Benchmark Capital
Benchmark Capital

Investor Overview

1995
Founded
$2B
Total Funds
9
# Portfolio
19
# Investments
2018
Latest Investment
5
# Exits
9.3x
AVG Exit Multiple
5
# Funds
2020
Latest Fund
Benchmark is an early stage venture capital firm focused on social, mobile, local and cloud companies. We believe that great entrepreneurs change the world for the better. Since its founding in 1995, Benchmark has invested in more than 250 early stage startups with a market value exceeding $100 billion. Investments have included eBay, Juniper Networks, MySQL, OpenTable, Yelp, Inc., Zillow, Friendster, JAMDAT, Instagram, Hortonworks, Dropbox, Uber, Twitter, Zipcar, Asana, Quora, Gaikai, Demandforce and DOMO. Benchmark has offices in Menlo Park and San Francisco, California.

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Portfolio (9)

StartupStatusFoundedEmployeesFunding
ElasticElasticPublic2012$104.0M
WeWorkWeWorkPublic20105577$9.7B
CTERA NetworksCTERA NetworksActive2008135$55.0M
WixWixPublic2006$53.5M
PanayaPanayaAcquired2006$59.0M
ComoComoActive2005$140.5M
GreenRoadGreenRoadActive2002130$98.9M
Skybox SecurityAcquired2002$240.0M
ScanSafeAcquired1999$43.5M

Exits (6)

ExitDateConsideration
WeWorkWeWork SPAC IPO2021$9.0B
ElasticElastic IPO2018$2.5B
Skybox Security Acquisition2016$80M
PanayaPanaya Acquisition2015$230M
WixWix IPO2013$750M
ScanSafe Acquisition2009$189M

Funding Rounds (19)

RoundDateAmountInvestors
CTERA NetworksCTERA Networks Series D2018$30.0M8
GreenRoadGreenRoad Series F2017$13.0M1
GreenRoadGreenRoad Series G2015$26.0M6
WeWorkWeWork Funding Round2015$400.0M6
ElasticElastic Series C2014$70.0M3
PanayaPanaya Series D2013$16.0M3
ElasticElastic Series B2013$24.0M3
ElasticElastic Series A2012$10.0M3
WixWix Series D2011$40.0M5
Skybox Security Series D2010$2.0M4
PanayaPanaya Series C2010$6.0M3
WixWix Series C2010$10.0M3
PanayaPanaya Series B2009$5.0M2
GreenRoadGreenRoad Series D2009$15.0M4
GreenRoadGreenRoad Series C2008$14.5M3
ScanSafe Series B2007$15.0M2
PanayaPanaya Series A2006$5.0M2
Skybox Security Series C2004$10.0M3
Skybox Security Series B2003$6.0M3

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Enterprise Cyber Security Automotive Analytics Development Video Sensor Mobile Information Technology (IT) Internet
B2BB2C
Series ASeries BSeries CSeries DFunding Round

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