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Roger Sippl


Mr. Sippl was the Chief Technology Officer & a Co-Founder, the Co- Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman at Elastic Intelligence. Sippl serves as partner at Sippl Investments. Roger Sippl is a Silicon Valley software pioneer, entrepreneur and innovator. His 30 years of contributions have helped shape the enterprise software technology landscape of today. In 1980 he founded Informix Software, taking it public in 1986. Under his leadership, Informix pioneered SQL relational databases, report generators, screen data entry packages, 4GL application development tools, and scalable OLTP database technology. It is now a part of IBM, after surpassing a $4B market cap as a public company. Roger was also co-founder and Chairman of the Vantive Corporation. Vantive became a leader in CRM and, as a public company, achieved a $1B market cap, and is now a part of PeopleSoft/Oracle. In 1993, he founded Visigenic Software, helping pioneer distributed object computing and the concept of the application server (based on CORBA, prior to the J2EE standard) in enterprises. Visigenic was acquired by Borland, after becoming a public company. After the Visigenic IPO Roger earned the "Golden Hat Trick Award" from Cristina Morgan at JP Morgan/Hambrecht and Quist for three Silicon Valley IPOs.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 499 Seaport Court
  • Building S, Office 302
  • Menlo Park, CA 94063
  • United States

+1 (650) 000-0000

Roger Sippl Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Heighten Software 22-Sep-2015 Angel (individual) 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 08-Apr-2015 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 30-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000 16-Apr-2014 00000 (00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 00000 00000
NuoDB 24-Feb-2014 Later Stage VC 000.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
IFTTT 05-Jan-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Automation/Workflow Software Startup 00000 00000
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Roger Sippl Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Heighten Software 30-May-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
000000000 26-Feb-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
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Roger Sippl Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Roger Sippl Angel Investor 00 0 Menlo Park, CA