Boston, MA – Nov. 17, 2020 – OpenView, a number one enterprise capital agency centered on enterprise software program, right this moment introduced the growth of its funding crew with the addition of Sanjiv Kalevar. With capital to take a position from Fund VI, Sanjiv will lead investments and additional construct the agency’s portfolio of expansion-stage SaaS corporations.
Sanjiv Kalevar brings a wealth of enterprise software program investing expertise, becoming a member of OpenView from Battery Ventures, the place he spent seven years, most not too long ago as Principal. At Battery, Sanjiv constructed a formidable portfolio of profitable software program corporations together with unicorns ServiceTitan, and InVision, high-growth leaders similar to AuditBoard and MX, in addition to up and coming companies like UpKeep and VNDLY whereas serving on the Board of Administrators for Mews and Newforma. Previous to Battery, Sanjiv labored for international enterprise capital agency Bessemer Enterprise Companions and Hyde Park Angels, an early-stage angel funding group in Chicago.
“OpenView has been constructing a portfolio, a value-add platform, and thought management round product-led progress that has been resonating with founders, CEOs and the startup ecosystem,” stated Sanjiv Kalevar. “I’m excited to convey my expertise and my eager curiosity of investing in neglected and legacy industries which can be but to bear a digital transformation to OpenView’s crew to additional develop our portfolio.”
Earlier this 12 months, OpenView added Peter Weed to its working crew, to deepen the agency’s relationships with market-leading expansion-stage SaaS startups. Previous to Lumia, he spent over a decade at McKinsey & Firm the place he was a Accomplice and Co-Founder, World Co-Head of the Quick Progress Tech Observe (now Gasoline by McKinsey). In that function he labored with a whole bunch of venture-backed innovators and dozens of best-in-class VC companies, serving to obtain and preserve category-leading positions scaling from $10MM to $100MM, and past.
“I joined OpenView to boost our imaginative and prescient and management of the product-led progress revolution,” stated Peter Weed. “Becoming a member of the crew has been an thrilling alternative to convey my expertise scaling SaaS innovators to our portfolio of startups and assist these organizations to form the long run as class leaders.”
“At OpenView, we’re centered on enhancing folks’s working lives by partnering with entrepreneurs who’re bringing expertise into the office to do exactly that,” stated Mackey Craven, associate at OpenView. “Sanjiv’s expertise and concentrate on antiquated industries going by a digital transformation resonated with us deeply—and as we bought to know him, we noticed that his help of the entrepreneurs he works with and their missions goes even deeper.”
Based in 2006, OpenView is a enterprise capital agency investing globally in enterprise software program corporations. With a mission to enhance folks’s working lives, OpenView’s centered funding method throughout sector and stage allows the agency to establish and associate with class main enterprise software program corporations. The agency’s focus extends to operational excellence by its devoted growth crew working with portfolio corporations on go-to-market, gross sales and advertising, product led progress, expertise, and company growth. The agency is predicated in Boston and has $1.5 billion in whole capital below administration. For extra info, please go to https://openviewpartners.com/.