Investing Profile

Bill Coughran

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Founder's Coach and Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Sequoia Capital Partner
$50K - $200.0M
$25.0M
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$195M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Stairwell
Series ASep 2021$20M
Seed RoundOct 2020$4.5M
$25M
Co-investors: Steve Loughlin (Accel), Jake Seid (Ballistic Ventures), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures)
Neeva
Series BMar 2021$40M
$78M
Co-investors: Asheem Chandna (Greylock), Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Sridhar Ramaswamy (Greylock)
Graphcore
Series EDec 2020$220M
Series DDec 2018$200M
Series CNov 2017$50M
$680M
Co-investors: Stephanie Zhan (Sequoia Capital), Matthew Miller (Sequoia Capital), Hermann Hauser (Amadeus Capital Partners), Siraj Khaliq (Atomico), Daniel Docter (Dell Technologies Capital), Pieter Abbeel (Covariant), Paul Holland
Graphiant
Series ADec 2020$34M
$34M
Co-investors: J Seth Strattan PhD (Two Bear Capital)
Alkira
Series BOct 2020$54M
Series AApr 2020$22M
$76M
Co-investors: Mamoon Hamid (Kleiner Perkins)
Lilt
Series BMay 2020$25M
Series AOct 2018$9.5M
$35M
Co-investors: Mark Rostick (Intel Capital)
Cohesity
Series EApr 2020$250M
Series DJun 2018$250M
Series CApr 2017$90M
Series BJun 2015$55M
Series ANov 2013$15M
$660M
Co-investors: Randy Glein (DFJ), Deep Nishar (General Catalyst), Ashu Garg (Foundation Capital), Gaurav Garg (Wing Venture Capital), Carl Eschenbach (Sequoia Capital), Kevin Ding (DHVC (Digital Horizon Capital)), Ro Bhatia (Singh Capital Partners), Stuart Peterson (Artis Ventures (AV))
Robust Intelligence
Series AFeb 2020$11M
Seed RoundMar 2019$3M
$44M
Co-investors: Alex Balkanski (Benchmark), John Curtius (Tiger Global Management), Ashmeet Sidana (Engineering Capital), Ram Shriram
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