CVC  SanDisk ventures

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951 Sandisk Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-801-1000



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  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware



    Launched 2012, SanDisk Ventures mission is to invest in companies with promising technologies that expand the use of flash-based solutions. Over the next three years, SanDisk will be investing over $75 million in select early to mid-stage companies that demonstrate innovation enabling flash solutions and that possess strong intellectual property and management teams. By collaborating with SanDisk, these companies gain access to a broad product portfolio from a recognized leader in flash, world-class technical expertise, customer introductions and an expanded channel for their products and services. SanDisk Ventures invests across the spectrum of flash storage, supporting companies with solutions that enhance enterprise storage applications and benefit consumer users. In addition to hardware, the firm is interested in investing in innovative software that extends the value proposition of flash memory. Target investment areas include: Next generation memory, Flash-controllers, Enterprise storage systems, Storage virtualization, Cloud storage services and software, and Consumer-based wireless flash storage.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Gursharan SIngh Senior VP, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations
    Henri Richard Senior VP, Worldwide Commercial Sales and Support
    Manish Bhatia Senior VP, Worldwide Operations
    Mark Brazeal Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer
    Milo Azarmsa Senior VP, Finance


    Portfolio companies include:

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