Investing Profile

Bill Coughran

Photo of Bill Coughran, Partner at Sequoia Capital
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California Institute of Technology Network
Sequoia Capital Partner
$100K - $100.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series AOct 2018$9.5M
Series ANov 2017$18M
Co-investors: Brendan Dickinson (Canaan Partners)
Series CNov 2017$50M
Co-investors: Paul Holland (Foundation Capital), Matthew Miller (Sequoia Capital), Stephanie Zhan (Sequoia Capital)
Series AJun 2017$21M
Co-investors: Rob Coneybeer (Shasta Ventures), Dylan Taylor (Voyager Space Holdings)
Series CMay 2017$50M
Series BJun 2016$20M
Series AMar 2015$8.7M
Seed RoundFeb 2014
Co-investors: Andrew Reed (Sequoia Capital), Tom Seo (Citi Ventures), James Cham (Bloomberg BETA)
Series AMay 2017$15M
Seed RoundDec 2015$4M
Co-investors: Brian Pokorny (SV Angel), Steve Loughlin (Accel Partners), Shinya Akamine (Core Ventures), Maynard Webb (Webb Investment Network), John Vrionis (Unusual Ventures)
Series CApr 2017$90M
Series BJun 2015$55M
Series ANov 2013$15M
Co-investors: Ashu Garg (Foundation Capital), Carl Eschenbach (Sequoia Capital), Stuart Peterson
Series BOct 2016$52M
Series AFeb 2016$11.5M
Co-investors: Sam Pullara (Sutter Hill Ventures)
Series CJun 2016$57M
Series BJun 2015$50M
Series AMay 2014$24M
Co-investors: Martin Casado (Andreessen Horowitz), Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz), John Vrionis (Unusual Ventures), Dovey Wan (Danhua Capital)
Series BDec 2015$16.2M
Trustee Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA2013 - Present
Trustee TheatreWorks2012 - Present
Founder's Coach and Partner Sequoia Capital2011 - Present
SVP, Engineering Google2003 - 2011
Senior Research Vice President, Bell Labs Research Silicon Valley Bell Laboratories1998 - 2000
Vice President, Computing Sciences Research Center Bell Laboratories1996 - 1999
Internet Software Vice President / Chief Technical Officer Lucent Technologies1997 - 1998
Head, Scientific Computing Research Department Bell Laboratories1993 - 1996
Member of Technical Staff, Scientific Computing Research Department Bell Laboratories1980 - 1993
Programmer/Analyst California State University, Los Angeles1973 - 1974
Student programmer California State University, Fresno1968 - 1970
Stanford University Ph.D. Computer Science
Stanford University M.S. Computer Science
California Institute of Technology BS (with honors) Mathematics
California Institute of Technology M.S. Mathematics