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Emerging Technology Companies

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We bring an operational perspective to our investments, recognizing that growth is not without significant challenges and building businesses is hard.

The RVP team brings over 30 years of "C-Level" operating experience and over 60 years of venture capital investing experience. As a team, our partners have produced the following results while at RVP and as partners in predecessor investment firms.

$325m

Capital under
management

100+

Investments

18

IPOs

50

M&As

The Latest

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Pipedrive appears on Inc 5000 fastest growing companies
Pipedrive - a customer relationship management program - has been ranked at #204 overall on the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for 2016. Category specific honors include #14 in Software, #17 in New York, and #19 in New York City.
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Skybox Security Gets $96 Million from Providence Equity to Fuel Growth
The fast-growing security analytics company will use funds to further strengthen routes to market, expand hiring and accelerate technological innovation.
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RVP Announces new Venture Partner
Rembrandt Venture Partners is announcing the addition of Sheeraz Daniel Haji to the RVP Team as a Venture Partner.
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Microsoft poised to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm, Adallom
Microsoft is set to buy Israeli cloud cybersecurity start-up Adallom in "one of the largest" of the group's...
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Portfolio

ALL
CURRENT
HISTORICAL

Adallom
Security for SaaS customers.




Acquired by Microsoft (MSFT)

Appcelerator
Mobile app development.




Acquired by Axway (AXW)

Aria Systems
Enterprise Billing

Autopilot
Customer Journey Marketing

Avaamo
Mobile-first Enterprise Communications

Driven
Big Data Performance Management

Dropbox
File-sharing and collaboration

Dynamic Signal
Employee Advocacy and Engagement

Electric Cloud
Continuous Delivery for DevOps

Ensilo
Ransomware and Exfiltration Prevention

HackHands
Developer Skills Marketplace




Acquired by Pluralsight

InsideView
Market Intelligence Platform

LotLinx
Automotive Marketing

Lytics
All your customer data. Together.

MaritzCX
Customer Experience (CX) Management

Needle
Fan-based Service and Sales

Netuitive
Self-learning Performance Management

PeerStreet
Real-Estate Marketplace Lending

PipeDrive
CRM for Small Business

Proximetry
IoT Device Management

Radial Point
Online Tech Support

RockYou
Online Media Infrastructure

SensorTower
Mobile App Intelligence

Skybox Security
Security Risk Analytics

SmartRecruiters
Applicant Tracking System

Xactly
Sales Performance Management




IPO (Nasdaq XTLY)

Adallom
Security for SaaS customers.




Acquired by Microsoft (MSFT)

Appcelerator
Mobile app development.




Acquired by Axway (AXW)

Broadsoft
Cloud-based Communications




IPO (Nasdaq BSFT)

Buysight
Customer Retargeting




Acquired by AOL (AOL)

Cavium
Security Processors




IPO (Nasdaq CAVM)

Cepheid
Molecular Diagnostics




IPO (Nasdaq CPHD)

CloudOn
Mobile Productivity




Acquired by Dropbox

Convio
Non-profit Constituent Management




IPO (Nasdaq CNVO)

Daleen Technologies
Customer Care




IPO (Nasdaq DALN)

Falconstor
Storage Management




IPO (Nasdaq FALC)

Good Technology
Mobile Productivity




Acquired by Motorola

Granite Systems
Network Management




Acquired by Cisco (CSCO)

i-Play
Consumer Gaming




Acquired by Oberon Media

IronPort
Email Security




Acquired by Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Keynote Systems
Mobile Device Management




IPO (Nasdaq KEYN)

LGC Wireless
In Building Wireless




Acquired by ADC Telecommunications (XX)

LiveRamp
Customer Data Management




Acquired by Acxiom (ACXM)

Metalincs
E-Discovery and Analytics




Acquired by Seagate (STX)

Nuance Communications
Speech Recognition




IPO (Nasdaq NUAN)

Ooyala
Over-the-top Online Video




Acquired by Telstra (TLS)

Quark Games
Mobile game studio bringing high-quality immersive gameplay experiences to gamers worldwide.


Acquired by Machine Zone

Rhythm NewMedia
Mobile Video Advertising




Acquired by Blinkx (BLNX)

VocalData
VOIP Switches




Acquired by Tekelec (TKLC)

World Wide Packets
Network Switching




Acquired by Ciena (CIEN)

Zenprise
Mobile Device Management




Acquired by Citrix Systems (CTXS)

Adallom
Security for SaaS customers.




Acquired by Microsoft (MSFT)

Appcelerator
Mobile app development.




