Some Mudd-y Companies

HMC INQ is just starting out, so we haven't funded any companies yet. However, we've done some research on existing companies co-founded by Mudders.. here's a partial list!

Fun fundamentals found on forty-four funded mudd-founded startups:
Average number of $20M+ startups founded per year: 3
Average years since graduation when founded: 8
Average time to exit: 5.5 years
Median valuation: 50M
Average valuation: 135M (thanks, GitHub!)

GitHub

Valued $2B in 2015
(Sequoia Capital)

Founded 2008
(HMC '01)

helix

Raised $100M
($100M in 2015)

Founded 2015
(HMC '91)

AdColony

Exited $350M in 2014
(Opera)

Founded 2011
(HMC '98)

InstaMed

Raised $130M
($50M in 2016)

Founded 2004
(HMC '00)

peleton technology

Raised $78M
($60M in 2017)

Founded 2010
(HMC '01)

Mavenlink

Raised $64M
($39M in 2016)

Founded 2008
(HMC '88)

Matterport

Raised $61M
($35M in 2015)

Founded 2010
(HMC '01)

Glowforge

Raised $32M
($22M in 2016)

Founded 2014
(HMC '97)

Inktank

Exited $190M in 2014
(Red Hat)


Founded 2012
(HMC '00)

pogo

Exited $150M in 2001
(Excite@Home)

Founded 1997
(HMC '89)

auditude

Exited $120M in 2011
(Adobe)


Founded 1999
(HMC '99)

nexsan

Exited $120M in 2013
(Imation)

Founded 1999
(HMC '82)

whistle

Exited $119M in 2016
(Mars Petcare)

Founded 2012
(HMC '06)

DreamHost

Valued $100M in 2013
(Goldman Sachs)

Founded 1996
(HMC '00, '98, '98, '97)

Motiv Power Systems

Raised $16M
($8M in 2015)

Founded 2009
(HMC '06)