Casber is a Partner at Sapphire Ventures where focuses primarily on security, enterprise infrastructure, and data and analytics.
He is on the boards of JumpCloud, StarTree, Tetrate, Upytcs, Verbit, and Zesty. Prior to Okta’s acquisition, he was also a board observer at Auth0. For his work, Insider listed Casber as an Enterprise VC Rising Star Investor and as an emerging investor charting the industry’s future on the 2022 EVC List.
Prior to Sapphire, Casber was part of the technology investment banking group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked on high-profile IPO and M&A transactions. He also spent time at Wish, a leading mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe.
Casber graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s in business. While there, he was actively involved with the startup scene and co-founded Etch.ai, a personal CRM company incubated at Berkeley Skydeck. Originally from Wuhan, China, Casber is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Note: Sapphire did not provide compensation to be considered within third-party ranking conducted by Insider Inc., May 2020. Sapphire played no role in the compilation of the third-party analysis. The full extent of the scope of firms and data included in the related surveys or evaluations is unknown. Sapphire did not provide compensation to be considered within third-party ranking conducted by EVCA, Dec 2022. Sapphire played no role in the compilation of the third-party analysis. The full extent of the scope of firms and data included in the related surveys or evaluations is unknown.
Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), provides enterprise customers with a Universal Identity Platform for their web, mobile, IoT, and internal applications. Its extensible platform authenticates and secures billions of logins per month, making it loved by developers and trusted by global enterprises.
Acquired by Okta (2021)
CircleCI is the leading continuous integration and delivery platform for software innovation at scale. With intelligent automation and delivery tools, CircleCI is used by leading engineering teams to reduce the time from idea to execution.
CEO: Jim Rose
Cypress is a next generation front end testing tool built for the modern web addressing the key pain points developers and QA engineers face when testing modern applications.
CEO: Drew Lanham
Dremio reimagines the data lake service to deliver fast time to analytics, eliminating the need for expensive proprietary systems by providing data warehouse functionality and beyond. Dremio eliminates the need to copy and move data to proprietary data warehouses or create cubes, aggregation tables and BI extracts.
CEO: Billy Bosworth
Exabeam empowers enterprises to detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks more efficiently so their security operations and insider threat teams can work smarter. Security organizations no longer have to live with excessive logging fees, missed distributed attacks and unknown threats, or manual investigations and remediation.
CEO: Michael DeCesare
JumpCloud provides secure access to the resources they need to do their jobs. JumpCloud gives IT, security operations, and DevOps a single, cloud-based solution to control and manage employee identities, their devices, and apply Zero Trust principles.
CEO: Rajat Bhargava
Moveworks is the industry’s first autonomous AI platform for resolving IT issues in the enterprise.
CEO: Bhavin Shah
Outreach automates and prioritizes customer touch points throughout the customer lifecycle. Thousands of customers rely on Outreach to increase efficiency and effectiveness of reps, drive collaboration between sales, marketing, and success, and deliver revenue lift.
CEO: Manny Medina
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.
CEO: Sam Gutmann
Pendo is a product cloud that provides user insight, user guidance and user communication for digital product teams. With Pendo, these product teams can understand product usage, collect feedback, measure NPS, onboard users, and announce new features in app—all without requiring engineering resources.
CEO: Todd Olson
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.
CEO: Balaji Ganesan
Side transforms high-performing agents, teams and independent brokerages into successful businesses and boutique brands that are 100 percent agent-owned. Side exclusively partners with the best agents, empowering them with proprietary technology and a premier support team.
CEO: Guy Gal
StarTree, the commercial entity behind Apache Pinot, is building data infrastructure to pioneer the revolution of real-time user-facing analytics. Delivering a complete suite of products to take you from data to real-time applications and the flexibility to choose the deployment model that fits your needs.
CEO: Kishore Gopalakrishna
StackHawk empowers engineers to easily find and fix application security bugs at any stage of software development. With a strong founding team that has deep experience in security and DevOps, StackHawk is putting application security testing into the hands of engineers.
CEO: Joni Klippert
Tesseract is a financial services and investment management innovator in digital assets. Tesseract is a forerunner in the digital asset sector and has expertise in providing industry-leading solutions in investments, portfolio management, capital markets operations, and blockchain technology.
CEO: Kshitij Marwah
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.
Co-CEOs: Varun Talwar + J Jeyappragash
ThoughtSpot, the leader in search & AI-driven analytics for enterprises, is helping the largest companies in the world succeed in the digital era by putting the power of a thousand analysts in every business person’s hands. With ThoughtSpot’s next-generation analytics platform, business people can use Google-like search to easily analyze complex, large-scale enterprise data and get trusted insights.
CEO: Sudheesh Nair
Uptycs provides a SaaS and on-prem SQL-powered security analytics platform for security analysts, site reliability engineers, incident response teams and IT professionals to observe and secure their productivity endpoints (macOS, Windows), server endpoints (Linux, containers) and cloud providers (AWS).
CEO: Ganesh Pai
Verbit is a leading interactive transcription and captioning solution. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based technology is able to transform both live and recorded video and audio into 99% accurate captions and transcripts for the higher education, legal, media and enterprise industries.
CEO: Tom Livne
Zesty is the world’s first AI-driven cloud management technology that auto-scales cloud resources to fit real-time application needs. As today’s cloud environments become increasingly dynamic, Zesty’s automation increases cloud efficiency, improves DevOps productivity, and reduces cloud costs with zero human input. As a result, DevOps engineers no longer need to spend time on repetitive, and mundane infrastructure management tasks and can enjoy the cloud’s flexibility and scalability without worrying about cost or performance concerns.
CEO: Maxim Melamedov
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