Strategic Partners - Propelling Ideas to Market
We enhance our capabilities and increase our access to superior
technologies through important strategic alliances.
is a consulting firm that provides management and technical services
to accelerate the development of Woodside Fund's communications
and networking portfolio companies. Acuitive has deep domain expertise
in networking infrastructure, and members of Acuitive also serve on
our Industry and Technology Advisory Board.
Industry and Technical Advisory Board (ITAB)
Our Advisory Board is a group of industry pioneers, company founders,
and seasoned executives. The Boards mission is to advise our
team on technology trends, attractive areas of investment, and the
merits and challenges of specific investment opportunities. Together
Woodside Fund and our Advisory Board share the professional and
personal rewards that come with building world-class technology
companies. Our Advisory Board includes:
||Industry pioneer in artificial intelligence
||Founder, Andes Networks and Stackable Design
||VP of Technology, Conexant Systems
||Co-founder and Chairman, Cirrus Logic, Inc.
||President and co-founder, Acuitive
||Communications Industry Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of California, San Diego
||Former CEO, Veritas Software
||Industry Pioneer and Founder, Resonate
||CEO, Danger, Inc.
||Storage Industry Pioneer
We enjoy an especially close and loyal relationship with our Limited
Partners. Our investors include pension funds, endowments, financial
institutions, technology executives, and successful entrepreneurs.
Our investment partners contribute far more than investment capital.
They provide Woodside Fund with service, support, and encouragement,
all of which assist us in building solid portfolio companies.
We never stop cultivating key relationships with organizations
that help us maintain our high standard of service and excellence.
Woodside Fund has a leadership position with the Early
Stage Venture Capital Alliance (ESVCA). ESVCA is a community
of more than 150 early-stage venture capitalists who meet to share
common challenges, practices, and information on their ever-evolving
business environment. Founded in 1988, the ESVCA has been
unique from its inception.