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Rory O’Driscoll is a founding member of Scale Venture Partners (ScaleVP) and has been an active investor at ScaleVP or its predecessor funds since 1993. His primary focus is on software companies benefiting from the move to software-as-a-service and the wider transition of enterprise computing to the cloud.

He currently sits on the boards of Arena Solutions, Axcient, Box, Boundary, DocuSign, ExactTarget (ET), Hubspan, Livescribe, Lumension Security, and Vantage Media.

Prior investments include Omniture (IPO:OMTR; Acq: ADBE), Net Genesis (IPO: NTGX; Acq: SPSS), ScanSafe (Acq: Cisco), Frontbridge (Acq: MSFT), Zone Labs (Acq: CHKP), Placeware (Acq: MSFT), OuterBay (Acq: HP) among others.

Rory was named to the Forbes Midas List in 2012 and was also named one of the “power players” of venture capital by AlwaysOn in 2011 and 2012 .

Prior to ScaleVP, he was the CEO of a manufacturing company in the UK. Rory holds a BSc from the London School of Economics.

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Co-Founder & Partner

Jan 1, 1994 - Current   (almost 23 years)
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$20M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2016$50M / Series E
Apr, 2016$32M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2015$40M / Series E
Jun, 2015$25M / Series D
May, 2015$15M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2015$25M / Series E
Feb, 2015$50M / Series F (Lead)
Dec, 2014$25M / Series C (Lead)
May, 2014$21.5M / Series B (Lead)Personal Investment
Apr, 2014$22M / Series C
Apr, 2014$11M / Series C (Lead)
Mar, 2014$85M / Series E
Dec, 2013$32M / Series D (Lead)
Dec, 2013$42M / Series C
Nov, 2013$38M / Series E (Lead)
Jan, 2013$25M / Series E
Jan, 2013$50M / Series D (Lead)
Nov, 2012$15M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2012$46M / Series A
Oct, 2012$5M / Venture
Jul, 2012$125M / Series E
Jul, 2012$15M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2012$100k / Venture
Oct, 2011$15.5M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2011$30M / Private Equity
Feb, 2011$48M / Series D
Dec, 2010$27M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2010$15M / Series C (Lead)
May, 2009$70M / Private Equity
Mar, 2009$13.5M / Series C
Feb, 2007$70M / Series A
Feb, 2007$15M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2005$13M / Series D
Jul, 2005$40M / Series C (Lead)

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