Sapphire Ventures is focused on helping innovative entrepreneurs build global category-defining businesses. We invest globally in growth-stage technology companies and early-stage venture funds.

Leveraging more than two decades of experience and a vast global enterprise network, we provide capital, resources and expertise to enable our investments to scale rapidly. Whether entrepreneurs sell to businesses, consumers or both, we offer access to customers worldwide and a powerful platform for business development and operational excellence to help them accelerate growth.

TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, US
Founded2000
Websitesapphireventures.com
Sapphire Ventures was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US
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Key People/Management at Sapphire Ventures

Nino Marakovic

Nino Marakovic

CEO & Managing Director
Kevin Diestel

Kevin Diestel

Partner
Rajeev Dham

Rajeev Dham

Partner
Anders Ranum

Anders Ranum

Partner
Jai Das

Jai Das

Managing Director
Andreas Weiskam

Andreas Weiskam

Managing Director
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Sapphire Ventures Office Locations

Sapphire Ventures has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
3408 Hillview Ave
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Sapphire Ventures News and Updates

Michael Spirito Joining Sapphire Ventures as Partner

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Ventures, a leading venture capital firm with $2.5 billion under management that invests in emerging growth-stage companies and early-stage venture funds, today announced that Michael Spirito will be joining the firm as a partner...

Sapphire Ventures hires Patterson as talent network VP

Sapphire Ventures has named Elizabeth Patterson as vice president of talent network. Previously, Patterson worked at Wildcat Venture Partners and Mohr Davidow Ventures.

Sapphire Ventures promotes four

Palo Alto, California-based Sapphire Ventures announced it has promoted Anders Ranum, Kevin Diestel and Rajeev Dham each to partner, and Winter Mead to principal.

OpsRamp grabs $20 mln from Sapphire Ventures

San Jose, California-based OpsRamp, the enterprise IT management platform for hybrid environments, has raised $20 million in funding. The investor was Sapphire Ventures.

Sapphire Ventures appoints Gordish as marketing VP

Sapphire Ventures has hired Stefanie Gordish as vice president of marketing. Previously, Gordish worked at Marketo where she led communications.
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Sapphire Ventures Blogs

New York on Our Mind

I recently traveled to New York for Primary Ventures’ two-day NYC Summit 2018 event. While only in its second year, the Summit is something I was looking forward to and made sure I could attend. Why? Because:Primary Ventures NYC Summit 20181) The event is an outstanding convening of entrepreneurs an…

project44: Democratizing the Amazonification of Shipping

By Kevin Diestel, Partner, Sapphire Ventures and Jett McCandless, CEO, project44At Sapphire Ventures, when we think of investing in “companies of consequence” we think of monster spaces, emerging and disruptive technologies, and companies with clear value propositions. It’s hard to think of a better…

Pendo-monium! — Why Sapphire and Pendo are Excited to Partner

By Rajeev Dham, Partner, Sapphire Ventures and Todd Olson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PendoI’m thrilled to announce that Sapphire Ventures is leading the Series D financing for Pendo, an incredibly exciting SaaS business re-defining the product and user experience software category. I’m ha…

Top Challenges Today’s Product Managers Face

On July 10th, Sapphire Ventures hosted a private Product Leader Dinner to discuss the top challenges that product leaders face today. The San Francisco-based event was attended by nearly twenty product executives from fast growing and venture-backed startups such as Astound.AI, InfluxData, and Narra…

Reonomy: Lifting The Veil On Commercial Real Estate

Today at Sapphire Ventures, we are extremely excited to announce our lead investment in Reonomy, a New York based company that is revolutionizing the way data is used in the commercial real estate (CRE) market.Over the last several years, we’ve been fortunate to partner with folks that are upending …

Sapphire Ventures’ Summer Sales Leader Event

On June 7th, Sapphire Ventures hosted our first Summer Sales Leader Event. At this event, VPs of Sales, Chief Revenue Officers, VPs of Business Development and CEOs from Fortune 500 and fast-growing venture-backed startups gathered at the private Connie Mack Club at the Oakland Athletics’ Coliseum.D…
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