Company Overview of Emergence Capital Partners
Emergence Capital Partners is a venture capital specializing in early venture, growth capital investments, and earlier series A and series B companies in the Technology-Enabled Services (TES) sector. Within the TES sector the firm invests in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), consumer services, enterprise cloud services, mobile for the enterprise and next generation collaboration, digital and social media, freemium, mobile, information, analytics, adtech, financial, healthcare, technology, and business services along with utility or cloud computing sectors. It prefers to invest in companies based in United States. The firm typically makes an initial investment between $1 million and $10 milli...
160 Bovet Road
San Mateo, CA 94402
Founded in 2003
Key Executives for Emergence Capital Partners
General Partner, Co-Founder, and Partner
Co-Founder and General Partner
Co-Founder, Founding Partner, and General Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
Emergence Capital Partners Key Developments
Emergence Capital Announces Executive Promotions
Jan 18 17
Emergence Capital announced the promotions of Cathy Minshall to Chief Administration Officer and Donna derAshotian to Director of Finance. The promotions further strengthen Emergence Capital’s operations to assist in the firm’s mission of being the most important partner to the most important enterprise cloud companies. Cathy joinedEmergence Capital in 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer and has been responsible for finance, legal, human resources, information technology and facilities. Prior to joining Emergence, Cathy spent over 5 years as the CFO of De Novo Ventures, and served as the Controller for KPCB and the Mayfield Fund. She also has prior financial management experience with Ancora Capital, MGM and Westwood One. She began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Los Angeles. Donna joinedEmergence Capital in 2014. She has been working in the venture capital industry since 2000. Prior to joining Emergence, Donna worked at ONSET Ventures, and DeNovo Ventures as their Controller. Prior to that she worked at several venture firms including KPCB, Interwest, and 5AM Ventures. She started her career as an Assistant Controller /Controller in Real Estate, Property Management, and Construction.
Emergence Capital Partners Announces Management Appointments
Sep 29 16
Emergence Capital announced the promotion of Joe Floyd to Partner. In addition, the firm promoted Jake Saper to Principal and is welcoming new team member Kara Egan as Senior Associate. With these promotions and new addition, Emergence Capital continues to invest in and expand its investment team to further its mission of partnering with the most important enterprise cloud visionaries. Jake Saper was promoted from Senior Associate to Principal at Emergence. Jake has been actively involved with portfolio companies Comfy, DroneDeploy, and Augmedix, among others. Prior to joining Emergence, Jake worked at Kleiner Perkins'Green Growth Fund, where he focused on the geospatial, agricultural tech, and enterprise SaaS sectors.
Emergence Capital Partners Closes its Fourth Fund, Emergence Capital Partners IV
Feb 11 15
Emergence Capital Partners announced that it has closed its fourth fund, Emergence Capital Partners IV. The fund was immediately oversubscribed and ultimately capped at $335 million, a step-up from Emergence Capital's Fund III raised in 2012. Limited partners in the fund include a select group of highly respected university endowments, national foundations and pension funds that have a deep history of successful investing in venture capital. Emergence Capital is pleased to include a few new premier university endowments and foundations in ECP IV, along with 100% return of its current institutional investors. With this new fund, Emergence Capital builds on its original commitment to be the most important partner to the most important enterprise cloud companies of present and the future. The mission of Emergence Capital is to invest in the cloud visionaries who are building the most important business applications. Emergence's new fund will be managed by General Partners Jason Green, Brian Jacobs, Gordon Ritter and Kevin Spain, along with new partner Santi Subotovsky, and an experienced investment team.
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