About Us – Investors
Xeround’s DBaaS is backed by:
Benchmark Capital was founded in 1995 to help talented entrepreneurs build great technology companies. Benchmark partners take a team-oriented, labor-intensive approach to venture investing. This is done to deliver a superior level of service to the firm’s portfolio companies. Benchmark’s portfolio includes franchise companies such as eBay, Juniper Networks, and Red Hat. Managing more than $2.5 billion in committed venture capital, Benchmark focuses on investing in entrepreneurs with original ideas.
Arad Naveh, a general partner at Benchmark’s Israel office, sits on Xeround’s board of directors.
For more information on Benchmark, visit www.benchmark.com.
Giza Venture Capital
Giza Venture Capital is an Israeli venture capital fund founded in 1992 as a pioneer investor in early-stage technology companies. Giza currently manages four funds totaling approximately $500 million. Giza has invested in 80 communications, Information Technology, Enterprise Software, and Life Sciences companies. In addition, the firm has had 25 exits. Giza’s portfolio includes Precise, Oridion, Zoran, M-Systems, DSPG, Butterfly and DSPC. Giza is headquartered in Tel Aviv, with additional offices in New York and Singapore.
Ori Kirshner, the Managing Director of Giza Venture Capital, sits on Xeround’s board of directors.
For more information on Giza, visit www.gizavc.com.
Ignition Partners is a premier private investment group with offices in Bellevue, Washington and Shanghai, China. Ignition Partners’ affiliated family of funds includes Ignition Ventures and Ignition Growth Capital in the U.S. and Qiming Ventures in China. The investment group’s three categories of funds – early stage venture, growth capital and China ventures -brings together an unparalleled combination of domain focus, functional expertise and global operational experience with partners from leadership positions at Microsoft, McCaw Cellular Communications, AT&T Wireless, Cisco, Starbucks and other industry leaders.
Adrian Smith, a Partner at Ignition, sits on Xeround’s board of directors.
For more information on Ignition, visit www.ignitionpartners.com.
Established by a team of wireless and technology entrepreneurs, Trilogy Partnership invests private capital in areas where in-house expertise and market growth promise superior financial returns. Current businesses include operating wireless carriers in the Caribbean and Latin America as well as investments in multiple early stage application and infrastructure companies. Based on experience building mobile franchises in 12 diverse national markets, Trilogy seeks high growth opportunities in both developed and emerging countries. Trilogy’s partners have long been at the center of the global wireless revolution as founders of VoiceStream (T-Mobile) and Western Wireless (Alltel) in addition to previously holding pivotal roles as McCaw Cellular (AT&T).
Yuval Neeman, a Managing Director at Trilogy, sits on Xeround’s board of directors.
For more information on Trilogy, visit www.trilogypartnership.com