The most powerful predictor of success is… well, success. And Plexxi’s investors include firms and individuals with strong track records of backing successful networking companies. Collectively, Plexxi’s venture backers have been behind pioneers like Brocade, Starent, Ciena, Riverbed, Tivoli, Aruba and Sycamore. With solid experience in the technology arena, they’re betting that Plexxi is the next big market influencer.
GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, provides venture capital funding to bold new companies. In the fields of life science, healthcare, artificial intelligence, robotics, transportation, cyber security and agriculture, GV’s companies aim to improve lives and change industries. GV’s team of world-class engineers, designers, physicians, scientists, marketers, and investors work together to provide these startups exceptional support on the road to success. For more information, visit the GV website:
Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Lightspeed’s investment professionals and advisors are located in Silicon Valley, China, India and Israel. Over the past two decades, the Lightspeed team has backed more than 150 companies, many of which have become leaders in their respective markets, including Blue Nile, Brocade, Calista, Ciena, DoubleClick, eHealth, Fusion-io, Galileo Technology, Growth Networks, Informatica, Kiva Software, LivingSocial, Lucky Pai, Maker Communications, Phone.com, Playdom, Pliant, Riverbed Technology, TutorVista, Virsa Systems, Waveset and XtremIO. For more information, visit the Lightspeed website:
Matrix Partners is an early stage technology focused venture capital firm with principal offices in Boston, Palo Alto, Beijing and Mumbai. Over the past 30 years Matrix has generated industry leading returns by helping numerous founders build category leading businesses from the idea stage. Investments in which Matrix was the lead investor include Starent Networks, Netezza, Aruba Networks, Arrowpoint Communications, JBoss and SanDisk. For more information, visit Matrix Partners website:
North Bridge Venture Partners is an active, bi-coastal, early-stage venture capital firm based in Boston, Massachusetts and San Mateo, California. Established in 1994, North Bridge provides seed-to-growth financing and company-building expertise. Together with North Bridge Growth Equity, our mid-market focused growth capital fund, North Bridge manages over $3 billion. Historically, the Firm’s partners have played a significant role in organizing, starting and building successful companies. North Bridge’s sector focus includes Software, Communications & Infrastructure, Healthcare Technology, Digital Media and Materials. For more information about North Bridge, follow them on Twitter @north_bridget or visit North Bridget website: