Investing Profile

Steve Herrod

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Managing Director at General Catalyst

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General Catalyst Managing Director
$500K - $10.0M
$2.0M
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$1.1B
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
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Series ANov 2021$20M
Seed RoundOct 2020$4.5M
Seed RoundApr 2019$2.3M
$27M
Co-investors: Jason Warner (Redpoint Ventures), Aditya Agarwal (South Park Commons), Ruchi Sanghvi (South Park Commons), Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), Elad Gil
Contrast Security
Series ENov 2021$150M
Series DFeb 2019$65M
Series COct 2017$30M
Series BSep 2016$16M
$270M
Co-investors: Paul Sagan (General Catalyst), Dharmesh Thakker (Battery Ventures), Alex Scherbakovsky (AXA Strategic Ventures), Rami Elkhatib
Gitpod
Venture RoundApr 2021$13M
$16M
Co-investors: Sandeep Bhadra (Vertex Ventures), Dominik Tobschall (Speedinvest), Ameet Patel, Hanno Renner
Prosimo.io
Series AApr 2021$25M
$25M
Co-investors: Lip-Bu Tan (Walden International)
Armorblox
Series BFeb 2021$30M
Series AFeb 2019$17M
$47M
Co-investors: Dave Barrett (Polaris Partners), John Thompson (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Ronald Conway Sr. (SV Angel), Ramu Arunachalam (A Capital), Gerhard Eschelbeck, Oliver Friedrichs, DJ Patil
Menlo Security
Series ENov 2020$100M
Series DJul 2019$75M
Series CDec 2017$40M
Series BJun 2015$25M
Series ANov 2014$11M
$250M
Co-investors: Harshul Sanghi (American Express Ventures), Marc Singer (Osage University Partners), Ashmeet Sidana (Engineering Capital), John Lee (Jazz Venture Partners)
Verta
Series AAug 2020$10M
$10M
Co-investors: Mark Rostick (Intel Capital)
Securiti
Series BJan 2020$50M
Series AAug 2019$31M
$81M
Co-investors: Navin Chaddha (Mayfield), Sohaib Abbasi, Michael Fey
Managing Director General Catalyst Partners2013 - Present
CTO & Sr. VP of R&D VMware, Inc2008 - 2013
VP of R&D VMware, Inc2005 - 2008
Sr. Director of R&D VMware, Inc2002 - 2005
Director of R&D VMware, Inc2001 - 2002
Sr. Director of Software Engineering Transmeta Corp1998 - 2001
Engineer SGI/MIPs1997 - 1998
Stanford University Ph.D. Computer Science
Stanford University MS Computer Science
The University of Texas at Austin BA Computer Science