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Vantive  (Stock symbol: VNTV ) Acquired by PeopleSoft (2000 $ 433,000,000)

2455 Augustine Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Aneel Bhusri (Greylock Partners) Steve Goldsworthy (Vantive Chairman) Gill Cogan (Weiss, Peck & Greer);  Yogen Dalal (Mayfield Fund) Kevin Hall (Norwest Venture Partners);  Patti Manuel (Sprint);  Peter Roshko (independent consultant);  Roger J Sippl (Visigenic Software) Tom Thomas (3Com CIO)

Business description: Vantive develops automated customer support desks, with a suite of 5 client server applications that automate and integrate customer support and suppliers.
Customers include: MotorolaTexas InstrumentsTrimble Navigation;  Home Depot
Partners include: ActuateCalico CommerceInferenceKPMGLucent TechnologiesMicrosoftOraclePeopleSoftSiemensTrilogy;  PageMart

Rounds: 5
Capital raised: 10.5M
Ownership: Acquired by PeopleSoft (2000 $ 433,000,000)
Stock Symbol: VNTV
Angels/other VCs: Roger J Sippl (Informix Software)
Corporate investors: Stanford University

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Record updated: Jan 2005
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1990
Headcount: 501-600 as of Apr 1999
Rounds: 5
Capital Raised: 10.5M
Ownership: Acquired by PeopleSoft (2000 $ 433,000,000)
Stock Symbol: VNTV