Roger Sippl Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Roger Sippl General Information

Description

Mr. Roger Sippl serves as a Partner at Sippl Investments. He also serves as Board Member at Filtini and Headwater Research. He also co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Elastic Intelligence. 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.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 499 Seaport Court
  • Building S, Office 302
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Roger Sippl Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Particle.News 17-Apr-2024 Early Stage VC 000.00 Information Services (B2C) Product In Beta Test 00000 00000
Dokkio 18-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Heighten Software 22-Sep-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Aviso AI 08-Apr-2015 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Aviso AI 30-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Splice Machine 30-Apr-2014 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Talkwheel 16-Apr-2014 00000 (00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 00000 00000
NuoDB 24-Feb-2014 Early Stage VC 000.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
IFTTT 05-Jan-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Roger Sippl Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
NuoDB 25-Nov-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Heighten Software 30-May-2017 000000000000000000
Talkwheel 26-Feb-2016 000000000000000000

Roger Sippl Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Roger Sippl Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Roger Sippl Angel Investor 00 0 0 Redwood City, CA

Roger Sippl Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Axel Springer 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bruce Falck 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jason Goldman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightspeed Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Max Mullen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Roger Sippl FAQs

  • Who is Roger Sippl?

    Roger Sippl is an angel Investor who has made 9 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Roger Sippl?

    Roger Sippl is an angel investor.

  • What does Roger Sippl do?

    As an angel investor, Roger Sippl invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Roger Sippl hold?

    Roger Sippl holds a board seat in Headwater Research.

  • What has Roger Sippl invested in?

    Roger Sippl has made numerous investments in companies like Particle.News, Dokkio, and Heighten Software within the Information Services (B2C), Business/Productivity Software, and Automation/Workflow Software industries.

  • What has Roger Sippl invested in recently?

    Roger Sippl's latest investment was on 17-Apr-2024 in Particle.News, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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