Early Stage IT & Healthcare Investing
"The vision for Optimizely is to enable businesses to show exactly the right thing to the right person at the right time. We are glad to have InterWest as partners along our journey to bring that vision to fruition."
Dan Siroker, CEO, Optimizely
"Mobile devices are how people will consume content in the future, and much of the revenue for that content depends on advertising. We chose InterWest as you would choose a life partner: we spent time talking and getting to know each other before we made the leap and that has really paid off."
Simon Khalaf, President and CEO, Flurry
"At Joyus we are passionate about creating the first true convergence of content and commerce in a premium video shopping experience. With IW we found complete synergy with a vision that we can build a world class media and shopping destination in one for the digital consumer."
Sukhinder Singh, Founder & Chairman, Joyus
"The RealReal is building the world's largest trusted marketplace for luxury consignment for women and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches and art. Working with Keval is like have a strategic machine in your midst. He is focused, he is innovative, he is in it to win it and he is fun. "
Julie Wainwright, Founder & CEO, TheRealReal
"We are very pleased to have InterWest Partners as allies in the delivery of our vision for a new kind of marketing automation solution. This funding has enabled us to rapidly deliver innovative solutions for lead generation, lead nurturing, and marketing accountability."
Phil Fernandez, President and CEO, Marketo
"TESARO unearths and passionately pursues the development of biopharmaceuticals that can make a difference in the lives of cancer patients. InterWest’s deep understanding of science and development, along with their investment style, compelled us to partner with them as a foundational investor. "
Lonnie Moulder, CEO & Co-Founder, TESARO
"Alvine develops treatment for celiac disease, one of the world’s most common autoimmune and inflammation disorders. InterWest’s interest in investing in trailblazing product concepts made it a natural partner. They make sure the team is built right and help them execute the plan we agree on."
Abhay Joshi, President & CEO, Alvine Pharmaceuticals
"At Integrated Diagnostics, we have a really big dream: to make the way the world practices medicine more precise and more predictable. InterWest is the right partner for us because they take a long view on Life Sciences opportunities and have enormous experience in the field."
Lee Hood, Co-Founder & Board Member, Integrated Diagnostics
"Labrys takes a lower risk approach to drug development with a promising clinical stage asset which addresses a significant medical need – chronic migraine. We have the opportunity to take LBR-101 deep into development and build the greatest value—a vision that is shared and supported by IW."
Steve James, President and CEO, Labrys Biologics
"We make physicians more productive and successful by connecting them online—a tricky task that requires an understanding of health care, technology and regulations. With InterWest, we found solid partners with investment, health care and technology expertise under one roof."
Jeff Tangney, CEO, Doximity
"At Welltok, we’re pioneering health optimization, helping consumers be as healthy as they can be and get rewarded. The unique combination of consumer, healthcare and technology investment expertise that InterWest brings is critical as we work to create a new convergence in healthcare between population health managers, consumers and the digital consumer health supply chain."
Jeff Margolis, Chairman and CEO, Welltok
"We’re revolutionizing human hair transplantation using sophisticated robotics and we needed a patient investment partner with a solid track record in medical devices—so we turned to InterWest. Their ability to maintain their interest and commitment over time has been crucial to our progress."