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General Information
Phone(415) 979-9600
DescriptionVenture Capital


Own Venture Fund, 11/2013 $40M


Hummer Winblad
One Lombard Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA, 94111


Managing Director
Managing Director


Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners was founded in 1989 as the first venture capital fund to invest exclusively in software companies. Through our history, we’ve had the opportunity to invest in the pioneers and leaders of several generations of software applications, architectures, delivery methods and business models.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Flite 3/2014Series C$23M3
MuleSoft 3/2014Private Equity$50M9
NuoDB 2/2014Series B$14.2M4
Aria Systems 11/2013Series D$40M6
Birst 8/2013Series E$38M4
Five9 5/2013Series D$22M4
MuleSoft 4/2013Private Equity$37M7
Flite 4/2013Private Equity$15M1
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. 2/2013Series B$8M6 1/2013Series B$35M2
Influitive 12/2012Series A$7.55M7
Karmasphere 12/2012Partial Close$3.5M3 8/2012Series A$4M2
PLUMgrid 8/2012Series A$10.7M2
Kiip 7/2012Series B$11M5
Sonatype 7/2012Series C$25M5
NuoDB 7/2012Series B$10M3
Ace Metrix 5/2012Series C$8M4
MuleSoft 5/2012Series D$15M3
Birst 5/2012Series D$26M3
Five9 4/2012Venture Round$12M3
OptiMine Software 10/2011Series B$3.6M2
Karmasphere 9/2011Series B$6M3
6connect 8/2011Series A$2M1
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. 6/2011Series A$4.5M3
Domo 5/2011Angel$10M15
Kiip 4/2011Series A$4M6
Aria Systems 2/2011Series C$27.2M4
Crowd Factory 1/2011Venture Round$6.5M3
Five9 1/2011Series C$8.6M3
Strobe 12/2010Series A$2.5M2
Sonatype 9/2010Series B$11.6M4
MuleSoft 3/2010Series C$12M5
Karmasphere 3/2010Series A$5M2
Evostor 3/2010Series A$3M3
Ace Metrix 12/2009Series B$6M3
Pancetera 12/2009Series A$5M2
SlideRocket 7/2009Series B$5M2
VKernel Corporation 5/2009Series B$7M3
Evostor 11/2008Series A$5M3
InMage Systems 9/2008Series C$15M3
Elastra 8/2008Series B$12M3
Ace Metrix 8/2008Series A$3M2
Palamida 5/2008Series C$5.5M3
Infopia 4/2008Series C$12M4
Wavemaker Software 4/2008Series A$4.5M3
Move Networks 4/2008Series C$46M7
SignalDemand 4/2008Series B$20M4
kwiry 3/2008Series A$1M1
Five9 3/2008Venture Round$12M3
HubPages 3/2008Series B$6M2
YieldBuild 3/2008Series B$6M2
Widgetbox 1/2008Series B$8M4
SlideRocket 12/2007Series A$2M1
Aria Systems 11/2007Series A$4M1
Voltage Security 10/2007Series D$12M6
Move Networks 10/2007Series B$34M2
Elastra 8/2007Series A$2.6M1
Communicado 8/2007Series B$11.6M3
HubPages 8/2007Series A$2M1
SignalDemand 7/2007Series C$10M3
Star Analytics 7/2007Series A$3.5M2
InMage Systems 7/2007Series B$10M1
Widgetbox 6/2007Series A$5M3
MuleSoft 5/2007Series B$12.5M3
Baynote 4/2007Series B$10.8M3
Moxie Software, Inc. 3/2007Venture Round$20M3
Scalent Systems 1/2007Series C$15M4
Replay Solutions 12/2006Series A$4.2M2
Move Networks 12/2006Series A$11.3M2
MuleSoft 10/2006Series A$4M2
Krillion 6/2006Series A$9.15M2
Palamida 6/2006Series B$8M3
Communicado 6/2006Series A$4M2
Widgetbox 6/2006Angel$1.5M1
Intacct 5/2006Series B$7M3
Bridgestream 4/2006Series B$6.5M3
CITTIO 3/2006Series B$8M2
Infopia 3/2006Series B$8M4
Akimbi Systems 11/2005Series B$8M3
inFreeDA 11/2005Series A1
Tizor Systems 9/2005Series B$12M5
Wavemaker Software 7/2005Series B$10M3
Cenzic 7/2005Series C$15M4
Voltage Security 5/2005Series C$15M5
CITTIO 3/2005Series A$3.5M1
Baynote 3/2005Series A$4M3
Palamida 2/2005Series A$5M3
Five9 1/2005Series B$17M3
XO Group 4/1998Series B$3M1



