Mark Stevens Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 11

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 10


Mark Stevens General Information


Mr. Mark Stevens is a Founder and serves as Managing Partner at S-Cubed Capital. He serves as a Board Member, Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee at Nvidia. He serves as Board Member at Golden State Warriors and Quantenna Communications. He is an Angel Investor. He is a special limited partner and former Managing Partner at Sequoia Capital, a global venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Mark joined Sequoia in 1989 as an associate and became a partner in 1993. Prior to Sequoia, he was employed at Intel Corporation from 1982 to 1987 in a variety of sales positions. He began his career as a member of the technical staff at Hughes Aircraft Company from 1980 to 1982. During his tenure at Sequoia, Mark served as a director of the following companies: Aspect Development (public, merged with i2 Technologies, AtWeb (acquired by Netscape/AOL), Beceem (acquired by Broadcom), Billpoint (acquired by eBay), Commquest (acquired by IBM), Mobile Peak (acquired by Spreadtrum), (public, acquired by Vivendi Universal), Pixelworks, Quicklogic, Stratum One (acquired by Cisco), Summit Design (public, acquired by Mentor Graphics), Terayon Communications (public, acquired by Motorola). He was also responsible for Sequoia's successful investments in Documentum (public, acquired by EMC) and Quickturn (public, acquired by Cadence Design). Mark serves on the Board of Directors of Innovium. He has served on the Board of Trustees of USC since 2001 (co-chair of the Investment Committee and member of the Finance and Executive Committees). He is also a member of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Board of Councilors and is the founder and chairman of the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. He also serves on the Advisory board of the Harvard Business School's California Research Center (CRC). Mark is a Trustee at Menlo School and serves on the Investment Committees for Santa Clara University and Sobrato Family Holdings. Since 2010, he has been a part-time lecturer for a sales management course at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (GSB). Mark is a past President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC), past chairman of the Stanford University DAPER Venture Fund, and past chairman of the Harvard Business School Entrepreneur of the Year Award dinner. Mark earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics (both magna cum laude) from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1981, an M.S. in Computer Engineering from USC in 1984, and an MBA from Harvard University in 1989.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Atherton, CA
  • United States

Mark Stevens Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Kyoku 20-Nov-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Beverages Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Know What's Loved 20-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Second Spectrum 12-Mar-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Indice Semiconductor 18-Jan-2017 00000 00000 00.000 General Purpose Semiconductors Out of Business 0000 0000000
Lovely 10-Oct-2013 00000 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Startup 0000 0000000
Collegefeed 21-Aug-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Embark (ACQ) 13-Nov-2012 0000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Startup 0000 0000000
Deal Decor 25-May-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Internet Retail Startup 0000 0000000
Zapproved 04-Apr-2011 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 0000000
Envestnet Yodlee 17-Sep-2002 Early Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Profitable 0000 0000000

Mark Stevens Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Kyoku 08-Jul-2021 Merger/Acquisition
Second Spectrum 06-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Indice Semiconductor 01-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
Zapproved 16-May-2017 0000000000
Collegefeed 07-Apr-2015 000000000000000000
Envestnet Yodlee 03-Oct-2014 000 0000
Deal Decor 21-May-2014 000000000000000000
Lovely 02-Apr-2014 0000000000 0000
Embark (ACQ) 22-Aug-2013 Merger/Acquisition
Zeevo 18-Mar-2005 Merger/Acquisition 0000

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Mark Stevens Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mark Stevens Angel Investor 00 0 0 Atherton, CA

Mark Stevens FAQs

  • Who is Mark Stevens?

    Mark Stevens is an angel Investor who has made 11 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Mark Stevens?

    Mark Stevens is an angel investor.

  • What does Mark Stevens do?

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

  • How many board seats does Mark Stevens hold?

    Mark Stevens holds a board seat in Quantenna Communications.

  • What has Mark Stevens invested in?

    Mark Stevens has made numerous investments in companies like Kyoku, Know What's Loved, and Second Spectrum within the Beverages, Business/Productivity Software, and Entertainment Software industries.

  • What has Mark Stevens invested in recently?

    Mark Stevens's latest investment was on 20-Nov-2019 in Kyoku, a company within the Beverages industry.

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