Tenaya Capital

With offices in Woodside, CA and Boston, Tenaya Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in mid to late stage venture-backed technology companies. Founded in 1995 as Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, the firm became an independent company in 2009. Over the years Tenaya has raised five funds representing over $1 billion of committed capital, investing it in a wide range of high-growth technology companies including software, consumer Internet, IT infrastructure, communications and electronics. Tenaya's investment can be more than $30 million, however the firm typically starts with an initial investment of $5 million to $10 million. The firm's investments range from companies that are in the initial stages of revenue generation to companies seeking pre-IPO mezzanine capital. The majority of Tenaya's investments are in the mid-stage, where companies are generating $1 - 5 million of revenue per quarter. The firm does not make seed or Series A investments.
Founded:1995
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Benjamin Boyer
Tenaya Capital·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $7.5M
Range: $5.0M - $30.0M
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Tom Banahan
Tenaya Capital·Managing Partner
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Stewart Gollmer
Tenaya Capital·Managing Partner
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Brian Melton
Tenaya Capital·Managing Partner
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Brian Paul
Tenaya Capital·Managing Partner
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Jeff Truong
Tenaya Capital·Associate
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