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Primary Role
Co-Founder & Managing Director @
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36 Investments in 13 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.greggretsch.com
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As a former founder and executive of four startup technology companies, Greg Gretsch has a proven track record of using his expertise to assist entrepreneurs in building strong businesses.

Greg joined Sigma West in 2000, and brings to the firm expertise in new venture creation and marketing gained from more than 20 years in the high-technology industry. Greg’s successful investments as both an Angel and Venture investor include TalkingBlocks (HP), SlimDevices (Logitech), Postini (Google), and EqualLogic which was sold to Dell in 2008 for $1.4B, making it the largest all-cash acquisition of a venture-backed technology company in history.

In 1997, Greg co-founded Connectify, an enterprise software company that sold software for Electronic Direct Marketing. After selling Connectify to Kana Communications in 1999, he stayed on board as the Vice President of Electronic Direct Marketing. Prior to Kana, he started GiftONE in 1996, which he later sold to SkyMall. In 1993, Greg launched his first start up, Vicarious, an education and reference CD-ROM publisher.

Early in his career, Greg spent time at Apple where, in addition to spearheading product marketing programs, he lead a project partnering with CNN that offered the first public showcase of QuickTime. He holds a BBA in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Georgia.

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Co-Founder & Managing Director

Managing Director

2000 - Current   (over 16 years)
Past
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Various Positions
1999
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VP of Electronic Direct Marketing
1996
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Founder
1993
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Founder
1997
1999
Co-Founder
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$6.7M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2015$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$3.1M / Series B
Mar, 2015$15M / Series B
Nov, 2014$30M / Venture
Nov, 2014$3.1M / Series B
Oct, 2014$18.5M / Series D
Nov, 2013$5.21M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2013$8M / Series B
May, 2013$3M / Venture
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed
Mar, 2012$15M / Series D
Feb, 2012$15M / Series D
Dec, 2011undisclosed amount / Seed
Aug, 2011$9M / Series A
Jul, 2011$12.6M / Series B
Feb, 2011$10M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2011$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2010$11.6M / Series A
Oct, 2010undisclosed amount / Undisclosed
Jun, 2010$3.2M / Series D
Jan, 2009$10M / Series B
Aug, 2008$11.1M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2008$15M / Series C
Apr, 2008$12M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2008$5M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2006$10M / Series B
Sep, 2006$8M / Series B
Apr, 2006$6M / Series A
Mar, 2006$13.5M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2006$2M / Series A
Jul, 2004$20M / Series C
Apr, 2003$9.4M / Series E
Mar, 2003$15M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2001$25M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2001$20M / Series C

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