About

Investing in founders with a vision for technology at work.

Profile

Tola Capital was founded in 2010 in Seattle, WA, and while you may not have heard of us, we’ve been helping enterprise software companies become category leaders and generating great returns for our investors.

Profile

Tola Capital was founded in 2010 in Seattle, WA, and while you may not have heard of us, we’ve been helping enterprise software companies become category leaders and generating great returns for our investors.

A team with diverse operational and software industry experiences
Funding globally at seed and early stage
Investing in solutions with the potential for long-term, transformational change
We have raised $688M
Extensive network of advisors and experts across the software ecosystem
Companies acquired by: Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, SoftBank, Verizon, Mastercard, Cisco, and Rapid7
Invested in over 40 portfolio companies

Where We Invest

We invest in companies that are reshaping enterprise software and opportunities created by AI for the startup ecosystem.

High-quality and fine-tuned data sets with unique to specific fields or verticals that enable tailored and effective AI-driven solution.

General and specialized tools that accelerate the adoption of foundation models and helps engineers ship the next generation of applications.

Applications that deeply incorporate frontier AI models into enterprise workflows that deliver business value through enhanced productivity and scalability.

Advanced technical projects focused on providing secure, risk-averse AI adoption, and striving to enable businesses to safely harness AI, maintaining ethics and regulatory compliance.

Effective AI Security tools to protect AI-centric infrastructure and transform the security stack with the ability to detect and counter AI-powered attacks.

Evolving and modernized enterprise software stacks and experience that emphasize on driving innovation, efficiency, and business growth through technological advancements.

Our Values

Multiple perspectives matter

We bring the investment and operating experiences of our full team to our portfolio.

Patience matters

When investing in companies, we believe that the long view is the right view.

Experience matters

Our team has decades of success in building global product and platform businesses.

The world matters

We have always had a global view of the software market and continue to see great ideas and software.

Timeline

2010

Tola Capital founded

By ex-operators focus on cloud computing opportunity

Investments in 15 companies including

APT

hybris

OSIsoft

Milestones
SAP acquires hybris, Mastercard acquires APT, SoftBank acquires OSlsoft shares

2015

Fund I - Investments in 15 companies

Clipchamp
Convercent
Glia
Pulumi
Robin

News & Exits

Investment team expands, Cisco acquires ParStream, Red Hat acquires 3scale.

2020

Fund II - Investments in 12 companies

Klarity
Nooks
Simpplr
VergeSense

News & Exits

Microsoft acquires Clipchamp, OneTrust acquires Covercent.

2022

Fund III - Investments in 8+ companies

Code Intelligence
FeatureByte
Fetcher
Holistic AI
Lumeus
Zilla