Accel Partners is a venture capital firm committed to helping exceptional entrepreneurs build lasting, category-defining technology companies since 1983. Utilizing a focused, "prepared mind" approach to investing, they partner with businesses that show potential for significant long-term success in specific sectors and have helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies across the globe. For more information, visit www.accel.com.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is a venture capital firm partnering with the brightest entrepreneurs to turn disruptive ideas into world-changing businesses. KPCB offers entrepreneurs years of operating experience, puts them at the center of a vast and influential network, and accelerates their success through expertise and support in recruiting, product design and delivery, business development, strategic partnerships and brand building. KPCB invests in all stages from seed and incubation to growth companies and has helped build over 150 top pioneering companies. For more information, visit www.kpcb.com.
For more than 80 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making progress possible and driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. With 2009 sales and revenues of $32.396 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services. For more information, visit www.cat.com.
Volvo Construction Equipment
Volvo Construction Equipment is one of the largest manufacturers of construction equipment in the world, supplying a full range of product lines in wheel loaders, articulated haulers, excavators, motor graders and compact equipment. For more information, visit www.volvoce.com.