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Sierra Ventures X, 1/2011 $200M
Sierra Ventures IX, 1/2006 $400M
Sierra Ventures XIII, 1/2000 $500M


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Sierra Ventures

Since 1982, Sierra Ventures, a privately held venture capital firm, has helped entrepreneurs around the world start and grow over 200 successful technology companies. Sierra is investing out of its tenth fund and currently has more than $1.5 billion of capital under management, focusing on investments across all areas of the enterprise technology sector, including Cloud, Infrastructure, Enterprise Software, Mobile, Big Data and Semiconductors.

Sierra Ventures works closely with our CIO Advisory Board of more than 70 Fortune 1000 CIOs from all major industries, and meets regularly throughout the year to discuss emerging technology trends and provide feedback and direction to Sierra and its portfolio, as well as test and adopt portfolio company products.

Sierra’s proven track record of partnering with visionary entrepreneurs and working with them to build great technology companies includes the IPOs of Intuit (INTU:NASD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG:NASD), Invensense (INVN:NYSE), MakeMyTrip (MMYT:NASD), and the acquisitions of Sourcefire (by Cisco), Authentec (by Apple), Frontbridge (by Microsoft), Greenplum (by EMC), DynamicOps (by VMWare), and SyChip (by Murata). For more information please visit:

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Hired 3/2014Series A$15M4
Shape Security 2/2014Series C$40M7
Zimperium 12/2013Venture Round$8M1
Alpine Data Labs 11/2013Series B$16M4
Runnable 10/2013Seed$2M6
Social Touch 10/2013Series C3
Treasure Data 7/2013Series A$5M2
Appcelerator 7/2013Series E$12.1M9
Jetlore 6/2013Venture Round6
ElasticBox 6/2013Seed$3.4M5
Tempo AI 6/2013Series A$10M10
Piggybackr 4/2013Seed$325k3
Nexgate 4/2013Series A$3.5M2
Appcelerator 4/2013Venture Round$5.78M4
Bina Technologies 3/2013Series B$6.25M1
Nexenta Systems 2/2013Series D$24M9
Adometry 1/2013Venture Round$8M3
Hired 1/2013Seed$2.7M6
Nexenta Systems 10/2012Venture Round$3.86M2
VeriSilicon Holdings 7/2012Venture Round$608k1
InitMe 7/2012Venture Round$1.06M1
Nexenta Systems 7/2012Venture Round$999k1
DNN Corp 7/2012Venture Round$2.34M1
Ooyala 6/2012Series E$35M4
Appcelerator 4/2012Series C$3M4
Nexenta Systems 1/2012Series C$21M5
Thismoment 1/2012Venture Round$500k1
iDoneThis 12/2011Seed$380k7
Thismoment 11/2011Series A$7.3M2
Appcelerator 11/2011Series C$15M6
800APP 9/2011Series B2
Ribbon 9/2011Angel$120k3
Alpine Data Labs 5/2011Series A$7.5M4
Bababoo 5/2011Seed$1.5M1
DynamicOps 2/2011Series B$11.3M3
Multigig 12/2010Series C$10M3
Payvment 11/2010Series B$6M2
Appcelerator 10/2010Series B$9M4
SenSage 9/2010Venture Round$6.25M5
Ooyala 9/2010Series D$24M4
Prelert 9/2010Series A$3.75M2
Runa 8/2010Venture Round$9.2M2
Adometry 6/2010Series C$6M4
DNN Corp 2/2010Series B$8M3
Ooyala 10/2009Series C$10M2
Approva 8/2009Venture Round$14M5
Interactive Fitness 8/2009Series D$6M3
Red Aril 7/2009Venture Round3
800APP 5/2009Venture Round$17M2
ZoomSystems 2/2009Series E$20M6
Interactive Fitness 12/2008Series D$14M4
DNN Corp 11/2008Series A2
Novariant 10/2008Series D$40M7
MIOX 8/2008Venture Round$19M3
Flypaper 8/2008Series B$3.5M2
Multigig 5/2008Series B$12.5M3
Parature 5/2008Series B$16M4
Razorsight 4/2008Venture Round$9M1
InvenSense 4/2008Series C$19M4
SenSage 4/2008Venture Round$15M5
Predictify 3/2008Series A$4.3M2
WebCollage 3/2008Series B$10M4
Adometry 3/2008Series B$10M3
ZillionTV 2/2008Series A$4.1M2
Flypaper 2/2008Series A$3M2
Element Labs 12/2007Series A$12.8M3
Ooyala 12/2007Series B$8.5M1
Spotzer Media Group 11/2007Venture Round$14.8M1
VeriSilicon Holdings 11/2007Series D$20M9
Revionics 10/2007Series B$7M1 10/2007Series C$15M4
NebuAd 9/2007Series B$19M2
Corrigo 6/2007Series E$10M4
Verari Systems 6/2007Series C$20M5
WebCollage 5/2007Series E$3.59M3
TriActive 4/2007Venture Round$2.1M3
SenSage 4/2007Series D$5M4
Marathon Technologies 3/2007Series B$12M3
Interactive Fitness 3/2007Series C$9.3M2
Greenplum Software 2/2007Series B$15M4
Meru Networks 1/2007Venture Round$27.6M10 12/2006Series B$13M3
Red 5 Studios 12/2006Series A$18.5M2
Ugenie 11/2006Venture Round$5M2
ZoomSystems 10/2006Series D$35M4
Steelbox, Inc. 7/2006Series A$10M1
VeriSilicon Holdings 7/2006Series C$14.8M2
Parature 7/2006Series A$13.5M2
Funtigo Corporation 6/2006Series B$4M2
ClearApp 6/2006Series B$14.2M3
Tenebril 4/2006Series B$3.03M1
Everest Software 2/2006Series D$8M3
Axentis Software 1/2006Venture Round$9M4
Razorsight 1/2006Series A$10M1
Code Green Networks 1/2006Series C$15M3
Opalis Software 12/2005Series C$8.5M3
NP Photonics 10/2005Series A$2M3
SemEquip 8/2005Venture Round$26M2
Infotone Communications 7/2005Series A$5M1
NP Photonics 7/2005Series A$5M4
ZoomSystems 7/2005Series B$12M2
Meriton Networks 6/2005Series C$54M9
Corrigo 6/2005Series D$10M4
SenSage 4/2005Series C$10M4
Applied MicroStructures 4/2005Series B$8.5M3
Spoke 11/2003Series C$11.7M4
Spoke 4/2003Series B$9.2M3



