Centrify is funded by top-tier venture firms and corporate investors, including Accel, Mayfield, Index Ventures, Sigma West, Samsung, Docomo and Fortinet
Founded in 1984, Accel Partners is a venture capital firm that focuses on communications, Internet and intranet software, and technology and health care services. Accel Partners has funded over 200 companies, including Actuate, Agile Software, Foundry Networks, Portal Software, RedBack Networks, RealNetworks, Veritas, UUNET and Walmart.com.
Mayfield is a global venture capital firm with over $2.6 billion under management and a 45-year history of championing entrepreneurs. Mayfield invests primarily in early-stage consumer and enterprise-facing IT companies. Since its founding in 1969, the firm has invested in more than 500 companies, resulting in over 110 IPOs and more than 150 mergers and acquisitions.
Sigma West is an early stage venture capital firm with over $2 billion under management and a 27-year history in helping to build successful companies across the SaaS, cloud, consumer Internet, enterprise software, and mobile technology landscape. Sigma West successes include EqualLogic (acquired by Dell), KACE (Dell), Fortify Software (HP), and Responsys (IPO).
Founded in 1966, Index Ventures is a venture capital firm active in technology, biotech and clean tech. The firm’s current portfolio includes Criteo, Boku, Lookout, Mimecast, Ozon, Path, Pentaho, Rightscale, Soundcloud, Storsimple and viagogo. Exits of note include Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), RPX, Lovefilm (Amazon), Playfish (EA), MySQL (acquired by Sun), Last.fm (CBS) and Skype.
Samsung Venture Investment Corporation
Founded in 1999 and based in Seoul, South Korea, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation is a firm specializing in seed investments, early-stage startups and pre-IPO companies. Major focus areas include semiconductor, telecom, software, Internet, life sciences, cloud, remote computing, clean tech, cyber security, and mobile devices and infrastructure.
Founded in 2005, Docomo Capital Inc. manages NTT DOCOMO's venture investments in mobile communications-related start-up companies, mainly in the United States. The company has 100 million USD in committed capital to invest, and the firm focuses on start-up companies with advancing, cutting-edge technologies in which to promote continued growth.
Fortinet is a global leader in high-performance network security that enables enterprises, service providers and governments to protect networks, users and data from continually evolving threats. Fortinet solutions empower customers to embrace, consolidate and integrate new technologies that drive business opportunities while protecting essential systems and content.