El Dorado Ventures El Dorado Ventures

Datacenters/Cloud Computing

  • Atlantis Computing Mountain View, CA

    Atlantis Computing is transforming enterprise desktop computing by solving the challenges of desktop virtualization: storage costs and user acceptance.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Atlantis' first round of VC funding.

  • Compellent Technologies Eden Prairie, MN

    Compellent is a leading provider of enterprise-class storage solutions that are highly scalable, feature rich and designed to be easy to use and cost effective.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Compellent's first round of VC funding.

    Acquired by Dell, Inc.
  • Cortina Systems Sunnyvale, CA

    Cortina Systems is a leading supplier of intelligent communication solutions to the Core, Metro, Access and Enterprise market segments.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Cortina's first round of VC funding.

  • enStratius Minneapolis, MN

    Enstratius™ is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. Where cloud services software (i.e. Eucalyptus, Joyent and Citrix CloudStack) target the delivery of cloud as a service, Enstratius is focused on the consumption of one or more cloud services from a single, consistent management platform.

    Acquired by Dell, Inc.
  • iTKO Dallas, TX

    iTKO helps customers move enterprise applications into the Cloud at lower cost and risk through its LISA virtualization and validation software.

    Initial Investment: EDV General Partner Jeff Hinck provided VC funding to iTKO at his prior firm.

  • Joyent San Francisco, CA

    Joyent is a global cloud computing and systems software provider that offers an integrated technology suite designed for enterprises and developers. JoyentCloud.com delivers public cloud services to companies including LinkedIn, Gilt Groupe and Kabam. Node.js, the open source server-side JavaScript project owned and stewarded by Joyent, provides developers and enterprises such as Microsoft with the most powerful runtime for developing data-intensive, real-time apps.

  • NuSpeed Internet Systems Maple Grove, MN

    NuSpeed Internet Systems is a storage area networking company

    Initial Investment: EDV provided first-round VC funding to NuSpeed in 2000.

    Acquired by Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO)
  • Pilot Network Services Alameda, CA

    Managed security provider for enterprises.

    Initial investment: EDV provided Pilot's first round of VC funding.

    Public (NASDAQ: PILT)
  • Sagent Technology Mountain View, CA

    Enterprise data warehousing and decision support software.

    Initial Investment: EDV co-led Sagent Technology's initial round of VC financing.

    Public (NASDAQ: SGNT)
  • Sistina Software Minneapolis, MN

    Sistina sells global file system and logical volume manager software for ultra high performance file-based storage systems.

    Initial Investment: EDV General Partner Jeff Hinck provided VC funding to Sistina at his prior firm.

    Acquired by RedHat Software (NYSE: RHT)
  • Sun Microsystems Santa Clara, CA

    Developer of high performance workstations and Internet software.

    Initial Investment: EDV's predecessor firm, West Coast Venture Capital, co-led Sun Microsystems' first round of VC financing.

    Public (NASDAQ: SUNW), acquired by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)