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.

Growth Fund

We are an expansion-stage investor in the next-generation of global category leaders in enterprise and consumer technology.

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Fund Investments

We are a limited partner in early-stage, technology-focused venture capital funds in the United States, Europe and Israel.

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Our Values

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Dedication to winning

Our sole focus is on making your company a global category leader. We will use all of our resources and global enterprise network to make it happen.

Agile and supportive

We move quickly in making decisions and getting you the resources you need to expand your business. When you need our help we’re there, but we’ll step back when you want the space to do things your way.

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Authentic relationships

Relationships are the key to driving our collective success. We give utmost attention to engineering trust and nurturing authentic and congenial long-term relationships.

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Startup executives choose us as an investor because of our integrity – in how we work and interact with you. We pride ourselves on transparent communications and maintaining a strong set of core values.

Our Team

Partnering with a venture firm is an important decision, one that’s based not only on money, but on trust, vision and the people who will help you achieve your goals. Our team is a group of highly-experienced venture professionals who not only can help scale your business to the power of enterprise, but make it an enjoyable journey as well.

By the Numbers

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Year founded
Spun out of SAP and became independent firm
Number of IPOs and M&A exits (since January 2011)
Customers across 190 countries*
SAP partner companies globally*
of the world's transaction revenue touches an SAP system*

* As of April 20, 2016