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53 Investments in 23 Companies
Born:
July, 1972
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Peter Fenton has been a General Partner at Benchmark Capital since May 2006. Benchmark Capital is a venture capital firm, where Peter's investment interests include software, digital media, and technology-enabled services.Prior to joining Benchmark, Peter was a Managing Partner at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm, from October 1999 to May 2006.Prior to joining the venture capital community, Peter was General Manager of Video at Autonomy Virage, Inc., a multimedia information retrieval company, from April 1996 to April 1998.

Peter serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Yelp since September 2006.Peter's Current Investments includes; EngineYard, Lithium, New Relic, Pentaho, Polyvore, Terracotta, Twitter, Yelp, Zendesk and Zuora. Previous Investments: Coremetrics, FriendFeed (acquired by Facebook), JBoss (acquired by RedHat), Reactivity (acquired by Cisco), SpringSource (acquired by VMWare), Wily Technology (acquired by CA), Xensource (acquired by Citrix), and Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!).Peter holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University.

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General Partner

May, 2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
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Management Consultant - San Francisco, USA
Oct, 1999
May, 2006
Managing Partner
Apr, 1996
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General Manager of Video
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$12.99M / Series C
Mar, 2016$20.25M / Series A
Jan, 2016$40M / Series B
Oct, 2015$30M / Series B
Oct, 2015$58M / Series C
Jun, 2015$6.25M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2015$95M / Series D
Mar, 2015$115M / Series F
Feb, 2015$15.34M / Series B
Jul, 2014$50M / Series D
Jun, 2014$70M / Series C
May, 2014$57M / Series B
Mar, 2014$100M / Series D
Jan, 2014$15M / Series B
Sep, 2013$50M / Series E
Jul, 2013$15M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2013$50M / Series C
Apr, 2013$28M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2013$24M / Series B
Feb, 2013$80M / Private Equity
Nov, 2012$10M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2012$23M / Series C
Sep, 2012$60M / Series D
Jul, 2012$14.5M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2011$15M / Venture
Nov, 2011$36M / Series D
Nov, 2011$25M / Series B
Jun, 2011$23M / Series A
Dec, 2010$19M / Series C
Nov, 2010$20M / Series C
Oct, 2010$10M / Series C
Dec, 2009$27.25M / Series C
Oct, 2009$19M / Series C
Aug, 2009$5.6M / Series B
Aug, 2009$6M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2009$35M / Series C (Lead)
Nov, 2008$6M / Series B
Oct, 2008$15M / Series B
Jul, 2008$15M / Series B
Jun, 2008$27.34M / Series B

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