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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
  • Airobotics Airobotics
  • Capriza Capriza
  • Cybereason Cybereason
  • Drift Drift
  • 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
  • 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.”

  • Fauna Fauna
  • iterable iterable
  • Zerto Zerto
Chef
Datadog
SiSense
XtremIO

Rafael Corrales

Consumer / Marketplaces / Frontier

“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
  • Diamanti Diamanti
  • 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
  • PullString PullString
  • Ring Ring
  • Tophatter Tophatter
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

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
  • 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
  • Zinc Zinc
  • Health IQ Health IQ
  • 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