Longtime VMware (VMW) executive Jerry Chen has joined the Greylock venture capital firm as a partner focusing on cloud and application infrastructure and new enterprise applications.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) veteran chief technology officer (CTO) Steve Herrod, a key driver of the vendor’s virtualization portfolio who joined the company in 2001, has resigned to join the venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners as a managing director.
For VMware, there’s no nice and easy way to say that Herrod’s departure is a serious blow.
Sutter Hill Ventures has added two new directors from Twitter and Juniper Networks — a move that speaks to the next big focus in investment — enterprise IT and its integration with consumer technologies.
Stefan Dyckerhoff joins Sutter from Juniper Network Systems where he worked as executive vice president of the company’s platform systems division.
Hosted enterprise IT specialist Savvis has hooked up with VMware (NYSE: VMW) to expand its Enterprise Cloud Ecosystem program to include cloud-ready applications from the virtualization vendor’s newly launched Cloud Applications Marketplace.
Under the terms of the deal, Savvis customers gain direct access to ready-to-use enterprise apps delivered by VMware, including content management, developer
With the SEC’s new rules allowing startups and venture funds to raise capital publicly, a wave of firms and companies is starting to experiment with the new regulations. Now we’re seeing one of the very first institutional venture capital firms come forward to publicly market its new fund.
ff Venture Capital is publicly fundraising for its third fund, following its second $27 million o
Editor’s note: Brad Garlinghouse is CEO of YouSendIt, the cloud file collaboration service. Brad previously held senior executive positions at AOL and Yahoo. He’s also an avid angel investor in and advisor to several consumer and enterprise tech companies.
Fortune reported earlier today that Mike Brown Jr. and much of the team that ran AOL’s venture funding arm have formed their own VC firm — Bowery Capital — that aims to find and fund enterprise-friendly startups.
GGV Capital, a cross-border venture capital firm that focuses on China and U.S., is bringing on its sixth general partner through hiring Hans Tung from Qiming Ventures.
He’s a VC that made an early bet in Xiaomi, a Chinese handset maker that piggy-backed off the Android ecosystem to build a business that was most recently valued at $10 billion.