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
$24.5M
Co-investors: Steve Loughlin (Accel), Darian Shirazi (Gradient Ventures)
Neeva
Series BMar 2021$40M
$77.5M
Co-investors: Sridhar Ramaswamy (Greylock), Reid Hoffman (Greylock), Asheem Chandna (Greylock)
Graphcore
Series EDec 2020$222M
Series DDec 2018$200M
Series CNov 2017$50M
$532M
Co-investors: Matthew Miller (Sequoia Capital), Stephanie Zhan (Sequoia Capital), Daniel Docter (Dell Technologies Capital), 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
$34.5M
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: Ashu Garg (Foundation Capital), Gaurav Garg (Wing Venture Capital), Carl Eschenbach (Sequoia Capital), Ro Bhatia (Singh Capital Partners), Stuart Peterson
Robust Intelligence
Series AFeb 2020$11M
Seed RoundMar 2019$3M
$14M
Co-investors: Alex Balkanski (Benchmark), Ashmeet Sidana (Engineering Capital)
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