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004 The Team

Izhar Armony

SaaS / Mobile

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

  • Airobotics Airobotics
  • Capriza Capriza
  • Cybereason Cybereason
  • Drift Drift
  • Kodiak Robotics Kodiak Robotics
  • TerraPower TerraPower
  • Upstream Security Upstream Security
Aveksa - Acquired by EMC 2013
Conduit Labs - Acquired by Zynga 2010
GrabCAD - Acquired by Stratasys 2014
Guardent - Acquired by Verisign 2004
HubSpot - IPO 2014
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.”

  • Stella Stella
  • Affirmed Affirmed
  • Lola Lola
  • SessionM SessionM
CCTV Wireless - Acquired by TerreStar 2008
Flatiron School - Acquired by WeWork 2017
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.”

  • mabl mabl
  • Gorgias Gorgias
  • Abacus Insights Abacus Insights
  • Concord Concord
  • Fauna Fauna
  • Iterable Iterable
  • Signal Sciences Signal Sciences
  • Zerto Zerto
Chef
Datadog
SiSense
XtremIO

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.”

  • Respond Software Respond Software
  • Arceo.ai Arceo.ai
  • Airtable Airtable
  • CloudGenix CloudGenix
  • Diamanti Diamanti
  • Usermind Usermind
SimpliVity - Acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise 2017

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”

  • Patreon Patreon
  • DoorDash DoorDash
  • Bird Bird
  • ClassPass ClassPass
  • Pared Pared
  • Niantic Niantic
  • Dropbox Dropbox
  • Tophatter Tophatter
  • Oportun Oportun
  • Fair Fair
Ring - Acquired by Amazon 2018
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

MayC Huang

AI / Blockchain / IoT / Cloud / SaaS

“...People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou”

Justine Moore

Consumer & Mobile / Media / SMB SaaS

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. –Milton Berle”

Olivia Moore

Consumer & Mobile / Marketplaces / SMB SaaS

“It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela ”

Dylan Morris

BioEngineering

“Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries, and new ideas, probably in that order.
— Sydney Brenner”

  • System1 Biosciences System1 Biosciences
  • 3T Biosciences 3T Biosciences
  • Plexium Plexium
  • Color Color
  • Freenome Freenome
  • Recursion Pharmaceuticals Recursion Pharmaceuticals

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.”

  • Light Light
  • Nantero Nantero
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
GreatCall - Acquired by GTCR 2017
Hammerhead Networks - Acquired by Cisco Systems 2002
Icontrol - Acquired by Comcast and Alarm.com 2017
River Delta Networks - Acquired by Motorola 2001
SimpliVity - Acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise 2017

Erica Van

Enterprise / Frontier Tech / Saas

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. - Arthur Schopenhauer”

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.”

  • Standard Cognition Standard Cognition
  • Postman Postman
  • Kong Kong
  • Accompany Accompany
  • Aviatrix Aviatrix
  • Cratejoy Cratejoy
  • OneLogin OneLogin
  • Qubole Qubole
  • SignalFx SignalFx
  • Wave Wave
  • Zendesk Zendesk

George Zachary

BioEngineering

“Advancing health through revolutionary computer science. Building on 21+ years of consumer and enterprise investing.”

  • PillPack PillPack
  • 3T Biosciences 3T Biosciences
  • Plexium Plexium
  • Recursion Pharmaceuticals Recursion Pharmaceuticals
  • Color Color
  • Freenome Freenome
  • System1 Biosciences System1 Biosciences
  • Udacity Udacity
  • Health IQ Health IQ
  • Scribd Scribd
  • Wonder Workshop Wonder Workshop
Twitter - IPO 2013
Yammer - Acquired by Microsoft 2012
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

Other Team Members

  • Hillary Frank

    Head of Community

  • Sachin Sood

    CFO

  • Chris Baldwin

    Partner Emeritus

  • Rick Burnes

    Partner Emeritus

  • Ted Dintersmith

    Partner Emeritus

  • Mike Zak

    Partner Emeritus