Friday, April 21, 2006

Benchmark Capital: Silicon Valley Team: General Partners: Peter Fenton

"Peter Fenton joined Benchmark Capital in 2006 after spending seven years as a partner with Accel Partners, where his investment interests included software, digital media, and technology enabled services.
Prior to joining the venture capital community, he spent several years working with Silicon Valley software and high-technology companies as an entrepreneur and strategy consultant. He was an early employee at Virage, a multimedia information retrieval company that went public on the NASDAQ in 2000. Peter also worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he advised high-technology businesses in Silicon Valley on their product and business strategies.
Investments: Aptana, Apexon, Coremetrics, JBoss, Mendocino Software, Oak Pacific Interactive, Reactivity, Terracotta, Wily Technology, Xensource, and Zimbra.
Education: MBA from Stanford Business School, Arjay Miller Scholar; BA from Stanford University, Phi Beta Kappa."

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