Tim Connors is Founder and General Partner at PivotNorth Capital, an early-stage software-focused venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Prior to founding PivotNorth, Tim apprenticed for twelve years at Sequoia Capital and USVP. During Tim's operating career, he helped build C-Cube from a startup into a publicly-traded leader in digital video, and at Tandem was the youngest member of an elite design team that built Tandem's flagship Everest server line.
Tim conceived of and co-founded Spoke.com. He has worked closely with entrepreneurs at Guidewire Software (NASDAQ: GWRE), SupplierMarket.com (acquired by Ariba), Adify (acquired by Cox Enterprises), ClickShift.com(acquired by WebTrends), Redline Communications (TSE: REDL), StorePerform (acquired by Red Prairie), Trovix.com (acquired by Monster.com), RevolutionMoney (acquired by American Express), , Blekko.com, Media6Degrees.com, and Readyforce.com.
Tim serves on the Board of Advisors of the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at Notre Dame and as a Director on the Stanford University Daper Venture Investment Fund.
Tim received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Feb, 2016||WhoKnows||undisclosed amount / Seed||PivotNorth Capital|
|Nov, 2013||WhoKnows||$4.5M / Venture (Lead)||PivotNorth Capital|
|Sep, 2011||Blekko||$30M / Venture||U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)|
|Aug, 2010||Blekko||$1.2M / Series C||PivotNorth Capital|
|Nov, 2009||Blekko||$2.5M / Series C||U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)|
|Jul, 2009||Blekko||$11.5M / Series C (Lead)||U.S. Venture Partners (USVP)|
|Jun, 2007||4INFO||$10M / Series D||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2005||4INFO||$8M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Jul 31, 2013||Xconomy - Seeding a New Generation of Startups in Santa Cruz|
|Apr 25, 2013||TechCrunch - Datalogix Raises $25M To Pump Juicy Offline Purchase Data Into Google And Facebook|