185 Investments in 101 Companies
6 IPOs & 21 Acquisitions
Bill Davidow
Menlo Park, CA
Funds Raised:
Venture Capital
For 30 years the _Mohr Davidow Ventures_ (MDV) team has invested in early stage technology-based startups that redefine or create large new

Investor Details

Venture Capital that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, Later Stage Venture, Private Equity, Debt Financing, and Grant Investments
Biotechnology, Software, Enterprise Software
United States

For 30 years the Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) team has invested in early stage technology-based startups that redefine or create large new markets. We believe that emerging information technology innovations are enabling a decade-long opportunity to invest in the “Era of Digital Engagement,” one in which personal, commercial, and public sector interactions of all kinds will be profoundly reengineered to leverage the power of mobile devices, cloud computing, and data analytics. The Firm seeks to identify and partner with exceptional entrepreneurs who leverage these technologies to build companies where seamless, deep engagement with customers will create billion dollar markets in a number of different verticals. These verticals include: Digital Marketing, Advertising, & Media, Collaborative Enterprise Applications, The Digitization of Education and Health, Digital Financial Services, E‐commerce & Digital Retail Innovation, Mobile/Web‐Powered “LifeTech.” The Firm also has previous investments in the innovative life sciences & genomics space.

Leading companies funded by Mohr Davidow Ventures includes: Agile (Acquired by NYSE: ORCL); Aryaka Networks; Brocade; Coupa; Genomatica; HealthTap; Infusionsoft; Kabbage; nLight; ONI Systems (Acquired by NASDAQ: CIEN); Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT); Rally Software (NYSE: RALY); Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL); Rambus; Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY); Ticketfly; Verinata Health (Acquired by NASDAQ: ILMN); and Visible Measures. The Firm has $1.85 billion under management.

  • BuildDirect
    BuildDirect is an online supplier of home improvement products such as flooring, decking, siding, tile, and other building materials.
    Dec 10, 2014 - Invested in $50M Series C with 2 others
  • Visible Measures
    Visible Measures provides internet video publishers and advertisers with solutions that help measure video-content consumption of users.
    Oct 30, 2014 - Invested in $7M Series F with 5 others
  • Navera
    Navera provides education and decision support products that help people make decisions about healthcare benefits and insurance options.
    Oct 21, 2014 - Invested in $8M Series B with 3 others
  • Retention Science
    Retention Science, the global leader in Retention Marketing, is the best way to target, engage and retain your customers.
    Aug 5, 2014 - Invested in $7M Series A with 5 others
  • Neon Labs
    Neon is organizing the world's images and finding the ones you care about.
    Jul 15, 2014 - Invested in $4.1M Series A with 2 others
  • Earshot
    Earshot is a social CRM solution helping brands identify and engage with customers who are located near the physical business location.
    Jun 16, 2014 - Invested in $1.7M Seed Round with 5 others
  • Aryaka Networks
    Aryaka Networks delivers a cloud-based WAN optimization and application-acceleration platform for businesses.
    Jun 3, 2014 - Invested in $10M Series D with 4 others
  • OpenDNS
    OpenDNS servers provide reliable parental control security options and other advanced services for web surfers and network administrators.
    May 14, 2014 - Invested in $35M Series C with 8 others

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    3000 Sand Hill Road


    Menlo Park, CA 94025