Founded in 1995, August Capital is a leading venture capital firm that invests in innovative technology companies. With more than 100 years of combined venture, industry and operational experience, August Capital focuses on helping outstanding entrepreneurs build large sustainable companies. August Capital has $1.3 billion under management, and has invested in more than 60 companies including Atheros, Cobalt Networks, Iridigm, Seagate,, Silicon Image and Tickle. To learn more, visit


Canaan Partners is a global venture capital firm that invests in people who turn visionary ideas into valuable and significant technology & healthcare companies. We were early investors in some of the world’s leading technology companies, including Acme Packet, CommerceOne, DoubleClick, and Xirrus, as well as healthcare giants Cerexa, Dexcom, Northstar Neuroscience and Peninsula Pharmaceuticals. To learn more, visit


InterWest Partners invests in some of the world’s most promising early stage IT and healthcare businesses. For over 30 years InterWest Partners has partnered with entrepreneurs to build winning companies. With more than 200 years of operating and investing experience, InterWest has raised $2.8 billion, completed 80 IPOs, and participated in 81 upside acquisitions. To learn more, visit

QuestMark Partners is an expansion-stage venture capital firm, providing growth capital to exceptional management teams across the U.S. With over $900 million under management, QuestMark targets highly-differentiated, often category-creating companies with the commercial traction and strategic position to support long-term standalone success. Since its founding in 1998, QuestMark’s collaborative, insightful, and patient approach to company building has helped many entrepreneurial firms become market leaders, across a range of industries. For more information on QuestMark, visit or follow @QuestMarkVC.


U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) is a leading Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build world-class companies that are leaders in their industry. USVP focuses on early stage opportunities in sectors where the Partners have the domain expertise, operating experience and a network of relationships to provide meaningful contribution to the success of the enterprise. These sectors include digital communications and networking systems, Internet and eCommerce infrastructure, semiconductors and optical components, enterprise and technical software, and medical devices and biopharmaceuticals. Since its inception in 1981, USVP has raised more than $2.5 billion in eight funds. To learn more, visit