WIN portfolio companies are led by passionate entrepreneurs who are building innovative and transformative technology solutions that seek to disrupt a wide variety of industries. WIN and our network of over 80 Affiliates are committed to providing on-demand advice and mentorship to each portfolio company.


AeroFS is developing an enterprise file syncing platform that eliminates the need for servers.


Apex.AI is building an operating system for autonomous vehicles.


Acquired By:

Applifier is a cross-promotion network for social games and applications.


Our mobile advertising platform gives advertisers the power to reach their target audience in measurable ways.


Acquired By: Google

Mobile app optimization & testing platform on the cloud.


Big data is hard. We make it easy.


Acquired By: LifeLock

BitYota is a data Warehouse-as-a-Service for big data analytics that is accessible to anyone.


Buoyant builds Linkerd, the open source service mesh for cloud native applications.


Acquired By:

Application platform for payment cards.


Chef is an automation platform that transforms infrastructure into code.


Acquired By:

MongoHQ Is Now Compose, and Launching Elasticsearch


Acquired By:

CopperEgg provides real-time visibility into server performance and website uptime.


Pioneering e-commerce for high consideration purchases.


Diffbot is a developer of machine learning and computer vision algorithms and public APIs for web scraping.


Drivetime is developing the next generation of interactive entertainment targeted at a huge but underserved market: drivers.

Elevate Security

Elevate Security provides a web-based platform that focuses on shifting human behavior and responses to security threats in order to prevent breaches.


Emparty is the marketplace to discover, build, and book the perfect party or gathering. Making it easy to celebrate life's best moments.


The leading digital library for kids offering unlimited access to 35000 of the best children's books of all time.

Escher Reality

Acquired By:

Escher Reality builds the most powerful tools for augmented reality (AR) that work on any mobile device.


Everwise connects employees with the people, resources and feedback they need to be more productive and successful at every stage of their career.


Expanse provides a comprehensive, continuously updated view of all Internet-connected assets that belong to an organization.


Acquired by:
Sumo Logic

FactorChain provides an incident response acceleration system to delivers the speed demanded for continuous defense at scale.


FaunaDB is a global transactional database for business critical cloud apps.


GOAT is the most trusted marketplace to buy and sell sneakers on desktop, iPhone and Android.


HeadSpin offers cutting-edge mobile testing and performance solutions with robust reporting, workflow integration and data policies.


Acquired by: Dropbox

HelloSign offers fast, secure, and legally binding eSignatures for businesses.


Acquired by: Shopify

Helpful is a human way to build relationships at work. Create short mobile videos to energize your distributed team.

Hint Health

Hint Health is the leading Direct Care Administration platform serving tomorrow's healthcare providers.


Acquired By: Concur

HipMunk is a next-gen online travel search site focused on providing a more user friendly experience to flight search.


Acquired By:

Creators of Donna, a mobile personal assistant that anticipates your needs.


Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.


Ionic provides consistent data access, control, and protection to unstructured and structured data across any repository or device, on-premise or in the cloud.


Create, automate, and track your contracts—all from the same intuitive, powerful platform.


Kandji is the MDM worthy of your Apple devices. You've chosen Apple and we've designed a device management experience to match.


Kentik is a cloud-based, real-time network visibility.


Acquired By: Docker

Koality is a software testing platform that allows users to test their code in a production-like environment before deployment.


Software to give managers and teams superpowers.


Automated cloud security for AWS.


The demand-ready labor platform.


Acquired By: Microsoft

LiveLoop is a plugin and a hosted service that enables real-time cloud-based collaboration for PowerPoint users.


Lockpath offers the industry leading GRC software platform, Keylight, to enable your organization to integrate all of it's risk management processes.


Acquired By:

Luminate, Inc. worldwide leader in making images interactive.


Acquired By: Rackspace

Mailgun provides a web service for integrating email inboxes into apps.


Meteor is an open-source platform for building top-quality web apps in a fraction of the time, whether you're an expert developer or just getting started.


Minerva's ground-breaking Anti-Evasion Platform protects organizations from today's stealthiest attacks, those built to get around your existing defenses.


Noyo is building the modern health insurance infrastructure, providing best in class technology to connect online insurance platforms.


IPO - April 2017

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service that connects people to their applications from any device, anywhere, anytime.


IPO - April 2019

PagerDuty is a cloud computing company that produces a SaaS incident response platform for IT departments.

Panorama Education

Panorama helps educators use data to support each student’s needs, and helps leaders build great schools.


Pepperdata's software runs on existing Hadoop clusters to give operators predictability, capacity, and visibility for their Hadoop jobs.


Pindrop's call center software solutions help companies establish security, identity, & trust in call center voice interactions.


Acquired By: Google

Polar is a super-fast and easy way to create and vote on great-looking photo pools.


Creator of the world's first smart payment terminal.


Replicated enables cloud-based SaaS companies to create an enterprise-grade, installable version to be deployed behind the corporate firewall.


Acquired By:

Team Inbox for email and Twitter.


Acquired By: Salesforce

Rypple is social software that makes great feedback and coaching easy.


R&D Services Management company, empowering research organizations to accelerate science and drive more innovation success.


