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Tenaya Capital VI, 7/2012 $372M


San Francisco Bay Area
3280 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA, 94028
Boston Area
572 Washington Street
Suite 8
Wellesley, MA, 02482


Managing Director
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Tenaya Capital

Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm with offices in Woodside, California, and Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1995 as Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, they became an independent company in 2009. Over the years they’ve raised five funds representing over $1 billion of committed capital, investing it in a wide range of high-growth technology companies including software, consumer Internet, communications, semiconductors, electronics, and cleantech.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
ItsOn 4/2014Series C$12.5M2
Kenshoo 4/2014Series F$20M4
ThreatMetrix 3/2014Series E$20M6
Hortonworks 3/2014Series D$100M7
Platfora 3/2014Series C$38M8
CloudPassage 2/2014Series C$25.5M6
Spiceworks 2/2014Series E$57M5
Bluebox 1/2014Series B$18M4 10/2013Series C$15M3
Druva 10/2013Series C$25M3
Smartling 10/2013Series C$24M7
Zuora 9/2013Series E$50M10
Tidemark 8/2013Series D$13M4
Tidemark 8/2013Series D$13M4
Inkling Systems 7/2013Series C$16M4
Taykey 7/2013Series C$6M4
CareCloud 6/2013Series B$20M3
ResearchGate 6/2013Series C$35M4
Hortonworks 6/2013Series C$50M5
Instart Logic 4/2013Series B$17M4
MarkLogic 4/2013Series E$25.7M4
Tealium 4/2013Series C$15.6M3
New Relic 2/2013Private Equity$80M8
Acquia 11/2012Series E$30M4
Kenshoo 11/2012Series E$12M3
GoodData 7/2012Series C$25M6
Avere Systems 7/2012Series C$20M4
Kaminario 6/2012Series D$25M4
SilkRoad Technology 5/2012Series C$35M7
CloudPassage 4/2012Series B$14M3
VideoIQ 1/2012Series C$3.5M3
New Relic 11/2011Venture Round$15M6
Zuora 11/2011Series D$36M8
Hortonworks 11/2011Series B$25M5
VideoIQ 9/2011Series C$7.5M4
SMS GupShup 8/2011Series E$10M1
Inkling Systems 8/2011Series B$17M5
Acquia 7/2011Series D$15M3
Cotendo 6/2011Series D$17M6
Wooga 5/2011Series B$24M4
PowerReviews 5/2011Series C$10M4
Spiceworks 4/2011Series D$25M5 3/2011Series C$110M5
Raptr 2/2011Series B$15M3 12/2010Series B$50M4
SilkRoad Technology 11/2010Venture Round$40M5
MyShape 11/2010Series C$5.5M3
Zuora 11/2010Series C$20M6
New Relic 10/2010Series C$10M4
Aspen Aerogels 10/2010Venture Round$21.5M6
Eventbrite 10/2010Series D$20M3
ThreatMetrix 10/2010Series C$12.1M4
RightScale 9/2010Series C$25M5
Avere Systems 8/2010Series B$17M3
Cotendo 5/2010Series C$12M3
Overture Networks 4/2010Venture Round$17.2M7
PowerReviews 3/2010Venture Round$1.1M2
Cyan 12/2009Series D$22M4
PowerReviews 12/2009Venture Round$4.93M3
Lithium Technologies 12/2009Series C$27.3M5 11/2009Venture Round$15M4
eBureau 9/2009Series C$10M3
Meru Networks 8/2009Series E$57M7
Kontera 7/2009Series C$15.5M3
MarkLogic 5/2009Series D$12.5M2
Meru Networks 4/2009Series E$30M7
Ubicom 1/2009Series E$7M6
Noah 3/2007Series B1