Acquired by Axway (AXW)

Aria Systems
Enterprise Billing

Autopilot
Customer Journey Marketing

Avaamo
Mobile-first Enterprise Communications

Broadsoft
Cloud-based Communications




IPO (Nasdaq BSFT)

Buysight
Customer Retargeting




Acquired by AOL (AOL)

Cavium
Security Processors




IPO (Nasdaq CAVM)

Cepheid
Molecular Diagnostics




IPO (Nasdaq CPHD)

CloudOn
Mobile Productivity




Acquired by Dropbox

Convio
Non-profit Constituent Management




IPO (Nasdaq CNVO)

Daleen Technologies
Customer Care




IPO (Nasdaq DALN)

Driven
Big Data Performance Management

Dropbox
File-sharing and collaboration

Dynamic Signal
Employee Advocacy and Engagement

Electric Cloud
Continuous Delivery for DevOps

Ensilo
Ransomware and Exfiltration Prevention

Falconstor
Storage Management




IPO (Nasdaq FALC)

Good Technology
Mobile Productivity




Acquired by Motorola

Granite Systems
Network Management




Acquired by Cisco (CSCO)

HackHands
Developer Skills Marketplace




Acquired by Pluralsight

i-Play
Consumer Gaming




Acquired by Oberon Media

InsideView
Market Intelligence Platform

IronPort
Email Security




Acquired by Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Keynote Systems
Mobile Device Management




IPO (Nasdaq KEYN)

LGC Wireless
In Building Wireless




Acquired by ADC Telecommunications (XX)

LiveRamp
Customer Data Management




Acquired by Acxiom (ACXM)

LotLinx
Automotive Marketing

Lytics
All your customer data. Together.

MaritzCX
Customer Experience (CX) Management

Metalincs
E-Discovery and Analytics




Acquired by Seagate (STX)

Needle
Fan-based Service and Sales

Netuitive
Self-learning Performance Management

Nuance Communications
Speech Recognition




IPO (Nasdaq NUAN)

Ooyala
Over-the-top Online Video




Acquired by Telstra (TLS)

PeerStreet
Real-Estate Marketplace Lending

PipeDrive
CRM for Small Business

Proximetry
IoT Device Management

Quark Games
Mobile game studio bringing high-quality immersive gameplay experiences to gamers worldwide.


Acquired by Machine Zone

Radial Point
Online Tech Support

Rhythm NewMedia
Mobile Video Advertising




Acquired by Blinkx (BLNX)

RockYou
Online Media Infrastructure

SensorTower
Mobile App Intelligence

Skybox Security
Security Risk Analytics

SmartRecruiters
Applicant Tracking System

VocalData
VOIP Switches




Acquired by Tekelec (TKLC)

World Wide Packets
Network Switching




Acquired by Ciena (CIEN)

Xactly
Sales Performance Management




IPO (Nasdaq XTLY)

Zenprise
Mobile Device Management




Acquired by Citrix Systems (CTXS)

People

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Companies


Historical

  • Academy Insurance Group
  • Adallom (acquired by Microsoft)
  • CAE Systems / TEK
  • Cephid
  • Connor Peripherals
  • Falconstor (IPO Nasdaq FALC)
  • IKOS Systems
  • Identix
  • Ironport (acquired by Cisco)
  • Kadiri
  • Keynote Systems (IPO Nasdaq KEYN)
  • Network Resource Corp
  • Picazo
  • Quarterdeck Office Systems
  • Vitalink
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Gerald S. Casilli

General Partner


Jerry's entrepreneurial and managerial expertise allows him to serve as both an investor and mentor to portfolio companies.

Prior to founding Rembrandt in 2004, Jerry served as Chairman of the board of directors of IKOS Systems, Inc. and served as its CEO from 1989 to 1995 taking the company public in 1991. Jerry was a founding member and General Partner of Trinity Ventures; a highly successful venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage high technology companies. Before founding Trinity, Jerry was a founder and General Partner of Genesis Capital.Jerry also founded Millennium Systems, a manufacturer of microprocessor development systems, and served as its President and CEO. He guided the company to a successful acquisition by American Micro Systems. Jerry is also a founding member of the Band of Angels, an organization that actively invests in early stage companies. The Band constitutes over 160 members comprised of Silicon Valley-based technology executives.

Jerry is currently a member of the World Presidents Organization (WPO) and a former member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Jerry has served on the boards of directors of over 20 companies, both public and private, including NASDAQ companies Evans & Sutherland, Cepheid Systems, Ikos Systems, Identix Corporation and Keynote Systems. Currently, Jerry sits on the boards of InsideView, Xactly (XTLY), and Lotlinx.

Jerry holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Companies


Historical

  • Adallom (acquired by Microsoft)
  • Convio (IPO Nasdaq CNVO)
  • MediaQ (acquired by nVidia)
  • Ooyala (acquired by Tesltra)
  • TowerCloud
  • Webtrends
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Scott Irwin

General Partner



Scott has 20 years of experience as a technology investor and operator.

Scott has invested in and served on the board of multiple companies that have had successful IPOs or been acquired by leading technology companies such as Citrix, Dropbox, Microsoft, Telstra, Twitter and SAP. He focuses primarily on software and infrastructure investments.

Prior to joining Rembrandt Venture Partners, Scott was a General Partner at El Dorado Ventures for ten years. Scott’s early career experience was with Accenture and Morgan Stanley.

Scott received a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, with high distinction, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he was a Venture Fellow and Welsh Scholar.


