Sapphire Ventures

Investing in Companies of Consequence

We know that startups face similar challenges when they get to expansion and later stages. They need the support of experienced, focused and deep-pocketed investors who can help them stay competitive for the long haul. That’s where we come in.

We strive to partner with extraordinary entrepreneurs to help them build industry-leading businesses. Drawing on our global relationships, experience in growing technology companies, and our robust Portfolio Growth services, we’ll do everything we can to help you rapidly scale. Our approach is collaborative, agile and efficient, providing support when you need it.

Latest Investments

  • The world's leading conversational recruiting software to drive automation with a human touch.

  • Improving real-time secrets detection and security policies enforcement with DevSecOps.

  • The world’s fastest growing virtual MSK care provider on a mission to free 2 billion people from physical pain.

  • The world’s first AI-driven cloud management technology.

The world's leading conversational recruiting software to drive automation with a human touch.

Improving real-time secrets detection and security policies enforcement with DevSecOps.

The world’s fastest growing virtual MSK care provider on a mission to free 2 billion people from physical pain.

The world’s first AI-driven cloud management technology.

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Supporting Entrepreneurs

By the Numbers

  • $7B+

    AUM for Sapphire Ventures

  • 30+

    IPOs

  • 45+

    M&A exits

  • 150+

    Total Investments

Investment Criteria —

  • Product/Market Fit & Company Stage

    We look for companies with demonstrated product and market fit and revenue momentum.

    This generally means you have at least $5 million (or more) in annualized revenue and have strong sales efficiency metrics.

  • Check Size & Scope

    We typically invest $10 to $50 million (with flexibility to invest less or up to $100 million) as part of our initial investment. We have substantial additional capacity for follow-on investments.

    We prefer to lead financing rounds in which we initially participate; although we will consider co-investment roles as part of larger fundraises.

  • Ongoing Partnership

    Like us, you are ambitious and passionate about building a great team and product. You are looking for an investor that will play a consistent and collaborative role.

    We prefer to assume board positions and remain actively involved in the companies we fund.

A Team Approach

With Sapphire you get access to more than just an investor, you get a team dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build and scale their companies through a collaborative, agile and efficient approach.

Meet the Team

Our Guiding Principles

  • Dedication to Winning

    Our sole focus is on making your start-up a company of consequence. We will use all of our resources and global network to make it happen.

  • Agile & 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 space to do things your way.

  • Authentic Relationships

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

  • Integrity

    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 living by a strong set of core values.

  • Excellence

    Our team strives to be excellent in everything we do, from our roles as investors to our communications with our LPs, teammates, and colleagues.

Sapphire Ventures is a team of experienced investors who deeply understand the B2B enterprise tech ecosystem. The team delivered a level of service that was essential to Auth0’s growth. They’ve introduced us to more than a dozen potential customers, helped hire senior leaders for our team and much more. Simply put, Sapphire’s partnership was invaluable to Auth0.

Eugenio Pace CEO, Auth0

We are grateful for the massive support and impact made by the Sapphire investment and Portfolio Growth teams who provided expert guidance and operational best practices on everything from growth acceleration to preparing for a successful IPO. Their expertise with high-growth SaaS companies was invaluable – helping us to scale up and accelerate our business at every turn. We are so grateful for their highly collaborative support as one of our most significant investment allies on our journey,” said Roy Mann, Co-Founder and CEO of Monday.com.

Roy Mann CEO, Monday.com