Founded in 1999, Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing leader. Salesforce.com's social and mobile cloud technologies enable companies to transform into customer companies by connecting with their customers, employees, partners and products in entirely new ways.Based on Salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's apps and platform revolutionize the way companies sell, service, market and innovate.
Trinity Ventures is a top-tier venture capital firm combining business insight, practical expertise and a personal touch to help start-ups win big. For over eleven funds, Trinity has helped passionate entrepreneurs with breakthrough ideas transform markets and lives. Trinity's investment team takes a collaborative approach and believes in personal engagement, mutual respect and goal alignment to deliver out-sized returns to entrepreneurs and investors. The firm invests in early stage technology companies with emphases on Cloud, Digital Media, Social Commerce and Entertainment, and Software as a Service.
For more than 60 years, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) has been synonymous with entrepreneurship and innovation. Founded in 1953 and based in the Greater Philadelphia area, Safeguard has a distinguished record of building market leaders by providing capital and operational support to entrepreneurs across an evolving and innovative spectrum of industries. Today, Safeguard targets healthcare and technology companies in medical technology such as devices and diagnostics, health tech, specialty pharmaceuticals, financial technology, digital media, and Enterprise 3.0, which includes mobile technology, cloud, the Internet of Things and big data. Safeguard is regarded as a catalyst for value creation for innovative healthcare and technology businesses and a key source of capital and strategic resources for entrepreneurs.
Illuminate Ventures is an early stage VC firm led by a team of experienced investors with significant operating and investment track records. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the firm targets North American-based high growth, lean startups in the high-tech landscape, with a particular focus on Enterprise cloud computing. We work closely with founders to support them in building truly great companies. Illuminate's focus is finding, funding and accelerating great teams in the B2B cloud computing space. We are particularly focused on SaaS applications, solutions that leverage Big Data and/ or mobility for improved business results and consumer technologies that are being applied to the enterprise.