Trinity Ventures Overview


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Trinity Ventures Overview

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  2. 2. About Trinity Ventures25 years of excellence, over $1 billion under management• Investing Trinity X ($300 million fund)• Expertise in early stage investment and company formation• Focus on technology/services for consumer/business applications• Foremost boutique VC firm, offering high end service • Culture of teamwork and responsiveness • High partner to capital ratio means we are there for you • Limited number of board seats per partner • 10-15 new investments per year
  3. 3. What our portfolio CEOs say “From the moment we met the partners at Trinity Ventures, they showed deep respect for our management team. They “Trinity Ventures funded Extreme Networks provided us with dedicated resources to help us improve our when it was little more than three guys with operations and empowered us with information essential to an idea and a passion to build a great our exit strategy. Their commitment to us paid off when company. They supported us through every PhotoBucket was purchased by News Corp in 2007.” - stage of the business through our IPO and Alex Welch/CEO, PhotoBucket (Acquired by Fox) reaching almost $500 million in annual sales. The resources they brought to the“Many venture capital firms talk about table and the doors they opened werepartnership but Trinity truly lives it. During the invaluable.”journey toward our successful public offering, the -Gordon Stitt/CEO, Extreme Networks (EXTR)tone was always, „we have challenges andopportunities‟ it was never “you have a problem” “As a first time CEO, I turned to the team at Trinityor “what are you going to do”. It was always we. Ventures for guidance and mentoring. They struck theMuch of the success SciQuest has perfect balance between coaching me in my new roledemonstrated can be attributed directly to the and providing me ample room to run the company.guidance, support and encouragement Trinity Without Trinity Ventures as a partner, I have no doubthas provided during our partnership.” we wouldn‟t have been as successful as we are.” - Stephen Wiehe/CEO, SciQuest (SQI) -Rich Boyle/President and CEO, LoopNet (LOOP) 3
  4. 4. Some past winners • 21 ViaNet (VNET) • Affinity Labs (acquired by • Ankeena (Acquired by Juniper) • Aruba (ARUN) • Bix (acquired by Yahoo!: YHOO) • Blue Nile (NILE) • Crescendo Communications (acquired by Cisco: CSCO) • Extreme Networks (EXTR) • Forte Software (FRTE) • Intruvert Networks (acquired by Network Associates) • LoopNet (LOOP) • Modulus Video (acquired by Motorola: MOT) • Network Alchemy (acquired by Nokia: NOK) • Photobucket (acquired by Fox) • Sabrix (acquired by ONESOURCE) • SciQuest (SQI) • Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai Technologies) • Starbucks (SBUX) • Sygate (acquired by Symantec) • Wall Data (WALL)
  5. 5. What we invest in todayEarly stage companies focused on consumer and businessapplications of technology in• Digital Media• eCommerce• Internet and Mobility Services• Cloud Computing• Software as a ServiceLeverage our expertise• Leaders in understanding monetization in web and mobile eco systems• Domain expertise in the digital media value chain• Deep knowledge of eCommerce models• Excellent Cloud and Software as a Service expertise
  6. 6. Some portfolio companieseCommerce Cloud/SaaS Internet Digital Services Media
  7. 7. Trinity Ventures team• Extensive experience • We are ex Founders, former CEOs and Operating professionals • We have been in your shoes! • We have 25+ years of investing experience, through various business cycles • We are nine investment professionals – tight group, no egos!• Team details at: 7
  8. 8. Trinity’s Philosophy• True partnership with entrepreneurs• Fewer investments means greater attention to your company• Long-term view to value creation• Respect and fairness• Intellectual honesty