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004 The Team

Izhar Armony

SaaS / Mobile

“If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti ”

  • 24M 24M
  • Capriza Capriza
  • Cybereason Cybereason
  • Driftt Driftt
  • GrabCAD GrabCAD
  • HubSpot HubSpot
  • RPX RPX
  • TerraPower TerraPower
  • Xamarin Xamarin
Aveksa - Acquired by EMC 2013
Conduit Labs - Acquired by Zynga 2010
GrabCAD - Acquired by Stratasys 2014
Guardent - Acquired by Verisign 2004
iBasis - IPO 1999
iPhrase - Acquired by IBM 2005
iSkoot - Acquired by Qualcomm 2010
Oberon - Acquired by OnDisplay 2000
RPX - IPO 2011
ThinQ - Acquired by Saba Software 2005
Virtusa - IPO 2007
Vlingo - Acquired by Nuance Communications 2012
Yantra - Acquired by Sterling Commerce 2005

Jon Auerbach

Mobile Consumer & Enterprise / Ad Tech / Infrastructure

“I look for world class teams. One part expertise. One part insight. Two parts drive.”

  • Affirmed Affirmed
  • Flatiron School Flatiron School
  • Fiksu Fiksu
  • SessionM SessionM
  • Tasteful, Inc. Tasteful, Inc.
  • Wyth Wyth
CCTV Wireless - Acquired by TerreStar 2008
Optasite - Acquired by SBA Communications 2008
Quattro Wireless - Acquired by Apple 2010 (Co-led at Highland)
Starent Networks - IPO 2007, Acquired by Cisco 2009 (Co-led at Highland)

Murat Bicer

SaaS / Cloud / Enterprise IT

“Great entrepreneurs are not afraid of crazy ideas and neither are we. CRV’s early stage focus means taking big risks is business as usual for us.”

Chef
Datadog
SiSense
XtremIO
Zerto

Rafael Corrales

Consumer / Marketplaces / Hardware

“As a startup founder, I went through many ups and downs… I joined CRV to help support ambitious, extraordinary founders navigate that same journey.”

  • Amino Amino
  • Pebble Pebble
  • PillPack PillPack
Blockchain
Clearbit
Instacart
Luxe
Webflow

Danny Crichton

Consumer & Mobile / Labor / Quantification

“Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness - George Santayana”

Max Gazor

Cloud / SaaS / Enterprise Software / Big Data / Infrastructure

“CRV's focus on early-stage investments allows me to do what I enjoy the most - helping entrepreneurs succeed.”

  • Airtable Airtable
  • CloudGenix CloudGenix
  • DataGravity DataGravity
  • SimpliVity SimpliVity
  • Usermind Usermind
  • Xamarin Xamarin

Saar Gur

Consumer & Mobile / Media / SMB SaaS

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead”

  • ClassPass ClassPass
  • DoorDash DoorDash
  • Dropbox Dropbox
  • Laurel & Wolf Laurel & Wolf
  • Magnetic Magnetic
  • MileIQ MileIQ
  • Oportun Oportun
  • Patreon Patreon
  • Tophatter Tophatter
  • ToyTalk ToyTalk
AdMob - Acquired by Google
Brightroll - Acquired by Yahoo! (co-founder)
MileIQ - Acquired by Microsoft 2015
Orchestra (product: Mailbox) - Acquired by Dropbox 2013
ViKi - Acquired by Rakuten 2013
Other: Karma/Facebook, Flixster/WarnerBrothers, Scan/Snapchat, - Talentbin/Monster, Sincerely/ProvideCommerce

Annie Kadavy

Consumer & Mobile / Future of commerce / Digital health

“Helping some of the most talented entrepreneurs on the planet paint the future is as good as it gets. Entrepreneurs are the world-changers that I respect most and I joined CRV because they believe the same.”

  • ClassPass ClassPass
  • Cratejoy Cratejoy
  • DoorDash DoorDash
  • Laurel & Wolf Laurel & Wolf
  • Patreon Patreon

Bruce Sachs

Mobile and Enterprise Infrastructure/Cloud/Robotics & Consumer Electronics

“People are the most important ingredient… when I am lucky, those people let me help them be successful.”

  • DataGravity DataGravity
  • GreatCall GreatCall
  • Icontrol Icontrol
  • Jibo Jibo
  • Light Light
  • Nantero Nantero
  • OneCloud Software OneCloud Software
  • SimpliVity SimpliVity
  • SpiderCloud SpiderCloud
Acopia Networks - Acquired by F5 2008
BigBand Networks - IPO 2007
BNI Video - Acquired by Cisco Systems 2011
Cedar Point Communications - Acquired by GenBand 2011
Flarion Technologies - Acquired by Qualcomm 2006
Hammerhead Networks - Acquired by Cisco Systems 2002
River Delta Networks - Acquired by Motorola 2001

Devdutt Yellurkar

Saas & Cloud / Big Data / Mobile Enterprise

“As a CRV-entrepreneur, I have first hand experience of how the team always believes in the founders. As a VC, that's the team I wanted to be on.”

  • Accompany Accompany
  • Cratejoy Cratejoy
  • OneLogin OneLogin
  • Qubole Qubole
  • Rethink Robotics Rethink Robotics
  • SignalFx SignalFx
  • Symphony Commerce Symphony Commerce
  • Wave Accounting Wave Accounting
  • Webaroo Webaroo
  • Zendesk Zendesk

George Zachary

Consumer & Enterprise Mobile

“I joined CRV because I liked the partnership approach that puts companies first. The focus is on the founder and that's how it should be.”

  • bop.fm bop.fm
  • Cotap Cotap
  • Hi.Q Hi.Q
  • Millennial Media Millennial Media
  • Pebble Pebble
  • PillPack PillPack
  • Scribd Scribd
  • Twitter Twitter
  • Udacity Udacity
  • Wonder Workshop Wonder Workshop
  • Yammer Yammer
Accrue Software - IPO 1999
Andale - Acquired by Vendio 2006
Critical Path - IPO 1999
Jambool - Acquired by Google 2010
Metaplace - Acquired by Playdom/ Disney 2010
Millennial Media - IPO March 2012
Sandcastle Inc. - Acquired by Adobe Systems
Securify - Acquired by Kroll- O'gara 1999
Shutterfly - IPO 2006
Supertracks - Acquired by Centerspan 2001
Telebot - Acquired by Z-Tel
Twitter - IPO 2013
Yammer - Acquired by Microsoft 2012

Other Team Members

  • Rick Burnes

    Partner Emeritus

  • Chris Baldwin

    Partner Emeritus

  • Ted Dintersmith

    Partner Emeritus

  • Bill Tai

    Partner Emeritus

  • Mike Zak

    Partner Emeritus

  • Adam Amero

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Hillary Frank

    Head of Talent