Redwood Advisors

Redwood Venture Partners focuses on startups and early and middle stage emerging market investments. Their passion, experience, and network of relationships have enabled them to fund and grown companies that changes the landscape of the technology industry. The portfolio businesses of the company are Sigma Systems Group, Optovation, MESH Networks, CYRAS, StratumOne, and co-design automation. The investing of the company touches all elements of networking, wireless, semiconductors, security, homeland security, software, and communications. They investigate companies under the criteria of business model or value proposition, market size and potential competition, technology advantages, and teams of the companies for the investing purposes. It provides domain and operations expertise in target markets, vital introductions and help in building its users’ management teams, enable strategic alliances and joint ventures, and provides introductions to seasoned legal and financial advisors. Redwood Venture Partners is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 1997 by Raj Parekh.
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Rajesh Parekh

Founder and Executive MD

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Rajvir Singh

Founder and MD

19 past transactions

Savvion

Series A in 2000
Savvion offers BPM business software solutions and services. More than 300 of the world's companies, including 24 of the Fortune 100, choose Savvion to operate more productively and profitably.

NextNine Ltd.

Series B in 2001
NextNine Ltd. develops operational technology security management software. It offers NextNine platform that prevents cyber security attacks and enables centralized and provision of remote service to distributed sites; and OT security solutions architecture that includes security center and virtual security engines. The company also provides remote product service used to remotely service and support their products at the customer site. In addition, it provides JumpStart Service that is delivered as a series of discovery sessions, training sessions, and hands-on workshops; continues assessment review and enhancement service; implementation and development; training and education; consulting; and technical support services. It provides solutions for oil, gas, mining, chemicals, energy, manufacturing, defense, and critical infrastructure markets. NextNine Ltd. was formerly known as RTview Ltd. and changed its name to NextNine Ltd. in January 1998. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York. As of August 1, 2017, NextNine Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc.

Voyan Technology

Venture Round in 2000
Voyan Technology provides a unique approach to noise management, which extends the range, affordability and reliability of DSL and wireless communications networks. Voyan brings to market broad experience and a deep intellectual property (IP) portfolio in adaptive estimation, signal processing and advanced control, enabling their highly differentiated approach. Leveraging these disciplines in the communications field enables significant gains in extending access network productivity: expanding network capacity by up to 50% and reducing provisioning costs by as much as 20%. Voyan was founded in 1991 as a consulting services business. In 1996, Voyan shipped its first products for mission-critical embedded applications. In 1999, Voyan turned to the DSL and wireless communications markets where the impact of Voyan's technology is nothing short of breakthrough. Voyan has an excellent track record of product execution accumulated in its legacy embedded control business. In the semiconductor manufacturing market, Tokyo Electron Limited made Voyan Clairvoyant® Control standard on all their latest release of 200mm Diffusion furnaces for wafer temperature control. Voyan is a privately held company located in Santa Clara, California. Voyan's products include system software, embedded software, maintenance and services.

Nazomi Communications

Series B in 2000
Nazomi is a fabless semiconductor company focused on providing multimedia application processor solutions to mobile phone and semiconductor makers. Its solutions enhance quality and boost performance for audio, video, camera, 2D/3D graphics, animation, gaming, Java and other multimedia platforms.

Nazomi Communications

Series A in 1999
Nazomi is a fabless semiconductor company focused on providing multimedia application processor solutions to mobile phone and semiconductor makers. Its solutions enhance quality and boost performance for audio, video, camera, 2D/3D graphics, animation, gaming, Java and other multimedia platforms.

NextNine Ltd.

Series C in 2006
NextNine Ltd. develops operational technology security management software. It offers NextNine platform that prevents cyber security attacks and enables centralized and provision of remote service to distributed sites; and OT security solutions architecture that includes security center and virtual security engines. The company also provides remote product service used to remotely service and support their products at the customer site. In addition, it provides JumpStart Service that is delivered as a series of discovery sessions, training sessions, and hands-on workshops; continues assessment review and enhancement service; implementation and development; training and education; consulting; and technical support services. It provides solutions for oil, gas, mining, chemicals, energy, manufacturing, defense, and critical infrastructure markets. NextNine Ltd. was formerly known as RTview Ltd. and changed its name to NextNine Ltd. in January 1998. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York. As of August 1, 2017, NextNine Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc.

Tharas Systems

Series A in 2000
Tharas Systems suggests answers to the System-on-Chip simulation performance bottleneck being experienced by designers. They provides a fresh approach to the acceleration of HDL simulation and markets their solutions based on their ease of use, tool compatibility and their cost effectiveness. Tharas' main product, the Hammer, offers hardware accelerated, emulation-like performance and capacity with software-like debugging functionality.