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Companies


Historical

  • Broadsoft (IPO Nasdaq BSFT)
  • Conita Technologies
  • Convio (IPO NAadaq CNVO)
  • Daleen Technologies (IPO Nasdaq DALN)
  • First World Communications
  • Granite Systems (acquired by Cisco)
  • Intrusion Detection (acquired by ODS Networks)
  • LiveRamp (acquired by Acxiom)
  • Narad Networks
  • Nuance Communications (IPO Nasdaq NUAN)
  • Nuera Communications
  • Solect Technology Group (acquired by Amdocs)
  • VocalData (acquired by Tekelec)
  • World Wide Packets (acquired by Ciena)
  • iPlay (acquired by Oberon Media)
  • Zenprise (acquired by Citrix Systems)
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Douglas Schrier

General Partner



Doug has invested approximately $215 million into 31 startups over the past 18 years with 21 realizations that have produced over a 5X return.

After joining Rembrandt in late 2005 he successfully led Rembrandt's efforts to establish a base of institutional investors to fund Rembrandt's investments moving forward.

Prior to joining Rembrandt Venture Partners, Doug was a Senior Partner at Argo Global Capital in Boston from 2001 to late 2005. Doug has been involved in funding, managing, and developing technology companies for over 20 years. His prior experience includes being SVP for Acquisitions and Strategic Ventures at SAIC, a Fortune 250 company in La Jolla, CA. Doug was Co-Founder, COO & CFO of Multum Information Services and President of Ceon Corporation where collectively he raised over $75 million in Venture Capital. Doug has also held positions at Salomon Brothers Inc., where he was an Associate in Venture Capital and at Prudential-Bache where he worked as an Associate in Corporate Finance.

Doug has been a member of private and public boards including; Solect Technology Group (acquired by Amdocs), Multum Information Systems (acquired by Cerner Corporation), VocalData (acquired by Tekelec), Conita (acquired b y Avaya), ODS networks (ODSN/NASDAQ), Ceon, Narad Networks, Digital Bridges, World Wide Packets, Cosmocom, uReach, and Sylantro (acquired by Broadsoft. Doug was also a board observer for investments in Nuance Communications (NUAN/NASDAQ), Nuera Communications (acquired by Audio Codes (AUDC/NASDAQ) and Convio (CNVO/NASDAQ). Doug currently sits on the boards of Allegiance, Appcelerator, Coveroo, Electric Cloud, Netuitive, Needle and SmartRecruiters. Also, Doug currently mentors through Columbia's Private Equity Mentorship Program.

Doug received his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1990 and his undergraduate degree in Economics/Pre-Med from DePauw University in 1987.

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pauline

Pauline Duffy

Chief Financial Officer



Pauline joined Rembrandt Venture Partners in February 2011. Pauline has 20 plus years of financial and accounting experience for venture capital firms and start-up companies.

For the past ten years, she has been a member of a professional services firm that provides financial services to technology companies and private equity firms. Previously, she held Controller positions at Prospero Ventures, CAD Solutions and Celtrix Pharmaceuticals. Pauline holds a BS degree in Accounting from San Jose State University.

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andrea

Andrea Reid

Financial Manager



Andrea Reid joined Rembrandt Venture Partners in 2010. Previously, she worked as a Senior Audit Associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and as a Financial Analyst at Sun Microsystems.

Andrea is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Business Administration with accounting emphasis from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

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Companies


Historical

  • Convio / GetActive
  • Digital Impact
  • FrontLeaf
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Sheeraz Haji

Venture Partner



Sheeraz is an investor passionate about the power of cloud software to transform vertical markets such as clean energy.

Sheeraz has co-founded, served as an executive, and invested in numerous startups over the past twenty years. Two of these ventures have gone public, and four have had successful acquisitions. In addition to his work at Rembrandt, Sheeraz serves as the Managing Partner for ZipDragon Ventures and as the CEO of Cleantech Group. Under his leadership, Cleantech Group has built i3, the innovation network that drives sustainability.

Prior to joining Rembrandt, Sheeraz served as co-founder and CEO of GetActive Software, which pioneered online fundraising and constituent engagement for nonprofits. He led GetActive's merger with Convio; then as Convio's President built a company that went public and was acquired for $325 million. Sheeraz has worked as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company, an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) for El Dorado Ventures, and an operations executive for GMO LLC. Sheeraz launched his career as an environmental engineer with Environ International.

Sheeraz earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in environmental engineering from Brown University and Stanford University respectively. When he's not working, Sheeraz enjoys family time, skiing and riding his bike.

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jill

Jill Barrett

Executive Assistant / Office Manager



Jill joined Rembrandt Venture Partners in 2015.

Before moving to San Francisco, she worked as an assistant to several different bloggers, both in the United States and in France. She received a BA in French and English Literature from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gerald S. Casilli

General Partner

Scott Irwin

General Partner

Douglas Schrier

General Partner

Sheeraz Haji

Venture Partner

Pauline Duffy

Chief Financial Officer

Andrea Reid

Finance Manager

Jill Barrett

Executive Assistant

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