|MDV engages with entrepreneurs who bring deep expertise and a compelling vision for how organizations and individuals can apply new technologies and scientific advances. A leader in early stage venture investing for 25 years, the firm has backed and mentored companies including: Agile (ORCL); Auspex; Broadbase (KANA); Brocade; Echelon; Epigram (BRCM); FormFactor; Ipsilon Networks (NOK); Kalpana (CSCO); Numerical Technologies (SNPS); ONI Systems (CIEN); Pivotal Technologies (BRCM) and Power Integrations. Its recent energy investments include: Energy Innovations; Genomatica; Nanosolar; OPX Biotechnologies; and ZeaChem.|
|Established in 1978, Oak Investment Partners is a venture capital firm with a strong track record as a multi-stage investor. Oak's investment strategy focuses on growth opportunities in enterprise application and infrastructure software, outsourced services, communications equipment and services, advanced semi-conductors, financial information technology, healthcare technologies, and retail. With offices in Westport, CT, Minneapolis, MN, and Palo Alto, CA, Oak concentrates on building long-term relationships with experienced management teams to develop successful companies that deliver consistent performance over time.|
|Menlo Ventures is a dedicated team of investment professionals with a broad range of industry experience in software, communications, and life sciences. Menlo Ventures' partners have over 100 years of cumulative experience and a twenty-five year track record of funding successful emerging growth companies.|
|Samsung Venture Investment Corporation manages investment and investment-related activities for Samsung affiliate companies. The investment mandate for Samsung Venture Investment Corporation tracks closely to the strategic priorities of Samsung affiliate companies' core operating divisions, and encompasses investments in mobile communications, software and services, semiconductors, display technologies, advanced materials, and consumer electronics.|
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