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Managing Partner @
Investments
30 Investments in 12 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Bellevue
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Person Details

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Frank Artale is a partner with Ignition Partners. Frank was most recently Group Vice President, Business Development at Citrix Systems. He has over 26 years of experience in the software industry and was responsible for all aspects of Citrix’s business development with software and hardware technology partners.

Frank joined Citrix from XenSource where he was responsible for strategic marketing and business development. Prior to XenSource, Artale was a founder and CEO of Consera Software, a management software company, which was acquired by HP in 2004.

Before founding Consera, Frank was Vice President of the Windows Solutions Group for VERITAS Software, where he oversaw overall product strategy of the Windows targeted solutions. He also held the position of General Manager In the Windows 2000 Group at Microsoft Corporation, one of the many and varied product management and sales positions he held during his nine-year career with the company.

Before joining Microsoft, he held positions as a software engineer and engineering manager building trader workstation and retail brokerage delivery systems first at an IBM/Merrill Lynch joint venture (IMNET), then at FD Consulting.

Frank attended Polytechnic Institute of New York as a Board of Trustees Scholar where he studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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Managing Partner

Mar, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$40M / Series D
Feb, 2016$35M / Venture
Jul, 2015$24M / Series D
Dec, 2014$35M / Series D
Oct, 2014$20M / Series D (Lead)
May, 2014$25M / Series C (Lead)
May, 2014$4M / Venture
Feb, 2014$6.45M / Series C
Nov, 2013$16M / Series C
Oct, 2013$40M / Series C
Dec, 2012$65M / Series E
Oct, 2012$11M / Series B
Sep, 2012$20M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2012$26.5M / Series B
Apr, 2012$100k / Venture
Nov, 2011$15M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2011$40M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2011$6.4M / Series B
Aug, 2011$8M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2011$11M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2011$9.2M / Series A
Jun, 2011$11M / Series B
May, 2011$10.64M / Series A
Jan, 2011$1.8M / Series A
Dec, 2010$10M / Series C
Aug, 2010$2M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2009$7M / Series B
Aug, 2007$6M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2006$10M / Venture
Feb, 2005$5M / Venture

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