Enduring Impact

In two decades, we have founded multiple companies and advised many others as board member as well as lead investor. In total, we have substantially touched 16 companies that have achieved market capitalizations in excess of $1 billion following IPOs, or have been acquired for more than $1 billion.

  1. Wing

    1. 2016

      1. First Wing Exit: Oracle acquires Palerra

      2. Ruckus Wireless acquired by Brocade

      3. Jasper acquired by Cisco

    2. 2014

    3. 2013

      1. Nimble Storage IPO

      2. First Wing IPO - FireEye

      3. Wing closes first fund - $160 million of capital commitments

    4. 2011

      1. First Wing investment - Platfora

      2. Peter and Gaurav team up

  2. Careers at Accel and Sequoia

    1. 2008

      1. Peter leads launch of Accel India

    2. 2005

      1. Gaurav's first venture exit - Netscaler acquired by Citrix

    3. 2004

      1. Gaurav and Ashar Aziz incubate NetForts at Sequoia (later re-named FireEye)

      2. Peter named Managing Partner at Accel

    4. 2002

      1. Gaurav co-founds Ruckus Wireless

    5. 2001

      1. Gaurav joins Sequoia

    6. 1999

      1. Peter's first venture exit - Northpoint Communications IPO

      2. Redback IPO

    7. 1996

      1. Peter joins Accel

      2. Peter's first venture investment - co-leads the Series A financing of Redback

  3. Operating Careers

    1. 1996

      1. Gaurav co-founds Redback Networks

    2. 1995

      1. Peter leads the SGI collaboration with Team New Zealand to win the America's Cup

        Amy Wagner, Peter, Forest Baskett (SGI), Jim Clark (SGI), and Kevin Ryan (SGI)

    3. 1992

      1. Peter moves to Silicon Valley and joins Silicon Graphics as a Product Manager

    4. 1990

      1. Gaurav joins SynOptics Communications as a Principal Engineer