The Wall Street Journal has called Sequoia Capital “one of the highest-caliber venture firms” and noted that it is “one of Silicon Valley’s most influential venture-capital firms”. It invests between $100,000 and $1 million in seed stage, between $1 million and $10 million in early stage, and between $10 million and $100 million in growth stage.
Over the past two decades, Lightspeed has backed more than 200 companies, many of which have become leaders in their respective industries. They are currently investing out of Lightspeed IX, a $675 million fund focused on early and expansion stage investments in the consumer, enterprise technology and cleantech markets.
Eminence Capital, LP began in 1999 and currently manages approximately $6.6bn on behalf of institutions and individuals. The firm focuses on global equity investing and employs both a long / short and a long only strategy. Eminence utilizes a fundamental bottom-up research driven investment process and invests in businesses with the expectation of being long term owners.