Founded in 1965, Greylock Partners is one of the world’s leading venture capital firms. Over the past 43 years, Greylock has funded & helped build several hundred successful companies. The Greylock approach uniquely puts the entrepreneur first, with Greylock working as an “invited guest” in a highly supportive yet consultative way to help entrepreneurs build outstanding companies. Market-leading companies backed by Greylock include Ascend Communications, CheckFree, CipherTrust, Constant Contact, Continental Cable, Decru, Data Domain, digg, DoubleClick, Facebook, Farecast, Internet Security Systems. Ikanos, Legato, LinkedIn, Media Metrix, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Openwave, Open Market, Red Hat, RightNow Technologies, Success Factors, Tellabs, Trilogy, Wily Technology, Workday & Zipcar. Greylock’s offices are located in Silicon Valley, the Boston area, Israel & India.
Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (TASE: ELRN), a member of the IDB Holding group, is a technology holding company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. Elron’s group companies currently comprise public & privately held companies engaged in a diverse range of technological activities. These companies, at various levels of maturity & progress, are primarily in the fields of medical devices, information & communications technology & clean technology, & have the potential to be technology leaders, each in their respective fields. Elron focuses on identifying & developing unique technology companies. Current group companies include Given Imaging, Medingo, BrainsGate, NuLens, Aqwise & Starling, & in the past included Elbit Systems, NetVision and Partner Communications.