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General Partner @
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38 Investments in 16 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Cambridge
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Bruce Sachs joined CRV in the fall of 1999 with 20 years experience in the telecommunications, networking, Internet, and computing industries.

Bruce is a director of several private and public companies, including DataGravity, Great Call, iControl Networks, Jibo, Nantero, SimpliVity, SpiderCloud Wireless and The LightCo. Previously, Bruce served on the boards of Acopia Networks (acquired by F5), BigBand Networks (IPO), BNI Video (acquired by Cisco) and Cedar Point Communications (acquired by Genband). Bruce led CRV investments in Flarion Technologies (acquired by QUALCOMM), River Delta Networks (acquired by Motorola), and Hammerhead Networks (acquired by Cisco Systems), and served on all three boards.

Formerly CEO of Xylogics, Bruce led a turnaround and sale to Bay Networks where he served as executive vice president, managing four company acquisitions in a year. After leaving Bay Networks, he became CEO of Stratus Computer, ultimately leading the company to its successful sale to Ascend.

Bruce holds a master of engineering in electrical engineering from Cornell University, an MBA from Northeastern University and a BS in electrical engineering from Bucknell University.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Investor, Partner, Charles River Ventures

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

General Partner

Oct 1, 1999 - Current   (almost 17 years)
Past
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1998
1999
EVP and GM, Carrier Signaling and Management Group
1997
1998
President & CEO
1995
1997
Executive Vice President, Internet Telco Business Unit
1989
1995
CEO, previously VP Eng
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$16M / Series A
Jul, 2015$25M / Series B
Jun, 2015$31.5M / Series E (Lead)
Mar, 2015$175M / Series D
Jan, 2015$25.3M / Series A
Jun, 2014$9.7M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Nov, 2013$58M / Series C
Feb, 2013$3.9M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$30M / Series B
Nov, 2012$10M / Series D
Sep, 2012$25M / Series B
Jun, 2012$12M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2012$35M / Series C
Jan, 2012$18M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2011$31M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2011$50M / Series D
Mar, 2011$11.2M / Series B
Oct, 2010$16M / Venture
Jun, 2010$12M / Series D
Feb, 2010$25M / Series B
Dec, 2009$15M / Series A
Dec, 2009$2M / Debt Financing
Jul, 2009$23M / Series C
Jun, 2008$38M / Series B
Apr, 2008$15.5M / Series B
Aug, 2007$36.6M / Series A
Apr, 2007$6.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2006$20M / Series D
Apr, 2006$5M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2006$4M / Series A
Aug, 2005$15M / Series D
Mar, 2005$15M / Series C
Jun, 2004$25M / Venture
Apr, 2004$20M / Venture
Sep, 2003$10.5M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2003$15M / Series D
Mar, 2003$25M / Series B

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