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  4. Hired Raises $15M Series A At Valuation Around $60M ( [edit]
  5. Shape Security Raises $40M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  6. Zimperium Raises $8M For Mobile Security That Turns The Tables On Attackers ( [edit]
  7. Alpine Data Labs Closes $16M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  8. Runnable Raises $2M Seed Round To Expand Its “YouTube Of Code” ( [edit]
  9. SocialTouch Raises Series C Funding ( [edit]
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  11. Appcelerator Raises $12.1M To Expand Into Asia And Help Enterprises Build The Best Apps ( [edit]
  12. Jetlore Raises Funding ( [edit]
  13. ElasticBox Raises $3.4M to Ease Deployment of Cloud Apps ( [edit]
  14. Aiming To Become The ‘Valedictorian’ Of Smart Calendar Apps, Tempo Raises $10M ( [edit]
  15. Piggybackr, a Kickstarter for Kids, Raises $325K Seed Round ( [edit]
  16. Nexgate Raises $3.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  17. VC Funding: Q2 2013 source [edit]
  18. With $6.25M In Tow, Bina Technologies Wants To Bring Big Data Insight To Genomic Sequencing ( [edit]
  19. Data Storage Software Company Nexenta Systems Raises $24M ( [edit]
  20. Ad Analytics Firm Adometry Raises $8M Series D, Led By Shasta Ventures, To Beef Up Its Cross-Channel Marketing Tools, Reach ( [edit]
  21. DeveloperAuction Raises $2.7M From NEA, Google Ventures To Change The Way Technical Talent Is Hired ( [edit]
  22. VC Funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
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  27. Ooyala grabs $35M late-stage funding for video streaming platform ( [edit]
  28. Appcelerator raises additional $3M by Presidio Ventures ( [edit]
  29. Data Storage Company Nexenta Scores $21 Million In Series C Funding ( [edit]
  30. VC Funding: Q1 2012 [edit]
  31. iDoneThis Raises $380,000 in Angel Funding ( [edit]
  32. Thismoment Raises $7.3M in First Funding ( [edit]
  33. Appcelerator Raises $15 Million Series C Round ( [edit]
  34. 800App Closes Series B Round of Funding ( [edit]
  35. Ribbon, A “ With Payments,” Brings Simplified Checkout To Any Platform ( [edit]
  36. Alpine Data Labs Scores $7.5 Million To Help Companies Analyze Troves Of Data ( [edit]
  37. Bababoo Raises $1.5M To Let You Make Calls Over Mobile, WiFi, 3G, AND Keep Your Number ( [edit]
  38. DynamicOps Raises $11.3 Million, SEC Filing Reveals ( [edit]
  39. Multigig Raises US$10m in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  40. Facebook E-Commerce Platform Payvment Raises $6 Million ( [edit]
  41. Sierra Leads $9 Million Investment in Appcelerator; eBay Makes Strategic Investment ( [edit]
  42. SenSage Accelerates Future Growth Plans with New Funding ( [edit]
  43. Ooyala Raises $24M, Eyes Asian Markets ( [edit]
  44. Prelert Raises $3.75 Million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  45. Sales consultant Runa brings in $9.2M to turn browsers into buyers ( [edit]
  46. Click Forensics Secures $6 Million in Funding to Expand Online Display Advertising Solutions (press release) ( [edit]
  47. DotNetNuke Scores Another $8 Million In Series B Funding. ( [edit]
  48. Ooyala Raises $10M, Disses Competitors ( [edit]
  49. Approva scores $14M for continuous controls monitoring tools ( [edit]
  50. Expresso Fitness boosted by $6M ( [edit]
  51. Red Aril Company Overview ( [edit]
  53. Zoom Systems Secures $20 Million In Financing ( [edit]
  54. Expresso pulls in $14M for interactive cardio equipment ( [edit]
