Andreessen Horowitz Fund
Andreessen Horowitz was established in June 2009 by entrepreneurs and engineers Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, based on their vision for a new, modern VC firm designed to support today’s entrepreneurs. Andreessen and Horowitz have a track record of investing in, building and scaling highly successful businesses. Andreessen Horowitz is based on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California. For more information, visit www.a16z.com.
Founded in 1965, Greylock Partners is one of the world's leading early-stage venture capital firms. Over the past 40 years, Greylock funded and helped build several hundred successful companies in the United States, Israel, and Europe. The Greylock approach uniquely puts the entrepreneur first, with Greylock working as an 'invited guest' in a highly supportive yet consultative way to help entrepreneurs build market-leading companies. Companies Greylock funded include Ascend Communications, Continental Cable, DoubleClick, Internet Security Systems, Legato, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Phone.com (now OpenWave), Tellabs, Trilogy, Red Hat, and Sungard. Greylock's offices are located in the Boston area and in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.greylock.com.
Madrona Venture Group
Madrona has been investing in early-stage technology companies in the Pacific Northwest since 1995 and has been privileged to play a role in some of the region's most successful technology ventures. The firm invests predominately in seed and Series A rounds across the information technology spectrum including consumer Internet, commercial software and services, digital media and advertising, networking and infrastructure, and wireless. Madrona currently manages over $425 million and was an early investor in companies such as Amazon.com, Isilon Systems, Farecast, iConclude, World Wide Packets and ShareBuilder. To learn more, visit www.madrona.com.
Shasta Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on helping build technology enabled companies that offer unique products and services to their customers. It's accomplished partners, drawn from NEA, Battery Ventures and Trinity Ventures have been early investors in numerous successful online consumer services businesses, including: Blue Nile, Baby Center and NextCard. Shasta Ventures is located in Menlo Park, CA and manages over $400 million. www.shastaventures.com.
T. Rowe Price
Founded in 1937, Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a global investment management organization with $489.5 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2011. The organization provides a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. The company also offers sophisticated investment planning and guidance tools. T. Rowe Price's disciplined, risk-aware investment approach focuses on diversification, style consistency, and fundamental research. For more information, visit: www.troweprice.com.