Symplified is a venture-backed company with financing from industry leading investors Granite Ventures, Allegis Capital, and Ignition Partners.
Granite Ventures has been helping early-stage technology companies build solid foundations for success since 1992. Granite manages over $1 billion in venture capital and has invested in more than 90 private companies. Granite partners with promising and successful entrepreneurs to create businesses that have a competitive edge and help them achieve category leadership.
Granite’s team of investment professionals has a history of backing leading companies, including: Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC), DigitalThink (acquired by Convergys Systems), InfoGear (acquired by Cisco), Internap (AMEX:IIP), NetBoost (acquired by Intel), Nexabit (acquired by Lucent), Siebel Systems (NASDAQ:SEBL), Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR), SnapTrack (acquired by QUALCOMM), Tumbleweed Communications (NASDAQ:TMWD) and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN).
Allegis Capital focuses on investments in early stage information technology investments in California. Allegis has raised $500 million in capital and is a leader in working with major corporations to create strategic advantage for its investors and portfolio companies.
Allegis Capital’s 33 corporate partners include A&E Networks, BestBuy, Boeing, Comcast, Dow Jones & Co., Eastman Chemical, Fujitsu, General Electric, Hearst, Honda, Motorola, Rogers Communications, Siemens, Societe Generale, Sun Microsystems and other multinational companies. Allegis Capital maintains offices in Palo Alto and Santa Monica, Calif.
For more than a decade, the team at Ignition has helped entrepreneurs in the Northwest and beyond build innovative, category-defining businesses. Ignition invests in cloud-computing, mobile, and consumer companies. Ignition leverages the deep operating backgrounds of their partners to help start-ups scale. Because Ignition helped build widely used technology platforms, they are acutely aware of the intricacies—and pitfalls—of building and scaling businesses.