ROGER KRAKOFF

Founder and Managing Partner of Cloud Capital Partners.

Roger is currently on the Board at The Flow, Quant5 and SeeWhy?.  He is also a member of the Advisory Boards at Cloud Technology Partners, Iron.IO, Krush, newBrandAnalytics, PowerInbox, Startup Genome and TrackMaven.  Formerly, he served on the boards of Aprimo Software (sold to Teradata), Intraspect Software (sold to Vignette) and was a Board observer at Interactions Software, Acquia, Blue Agave (sold to I2 Technologies), Tervala Software and CiRBA.

Prior to forming Cloud Capital Partners, Roger was a Venture Partner for over five years at Sigma Partners focusing on the enterprise software, IT, and business services industries. During that time he sourced and made investments in eight investments which also included DocuSign, vLingo (Sold to Nuance Communications), WordStream, Virtera (sold to Glasshouse Technologies) in addition to providing broad portfolio support in the areas of strategy, new customer acquisition and financing.

Before Sigma, Roger was a partner with JEGI Capital, focusing on the intersection of technology with the media, marketing and information industries. He has also served as a Managing Director in Veronis Suhler Stevenson's Business & Professional Information Group and directed the private equity fund's investing efforts in the healthcare information market (Solucient LLC– acquired by Thomas Corporation), in addition to its efforts in venture investing.  Roger has held senior executive positions in corporate development, marketing, and product management at WebLine Communications (acquired by Cisco Systems), Stream International (acquired by Solectron), the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where he founded D&B Services; D&B Small Business Solutions, and opened business credit joint venture operations across Eastern Europe. He began his career at IBM.  Roger is a frequent speaker and a writer on venture capital industry.

Roger earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in International Relations and Economics from Tufts University.  

Roger is a mentor at Citrix Startup Accelerator, TechStars Cloud and Accelprise.   

Roger is also an active angel investor.

Roger Krakoff
Managing Partner
roger@cloudcapitalpartners.net

Current Board Seats

The Flow

Quant5

SeeWhy?
 

 

Select Investments

Cloudscaling
Cloud Technology Partners
Iron.io
Koding
Krush
NewBrandAnalytics
01 Works
PowerInbox
Quant5
SeeWhy?
SpaceCurve
Startup Genome
Sunglass.io
The Flow
TrackMaven
 

 

 

Areas of Interest
Cloud: Software (Saas), BI & Analytics, Paas & IaaS, Business and Data Integration, Mobile, Private & Hybrid, Migration & Management Tools, Marketing & Media

Experience
25 years professional experience as entrepreneur, investor and business innovator

Education
Harvard Business School, MBA
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy MALD
Tufts University, BA with High Honors