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Current Investments

  • Allegiance South Jordan, UT

    Allegiance, Inc. helps companies translate customer insights into actionable business intelligence. Using Voice of Customer intelligence (VOCi™), Allegiance combines any form of Voice of the Customer (VOC) data with any operational data (CRM, financial, etc.) to create actionable customer intelligence delivered in the cloud.

    Initial investment:  EDV led Allegiance's Series B financing.

  • Atlantis Computing Mountain View, CA

    Atlantis Computing is transforming enterprise desktop computing by solving the challenges of desktop virtualization: storage costs and user acceptance.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Atlantis' first round of VC funding.

  • Badgeville Redwood City, CA

    Badgeville is a Social Rewards & Analytics Platform for web and mobile publishers. Their customers come from a wide variety of verticals including retail, entertainment, publishing, education, enterprise and more.

    Initial Investment: EDV participated in Badgeville's Series A financing.

  • Beckon San Mateo, California

     Beckon creates elegant, intuitive software to help marketers understand and beautifully communicate the business impact of everything they do. Their vision is a single platform that consolidates and organizes marketing’s spend and performance data across all channels and provides a framework for data-driven, intentional marketing.

  • Bridgelux Livermore, CA

    Bridgelux is a leading provider of high-power, cost-effective and energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) solutions.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Bridgelux' first round of VC funding.

  • Catalog Spree San Francisco, CA

    Catalog Spree by Padopolis is a mobile catalog shopping app that enables users to browse, shop, subscribe, track favorite items, share favorite brands and discover new ones right on the iPad. Initial Investment: EDV provided Padopolis with seed financing.

  • Compellent Technologies Eden Prairie, MN

    Compellent is a leading provider of enterprise-class storage solutions that are highly scalable, feature rich and designed to be easy to use and cost effective.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Compellent's first round of VC funding.

    Acquired by Dell, Inc.
  • Convio Austin, TX

    Convio is the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management (CRM) software and services that give nonprofits a better way to inspire and mobilize people to support their organizations.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led the first round of VC funding for GetActive Software, which was acquired by Convio in 2007.

    Public (NASDAQ: CNVO)
  • Cortina Systems Sunnyvale, CA

    Cortina Systems is a leading supplier of intelligent communication solutions to the Core, Metro, Access and Enterprise market segments.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Cortina's first round of VC funding.

  • Coupa Software San Mateo, CA

    Coupa Software provides on-demand e-procurement software that helps companies control spending and generate savings.

    Initial investment: El Dorado Ventures led Coupa Software's Series C round of VC funding.

  • Edgewater Networks Santa Clara, CA

    Edgewater Networks develops networking and security products that ensure the secure and reliable delivery of IP-based voice and video for service providers and enterprises.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Edgewatwer Networks' first round of VC funding.

  • enStratius Minneapolis, MN

    Enstratius™ is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. Where cloud services software (i.e. Eucalyptus, Joyent and Citrix CloudStack) target the delivery of cloud as a service, Enstratius is focused on the consumption of one or more cloud services from a single, consistent management platform.

    Acquired by Dell, Inc.
  • InsideTrack San Francisco, CA

    InsideTrack promotes student engagement, persistence and success through personalized student coaching services. InsideTrack has coached thousands of students at over 50 campus locations throughout the country, enabling partner colleges to increase retention, enrollment, revenue and graduation rates.

    Initial Investment: EDV provided InsideTrack with its first round of VC financing.

  • Jigsaw San Mateo, CA

    Jigsaw is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 1,000,000 members. The Jigsaw community and more than 1,000 enterprises use the Jigsaw directory to access information for 21 million business contacts and 4 million companies.

    Initial Investment: EDV provided seed funding to Jigsaw.

    Acquired by Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM)
  • Joyent San Francisco, CA

    Joyent is a global cloud computing and systems software provider that offers an integrated technology suite designed for enterprises and developers. JoyentCloud.com delivers public cloud services to companies including LinkedIn, Gilt Groupe and Kabam. Node.js, the open source server-side JavaScript project owned and stewarded by Joyent, provides developers and enterprises such as Microsoft with the most powerful runtime for developing data-intensive, real-time apps.

  • Lithium Technologies San Francisco, CA

    Lithium is the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network. Working with market leaders such as Best Buy, Sony, AT&T, Research In Motion (RIM), Univision, and PayPal, Lithium is delivering the next generation of customer relationships by unlocking the value of the social customer network. In 2010, Lithium acquired Scout Labs, an EDV portfolio company that is a leader in social media monitoring and analysis.

    Initial investment: EDV co-led Scout Labs’ 2009 round of VC funding.  Scout Labs was acquired by Lithium in 2010.

  • LockPath Overland Park, Kansas

    LockPath, Inc., the creator of the Keylight product family, enables regulated organizations to quickly progress from isolated compliance initiatives and departmental silos of risk-related information, to integrated, company-wide compliance strategies.


  • Luxury Link Los Angeles, CA

    Luxury Link is the world's premier online luxury travel resource. Showcasing more than 1000 extraordinary hotels and resorts, cruises, tours and villas in more than 60 countries, Luxury Link provides unparalleled access to exclusive offers and insider tips for the sophisticated traveler.

    Initial Investment: El Dorado Ventures co-led the company's first round of VC funding.

  • Nanosys Palo Alto, CA

    Nanosys is a leader in the development of nanotechnology-enabled products utilizing high performance inorganic nanostructures.

    Initial Investment: EDV led Nanosys' 2005 round of private equity financing.

  • Proofpoint Sunnyvale, CA

    Proofpoint provides email security and data loss prevention solutions. In 2010, Proofpoint acquired Everyone.net, which delivers reliable, secure, hosted messaging and collaboration solutions for service providers and businesses.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Everyone.net's first round of VC funding.  Everyone.net was acquired by Proofpoint in 2009.

  • RapidEngines Minneapolis, MN

    RapidEngines provides software solutions to Internet and financial organizations to solve their big log data problems. RapidEngines has developed search and reporting software that can scale to manage terabytes of log data and produce real-time reporting and complex analytics within seconds to provide compliance reporting, application forensics, and application troubleshooting information.

    Initial investment: EDV co-led RapidEngines' 2011 round of VC funding.

  • RGB Networks Sunnyvale, CA

    RGB Networks enables video service providers to migrate to a three screen environment for the delivery of linear and on-demand video over managed and unmanaged IP networks. In 2010, RGB Networks acquired RipCode, an EDV portfolio company specializing in the development of transcoding solutions for the next generation of Internet video.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led RipCode's first round of venture capital financing.  RipCode was acquired by RGB Networks in 2010.

  • Sport Ngin Minneapolis, MN

    Sport Ngin, formerly TST Media, is a leading provider of web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur and professional sports. Powering more than 100,000 sports teams, leagues, clubs, and associations, Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors.

    Initial Investment: EDV led TST Media's Series B round of VC funding.

  • Tower Cloud St. Petersburg, FL

    Tower Cloud is focused on the delivery of reliable and cost efficient mobile backhaul services to wireless carriers nationally.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Tower Cloud's first round of VC funding.

  • Webtrends Portland, OR

    Webtrends provides Web analytics and online marketing solutions to optimize marketing campaigns and customer engagement.

    Initial Investment: El Dorado Ventures co-led the first round of VC funding for ClickShift, which was acquired by Webtrends in 2006.