Off-grid connectivity for adventurers - text messaging, location sharing, updates on trail conditions/weather and even SOS.


The simpler, smarter way to manage workplace requests.


Station is a native desktop application unifying all of your work applications within a single interface.


Strive combines classroom learning, community practice, and executive coaching to develop the next generation of leaders in tech.


Platform for neurotherapeutics discovery.

Take Lessons

TakeLessons offers online to offline marketplace for customer to find a trusted certified, TakeLessons instructor in over 3000 cities across the USA.


TapSense takes a platform approach to mobile app discovery and allows marketers to easily promote their apps, drive downloads, and measure performance.

TCell Rapid 7

Acquired by:

The Next Gen Cloud WAF that gives you application visibility for complete application protection.


Acquired By:

tenXer is a tool that helps users analyze their performance, progress and productivity to gain insights on their work.


Tint.ai offers customized, AI-powered risk scores that are the best-in-class in predicting insurance claims.

True Accord

Turning losses into opportunities - redefining the debt collection industry.


Where local car owners give travelers the perfect vehicle for their next adventure.


Acquired by:

Cloud-based, automated competitive pricing and product analytics solutions for online retailers.


Verkada builds enterprise video surveillance systems that are secure, smart, and simple to use.


Vida helps your population avoid and overcome chronic and mental health conditions.


Voxer is a Walkie Talkie application for smartphones. Voxer lets you send instant audio, texts and photo messages to your friends (one or more!).


Vungle, leader in mobile advertising and app monetization.


Acquired By: VMWare

Wavefront is a cloud-based, next-generation solution for managing data centers.

WePay Chase

Acquired By: J.P.
Morgan Chase

WePay is an integrated payments provider for SaaS and crowdfunding platforms.


Workspot makes VDI insanely simple with Desktop Cloud, App Cloud and Workstation Cloud.


ZX is a crossing network for institutionally-sized blocks of private securities.


Acquired By: Shopzilla

Zappli is a provider of mobile-centric consumer commerce applications.


IPO - April 2018

Zuora delivers a SaaS-based solution for taming operational complexities of recurring revenue businesses.

Satra Zarghami Hawkins

Community Manager
satraSatra joined WIN in May 2018 as Head of Community. Prior to WIN, Satra founded Events by Satra, an event management company servicing the Bay Area. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Nutritional Science. Satra grew up in the Bay Area and enjoys meeting other entrepreneurs and learning more about their business ventures.

Jonathan Pines


jp Before joining WIN, Jonathan co-founded GiftRocket (Y Combinator W11) and was a Software Engineer at Facebook. He is also an active angel investor. Jonathan studied math at Stanford and CS at Harvard. He enjoys thinking about interesting ideas and helping founders make them happen.

Kevin Webb


kw Having grown up and been educated in Silicon Valley, Kevin has had little choice but to become completely dependent on the Internet. He studied Human Biology at Stanford, and has worked at companies such as Dash Navigation (acquired by RIM) and FunnyOrDie, as well as the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Kevin’s background lies primarily in writing, web design, and social marketing, and when he’s not working on WIN, he’s generally spending time with friends or writing field shows for the Stanford Band.

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Michael Neril

Co-Founder and Affiliate

Michael has worked with technology startups for 15 years as an advisor, investor, co-founder or operator.   Michael is a co-foundmner of Webb Investment Network (“WIN”), which he launched in 2010. As Managing Director, Michael led all investment activities for the firm, focused largely on enterprise cloud applications, marketplaces, and mobile marketing platforms, investing in over 50 companies across these sectors. Prior to WIN, Michael worked at LiveOps, a cloud-based contact center and labor marketplace, where he ran business development for its next-generation virtual work marketplace.  While there, he also incubated and ran the fastest growing product line within the Company. Michael joined LiveOps after it acquired the second of two technology startups which he co-founded called Ooreka, a virtual work marketplace.  Michael started his career as an investment banker in ING Barings’ Technology Group where he primarily advised venture-backed startups on M&A and corporate finance activities. Michael is also a mentor at several startup accelerators. Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University.  

Maynard Webb

mw Maynard Webb is a 40-year veteran of the technology industry. An active leader in the technology and business community, Maynard serves as a board member, investor, philanthropist and mentor to young entrepreneurs. As the founder of the Webb Investment Network (WIN), a seed investment firm dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs, Maynard brings his experience developing and leading high-growth companies. WIN provides its portfolio companies with mentorship and on-demand access to an affiliate network of over 80 industry experts.
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Irene Webb


“iw” Irene has been involved in the tech world since 1982. After graduating Rutgers with a degree in statistics, and forecasting sales for Breck and Pine Sol products at American Cyanamid, she went on to earn her MBA from East Carolina University. Eager to begin her tech career outside of her home state of New Jersey, she took a programming job (and later finance roles) with IBM in Boca Raton, Florida where she first met Maynard. Irene later worked at Thomas Conrad and then Quantum Corp before taking leave to focus on her family. She came out of retirement in 2010 to manage WIN's finances. When not managing WIN's budget, Irene enjoys traveling and playing golf.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.