  1. Hummer Winblad MD Gorenberg launches $40m venture fund ( [edit]
  2. Business Wire ( [edit]
  3. SED D/A ( [edit]
  4. Enterprise SaaS Integration Platform MuleSoft Raises $50M At A $800M Valuation ( [edit]
  5. NuoDB Raises $14.2M Round Led By Dassault Systèmes For Its Distributed Database Management System ( [edit]
  6. Aria Systems Raises $40M in Fourth Funding ( [edit]
  7. Birst Raises $38M Led By Sequoia To Expand Its Cloud-Based Business Intelligence Solutions ( [edit]
  8. SAP Ventures leads $34.5M funding for cloud support startup Five9 ( [edit]
  9. MuleSoft Raises $37 Million to Connect the New Enterprise ( [edit]
  10. VC Funding: Q2 2013 source [edit]
  11. Piston Cloud nabs $8M to bolster open source cloud adoption ( [edit]
  12. Completes $35 Million Round from U.S. Venture Partners and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners to Support Continued Hyper Growth ( [edit]
  13. Influitive Raises Another $7.3M To Bring The Peer-To-Peer Model To Marketing ( [edit]
  14. SEC ( [edit]
  15. Raises $4 Million For Big Data Analytics Sales Force Automation Technology ( [edit]
  16. PLUMgrid Raises $10.7 Million With Goal To Become The New Platform For Networking ( [edit]
  17. Kiip Raises $11 Million Funding Round to Fuel Explosive Worldwide Growth in Mobile Rewards Market ( [edit]
  18. Sonatype Raises $25M in Funding ( [edit]
  19. NuoDB Closes $10M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  20. Ace Metrix Raises $8M For Smarter TV Ad Testing ( [edit]
  21. Mulesoft Lands $15M For New Cloud-Integration Service ( [edit]
  22. Birst Lands $26M From Sequoia, Hummer Winblad To Bring Big Data Analytics To The Masses ( [edit]
  23. Five9 Completes $12M in Equity Funding ( [edit]
  24. Following Adobe Partnership, OptiMine Lands $3.6M For Keyword Bid Optimization Software ( [edit]
  25. Karmasphere Raises $6M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  26. 6connect Raises $2M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  27. Piston Cloud Computing has launched with $4.5 million from True Ventures ( [edit]
  28. Shacho Seals $10M Angel Round ( [edit]
  29. In-Game Ad Startup Kiip Raises $4 Million From Hummer Winblad, Others ( [edit]
  30. Aria raises $20M to handle online billing for large companies ( [edit]
  31. Crowd Factory Raises $6.5 Million For Social Marketing Applications ( [edit]
  32. Businesswire ( [edit]
  33. [edit]
  34. Sonatype Raises $11.6M in Funding ( [edit]
  35. Open Source Enterprise Company MuleSoft Raises $12 Million From SAP And Others ( [edit]
  37. EvoStor Raises $3 Million Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  38. TV Metrics Firm AceMetrix Gets $6 Million Funding ( [edit]
  39. Pancetera secures $5M in Round A funding ( [edit]
  40. SlideRocket Raises $5 Million For Online Presentation Platform ( [edit]
  41. VKernel Scores $7 Million Series B Round ( [edit]
  42. Evostor packs away $5M for storage software ( [edit]
  43. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  44. ELASTRA Closes $12 Million In Series B Financing ( [edit]
  45. SEC D ( [edit]
  46. SEC filing ( [edit]
  47. Infopia Injects $12 Million In New Venture Capital ( [edit]
  48. WaveMaker Software raises $4.5M for web development tools ( [edit]
  49. Online video services company Move Networks raises $46 million ( [edit]
  50. Venturebeat ( [edit]
  51. Venture Beat ( [edit]
  52. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  53. Press Release ( [edit]
  54. YieldBuild Secures $6 Million in Series B Funding Led by Storm Ventures ( [edit]
  55. [edit]
  56. Citation Needed [add]
  57. Aria Systems Closes $4.0 M Series A Financing Led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners ( [edit]
  58. Voltage raises $12M more for encryption technology. ( [edit]
  59. Citation Needed [add]
  60. Updated: Elastra, a EC2 database cluster co., raises $2.6M. ( [edit]
  61. Communicado Raises $11.6M ( [edit]
  62. Hubpages Launches, Gets $2 m from Hummer Winblad ( [edit]
  63. EDGAR [edit]
  64. Star Analytics, data integration company, raises $3.5M. ( [edit]
  65. InMage, data protection software company, raises $10M. ( [edit]
  66. Citation Needed [add]
  67. MuleSource, open-source integration company, raises $12.5M ( [edit]
  68. Citation Needed [add]
  69. BSG Alliance Receives $20 Million in Funding ( [edit]
  70. Scalent raises $15M for data center virtualization ( [edit]
  71. Replay, a co. that fixes software bugs, raises around $4.2M ( [edit]
  72. Techrockies ( [edit]
  73. [edit]
  74. EDGAR [edit]
  75. Source scanning start-up Palamida lands $8 million ( [edit]
  76. EDGAR [edit]
  77. [edit]
  78. Intacct raises $7 million; promises guerrilla campaign against SAP/Oracle ( [edit]
  79. Bridgestream Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of business roles automation software, has raised $6.5 million in second-round funding ( [edit]
  80. $8 Million from JK&B Capital and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners Fuels CITTIO's Explosive Growth; 30-year Industry Veteran Marc Sokol Joins CITTIO Board of Directors. ( [edit]
  81. Infopia Closes $8 Million Funding Round ( [edit]
  82. Akimbi Systems Secures $8 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  83. [edit]
  84. Tizor Raises $12 Million in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  85. EDGAR [edit]
  86. Cenzic Completes a Strong $15 Million in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  87. Voltage Securityâ„¢ Raises $15M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  88. JJ Labs Lands Funding from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners; Changes Name to Cittio Inc. ( [edit]
  89. Citation Needed [add]
  90. Palamida Secures Venture Funding from Top-Tier Silicon Valley Venture Firms ( [edit]
  91. Five9 - Profile ( [edit]
  92. The Knot Milestones ( [edit]
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