David Cheriton Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 7
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 2
Exits

David Cheriton General Information

Description

Mr. David Cheriton is an Angel Investor. In 2014, Cheriton's firm OptumSoft made the unusual move of suing Arista Networks, a computer networking firm he had cofounded, shortly after the company's IPO. He and his partner invested $100,000 each in Google when it was just getting started; they also co-founded Granite Systems (acquired by Cisco in 1996) and Kealia (sold to Sun Microsystems in 2004). Cheriton is an Angel Investor in a number of tech companies.

Contact Information

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

David Cheriton Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Otter.ai 20-Nov-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 22-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 00000 00000000
000000 24-Nov-2014 00000 (00000 Network Management Software Profitable 00000 00000000
0000000000000 01-Mar-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Startup 00000 00000000
00000000 14-May-2012 00000 00000 000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Zunavision 11-Feb-2009 Angel (individual) Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Alphabet 04-Sep-1998 Angel (individual) 00000 Internet Software Profitable 00000 00000000
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David Cheriton Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Parastructure 17-Jun-2014 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 19-Aug-2004 000 00.000
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David Cheriton Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Cheriton Angel Investor 0 Palo Alto, CA
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David Cheriton Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
500 Startups 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bridgewater Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draper Dragon 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Horizons Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Raptor Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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