  55. DotNetNuke Raises Series A Funding To Fuel Framework Adoption ( [edit]
  56. Novariant adds $40 Million in series D funding ( [edit]
  57. Miox raises $19M for water treatment ( [edit]
  58. Flypaper Raises $3.5 Million For Interactive Presentations ( [edit]
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  61. EDGAR [edit]
  62. InvenSense takes on $19M for phone motion sensing ( [edit]
  63. SenSage raises $15M for data storage ( [edit]
  64. Predictify, for crowd-sourced predictions, raises $4.3M ( [edit]
  65. WebCollage - Press Release ( [edit]
  66. Click Forensics Raises $10 Million B Round ( [edit]
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  69. Element Labs, a creative LED maker, raises $12.75M ( [edit]
  70. Ooyala Raises $8.5M in Second Round of Investment ( [edit]
  71. Video Ad Agency Spotzer Raises $14.8 Million For US Expansion ( [edit]
  72. VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. Secures $20 Million in Financing ( [edit]
  73. Revionics Announces $7M in New Growth Financing ( [edit]
  74. MakeMyTrip Raises $15 Million In Series C From Tiger Fund, Existing Backers ( [edit]
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  76. Corrigo Consolidates Position With $10M in Growth Financing and Expanded Management Team ( [edit]
  77. EDGAR [edit]
  78. WebCollege just raised around $3.59M in Series E funding ( [edit]
  79. EDGAR [edit]
  80. SenSage Secures $5 Million Series D Funding ( [edit]
  81. Marathon Technologies Continues Momentum with $12 Million in Funding from Leading Industry Investors ( [edit]
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  83. Greenplum Closes $19M Financing; Appoints Former Penguin Computing CEO ( [edit]
  84. Meru Networks raises $27.6M ( [edit]
  85. MakeMyTrip Raises $15 Million In Series C From Tiger Fund, Existing Backers ( [edit]
  86. Red 5 Studios gets $18.5 million in VC funding ( [edit]
  87. Ugenie: The Web 2.0 shopping site gets $5mn in VC funding ( [edit]
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  94. Tenebril Inc., a Boston-based provider of anti-spyware software, has raised $3.03 million in Series B funding ( [edit]
  95. Everest Software Nets $8 Million in Funding Round; Venture Capital Heavyweights Back SMB.. ( [edit]
  96. Axentis Raises $9 Million Financing Package from Leading Industry Investors; Financing to Fuel... ( [edit]
  97. Razorsight Secures $10 Million From Leading Bay Area Venture Capital Firm, Sierra Ventures ( [edit]
  98. Code Green Networks raises $15M ( [edit]
  99. Opalis Closes $8.5 Million Funding Round ( [edit]
  100. NP Photonics Secures Additional $2 Million in A2 Series Funding ( [edit]
  101. SemEquip Announces Completion of $26 Million in Financing ( [edit]
  102. Revolutionary No Code" Enterprise Integration Start-Up Secures Funding ( [edit]
  103. NP Photonics Secures $5 Million in A2 Series Funding ( [edit]
  104. ZoomSystems announces $12 million financing to fuel automated retail transformation ( [edit]
  105. Meriton Networks Secures $54 Million in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  106. EDGAR [edit]
  107. EDGAR [edit]
  108. Applied MicroStructures Secures $8.5 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  109. Spoke Software Lands $11.7 Million in New Funding; DCM - Doll Capital Management Led Round Brings Spoke''s Financing Over $20M Mark. ( [edit]
  110. Spoke Software lands $9.2 million ( [edit]
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