Our investors are experts in cloud services and are pioneering the IT infrastructure models of the future.
Iron.io has some of the top cloud and infrastructure investors behind us. These firms and individuals have funded, started, worked at, and/or advised many pioneering cloud companies including RightScale, Heroku, EngineYard, AppFog, StackMob, Orchestra, CloudScaling, Couchbase, and others. Their strategic insights, operational expertise, and business fundamentals are invaluable to us.
As an early stage seed investment firm, Baseline helps founders develop their ideas into companies. Baseline has invested in more than 60 companies since its inception and helped more than 15 companies exit. Baseline is proud to be a seed investor associated with promising companies including Instagram, Twitter, Weebly, Formspring, Heroku (acquired by Saleforce.com), CoTweet (acquired by ExactTarget), GeoAPI (acquired by Twitter), IndexTank (acquired by LinkedIn), Rupture (aquired by EA), Sendori (aquired by Ask.com), Parakey (acquired by Facebook), Versely (acquired by Cisco), Aardvark, and DocVerse (both acquired by Google).
Ignition invests in emerging and future leaders in communications, internet, software, and services across business and consumer targets. Ignition brings together an unparalleled combination of domain focus, technical expertise, and global operational experience.
Ignition's partners are proven business leaders who have built some of the world's most successful businesses of the last two decades, including Microsoft Windows and Office, McCaw Cellular Communications, AT&T Wireless, and Starbucks.
Cloud Capital Partners was founded on the belief that the cloud revolution is a true sea change in IT. They fund category-defining companies leading this transformation and are well positioned to help entrepreneurs capitalize on cloud innovations through their large network of relationships with Fortune 500 CIOs, dedicated system integrators, and cloud-focused strategic IT firms.
Based on the East Coast, Cloud Capital Partners invests in businesses throughout the United States.
Divergent Ventures is an early-stage venture capital investment firm headquartered in Seattle Washington. The Managing Directors are Kevin Ober and Rob Shurtleff, both highly experienced and successful early-stage investors. The firm invests in early-stage companies, with an emphasis on big data, mobile data, virtualization/cloud and storage.
Our experience has taught us the importance of being closely involved with the companies we invest in, partnering with management to help overcome the many challenges faced by early-stage companies.
In addition to investment capital, we actively work with our portfolio company management teams and potitial investment management teams to refine their plans, introduce them to potential customers, employees and investors.
The Citrix Startup Accelerator is a new type of Corporate Accelerator. The Mobile Workstyle is the new reality of how we use our devices (desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone), whoever and wherever we are, to connect with apps, data, devices and other people. Most of us already enjoy the Mobile Workstyle in our personal lives and it is rapidly emerging in the business context. The Mobile Workstyle is enabled by radical innovation in personal devices and ongoing enhancements to the underlying cloud platforms.
We invest in companies exploring the edge between technological possibility and market viability. Our focus is on companies creating new solutions for the rapidly emerging Mobile Workstyle and underlying Cloud technologies.
Iron.io has a great set of angel investors, all experienced and influential in cloud circles. Like us, they are big believers in cloud application services and see developers' use of these services as pioneering the IT infrastructure models of the future.