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Bullpen Capital is an early-stage venture fund which makes follow-on investments in start-ups funded by super-angels. Bullpen's market focus is on the
social-mobile web sector (both enterprise and direct to consumer), which is experiencing a new tech boom.
DLA Piper is a longtime leader in representing startups, venture capitalists and technology investment
bankers. We perennially rank nationally and globally in the top 3 for venture capital, M&A and IPOs. Since
our roots in the Bay Area as Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich, we have been renowned for representing countless
technology companies, including Adobe, Ascend Communications, Groupon, Qualcomm, Salesforce, and 3Com. Our
Northern California corporate lawyers are highly active in the startup and venture communities, and have
enormous corporate development experience, having each "been there, done that" at all stages of development
for hundreds of companies.
Hood & Strong LLP was founded 92 years ago on the premise of delivering high-quality accounting services to
prominent individuals and family-owned companies. The firm's book of business represented the "who's who" of
early California entrepreneurs, who built name companies and became noted philanthropists as well.
Since 1917, Hood & Strong has grown to serve the comprehensive needs of a diverse range of clients throughout
the Greater Bay Area offering a full complement of tax, audit, business consulting and wealth management
services from offices in San Francisco, Redwood Shores and San Jose.
NVP is a global, multi-stage investment firm that makes early to late stage venture and growth equity
investments across a wide range of sectors. The firm manages more than $3.7 billion in capital and has funded
over 500 companies since inception.
Rackspace Hosting is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 197,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides
its renowned Fanatical Support across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting.
Rackspace was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the "2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting." Rackspace is headquartered in San Antonio
with offices and data centers around the world.
Steelcase's Turnstone brand offers a hassle free process to help individuals, small teams and emerging
companies create inspiring and functional work environments. Its collection of Knowledge, Products and
Services offerings, wrapped around a simple planning methodology (Meet, Mingle, Escape), empowers users to
create inspiring, functional and affordable spaces.
Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3
trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking,
insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000
ATMs, the Internet, and other distribution channels across North America
and internationally. With approximately 280,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in