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Databricks

Databricks

 

Cloud-Based Data Processing

Founded: 2013 | Funding to Date: $1.9B

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Databricks is a software platform that helps its customers unify their analytics across the business, data science, and data engineering. Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. The company was founded in 2013 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Key Investors
Management Team
Key Investors

  • Alkeon Capital
  • Andreessen Horowitz
  • BlackRock
  • Coatue Management
  • Data Collective
  • Dragoneer Investment Group
  • Green Bay Ventures
  • Microsoft
  • New Enterprise Associates
  • Tiger Global Management

Management Team

  • Ali Ghodsi – Chief Executive Officer
  • David Conte – Chief Financial Officer

Stripe

Stripe

 

FinTech

Founded: 2010 | Funding to Date: $2.2B

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Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies—use Stripe’s software to accept payments and manage their businesses online.

Stripe was founded in 2010 by two brothers, Patrick Collison and John Collison. The company is headquartered in San Francisco.

Key Investors
Management Team
Key Investors

  • Allen & Company
  • American Express Ventures
  • Anddreessen Horowitz
  • CapitalIG
  • Elon Musk
  • Founders Fund
  • General Catalyst Partners
  • Khosla Ventures
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Lowercase Capital
  • Paul Ventures
  • Peter Thiel
  • Redpoint Ventures
  • Sequoia Capital
  • SV Angel
  • Thrive Capital
  • Y Combinator

Management Team

  • Patrick Collison – Co-Founder & Content Strategist
  • John Collison – Co-Founder & President
  • William Gaybrick – CFO
  • Claire Hughes Johnson – COO
  • Billy Alvarado – CBO

Triller


Triller

Video Social Media App

Founded: 2015 | Funding to Date: $33M

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Triller is an AI-powered music video app and talent discovery platform that allows users to create professional-looking videos in a matter of seconds. Pick a song, select the portion of the song you want to use, snap a few takes and with the tap of a button you have a celebrity-quality music video starring you and your friends. Triller relies solely on organic growth and has more than 23 million downloads, with celebrities from Kevin Hart to Vanessa Hudgens regularly using the app to create their own music videos. Triller raised a $4.5M seed round in May 2016 and a $5M Series A funding round in February 2018, with plans to expand its AI technology and develop the brand as a talent discovery platform.

Plaid

Plaid

 

FinTech

Founded: 2012 | Funding to Date: $747M

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Plaid is an API to power developers of financial services applications and help them connect with user bank accounts. It allows developers to integrate and get transactional and account data from various financial institutions. Plaid provides data such as cleaned merchant name, category, street address, geocode, date, and dollar value. Its products include Auth: a solution that authorizes ACH payments based on the information users know in their heads; and Connect: a solution that offers developers with access to user-permissioned financial data. Plaid was launched by William Hockey and Zach Perret in 2012 and is operated from San Francisco, California.
Key Investors
Management Team
Key Investors

  • BoxGroup
  • Felicis Ventures
  • Goldman Sachs
  • GV
  • Homebrew
  • New Enterprise Associates
  • Spark Capital

Management Team

  • William Hockey – Co-Founder
  • Zach Parret – Co-Founder & CEO

Rubrik

Rubrik

 

Data Management/Storage

Founded: 2014 | Funding to Date: 556M

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Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT, and eliminating backup software. This marks the end of a decade-long innovation drought in backup and recovery, the backbone of IT. Within minutes, businesses can manage the explosion of data across private and public clouds.

Key Investors
Management Team
Board Members
Key Investors

  • Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Greylock Partners
  • Khosla Ventures

Management Team

  • Bipul Sinha – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
  • Murray Demo – Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer
  • Arvind Nithrakashyap – Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
  • Avon Puri – Senior VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Peter McGoff JD – Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
  • Brett Shirk – Senior VP & Chief Revenue Officer
  • Soham Mazumdar – Co-Founder
  • Wendy Bahr – Chief Commercial Officer
  • Jeff Vijungco – Senior VP & Chief People Officer (CHRO)
  • Arvind Jain – Co-Founder

Board Members

  • Arvind Nithrakashyap
  • Asheem Chandna – Greylock Partners
  • Bipul Sinha
  • John Thompson – Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Ravi Mhatre – Lightspeed Venture Partners

Earth to Energy

Earth To Energy

 

Renewable Energy


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Earth to Energy is a company that is focused on making investments in the biomass sector, while still pursuing transactions using cogeneration to support the energy requirements of marijuana grow facilities. Earth to Energy, Inc then made its first acquisition as part of a larger expansion plan which will include three additional locations, with a company that seeks to provide a beneficial use for an agricultural bioproduct by conversion into a biomass pellets and biochar for use in utility scale energy production and agricultural fertilizer.

Green Life Farms

Green Life Farms

Hydroponics

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Hydroponics are really becoming quite popular in the farming industry due to the fact they can produce premium local produce in both a safe and efficient manner. However we still felt that there is a lack of information available when it comes to learning about how these commercial scale operations work and what technologies they use.

Addepar

Addepar

 

FinTech

Founded: 2009 | Funding to Date: 212M

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Addepar is the financial operating system designed to bring common sense and ethical, data-driven investing to our financial world. Addepar handles all types of assets in any currency, so investors and advisors have a clearer financial picture at every level, all in one place. With customizable reporting, financial managers can visualize and communicate relevant information to anyone who needs it. Secure, scalable, and fast, Addepar is purpose-built to power the global financial system. More than 200 single and multi-family offices, wealth advisors, large financial institutions, endowments, and foundations track more than $550 billion of assets on Addepar’s platform. Addepar has offices in Silicon Valley, New York, Chicago, and Salt Lake City.

Key Investors
Management Team
Board Members
Key Investors

  • Formation 8
  • Accelerate-IT Ventures
  • Anduin Ventures
  • Babak Yazdani
  • Cota Capital
  • Greenoaks Capital

Management Team

  • Eric Poirier – CEO
  • Stephen Snyder – CFO
  • David Lessing – CRO
  • Joe Lonsdale – Co-Founder & Executive Chairman

Board Members

  • Joe Lonsdale – Self

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods

 

Food Products

Founded: 2011 | Funding to Date: 1.4B

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Impossible Foods is a provider of plant-based beef products. The company’s plant-based burgers and ground beef combine natural ingredients like fats, amino acids and vitamins to create faux-meat that delivers the texture and aroma of conventional beef, enabling consumers to access an alternative to conventional meat and dairy products. Impossible Foods sells its products both to consumers through retail stores and directly to restaurants for integration into their menus.

Management Team
Board Members
Management Team

  • Patrick Brown MD – Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • David Lee – Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
  • Nick Halla – Senior Vice President, International
  • Brian Miller – Chief People Officer
  • Dana Wagner – Chief Legal Officer
  • Rachel Konrad – Chief Communications Officer
  • Chris Davis – Research Scientist
  • Tal Ronnen – Co-Founder and Board Member
  • Dennis Woodside JD – President

Board Members

  • Bart Swanson – Horizons Ventures
  • David Botstein Ph.D –
  • Fedele Bauccio – Self
  • John Marren – Self
  • Kathleen Bonanno – Self
  • Patrick Brown MD – Impossible Foods
  • Samir Kaul – Khosla Ventures
  • Tal Ronnen – Impossible Foods
  • Vanessa Wittman – Self
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