Fred Wang

General Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC

Fred Wang

Fred Wang

General Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Western Association of Venture Capitalists
Trinity Ventures LP

RelSci Relationships

2933

Number of Boards

33

Birthday

1951

Age

70

Number of Awards

2

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Investor at Holberton, Inc.

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General Partner at Trinity Ventures LP

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Founding Partner at Trinity Ventures LP

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General Partner at Trinity Ventures LP

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Cofense, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ThreatMetrix, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder at ThreatQuotient, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ThreatQuotient, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at ThreatQuotient, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Aryaka Networks, Inc.

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Fred Wang
General Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC
Education
MBA
Class of 1992

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

MS, Electrical Engineering
Class of 1988

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Career History
General Partner
2017 - Current

Adams Street Partners is one of the leading independent, employee-owned firms that specializing in direct, primary & secondary investments and also considers co-investment opportunities. For direct investments, the firm focuses on technology (software, mobile, big data, financial technology, security) and healthcare sectors. They partner with exceptional teams and invest at various stages of a company’s life–cycle. They make investments in the range of $5 million to $25 million and invest more, depending on the situation. For primary fund of fund investments, the firm invests globally in private equity funds, regardless of geography, stage or subclass. They make secondary investments through dedicated stand-alone secondary funds as well as fund-of-funds. The firm also co-invests alongside other general partners in buyout and growth equity investments in small and medium sized companies.

Advisor
Current

National Association of Corporate Directors provides online and print information services to directors of public companies. It offers in-boardroom education, evaluation, governance reviews, board composition and succession planning, board recruitment, ongoing advisory, insights, and analytics services. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Investor
2006 - Prior

Orative Corp. developed mobile collaboration software that improved the efficiency of voice communications for enterprise mobile phone users. It transformed the mobile phone into a true business phone. Its applications delivered time-saving availability and scheduling feedback to let users be more responsive to business demands. The company was founded in 2002 and was headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
2000 - Prior

Netrake Corp. provides voice network products. It offers session controllers and network address translators. The company was founded by Brian M. Forbes and Robert Maher in 2000 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.

Board Observer
Prior

ENOVIX Corp. develops energy storage cells used in lithium-ion and lithium polymer rechargeable batteries. The firm offers 3D wave array based silicon lithium-ion rechargeable cells. The company was founded by Harrold Jones Rust III, Ashok Lahiri, Venkat Srinivasan, Murali Ramasubramanian, and Robert M. Spotniz in 2006 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Director
Prior

Clarus Systems, Inc. provides integrated testing, troubleshooting, and monitoring for Cisco Unified Communications systems. Clarus' VoIP management suite, ClarusIPC Plus+, maximizes Cisco Unified Communications performance and availability through automated testing, performance monitoring, configuration management and business intelligence reporting. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Redwood City, CA

Director
Prior

Wang Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that advances international exchange and service learning as key elements in poverty alleviation. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Pebble Beach, CA.

President & Director
Prior

WAVC is made up of more than 100 venture firms and more than 1,000 venture capitalists. WAVC offers West Coast venture capitalists the opportunity to come together to socialize, share insights, and discuss deals. Today, WAVC's primary focus is its distinguished speaker series, which has hosted more than 500 of the country's most celebrated business, financial, government, and academic leaders

Political Donations
$500
2006

Member, National Advisory Council at Springboard Enterprises, Inc.

$500
2005

Member, National Advisory Council at Springboard Enterprises, Inc.

$500
2004

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Transactions
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RELX Plc purchases ThreatMetrix, Inc. from Adams Street Partners LLC, In-Q-Tel, Inc., U.S. Venture Partners, Technology Venture Partners Pty Ltd., Tenaya Capital LLC, August Capital Master Management Co. LLC, Talu Ventures Pty. Ltd.

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Trinity X Side-By-Side Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Trinity Ventures X LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Aruba Networks, Inc. designs and manufactures mobility controllers, antennas, and routers. Its products include Aruba access points, which deliver Wi-Fi client access to a variety of indoor and outdoor enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) environments, virtual intranet acces (VIA), provides Wi-Fi access for android, iOS, Mac OS X and windows mobile devices, and Aruba central, a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) subscription that offers remote monitoring and troubleshooting, configuration and firmware management, compliance reporting, and provisioning. The company was founded by Keerti Melkote in February 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Orative Corp. developed mobile collaboration software that improved the efficiency of voice communications for enterprise mobile phone users. It transformed the mobile phone into a true business phone. Its applications delivered time-saving availability and scheduling feedback to let users be more responsive to business demands. The company was founded in 2002 and was headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #81
2009
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #87
2008
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
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