Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) has backed entrepreneurs in more than 700 ventures leading to nearly 200 IPOs, over 375,000 jobs and a deep strategic network. The firm has helped build pioneering companies like Align, Amazon, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Genomic Health, Google, Intuit, Juniper Networks, Netscape, Symantec, VeriSign and WebMD. KPCB partners serve on the boards of Amazon, Apple, Bloom Energy, Flipboard, Foundation Medicine, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Nest, Square, Tesaro and Zynga, among others. KPCB accelerates the success of entrepreneurs with a team of partners delivering company-building services including strategy, operational scaling, recruiting, business development, product delivery and marketing communications. The firm invests in all stages from seed and incubation to growth companies. KPCB operates from offices in Menlo Park, San Francisco, Shanghai and Beijing.
Artis Ventures supports and partners with entrepreneurs who are driven to positively impact their world through truly disruptive technological innovation. Since its founding in 2001, Artis Ventures has been partnering with visionary founders who continue to create new markets or redefine existing ones. From the earliest stages Artis Ventures has partnered, funded and supported several visionary teams and market-leading companies including not only Practice Fusion, but YouTube, Nimble Storage, Aruba Networks, Stem CentRx, Versa Networks, Modern Meadow, Bracket Computing, Omicia, Silver Spring Networks and Quid among many others, helping them transform and disrupt major industries. The Artis Ventures approach is to place the founder and entrepreneur first in a highly supportive way so that they have the necessary resources to execute on their vision and in turn build enduring companies. Artis looks for dynamic companies to support over the long term from initial venture investment to initial public offering and beyond.
Qualcomm Ventures (QCV) began in 2000 with a $500-million fund commitment to make strategic investments in early-stage high-technology ventures. It made its first investments in the wireless health space in 2007. The Qualcomm Life Fund now has been formed with the mission of accelerating global wireless health services and technology adoption.
OrbiMed is a leading investment firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, with approximately $7 billion in assets under management. OrbiMed invests globally across the spectrum of healthcare companies, from venture capital start-ups to large multinational companies. OrbiMed’s team includes over 60 experienced professionals with offices in New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, Mumbai and Herzliya. OrbiMed manages a series of private equity funds, public equity funds, royalty and debt funds, and other investment vehicles.
Deerfield Management Company
Deerfield is a leading investment management firm, committed to advancing healthcare through investment, information and philanthropy. For more information, please visit www.deerfield.com
Band of Angels Acorn Fund
Glynn Capital Management
H. Barton Co-Invest Fund
Canvas Ventures (Morgenthaler)
Western Technology Investment