Strong investors and business angels
ParStream appreciates the support of international business angels, institutional investors and shareholders. A representative list is below-
Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm run by people who listen to, analyze, and advise entrepreneurs. Khosla is managing a main fund that supports early- and late-stage investments and a seed fund for developing very early-stage experiments. Khosla’s focus is on next-generation energy projects, new materials, mobility, the Internet and silicon technology. The firm was established in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, who helped turn a computer science project into Sun Microsystems, a multibillion-dollar phenomenon. For more information please visit www.khoslaventures.com.
Baker Capital is a New York-based private equity firm focused on digital communications, technology and media with $1.5 billion under management. Baker Capital invests in companies at all stages of development in Europe and North America. The partners of Baker Capital have both private equity and operational experience, allowing the firm to provide its portfolio companies not only with capital but also strategic thinking and relationships. For more information please visit www.bakercapital.com.
CrunchFund is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington, Patrick Gallagher, and MG Siegler. The fund invests in and works with information technology companies at any stage but is primarily focused on seed and early stage investments. The firm raised its inaugural $20 million fund in September of 2011. Investors in CrunchFund include AOL, Accel Partners, Austin Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital, the founding partners of Andreessen Horowitz, each of the general partners of Benchmark Capital, Ron Conway, Yuri Milner, Brad Garlinghouse & Kevin Rose. For more information please visit www.crunchfund.com.
Tola Capital is a private-equity firm focused on investments in enterprise software companies. It works closely with portfolio companies to add value to their businesses based upon deep experience and understanding of growth levers for the software industry. The firm invests in businesses in North America, Europe, and India. Tola Capital was founded in 2010 by Sheila Gulati, who has a long history within the software industry, most recently as a General Manager at Microsoft Corporation.
Data Collective is a venture fund with a unique team of experienced venture capitalists, technology entrepreneurs and practicing engineers, investing together in seed and early stage Big Data and IT infrastructure companies. Data Collective’s leaders have been investing for two decades, with over 100 companies still going strong and 40 material exits to date for entrepreneurs and investors. The firm brings to bear more than 35 experienced technology executives and experts (CTOs, CIOs, Chief Scientists, Principal Engineers, Professors at Stanford and Berkeley) with significant tenures at institutions ranging from Akamai to Zynga. For more information please visit www.dcvc.com.