Tech Company Financing Transactions

Portworx Funding Round

Portworx, based in Los Altos, raised $27 million from Mubadala, Sapphire Ventures and Cisco Investments.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Mubadala (Lead Investor) (Ibrahim Ajami)

Sapphire Ventures (Lead Investor) (Jai Das)

Cisco Investments (Kip Compton)

GE Ventures (Abhishek Shukla)

HPE Growth Capital (Vishal Lall)

Mayfield Fund (Michael Dell)


Proceeds Purpose
Portworx will use the latest round of funding to expand into new global markets, continue developing its flagship platform Portworx Enterprise, and grow its world-class engineering, sales and channel teams.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
4940 El Camino Real 200
Los Altos, CA 94022
Email Address
Portworx PWX enables the rapid deployment of stateful, distributed applications into production. With PWX, applications can be scaled rapidly without IT intervention. DevOps can provision storage to containers in an automated and container-centric way.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Murli Thirumale
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Chief Technical Officer
Vinod Jayaraman
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Chief Technical Officer
Gou Rao
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VP - Engineering
Venkat Ramakrishnan
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VP - Product Management
Michael Ferranti
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VP - Product Management
Eric Han
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VP - Sales
Steve Ackley
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