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11 Madison Avenue
13th Floor
New York, NY, 10010


Managing Director


Sprout Group

Sprout Group is one of the oldest and largest institutional venture capital firms focused on emerging companies. Since its founding in 1969, Sprout Group has financed more than 350 companies and has raised nearly $3.0 billion in committed capital from leading institutional investors and individuals. In November 2000, Sprout Group closed Sprout IX, a fund totaling $1.1 billion.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Relypsa 7/2012Private Equity$62.4M7
CyOptics 1/2011Venture Round$50M4
Relypsa 9/2010Series B$70M6
Aureon Laboratories 4/2010Series D$7M4
TradeBeam 9/2009Venture Round$7M6
Calix 8/2009Venture Round$50M4
XDx 8/2009Series F$14.4M8
Relypsa 10/2007Series A$33M6
TradeBeam 8/2007Series C$29M6
NeuroVista 5/2007Series B$33.8M5
Reliance Globalcom 6/2006Venture Round$8.5M4
XDx 1/2006Venture Round$26.5M7
CyOptics 10/2005Series F$27M5
Lefthand Networks 9/2005Series C$25M11
Reliance Globalcom 4/2005Venture Round$24M4
Epocrates 8/2002Series C5
Epocrates 8/2000Series B$35M5



  1. VC Funding: Q3 2012 source [edit]
  2. CyOptics Reveives $50M Equity Investment led by JVP ( [edit]
  3. Relypsa Raises $70M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
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  5. TradeBeam raises $7M for trade management software ( [edit]
  6. Calix Raises $100M to Meet Broadband Demand ( [edit]
  7. XDx raises $14.4M new funding ( [edit]
  8. Amgen, Relypsa and the art of the biotech-spinout-startup-restart ( [edit]
  9. VentureBeat ( [edit]
  10. NeuroVista raises $33.8M in venture capital ( [edit]
  11. EDGAR [edit]
  12. XDx Completes $26.5 Million Private Equity Financing ( [edit]
  13. CyOptics Closes $27M Series F Financing Round ( [edit]
  14. LeftHand Networks Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding. ( [edit]
  15. EDGAR [edit]
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