Western Technology Investment

Western Technology Investment

A venture capital firm in California that focuses on offering acquisition financing to revenue generating firms.

Western Technology Investment is a venture capital firm in California that focuses on offering acquisition financing to revenue generating firms. Founded 1980 in Portola Valley, California, United States by Ronald Swenson, it invests in early stage ventures, grants, late stage ventures, private equity, seed, series B, series A and debt financing. Its portfolio companies include Axonius, Sparta Science, Veev, and L1ght. As of April 2020, Western Technology Investment has made 227 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 31, 2020, when Axonius raised $58M. Western Technology Investment has had 67 exits, the most notable of which include Facebook, Stitch Fix, and Jet. Western Technology Investment has raised a single venture fund, Western Technology Investment Fund VII. This fund was announced on January 9, 2013 and raised a total of $375M.

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Funded Companies

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Website
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Company providing consultation for security standards and regulatory compliance for technology startups

A technology company offering a platform for renting properties.

The Climate Corporation (Climate) is a digital agriculture company that is a subsidiary of Bayer. The Climate Corporation, founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, examines weather, soil and field data.

U.S-based Cisco subsidiary designing fabless silicon photonics semiconductors.

Julep beauty, inc. is a privately held seattle, wa based cosmetics company.

Kareo is an ehr, medical practice management software and medical billing services company.

PayJoy is a software development company offering a mobile digital platform to purchase new smartphones and receive loans using their smartphone as collateral.

CytoVale is a company that develops biomarkers based on the mechanical properties of cells to identify diseases. It has applied its technology to detect sepsis.

A medical device company developing glucose monitoring products

A company providing internet access in NIgeria

Medsphere Systems is a software company.

U.s. social search and analytics company

Berkeley Design Automation is a nanotechnology company founded by Amit Narayan.

A company developing technology that allows tissue expansion after masectomy

Klar is a startup that wanted to democratize banking services in Mexico.

SmartDrive Systems is a San Diego-based company.

Dosh is an Austin, Texas-based company founded in 2016.

A company developing protein therapeutics to treat inflammatory and immune diseases

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People

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LinkedIn

Andrew Baldwin

Principal

David Wanek

Investment Partner

Patrick Ward

Associate

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Companies

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Axonius

L1ght

Talage

Veev

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