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59 Investments in 27 Companies
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Menlo Park
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Navin Chaddha is responsible for the overall leadership of Mayfield Fund. He is a proven serial entrepreneur and venture investor. He has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, has ranked on the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 Tech Investors for 2012 and several years prior, was listed as a Top 12 VC Hotshot by Red Herring, and named as a Power Player West, Mobile, Cloud and Green Power Player by Always On. Navin invests in the mobile, social, cloud/ SaaS, energytech and big data themes in the U.S., India and China and is the founder of Mayfield’s dedicated India Fund, which he oversees.

Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Navin was founder and CTO of VXtreme which was acquired by Microsoft to become Windows Media. He served in various management roles at Microsoft after the acquisition. He was also co-founder of iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ IPO), CEO and founder of Rivio (acquired by CPA2Biz), and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Mobius Venture Capital.

Navin holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University (received Stanford and IBM Graduate Fellowships) and a B.Tech degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi (received the Director’s Medal for being first in his class) and was honored with the prestigious distinguished IIT Alumni Award in 2006. He holds 35 patents and serves on the advisory board of Stanford Engineering Venture Fund.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$50M / Venture
Apr, 2016$21M / Series D
Apr, 2016$25M / Series D
Sep, 2015$8M / Venture (Lead)
May, 2015$25M / Series B
Apr, 2015$25M / Series C
Mar, 2015$30M / Series B
Feb, 2015$15M / Series C
Nov, 2014$35M / Series F
Oct, 2014$16M / Series B
Aug, 2014$22M / Series D
Jun, 2014$80M / Venture
Apr, 2014$9M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2014$250M / Series D
Feb, 2014$6.3M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2013$15M / Series C
Sep, 2013$25M / Series E
Jul, 2013$35M / Series C (Lead)
Jul, 2013$13M / Series B
Jul, 2013$12.1M / Series C
May, 2013$60M / Series C
Mar, 2013$6.1M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2013$15M / Series B
Dec, 2012$12M / Series B
Jun, 2012$15.3M / Series D
Feb, 2012$16M / Series C
Jan, 2012$5M / Series A
Nov, 2011$15M / Series C (Lead)
Oct, 2011$2M / Seed
Oct, 2011$30M / Series E
Sep, 2011$6M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2011$8M / Series B
Jul, 2011$20M / Series F
Jun, 2011$10.5M / Series C
Apr, 2011$51.5M / Series C
Feb, 2011$3.5M / Series A
Jan, 2011$5M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2010$13M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2010$21.4M / Series E (Lead)
Jun, 2010$9M / Venture

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