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Presidio Ventures

Founded in 1998, Presidio Ventures is the wholly owned early stage investment vehicle of Sumitomo Corporation. They work to identify the most promising growth industries and partner with the respective leading startups. Since its inception, Presidio Ventures has invested in over 100 U.S. startups for a total investment amount of $200 million. As a strategic investor, they work with their companies to expand their business in the Japan and Asia markets.

Presidio Ventures is comprised of ten investment professionals across offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York, who split their time between new investment and business development for their companies. In addition, we are assisted by a team of dedicated business development professionals based in Sumitomo Corporation Tokyo.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Embrane 3/2014Series C$14M4
Prism Skylabs 10/2013Series B$15M5
Tealium 4/2013Series C$15.6M3
Nexenta Systems 2/2013Series D$24M9
OpenX 1/2013Series E$25M7
Agrivida 9/2012Series C$15M9
Siluria Technologies 7/2012Series C$30M9
Aryaka Networks 7/2012Series C$25M2
Solantro Semiconductor 5/2012Series A$10M4
Appcelerator 4/2012Series C$3M4
Compass Labs 2/2012Venture Round$6M2
Livescribe 1/2012Series C$10M9
Karmasphere 9/2011Series B$6M3
Siluria Technologies 9/2011Series B$20M7
OpenX 5/2011Series D$20M4
Alta Devices 3/2011Private Equity$72M7
Siluria Technologies 10/2010Venture Round$13.3M6
RightScale 9/2010Series C$25M5
Livescribe 9/2010Series C$39M9
Soonr 6/2010Series D$4.5M5
Cambrios Technologies 11/2009Series D$14.5M14
Engine Yard 10/2009Series C$19M6
Carrier IQ 1/2009Series C$20M3
ArcSight 6/2006Series C$2.98M6



  1. Embrane Raises $14M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  2. Prism Skylabs Raises $15M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  3. Tealium Picks Up $15.6M Series C for Enterprise Tag Management ( [edit]
  4. Data Storage Software Company Nexenta Systems Raises $24M ( [edit]
  5. OpenX Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Samsung Venture Unit ( [edit]
  6. Agrivida gets $15M round to develop biofuels ( [edit]
  7. Siluria Technologies Raises $30 Million in Series C Funding to Commercialize Its Process Technology for Converting Natural Gas Into Commodity Chemicals and Transportation Fuels ( [edit]
  8. Aryaka Closes $25M to Move Networking to the Cloud ( [edit]
  9. Solantro Semiconductor Secures $10 Million Series A Financing for Rollout of Chipsets for Solar PV Module Integrated Electronics ( [edit]
  10. Appcelerator raises additional $3M by Presidio Ventures ( [edit]
  11. Social Media Advertising Startup Compass Labs Raises $6M From NEA And Presidio ( [edit]
  12. Livescribe names Gilles Bouchard as CEO and raises $10M ( [edit]
  13. Karmasphere Raises $6M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  14. Siluria Technologies Raises $20M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  15. OpenX Secures $20 Million In Series D Funding To Fuel Growth, Acquisitions ( [edit]
  16. Stealthy Alta Devices Raises $72M for Next-Gen PV ( [edit]
  17. Kleiner-Backed Siluria Raises Funds for Greener Building Blocks ( [edit]
  18. RightScale Closes $25M Third Venture Financing Round ( [edit]
  19. Livescribe Secures $39 Million in Series C Financing Round ( [edit]
  20. Soonr lands $4.5M to expand its cloud offerings for work on the go ( [edit]
  21. Cambrios lands $14.5M for electronic display components ( [edit]
  22. Engine Yard Website ( [edit]
  23. Carrier IQ secures Series C funding ( [edit]
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