Vispi Daver is a Partner at Sierra Ventures, a Silicon Valley bay area based venture capital firm with over $1.5 Billion under management. Vispi focuses on investments in the Software sector and on driving the Firm's cross-border investments in India. Vispi serves on the boards of Parature, Revionics, Razorsight and CarWale (India) and is a board observer at MakeMyTrip.com (India), Greenplum (acquired by EMC), Approva and Code Green Networks.
Vispi also manages the Firm's investment in Seedfund, a seed stage venture fund based in India. While at Sierra he has also served as VP of Business Development at one of the Firm's portfolio companies, Sourcefire (NASD: FIRE).
Prior to Sierra Ventures, Vispi's tenure includes a broad range of operational roles in the United States and India. He was in the Corporate Development group at Network Associates (McAfee, Inc.), a large-cap public company in infrastructure software, where his responsibilities covered acquisitions, divestitures and strategic investments.
Prior to McAfee, Vispi ran product management for myCIO.com, a company that pioneered the delivery of desktop software online through the Internet. myCIO.com was among the first software companies to deliver product in a Software as a Services (SaaS) format.
|Nov, 2010||Payvment||$6M / Series B (Lead)||Sierra Ventures|
|Aug, 2009||Approva||$14M / Series C||Sierra Ventures|
|May, 2008||Parature||$16M / Series B||Sierra Ventures|
|Apr, 2008||Razorsight||$9M / Venture||Sierra Ventures|
|Oct, 2007||Revionics||$7M / Series B (Lead)||Sierra Ventures|
|Feb, 2007||Greenplum Software||$19M / Series B (Lead)||Sierra Ventures|
|Jul, 2006||Parature||$13.5M / Series A (Lead)||Sierra Ventures|
|Jan, 2006||Razorsight||$10M / Series A (Lead)||Sierra Ventures|
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|Jun 10, 2014||e27 News - Taamkru is Echelon 2014's Most Promising Startup|
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