On the strength of its vision for application-aware IP networking, Bivio Networks has received backing from top-tier investors:
Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Since 1979, we've been investing in entrepreneurs – the people who change the way we live and work by creating new products and services. With over $1.6 billion in committed capital, InterWest Partners is one of the largest venture capital partnerships in the United States. InterWest Partners focuses on two sectors in its venture investing: 1) Information Technology – Internet products and services, communications equipment and network infrastructure products, semiconductors and optical components and software applications. 2) Medical Technology – Biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, health care information systems, Internet/e-health, and medical diagnostics. Our business is helping entrepreneurs convert their ideas and ambitions into reality. As an investor and partner, InterWest provides valuable industry, strategic, and corporate development expertise, as well as capital resources, to help young companies succeed.
Storm Ventures was founded in September 2000 by a group of industry veterans with the common vision of forming a syndicate of business leaders and experts that would form the foundation to help entrepreneurs create and build great companies of enduring value. As a result, Storm has carefully assembled a team of over a hundred Limited Partners, all of which come from the communications industry. The partners at Storm Ventures have worked together in a variety of different scenarios with combined decades of experience at leading enterprises like Cisco Systems, E-TEK Dynamics (JDS Uniphase), StrataCom and Venture Law Group. The Storm Ventures General Partners are also investors and a prominent financial institution completes our team of Limited Partners. Storm Ventures Fund II, LLC is a $310 million fund, focused on seed and early stage communications infrastructure companies. We believe that adding value in the early stages of a company's development best leverages our operational experience and valuable base of limited partners.
Venrock Associates was founded as the venture capital arm of the Rockefeller Family and continues a tradition of funding entrepreneurs that now spans over six decades. Laurance S. Rockefeller pioneered early stage venture financing in the 1930s. As one of the oldest venture firms in the United States, Venrock maintains a tradition of collaboration with talented entrepreneurs to establish successful, enduring companies. Venrock activities have focused on early stage companies in Information Technology with investments in Intel, Apple, Stratacom, Check Point Software, Visual Networks, and DoubleClick as well as in Healthcare with the funding of companies such as Genetics Institute, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Oratec Interventions, and Caliper Technologies. Our consistent focus on Information Technology and Healthcare-related opportunities provides a reservoir of knowledge and a network of contacts that have proven to be a catalyst for the growth of developing organizations.