MeshNetworks

Series B in 2000
MeshNetworks is a wireless mesh networking company that develops technology and products for rapidly-deployed, self-creating wireless mobile networks. The company creates communications systems with a proprietary technology named QDMA (Quadrature Division Multiple Access), primarily for public safety and municipal networks. It also sells a chip for QDMA as well as software that adds mesh capabilities to standard Wi-Fi products. MeshNetworks is primarily focused on the public safety sector, announcing deployments of its technology in municipalities throughout the country, including Florida, Minnesota, Oregon, and Texas. Founded in 2000, the company is headquartered in Maitland, Florida. It was acquired by Motorola in 2004.

NextNine Ltd.

Venture Round in 2005
NextNine Ltd. develops operational technology security management software. It offers NextNine platform that prevents cyber security attacks and enables centralized and provision of remote service to distributed sites; and OT security solutions architecture that includes security center and virtual security engines. The company also provides remote product service used to remotely service and support their products at the customer site. In addition, it provides JumpStart Service that is delivered as a series of discovery sessions, training sessions, and hands-on workshops; continues assessment review and enhancement service; implementation and development; training and education; consulting; and technical support services. It provides solutions for oil, gas, mining, chemicals, energy, manufacturing, defense, and critical infrastructure markets. NextNine Ltd. was formerly known as RTview Ltd. and changed its name to NextNine Ltd. in January 1998. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York. As of August 1, 2017, NextNine Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc.

Tharas Systems

Series B in 2001
Tharas Systems suggests answers to the System-on-Chip simulation performance bottleneck being experienced by designers. They provides a fresh approach to the acceleration of HDL simulation and markets their solutions based on their ease of use, tool compatibility and their cost effectiveness. Tharas' main product, the Hammer, offers hardware accelerated, emulation-like performance and capacity with software-like debugging functionality.

Taalee

Venture Round in 2000
Taalee's Semantic Engine™ is the basic underlying platform on which all of Taalee products are based. Taalee currently offers two products and services that benefit from this superior approach— Semantic Search™ and Semantic Asset Management™ for digital media assets.

GTRAN

Venture Round in 2006
GTRAN is your source for high speed transponders, transceivers, components and ICs. They are a leading designer and supplier of high-performance broadband connectivity products used throughout the long haul, metro and access networks. They differentiate themselves through their advanced technological expertise and their flexible and scalable manufacturing.

Ashvattha Semiconductor

Series A in 2001
Ashvattha Semiconductor provides frequency chips for wireless device manufacturers.

GWS Photonics

Series B in 2004
GWS Photonicsis paving the way for next generation DWDM networks with its patented GWS tunable filter Platform.

Corona Networks

Series B in 2000
Corona Networks is a developer of networking equipment, specifically carrier-class IP switches for CLECs, ILECs, IXCs, PTTs and ISPs. The company's products enable the delivery of differentiated IP services including multimedia content delivery, virtual private networks, firewalls and bandwidth management.

Everypath

Venture Round in 2003
Everypath is the leading provider of mobile task automation software to global 1000 companies.
Dubset Media Holdings is a a technology solutions company that offers an innovative music marketplace for DJs, artists, labels, publishers, music services, and distributors. Through cutting edge technology, rights management database, and easy to use dashboards, Dubset is creating new mix & remix distribution and monetization opportunities built on transparency, ownership control, and simplicity.

AlefEdge

Convertible Note in 2015
AlefEdge is a leader in the Edge Internet, delivering the power of the 5G based Edge Internet to application developers through our easy-to-use technologies. At AlefEdge, rich media applications, clouds and networks work in tandem to achieve an unprecedented level of performance. We enable 5G applications through open API’s at the Edge that make service adoption and distribution friction free. AlefEdge works with partners to build the world’s first Edge applications that leverage and realize Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, IoT and Gaming. The AlefEdge Open5G Platform brings 5G applications to life, unleashing a massive Edge Internet economy.

Magma Design Automation

Venture Round in 2000
Magma Design Automation, Inc. (Magma), provides electronic design automation (EDA) software products and related services. Its software enables chip designers to reduce the time it takes to design and produce integrated circuits used in the communications, computing, consumer electronics, networking and semiconductor industries. Its flagship products consist of a digital integrated solution for the chip development cycle, from initial design through physical implementation. Magma's flagship Talus family of products, its Tekton static timing analyzer and QCP extractor and, its Quartz family of sign-off and verification tools combine into one integrated chip design and verification flow, from what has been separate logic design, physical design, and analysis and sign-off processes. Its Titan platform for custom integrated chip design provides an integrated chip-finishing solution for mixed-signal designs.