverSpin Technologies, Hightail, Upthere, Skyera, Avere Systems and Amplidata.

Timeline

Funded Companies

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Description
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ScyllaDB

A software company offering a NoSQL database compatible with Apache Cassandra.

SiFive is a San Francisco-based semiconductor company developing silicon and transistor products founded in 2015 by Krste Asanović.

Iridia is a DNA researching and developing company.

Avere Systems is a Pittsburgh-based web hosting service company founded in 2008.

Pliops is a San Jose, California-based company founded by Uri Beitler.

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People

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Amir Fridman

Investments Israel

Daniel Flynn

President and Treasurer

Kaushik Roy

Ecosystem Strategy

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