Sapphire Ventures has promoted eight of its team members to senior positions at the firm. Cathy Gao and Laura Thompson were both elevated to partner. Thomas Moon, Philipp Seifert and Casber Wang were promoted to vice president at the firm, while Annalise Dragic and Nate Leung became principals. And Ashley Caldwell was elevated to general counsel. Sapphire also announced it opened a London office and is expanding to Austin and San Francisco, as well as growing its presence in New York City.