Perspectives

Introducing Sapphire Sport: A new early-stage venture platform

“Put me in Coach!  I’m Ready to Play...” -John Fogerty, Centerfield As I start my 12th year as a partner with Sapphire Ventures, I couldn’t be more excited about the evolution of our venture platform and our newest initiative, Sapphire...

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The Big Opportunity in Small Business

Startups that serve small businesses can become massive successes. Shopify, MINDBODY, GoDaddy, Trulia, Zillow, and Yelp are just a few now-public companies that discovered and built multi-year relationships with hundreds of thousands or even millions of small business customers, which...

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Head Over Heels for Headless

Today we are excited to announce our lead investment in Contentful, a Berlin-based company transforming the content management space by going headless, who is today closing their series D funding at $33.5 million. We first met Sascha Konietzke, CEO and...

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News and Press

  • Sapphire Ventures Raises $115M+ to Launch: Sapphire Sport Funds Platform

    Sapphire Sport is a pioneering collaboration between a venture capital firm and a globally diverse group of leading sport, media and entertainment brands, including team...

  • Alation Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding to Further Leadership in Data Catalog Market

    Company’s Triple-digit Growth Fueled by New Demand for Enterprise-Wide Data Catalogs REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Jan. 17, 2019 – Alation Inc., the data catalog company, today announced...

  • Auth0 Announces $55M in Series D Funding

    Momentum signifies global demand for extensible identity management BELLEVUE, Wash., May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), today announced $55...

Events

Wednesday | 01.30.19

Board Readiness Workshop
San Francisco, CA Learn More

Board Readiness Workshop

Wednesday January 30, 2019
San Francisco, CA

From CXO to Board Director: Forging Your Path

An intimate workshop with a high-powered group Global 2000 CIOs together with Silicon Valley CXOs and CEOs to discuss how female executives can navigate their way to company Board roles at both public and private enterprises, and further develop as corporate leaders.

Thursday | 11.29.18

PropTech CEO Summit
San Francisco, CA Learn More

PropTech CEO Summit

Thursday November 29, 2018
San Francisco, CA

Hosted by NFX and Sapphire Ventures, The PropTech CEO Summit is a gathering of the world’s top founders, investors and leaders to uncover the biggest opportunities in Real Estate Tech – what’s trending, what matters most and what’s next.

Learn more about the event at www.proptechceosummit.com or search for #PropTechCEOSummit on your social media.

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Thursday | 10.11.18

CIO Summit 2018
San Francisco, CA Learn More

CIO Summit 2018

Thursday October 11, 2018
San Francisco, CA

The CIO Summit is Sapphire Ventures annual gathering of enterprise CIOs, and CEOs from emerging technology startups to explore business and technology trends impacting Global 2000 companies.  This year’s CIO Summit focused on “The Future or Work” and how technology is changing how employees, organization and customers engage with each other.

Read more about the themes discussed, or view all of the presentations and videos from the event.

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