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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — June 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — June 2018

    Emergence NewsWe’re excited to announce the launch of our new website! It’s a fresh look where you can get to know us better, learn more about our investments, and access a wide range of content...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — May 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — May 2018

    Emergence NewsWe’re proud to introduce our new $435MM fund, Fund V. Investing in early stage startups gives us the great privilege to partner with the most innovative entrepreneurs who are...

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  • Fund V — Dedicated to Changing the Way the World Works

    Fund V — Dedicated to Changing the Way the World Works

    We are excited to share the news that Emergence has raised a new fund dedicated to investing in people who change the way the world works. Fund V is a $435 million early-stage fund that will allow...

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  • Emergence CEOs Share The Secrets to Raising Growth Capital

    Emergence CEOs Share The Secrets to Raising Growth Capital

    Series B is known as both the hardest round to raise by entrepreneurs and the hardest to evaluate by investors. The data proves this out as approximately 50% of Series A funded companies raise a...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — April 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — April 2018

    Emergence NewsCongratulations to SalesLoft on their $50MM Series C! Emergence is proud to continue the partnership with the #1 sales engagement platform.Portfolio company project44 raised $35MM in...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — March 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — March 2018

    Emergence NewsMeet UpKeep, a modern management system for maintenance workers. In March, Emergence led a $10MM investment in UpKeep, which helps technicians create and track orders for the...

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  • Top 10 Enterprise Startups from YC Winter 2018

    Top 10 Enterprise Startups from YC Winter 2018

    YC Winter 2018 featured 141 companies that ranged from a startup that actually kills their users (Nectome) to about a dozen pharma/biotech startups that actually save lives. Given my focus as an...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — February 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — February 2018

    Emergence NewsWhy You Should Make a Candidate Give a Presentation (and 11 Other Tricks for Hiring Rock Stars) — Growth Partner Viviana Faga shares her advice on hiring a great marketer.There’s a...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — January 2018

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — January 2018

    January Enterprise Highlights2018 started off strong with surge in enterprise deal making. European ERP leader SAP continues to shift their focus to the cloud with their $2.4B acquisition of sales...

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  • Why do start-ups fail ….

    Why do start-ups fail ….

    Want to know two reasons why companies fail? Listen to the latest episode of Make It Happen Mondays with John Barrows, sales trainer to the top tech companies around the world & Doug Landis,...

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  • The Coaching Cloud Playbook

    The Coaching Cloud Playbook

    The Coaching Networks PlaybookBy Gordon Ritter, Jake Saper, and the Emergence Capital TeamOver the past decade, the Cloud has given birth to some huge companies. We’ve been fortunate to partner...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — November 2017

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — November 2017

    Emergence News & ThoughtsHow This Salesforce Investor Created $100B in Value — Forbes profiles Emergence Founding Partner Jason Green and shares his perspective on building Emergence Capital,...

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  • Top Enterprise Startups from 500 Startups Batch 22 & Acceleprise Winter 2017

    Top Enterprise Startups from 500 Startups Batch 22 & Acceleprise Winter 2017

    Demo days…wouldn’t it be more fun if demo was short for demolition and not demonstration? Food for thought to all the accelerators.In the last couple weeks, 500 startups graduated their 22nd batch...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — October 2017

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — October 2017

    Thank you to our amazing portfolio company founders and teams. As we reflect on a busy year, we are grateful to everyone for helping us build a special VC firm recognized by our peers as the...

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  • Dream Big: How Revenue Leaders Maximize ROI at Dreamforce

    Dream Big: How Revenue Leaders Maximize ROI at Dreamforce

    Dreamforce is the Superbowl of SaaS. Wait, no. It’s bigger than the Superbowl. Over 170,000 SaaS superstars will descend on San Francisco in less than a month to buy, sell and learn about...

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  • How to Raise Seed Capital: Top Enterprise Seed Investors Share How They Analyze Investment…

    How to Raise Seed Capital: Top Enterprise Seed Investors Share How They Analyze Investment…

    How to Raise Seed Capital: Top Enterprise Seed Investors Share How They Analyze Investment Opportunities and What Founders Should Expect in FundraisingWe at Emergence are very fortunate to partner...

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  • Emergence Enterprise Recap — September 2017

    Emergence Enterprise Recap — September 2017

    Emergence is thrilled to announce our new Operating Partner Viviana Faga. Viviana joins Emergence with a mission to share her secrets of hypergrowth with our portfolio companies based on her...

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  • Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom

    Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom

    Emergence Capital partner Santi Subotovsky sits down with Zoom’s Eric Yuan to talk about his company’s early beginnings and the importance of company culture and happiness. Watch the video, or...

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  • Jett McCandless, Founder and CEO of project44

    Jett McCandless, Founder and CEO of project44

    Emergence partner Joe Floyd talks to Jett McCandless about his journey as an entrepreneur and how he founded project44, bringing digitization to the trucking and logistics industry. Watch the...

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  • How to Price Your Software: 101

    How to Price Your Software: 101

    A few months ago, I was asked to give a talk to Stanford students building early-stage businesses on how to price their products. I looked back through my notes from my own classes at Stanford for...

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