  1. Tenaya Capital Closes ‘Oversubscribed’ $372M Fund, Seeks A New Kayak ( [edit]
  2. Mobile Control In The Cloud: ItsOn Raises $12.5M From Tenaya And Andreessen Horowitz ( [edit]
  3. Kenshoo Raises $20M in Financing ( [edit]
  4. ThreatMetrix Closes $20M Series E Financing ( [edit]
  5. Hortonworks Closes $100M Funding ( [edit]
  6. Big Data Analytics Company Platfora Raises $38M ( [edit]
  7. CloudPassage Closes $25.5M Series C Financing ( [edit]
  8. Spiceworks Closes $57M Series E Funding ( [edit]
  9. Enterprise Mobile Security Startup Bluebox Raises $18M From Tenaya, A16Z, And Others ( [edit]
  10. Brighter Closes $15M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  11. Druva Raises $25M For Backup And File Sharing Platform ( [edit]
  12. Smartling Raises $24M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  13. Zuora Lands $50M From Next World, Paul Allen, Marc Benioff & More To Help Fuel The Rise Of The Subscription Economy ( [edit]
  14. Tidemark Raises $13 Million For Cloud-Based Analytics Platform With An Infographic Twist ( [edit]
  15. Tidemark Raises $13 Million For Cloud-Based Analytics Platform With An Infographic Twist ( [edit]
  16. Inking New Deals With Pearson And Elsevier, Inkling Nets $16M From Sequoia & More To Digitize The World’s Textbooks ( [edit]
  17. Taykey Raises $6M in Third Funding ( [edit]
  18. CareCloud Raises $20M In Series B Financing ( [edit]
  19. Bill Gates, Benchmark And More Pour $35M Into ResearchGate, The Social Network For Scientists ( [edit]
  20. Everything you ever wanted to know about Yahoo’s Hadoop spinoff Hortonworks ( [edit]
  21. Instart Logic Raises $17M From Andreessen Horowitz And Greylock To Improve Web And Mobile App Performance ( [edit]
  22. MarkLogic Secures $25 Million to Further Challenge Incumbent Relational Databases ( [edit]
  23. Tealium Picks Up $15.6M Series C for Enterprise Tag Management ( [edit]
  24. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service ( [edit]
  25. Acquia Lands $30 Million Series E To Scale Out Its Enterprise Drupal Development Platform ( [edit]
  26. Kenshoo Raises $12M in Financing ( [edit]
  27. GoodData brings in $25M to supply Big Data analytics ( [edit]
  28. Avere Raises $20M to Help Corporations Store and Manage Data ( [edit]
  29. Kaminario Secures $25M Series D Funding ( [edit]
  30. Social Talent Management Solution SilkRoad Secures $35M Series C Round, Preps For Potential IPO ( [edit]
  31. Cloud Server Security Software Startup CloudPassage Raises $14M From Benchmark And Others ( [edit]
  32. VideoIQ boosts Series C round to $11M ( [edit]
  33. Cloud App Management Platform New Relic Raises $15M From DAG, Benchmark ( [edit]
  34. Subscription Billings Platform Zuora Nabs $36M From Index, Greylock At $300M-Plus Valuation ( [edit]
  35. Everything you ever wanted to know about Yahoo’s Hadoop spinoff Hortonworks ( [edit]
  36. VideoIQ Raises $7.5M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  37. SMS GupShup Raises $10M in Series E Funding ( [edit]
  38. iPad Textbook Publisher Inkling Raises $17 Million ( [edit]
  39. Acquia raises $15M ( [edit]
  40. Cloud Technology Startup Cotendo Raises $17 Million From Citrix, Juniper, VCs ( [edit]
  41. Scoop: European Social Games Phenomenon wooga Raises $24 Million ( [edit]
  42. PowerReviews Raises $10 Million To Power Customer Reviews For Retailers And Brands ( [edit]
  43. Spiceworks Raises $25 Million To Be The Facebook For IT Managers ( [edit]
  44. Closes Giant $110M VC Financing ( [edit]
  45. Raptr roars past six million members and secures additional $15M financing ( [edit]
  46. Raises US$50M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  47. SilkRoad technologies lands $40M in venture funds ( [edit]
  48. MyShape Raises $5.5 Million To Help Women Shop For Clothes That Fit Them ( [edit]
  49. Zuora Raises $20M in Series C Funding Round ( [edit]
  50. New Relic Gets Another $10M, Proves SaaS Profitability ( [edit]
  51. BASF Venture Capital Invests in Aspen Aerogels ( [edit]
  52. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  53. ThreatMetrix Raises $12.1M To Detect Fraud On Social Networks, Gaming Platforms And More ( [edit]
  54. RightScale Closes $25M Third Venture Financing Round ( [edit]
  55. Avere Systems raises $17M to beef up enterprise storage ( [edit]
  56. Cotendo Closes $12 Million Investment Round ( [edit]
  57. Overture Networks Raises Additional Capital to Accelerate Growth Plans ( [edit]
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  59. Cyan Optics spies $22M for optical communication systems ( [edit]
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  61. SEC ( [edit]
  62. Chinese Travel Search Engine Qunar Raises $15 Million ( [edit]
  63. Lead Gen Provider eBureau Raises $10 Million Third Round ( [edit]
  64. Meru Networks lands $87 million for virtual wireless service ( [edit]
  65. Kontera Raises $15.5M For Annoying In-Text Advertising Technology ( [edit]
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  67. Meru snags $30M for virtual wireless service ( [edit]
  68. Ubicom Secures $7 Million in Series 5 Financing led by Major Current Investors ( [edit]
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