Paul Maritz Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 23

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

Paul Maritz General Information

Description

Mr. Paul Maritz serves as Advisor at Sierra Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Kernel Labs (Seattle). He serves as Chairman at Acronis. He is a retired technology executive and an active individual investor. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Pivotal Software, and on the boards of several start-up technology companies where he is a significant investor. Mr. Maritz was born in 1955 in Zimbabwe and educated in South Africa, where he graduated in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Universities of Natal and Cape Town. He started his working career in the United Kingdom, before moving to the US in 1981 to work for Intel. In 1986 he joined Microsoft where he served on the Executive Staff of the company, and had responsibility for product development, including the teams that developed such products as Microsoft Windows, Exchange, SQL Server and Development Tools. In 2000, he retired from Microsoft and later founded an early Cloud company called PI that was acquired by EMC in 2008. Mr. Maritz then joined VMware as the CEO and served until 2012 during which time revenues tripled. In 2013, he became a founder and CEO of Pivotal Software, a company focused on changing the way enterprises develop software in the Cloud Era. In 2016, he stepped down as CEO. Mr. Maritz has been active in the non-profit world and served for 10 years on the board of the Grameen Foundation which supports financial inclusion and technology in the developing world. He also has an active interest in supporting education and wildlife conservation in Africa. He serves as Board Member & Advisor at Tignis.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Paul Maritz Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tignis 12-May-2022 Later Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000 000000000 17-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 31-Oct-2019 00000 00000 00000 Other Information Technology Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 27-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00000 Other Information Technology Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 10-May-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 17-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00000 Other Information Technology Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 22-Jun-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Other Information Technology Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 06-Oct-2016 00000 (00000 00.00 Publishing Startup 0000 000000
RumbleMonkey 08-Jun-2016 Seed Round 00000 Entertainment Software Out of Business 0000 000000
Colabo 08-Jun-2015 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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Paul Maritz Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Colabo 13-Apr-2022 Merger/Acquisition
000000000000 11-Feb-2021 000 00 00000000
000000 07-Feb-2017 000000000000000000
000000 10-Nov-2011 000000000000000000
00000 01-Jan-2010 000000000000000000
Open Hub 30-Jun-2009 Merger/Acquisition
Full Capture Solutions 01-Jan-2009 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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Paul Maritz Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Paul Maritz Angel Investor 00 0 Seattle, WA
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Paul Maritz Co-Investors (12)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
DN Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Day One Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Frontiers Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Idinvest Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rakuten (Internet Retail) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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