Announcing the M12 GitHub Fund

Committed Capital to Invest in the Future of Open Source Software We believe the open source economy is poised for explosive growth. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with GitHub to invest in the next generation of open source entrepreneurs. For nearly five decades, the development and deployment of software has been a predominantly enterprise […]

Congratulating env0 on a successful Series A

We’re thrilled to lead the Series A round of env0—a provider of automated, collaborative, remote-run workflow management for cloud deployments. Cloud infrastructure scale is rapidly increasing, evolving from the traditional single instance model to several smaller instances. The modern, distributed approach escalates application complexity and requires resource elasticity. To manage these environments, enterprises use Infrastructure […]

M12 portfolio companies empower developers at Microsoft Build

Microsoft Build 2021 is a digital, three-day event to help developers expand their skillsets, find technical solutions, and better understand challenges on the horizon.   Attendees have access to over 250 sessions on everything from building cloud-native applications, to data and AI capabilities, to collaborative apps for the hybrid workplace. Featured speakers including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, CTO Kevin Scott, and EVP of Cloud + […]

Welcoming Artificial to the M12 portfolio

We’re thrilled to welcome Artificial—a software company building a first-of-its-kind lab automation platform—to the M12 portfolio as lead of their Series A round.   Biology research labs have yet to have their Industrial and Digital Revolutions. When I started my academic research career at the National Institutes of Health 21 years ago and my biopharmaceutical career at Novartis 15 […]

Irad Dor joins M12 as the fund’s newest partner

Idar Dor during an interview

It is my pleasure to welcome Irad Dor as our newest partner at M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. Based in Tel Aviv, Irad will focus on early-stage investments in cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity and enterprise software in Israel and the broader EMEA region. “I’m excited to join M12 at the fund’s five-year milestone. The team has built a reputation […]

Congratulating Aqua on their unicorn status

Aqua team members

I’m thrilled to congratulate Aqua — the complete cloud native security platform — on their latest funding round and unicorn status. M12’s initial investment in Aqua as lead of their series A round was announced in September 2016, just months after our fund was founded. While their product offering has evolved and expanded greatly since […]

Congratulating Innovaccer on their unicorn status

I’m thrilled to congratulate Innovaccer — a leading healthcare technology company on a mission to help healthcare care as one — on their latest funding round and unicorn status. M12’s initial investment in Innovaccer was announced in January 2019, marking our firm’s inaugural deal in India. Since that Series B investment, we’ve witnessed the impact that Innovaccer is having […]