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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
  • EnterpriseDB EnterpriseDB
  • GrabCAD GrabCAD
  • HubSpot HubSpot
  • Optaros Optaros
  • RPX RPX
  • TerraPower TerraPower
  • Xamarin Xamarin
Aveksa - Acquired by EMC 2013
Conduit Labs - Acquired by Zynga 2010
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
  • 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)

Rafael Corrales

Consumer / SaaS / Hardware / Open Source

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

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.”

  • DataGravity DataGravity
  • SimpliVity SimpliVity
  • Usermind Usermind
  • Xamarin Xamarin

Saar Gur

Consumer & Mobile / Media / SMB SaaS

“We are not finance types. We are dreamers and extremely passionate about supporting our entrepreneurs, their products and their missions to make a dent in the world.”

  • DoorDash DoorDash
  • Dropbox Dropbox
  • Magnetic Magnetic
  • Patreon Patreon
  • Progreso Financiero Progreso Financiero
  • Refresh Refresh
  • Sincerely Sincerely
  • TalentBin TalentBin
  • Tophatter Tophatter
  • ToyTalk ToyTalk
  • ViKi ViKi
AdMob - Acquired by Google
Flixster - Acquired by Warner Brothers
Orchestra (product: Mailbox) - Acquired by Dropbox 2013
Sincerely - Acquired by Provide Commerce 2013
TalentBin - Acquired by Monster 2014
ViKi - Acquired by Rakuten 2013
Voicestar - Acquired by Marchex
WonderHill - Acquired by Kabam 2010

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.”

  • DoorDash DoorDash
  • 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
  • Nantero Nantero
  • OneCloud Labs OneCloud Labs
  • 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.”

  • Accompani Accompani
  • OneLogin OneLogin
  • Qubole Qubole
  • Rethink Robotics Rethink Robotics
  • 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.”

  • BopFM BopFM
  • CloudShare CloudShare
  • Cotap Cotap
  • Crushpath Crushpath
  • HealthEquityLabs HealthEquityLabs
  • Millennial Media Millennial Media
  • Pebble Pebble
  • Play-i Play-i
  • Twitter Twitter
  • Udacity Udacity
  • 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
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

  • Sarah Reed

    General Counsel

  • Adam Amero

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Hillary Frank

    Head of Talent

  • Holly Shelton

    Entrepreneur in Residence