Cayuga Networks has raised funding from Dr. Stuart Staniford, Alsop Louie Partners and the Cayuga Venture Fund, which represents Cornell University as an early, indirect investor in the company.
Alsop Louie Partners is a team of seasoned investors who are entrepreneurs and executives with distinctive reputations. Each partner has experience building technology or media businesses that have grown into successful operating companies, public and private. The various partners have experience spanning new media, gaming, SaaS, cloud infrastructure, security, and mobile. Half of the partners have had careers at intelligence agencies.
Cayuga Venture Fund is based in Ithaca, New York. Since 1994, the fund has been working to create and establish a thriving community of leading-edge, high tech start-up companies in Ithaca and upstate New York by providing the necessary capital and other resources they need to grow and prosper. This includes a history of opportunistic investing across a wide variety of industry sectors. Many of the fund’s portfolio companies have a strong Cornell University technology connection. Cornell is one of the nation’s leading research universities, and this results in an attractive array of investment opportunities.