MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2014) - Amplify Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm committed to redefining enterprise technology, today announced the addition of Mike Dauber as General Partner. He joins from Battery Ventures, where he spent over six years driving investments in enterprise infrastructure and applications. In his new role, Dauber will continue to fund and support the next generation of enterprise technology entrepreneurs.
"Having worked side by side as his colleague at Battery Ventures, and then again as his co-investor at Amplify Partners, I know Mike's talent, drive and commitment to helping entrepreneurs are second to none," said Sunil Dhaliwal, Founder and General Partner, Amplify Partners. "Mike will be a cornerstone of the firm and I'm thrilled to welcome him to the team."
Dauber brings deep experience in enterprise technology and a long operating and investing history to Amplify Partners. He is a frequent speaker on trends in enterprise technology and was recently recognized as an up-and-coming investor by Forbes Midas Brink List for several high-profile investments including Continuuity, Platfora, RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce) and Splunk. His operational experience includes roles in engineering, business development and sales at Altera, Velio and Xilinx.
"Amplify Partners is pioneering a unique approach to enterprise IT investing," said Mike Dauber, General Partner, Amplify Partners. "The team has built an enviable portfolio, a strong reputation with entrepreneurs and an unparalleled network of advisors. I am eager to help build the preeminent investment firm exclusively focused building disruptive enterprise companies."
"I'm thrilled to see two of the industry's best early-stage investors join forces. They will provide tremendous impact for entrepreneurs," said Jonathan Gray, CEO, Continuuity. "Sunil and Mike are great complements to each other and I look forward to working with them on my current and future companies. Their commitment to supporting technical founders, deep knowledge of the market and vast network of connections make Amplify Partners the go-to firm for early-stage enterprise IT."
Amplify Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm committed to redefining IT infrastructure, invests in technical entrepreneurs pursuing the multi-hundred-billion dollar Infrastructure 2.0 disruption. Amplify helps talented founders build valuable businesses by investing the right amount of early-stage capital and providing active company-building assistance. Amplify offers the unique combination of deep domain expertise, early-stage focus and a network of Venture Amplifiers™ to improve outcomes for entrepreneurs. Current portfolio companies include BlueData, Chef, Conjur, Continuuity, Datadog, Fastly and Keen.io.
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