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Company Overview of Madrona Venture Group

Company Overview

Madrona Venture Group is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, startup, growth capital, Series A and early stage investments. The firm prefers to invest in the information technology sector including consumer Internet, commercial software and services, digital media and advertising, wireless, networking, cloud computing, mobile, and infrastructure sectors. It typically invests in the Pacific Northwest region. It seeks to invest between $2 million and $10 million. The firm prefers to be a lead investor. It seeks to take board membership in its portfolio companies. Madrona Venture Group was founded in 1995 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

999 Third Avenue

34th Floor

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1995

Phone:

206-674-3000

Fax:

206-674-8703

Key Executives for Madrona Venture Group

Co Founder, Managing Director and Managing Partner
Age: 77
Managing Director
Venture Partner and Managing Partner
Managing Director
Managing Director and Partner
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Madrona Venture Group Key Developments

Madrona Venture Group Appoints S. 'Soma' Somasegar as Venture Partner

Madrona Venture Group announced that S. 'Soma' Somasegar is joining as a Venture Partner. Soma joins Madrona after nearly twenty-seven years at Microsoft Corporation, where he most recently was Corporate Vice President of the Developer Division. As Venture Partner, Soma will help identify new investments and provide strategic and operational advice to Madrona portfolio companies.

Madrona Venture Group Announces the Addition of Three New Strategic Directors

Madrona Venture Group announced the addition of three new strategic directors. John McAdam, Sujal Patel and Steve Singh will work with Madrona portfolio company founders and executives, sharing their insight and operating experiences as CEOs who grew smaller businesses into public technology companies. As CEOs of F5 Networks, Isilon Systems and Concur respectively, these executives have built market leaders that have generated billions in revenue and economic value.

Kerry Van Voris Joins Madrona Venture Group as Director of Talent

Madrona Venture Group announced the appointment of Kerry Van Voris to the position of Director of Talent. In this role, Kerry will work with Madrona's portfolio companies to recruit talent and strategically plan and manage resources to ensure growth and success. Kerry comes to Madrona from Amazon.com, where she most recently led executive recruiting for Amazon Web Services. Van Voris brings a strong track record collaborating with executives and entrepreneurs to assess their talent needs and find and place the right talent. Her Seattle roots stretch back over a decade to Microsoft, where she played a key role in acquiring and integrating talent through acquisitions.

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