Partnering with Visionary Teams to Build Companies of Consequence

Congratulations to our investments that are moving on to the next chapter in their growth.  We’re proud to have helped these companies on their journey, and wish them continued success.  Read more about how Sapphire helped these companies scale.

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Twilio

Segment

Customer data infrastructure that businesses use to put their customers first.

ACQ. BY: Twilio

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Okta

Auth0

Enabling organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time.

ACQ. BY: Okta

IPO

NASDAQ: FROG

JFrog

“Liquid Software” enabling the flow of software from the developer’s keystrokes to production.

NASDAQ: FROG

IPO

NASDAQ: SUMO

Sumo Logic

The pioneer in continuous intelligence, enabling organizations to address data challenges and opportunities.

NASDAQ: SUMO

ACQUIRED

OneTrust

Convercent

Empowering companies to understand organizational risk, protect their brand, and engage employees with their ethics and compliance program.

ACQ. BY: OneTrust

ACQUIRED

PAR Technology

Punchh

Creating consistent, modern loyalty experiences to help physical retailers understand their guests and using real data insights to serve them best.

ACQ. BY: PAR Technology

Latest Investments

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Chargebee

Chargebee is the subscription billing and revenue management platform that automates revenue operations of over 3000 high-growth subscription-based businesses from startups to enterprises. Its SaaS platform helps subscription businesses across verticals – SaaS, eCommerce, e-learning, IoT, Publications etc. manage and grow their revenue by automating operations around subscriptions, billing, invoicing, payments and revenue recognition and it provides key metrics, reports and insights into their business. Founded in 2011, Chargebee today includes businesses across 60 countries, like Okta, Freshworks, Calendly and Study.com amongst its customers. Learn more about Chargebee at www.chargebee.com

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Degreed

Degreed is the workforce upskilling platform for one in three Fortune 50 companies. Degreed integrates and curate all the resources people use to learn — including learning management systems and millions of courses, videos, articles, books, and podcasts. Then it uses behavioral and data science to analyze everyone’s skills to automatically personalize career development based on their jobs, strengths, and goals. Founded in 2012, Degreed is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with additional offices in Salt Lake City, New York, London, Amsterdam, and Brisbane. Learn more about Degreed: Website | YouTube | LinkedIn | Twitter

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6Sense

The 6sense Account Engagement Platform helps B2B organizations achieve predictable revenue growth by putting the power of AI, big data, and machine learning behind every member of the revenue team. Led by Jason Zintak , 6sense uncovers anonymous buying behavior, prioritizes accounts for sales and marketing, and enables them to engage resistant buying teams with personalized, multi-channel, multi-touch campaigns. 6sense helps revenue teams know everything they need to know about their buyers so they can easily do anything needed to generate more opportunities, increase deal size, get into opportunities sooner, and compete and win more often.

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SafeGraph

SafeGraph builds truth sets for physical places, powering analytics at leading organizations like Ares Management, Sysco, Goldman Sachs, Verizon Media and the CDC. SafeGraph’s high-precision places data covers business listings, building footprints, and aggregated foot traffic data for millions of points of interest (POI) and thousands of brands in the US and Canada. With detailed brand affiliation, spatial hierarchy, and other key business details, SafeGraph data informs market analytics, investment research, site selection, and more. To learn more or try it for yourself, visit: safegraph.com

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Tetrate

Started by Istio founders to reimagine application networking, Tetrate is the enterprise service mesh company managing the complexity of modern, hybrid cloud application infrastructure. Its flagship product, Tetrate Service Bridge, provides a comprehensive, enterprise-ready service mesh platform built for multi-cluster, multitenancy, and multi-cloud deployments. Customers get consistent, baked-in observability, runtime security and traffic management in any environment. Tetrate remains a top contributor to the open source projects Istio and Envoy Proxy, and is creator and maintainer of the open source projects GetIstio and GetEnvoy. Its experts provide best practices and playbooks that enterprises can use to keep their people and processes ahead of the curve.

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Privacera

Privacera’s SaaS-based data security and governance platform enables analytics teams to access data without compromising compliance with regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, LGPD, and HIPAA. Privacera provides a single pane of glass for securing sensitive data across multiple cloud services such as AWS, Azure, Databricks, GCP, and Snowflake. Privacera’s platform is utilized by Fortune 500 customers across finance, insurance, retail, media, and consumer industries to automate sensitive data discovery and easily manage high-fidelity policy management at petabyte scale on-prem and in the cloud. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Privacera was founded in 2016 by the creators of Apache Ranger™ and Apache Atlas™.

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BetterUp

BetterUp is the global leader in mobile-based professional coaching, counseling and mentorship. BetterUp combines coaching with AI technology and behavioral science to deliver personalized behavior change at scale, improving the wellbeing, adaptability and effectiveness of the workforce. With a network of over 2,000 coaches, BetterUp offers coaching in 49 languages across 66 countries. Used by more than 300 companies, BetterUp drives transformational behavior change, resulting in improved business outcomes across organizations and inspires professionals everywhere to pursue their lives with greater clarity, purpose and passion.

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Flowhaven

Flowhaven is the leading brand licensing management platform enabling licensing professionals to automate every phase of the brand licensing workflow, including planning and strategy, account and agreement management, content distribution, design approvals, royalty reporting and more. Flowhaven is a Licensing International member with offices in London, Los Angeles, and Helsinki.

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OwnBackup

OwnBackup, the leading cloud-to-cloud backup and restore platform, provides secure, automated, daily backups of SaaS and PaaS data, as well as sophisticated data compare and restore tools for disaster recovery. Helping nearly 3,000 businesses worldwide protect critical cloud data, OwnBackup covers data loss and corruption caused by human errors, malicious intent, integration errors, and rogue applications. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., with R&D, support, and other functions in Tel Aviv and London, OwnBackup is the solution of choice for some of the world’s largest users of SaaS applications.

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What is the Open Data Ecosystem and Why it’s Here To Stay

We’ve been investing in a range of enterprise technology companies spanning data, analytics, AI, open source, DevOps, security and more for more than a decade. Having met with hundreds of companies across these industries over the years, we’d like to think we know these areas well. And it’s our belief that open data ecosystem companies are now perfectly in the right place at the right time.

A Startup’s Guide for Opening European Operations

In our just released playbook, we focus on opening up operations in Europe. We spoke to several consultants, executives, and experts from our network, including many leaders across our portfolio companies, to understand the key challenges a non-European based company will face.

Reimagining the Workforce Upskilling Experience: Why We’re Excited to Co-Lead Degreed’s Series D

Degreed is built on peoples’ innate drive to learn, grow, advance and improve themselves by giving them the tools and skills they need to progress—degree by degree. That’s why Sapphire Ventures couldn’t be more thrilled to back Degreed and lead the company’s $153 million Series D round.