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830 Menlo Avenue
Suite 100
Menlo Park, CA, 94025


Managing Director


Leapfrog Ventures

They believe that the most successful company in any industry gains a disproportionately higher return for its shareholders. their mission is to help their portfolio companies Leapfrog their competitors and achieve industry-leading levels of competitive and market performance as quickly as possible.

They are all experienced operating executives of technology companies as well as successful venture investors. They can recognize the patterns that signal opportunities or risks in a small, high growth company. They have the resources and relationships to help entrepreneurs create the key alliances that will allow them to achieve victory early and convincingly.

Every entrepreneur wants an investor who can help build the business. What does this mean? Certainly it is about advice and experience. These are the intangibles. Then there are the tangibles - the introductions to key customers and strategic partners, the access to distribution channels, the assistance in attracting and recruiting key executives - these are the immediate advantages that help Leapfrog the competition. They have built an extensive network of relationships which can be called upon to accelerate the success of their portfolio companies.

When you work with them, you work with all of them, not just a single partner. All the partners work closely with all their companies to ensure that all of their collective resources are being matched to the immediate needs of their portfolio companies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
BIMA 4/2014Venture Round$22M3
C9 Inc. 9/2013Series D$12M3
Ace Metrix 5/2012Series C$8M4
Zebit 5/2012Series D$25M4
PureWave Networks 4/2012Series C$5M3
RedSeal Networks 11/2011Venture Round$10M5
HotLink 8/2011Series A$10M2
Silver Tail Systems 6/2011Series B$20M4
C9 Inc. 5/2010Series C$8M3
Avaak 3/2010Series B$10M4
Ace Metrix 12/2009Series B$6M3
RedSeal Networks 10/2009Series C$12M5
C9 Inc. 7/2009Series B2
FastScaleTechnology 4/2009Series B$5.5M3
PureWave Networks 12/2008Series B$12M4
Avaak 10/2008Series A$7M3
Silver Tail Systems 9/2008Series A$2.1M3 8/2008Series C$32M5
Peanut Labs 2/2008Series B$3.2M2 11/2007Venture Round$3M3
C9 Inc. 7/2007Series A$5M2
Compassoft 5/2007Series B$7M2
RedSeal Networks 5/2007Series B$17.1M4
FastScaleTechnology 3/2007Series A$6.5M4
Krillion 6/2006Series A$9.15M2
Contactual 4/2006Series A$9M1
Radar Networks 4/2006Series A$5M5
Netli 2/2006Venture Round$18M7
C9 Inc. 2/2006Series B$8.6M4 1/2006Series B$15M3 1/2006Series B$12M4
Marble Security 1/2006Venture Round$6M1 5/2005Series A$3.3M5
Vast 4/2005Series A2
OuterBay Technologies 3/2005Series C$12M5



  1. Bima raises $22mln from existing investors ( [edit]
  2. C9 Hires A New CEO And Raises $12M For Sales Forecasting SaaS ( [edit]
  3. Ace Metrix Raises $8M For Smarter TV Ad Testing ( [edit]
  4. Zebit Lands $25 Million in Venture Funding ( [edit]
  5. PureWave Raises $5M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  6. RedSeal Networks Secures $10M in Funding ( [edit]
  7. HotLink Emerges With $10M Series A ( [edit]
  8. Silver Tail Systems Secures Series B Funding From Andreessen Horowitz ( [edit]
  9. Cloud9 Analytics lands $8M for business tracking software ( [edit]
  10. Qualcomm leads $10M round for Vue personal video network gear ( [edit]
  11. TV Metrics Firm AceMetrix Gets $6 Million Funding ( [edit]
  12. RedSeal takes $12M for security software ( [edit]
  13. New funds puff up Cloud9 for business intelligence software ( [edit]
  14. FastScale secures $5.5M for cloud management ( [edit]
  15. Purewave Networks Completes A $12 Million Series B Funding Round ( [edit]
  16. Avaak, Inc. Secures $7 Million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  17. Fraud Experts Launch Silver Tail Systems to Fight Against Business Logic Abuse ( [edit]
  18. Closes $32 Million Third Round; Got In Before The Bust ( [edit]
  19. Peanut Labs Raises $3.2 Million First Round For Online Market Research ( [edit]
  20. EDGAR [edit]
  21. Cloud9 Analytics Closes $5 Million in Funding; Names Bruce Cleveland to Board ( [edit]
  22. EDGAR [edit]
  23. RedSeal Systems Raises $17.1 Million in Series B Funding. ( [edit]
  24. FastScale raises $6.5M for data center management product ( [edit]
  25. EDGAR [edit]
  26. Contactual Closes $9 Million Series A Round ( [edit]
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  28. Netli raises $18M funding ( [edit]
  29. SEC (pdf) ( [edit]
  30. EDGAR [edit]
  31. Citation Needed [add]
  32. Ironkey, maker of secure USB flash drive, raises $7.9M ( [edit]
  33. Visual Shopping Engine Raises $3.3 Million ( [edit]
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