Tenaya Capital is a leading venture capital firm that invests in early growth venture-backed technology companies. Our firm is managed by a cohesive group of partners that have worked together for over a decade. We are an equal partnership, and we work as a team to evaluate investments and support our portfolio companies.
We operate based on a culture of “integrity, respect, judgment, tenacity and commitment.” This is a key competitive advantage for our firm.
Our investments range from companies that are in the initial stages of revenue generation to companies seeking pre-IPO mezzanine capital. We invest across technology sectors, including software, consumer Internet, IT infrastructure, communications and electronics. Tenaya is typically the lead investor in a financing round, and our average initial investment ranges from $5 – 10 million.
Partnering with Tenaya
We are active investors, and we seek to assist our portfolio companies by serving on the board as a director or an observer. We believe in building long-term partnerships with our entrepreneurs and co-investors, and we demonstrate consistent, rational decision-making with respect to operational issues and exit strategies.