Boston, MA – Nov. 17, 2020 – OpenView, a number one enterprise capital agency centered on enterprise software program, at present introduced the growth of its funding staff with the addition of Sanjiv Kalevar. With capital to speculate from Fund VI, Sanjiv will lead investments and additional construct the agency’s portfolio of expansion-stage SaaS corporations.
Sanjiv Kalevar brings a wealth of enterprise software program investing expertise, becoming a member of OpenView from Battery Ventures, the place he spent seven years, most not too long ago as Principal. At Battery, Sanjiv constructed a formidable portfolio of profitable software program corporations together with unicorns ServiceTitan, and InVision, high-growth leaders reminiscent of AuditBoard and MX, in addition to up and coming companies like UpKeep and VNDLY whereas serving on the Board of Administrators for Mews and Newforma. Previous to Battery, Sanjiv labored for international enterprise capital agency Bessemer Enterprise Companions and Hyde Park Angels, an early-stage angel funding group in Chicago.
“OpenView has been constructing a portfolio, a value-add platform, and thought management round product-led development that has been resonating with founders, CEOs and the startup ecosystem,” stated Sanjiv Kalevar. “I’m excited to carry my expertise and my eager curiosity of investing in ignored and legacy industries which are but to bear a digital transformation to OpenView’s staff to additional develop our portfolio.”
Earlier this yr, OpenView added Peter Weed to its working staff, to deepen the agency’s relationships with market-leading expansion-stage SaaS startups. Previous to Lumia, he spent over a decade at McKinsey & Firm the place he was a Accomplice and Co-Founder, World Co-Head of the Quick Development Tech Apply (now Gasoline by McKinsey). In that function he labored with a whole lot of venture-backed innovators and dozens of best-in-class VC corporations, serving to obtain and preserve category-leading positions scaling from $10MM to $100MM, and past.
“I joined OpenView to reinforce our imaginative and prescient and management of the product-led development revolution,” stated Peter Weed. “Becoming a member of the staff has been an thrilling alternative to carry my expertise scaling SaaS innovators to our portfolio of startups and assist these organizations to form the longer term as class leaders.”
“At OpenView, we’re centered on bettering folks’s working lives by partnering with entrepreneurs who’re bringing know-how into the office to just do that,” stated Mackey Craven, companion at OpenView. “Sanjiv’s expertise and deal with antiquated industries going by a digital transformation resonated with us deeply—and as we received to know him, we noticed that his assist of the entrepreneurs he works with and their missions goes even deeper.”
Based in 2006, OpenView is a enterprise capital agency investing globally in enterprise software program corporations. With a mission to enhance folks’s working lives, OpenView’s centered funding strategy throughout sector and stage permits the agency to establish and companion with class main enterprise software program corporations. The agency’s focus extends to operational excellence by its devoted growth staff working with portfolio corporations on go-to-market, gross sales and advertising, product led development, expertise, and company improvement. The agency is predicated in Boston and has $1.5 billion in complete capital below administration. For extra data, please go to https://openviewpartners.com/.