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  • Growing Equity in Europe: Our Series B Investment in Ledgy

    In recent years, the European venture ecosystem has matured significantly— the amount of funding that went into European startups grew more than tenfold over the past decade and the capital is just the beginning [1] . Europe houses world class talent, fueled by leading universities that have made entrepreneurship a core pillar of their education via courses, startup incubators, and other initiatives. This talent is flowing into major European hubs such as London, Berlin, Stockholm or…

  • Snowplow: Unlocking Behavioral Data to Power the Next Chapter of Data Infrastructure

    Enterprises began transitioning to the cloud nearly 20 years ago, and increased cloud adoption has also highlighted the importance of cloud data lakes and warehouses, with businesses turning to data warehouses to organize data streams from myriad sources. As investors in category-defining data infrastructure companies such as: Databricks, Tableau, DataRobot, Instabase, MuleSoft, MongoDB, and others, NEA has had a firsthand view of the trends fundamentally reshaping enterprise computing. As…

  • Assembled: Empowering CX Teams by Helping People Serve People

    As consumers and businesses today are presented with more choices than ever before, consistently delivering a great customer service experience (CX) has become table stakes. Companies pour significant resources into developing innovative products, maintaining strong brands, and attracting the right users. Unfortunately, despite all of the strategic effort to secure customers there is little tolerance for error—61% of consumers are ready to switch to a company’s competitor after only one bad…

  • Curana Health: Revolutionizing Care Delivery in Senior Living Communities through a Value-Based Model

    The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. -Aristotle For more than four decades, NEA has had the privilege of investing in ground-breaking companies, technologies, and business models that have the power to change the trajectory of an industry. Sprinkled among our hundreds of investments are the rare opportunities to not only partner with companies but help form them—Curana Health is one of these stories. Curana’s mission is to improve the health, happiness, and dignity of senior…

  • Developer-first Application Monitoring: Our Continued Partnership with Sentry

    Software has eaten the world—and it’s still hungry. There are more than 4.5B global internet users and the average adult user spends more than six hours a day on the internet. Digital experiences have become ubiquitous and central to our lives. And yet, they often aren’t great: a large share of internet pages take longer than four seconds to load; commercial software contains anywhere between 5–20 bugs for every 1,000 lines of code. The vast quantity of use combined with the inadequate…