Worldview Technology Partners Inc

Official name: 
Worldview Technology Partners Inc

Contact Details

Worldview Technology Partners Inc
Main Office
2207 Bridgepointe Parkway Suite 100
San Mateo, California 94404
Phone: +1 (650) 322-3800
Fax: +1 (650) 322-3880

Corporate Profile

Registration country: 
United States
Asset Managers
Worldview Technology Partners is a leading venture capital firm focused on investing in and building leading U.S. technology companies. With a 12-year track record of successful technology investing and close to $1.4 billion under management, the Worldview team—now on our fourth fund—has both the experience and the resources to invest in a broad range of information technology markets, including communications, semiconductors, enterprise infrastructure and software. orldview’s partners bring diverse insights gained by years of experience as successful entrepreneurs, technology investors and executives in both start-ups and established firms. The focused, long-term investment strategy in communications, semiconductor, enterprise infrastructure and software companies has helped us build deep technology and industry expertise.


Investor Profile Amount Stage Date
Oak Investment Partners LP Multi-stage venture capital firm

Funds managed / advised

Fund Curr Amount Fund type Year Status
Worldview Technology Partners I LP USD 100,000,000 venture 1996 Final Closing
Worldview Technology Partners II LP USD 166,900,000 venture 1998 Final Closing
Worldview Technology Partners III LP USD 475,000,000 venture 1999 Final Closing
Worldview Technology Partners IV LP USD 1,000,000,000 venture 2001 Final Closing

Investment Preferences

Investment stage: At any stage of growth (though we typically focus on early-stage companies)
Geographic focus: United States-based
Industry focus: Focused on communications, semiconductor, enterprise infrastructure or software markets

Sample Investments

Company Profile Amount Industry Ctry Stage Date
3PAR Inc Provider of utility storage solutions for large to medium enterprises Computer Services US
ACC Computer Services
Accelerant Developer of highly-integrated silicon solutions that enable rapid development of a new class of intelligent networking equipment. Electrical Components & Equipment US
Advanced Fibre Communications Inc Manufacturer of telecommunications systems for the local loop between telephone service users and public telephone networks. Telecommunications Equipment US
Aeluros Inc Integrated circuits for broadband communications. Internet US Other venture Jul 2006
Assured Access Technology Inc Developer of Internet access switching platforms for ISPs. Telecommunications Equipment US
Avvenu Inc
Azul Systems Inc Provider of elastic deployment platforms for Java application. Software US Oct 2005
C-Cube Microsystems Semiconductors US
Calico Commerce Provider of e-Commerce software that enables interactive buying and selling of complex products and services across a variety of platforms. Software US
Catena Networks Inc Telecommunications Equipment US
Ciena Corp Telecommunications networking equipment company providing software & services that support the delivery & transport of voice, video & data services. Telecommunications Equipment US
Cierra Photonics Is an emerging leader in wafer scale integration technology for fiber optic components. Electrical Components & Equipment US
ClickSoftware Provider of quick-to-deploy service optimization solutions Software US
CoSine Communications Inc Scalable IP services management systems. Telecommunications Equipment US
Cogent Communications Inc Multinational tier-1 Internet service provider Internet US
Collation Inc Software platform company. Software US
Com21 Inc Provider of cable modem technology for delivering high-speed data and voice services to the home. Telecommunications Equipment US
CommQuest Technologies Inc Developer of integrated wireless communication chipsets, systems, and related software. Telecommunications Equipment US
CommVerge Solutions Provider of advanced telecom solutions. Fixed Line Telecommunications

Current employees

Name Job title Office
Dan Dumais Vice President Finance and Accounting San Mateo
Pete Goettner General Partner San Mateo
Irwin Gross General Partner San Mateo
Michael Orsak General Partner San Mateo
Colin R Savage General Partner San Mateo
Lonnie Schilling Managing Director Europe Roden
James N Strawbridge General Partner and Chief Operating Officer San Mateo
David K Suzuki Partner San Mateo
Susumu Tanaka General Partner Tokyo
Yasuharu Watanabe Partner Tokyo
James Wei General Partner San Mateo
Tim Weingarten General Partner San Mateo

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