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We are a global, technology-focused investment firm pursing the most promising companies and ideas.
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Founded in 1983, Battery makes venture-capital and private equity investments across stages from offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel. Our team ferrets out potentially cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including application software, IT infrastructure, consumer Internet/mobile and industrial technology. We have raised $4.7 billion since inception and are currently investing our latest funds with a combined market capitalization of $900 million. 

Learn more about our firm on our website here, on our Powered by Battery site for entrepreneurs and on Twitter; follow us there @BatteryVentures.

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How data and algorithms can help companies find more highly skilled workers who are better matches for their organization, employ a more diverse workforce--via Claire Cain Miller, The New York Times
Start-ups say they can eliminate biases and create more skilled and diverse workplaces, but data science will probably need human supervision.
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Be Intentional About Culture—and Pick Your VCs Wisely: Lessons from Marketo’s Phil Fernandez
In the final installments of our Phil Fernandez SaaS Adventure video series, the Marketo CEO talks with Battery’s Neeraj Agrawal about building a healthy company...
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How one Palo Alto startup aims to overhaul the rental market, take the agony and uncertainty out of finding a rental in the hottest real estate market in the country: http://bayareane.ws/1KBBdLA 
HomeSuite, a 5-month-old startup, is using the Web to overhaul the short-term rental market, trying to take the agony and uncertainty out of finding a month-to-month rental in the hottest real-estate market in the country.
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Building a High Performance Sales Team: 5 Action Steps, as outlined by John Kaplan, Force Management at the Battery Ventures Sales Summit.
This post wraps up some of the great tips garnered from the 2015 Battery Ventures Sales Summit.
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Over 2000 #CustomerSuccess leaders from around the globe are expected @ #PulseConf2015, May 12-13, 2015 in SF gainsight.com/pulse
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Here @BatteryVentures we're psyched to be #MarTech investor - @marketo @bazaarvoice @omniture @exacttarget @neolane @bluekai http://bit.ly/1xcsyah
Why is this man smiling? Well, if your firm had invested in Omniture, ExactTarget, Marketo, BlueKai, Tealium, Sprinklr, Neolane, Optimizely, Bazaarvoice, BrightEdge, and a stack of other successful marketing technology companies, you’d be smiling too. Neeraj Agrawal is a general partner at Battery Ventures, arguably the most active venture capital firm in marketing technology. I …
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What is “Low-Code” App Development? And Why Should Businesses Care?
The UK-based insurer LV= (formerly Liverpool Victoria) was facing a technical challenge. A period of rapid growth, including numerous acquisitions, had swamped its IT department...
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Are VC services over-hyped? The story of Battery Ventures' middle path: 
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Advice for entrepreneurs on validating product-market fit, scaling sales management and going international from Phil Fernandez, CEO, Marketo in a new video interview with Battery Ventures general partner Neeraj Agrawal.
How, as a SaaS company, do you validate product-market fit? Scale a sales team? And successfully expand your business overseas? Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez continues...
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Customer Success is a rapidly growing industry and game changer for SaaS companies. In just two years, Gainsight has grown its annual customer success conference from 300 to 2,000 attendees. But how did this emerging industry get its start? Great post by Battery Ventures general partner Roger Lee.
A few years ago, I started noticing a strange business problem plaguing some of the companies I worked with: They knew more about prospective customers...
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A Snapchat for enterprise data? @veradocs snags $14M from @BatteryVentures, others, hires @robin_daniels as CMO: http://on.wsj.com/1xTDOZA
With Veradocs, individuals or corporate IT departments can attach privileges to it, specifying who gets access and tracking where the data that make up the document are going.
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Huge news for @AppDynamics--$120M in new funding, led by @BatteryVentures, Clearbridge and Sands Capital: http://goo.gl/jKn2Kz . @NeerajVC
AppDynamics Inc., a startup that develops software for companies to monitor applications, has become the newest member of the $1 billion-plus valuation club.
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