Emergence Capital promotes Subotovsky to GP

Emergence Capital has promoted Santi Subotovsky to general partner. Prior to joining Emergence, Subotovsky was the founder of AXG Tecnonexo, an e-learning vendor in Latin America.


SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – January 20, 2016) – Emergence Capital, the leading enterprise cloud venture firm, announced the promotion of Santi Subotovsky to General Partner. As General Partner, Santi will continue to invest in visionary entrepreneurs who are building the next generation of iconic enterprise cloud companies.

“Over the last 6 years, Santi has worked closely with the Emergence team to identify great opportunities in enterprise technology. His background as a Latin American entrepreneur has brought great diversity of thought and experience to our portfolio companies and our partnership,” said Gordon Ritter, co-founder and general partner at Emergence Capital.

“Not only has Santi proven his ability to help our portfolio companies scale into meaningful businesses, but he is also widely liked and respected by everyone who knows him,” added Jason Green, Emergence co-founder and general partner. “Santi approaches work with authentic passion and a collaborative mindset, traits that we all value at Emergence. We are thrilled to welcome him as our fifth general partner.”

Since joining Emergence in 2010, Santi Subotovsky has demonstrated a strong ability to engage with the next generation of technology leaders. He has led the firm’s investments in Zoom.us, CrunchBase, Civitas Learning, Restorando, Quasar, Top Hat, and Xapo. He also helped structure and lead Emergence Capital’s partnership with High Alpha, the venture studio started by Scott Dorsey. Before joining Emergence, Santi was an entrepreneur who founded his own company, AXG Tecnonexo, the largest e-learning vendor in Latin America. Santi graduated with distinction from Harvard Business School and he is a Kauffman Fellow and an Endeavor Entrepreneur.

Eric Yuan, founder and CEO, Zoom.us shared, “Santi is a very thoughtful advisor and a life-time friend on whom you can always count for both a business and personal perspective. It is a dream coming true for any founder to have a VC like Santi behind you.”

Santi is now one of five general partners at Emergence Capital, joining the three co-founders, Jason Green, Brian Jacobs, and Gordon Ritter as well as Kevin Spain. Emergence Capital is now investing its fourth fund, and the firm has nearly $1 billion under management.

About Emergence Capital Partners (@emergencecap) — Emergence Capital, based in San Mateo, Calif., is the leading venture capital firm focused on early and growth-stage enterprise cloud companies. Its mission is to invest in the cloud visionaries who are building the most important business applications.

The firm’s investments include market leaders such as Salesforce.com (CRM), SuccessFactors (SFSF, acquired by SAP), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Yammer (acquired by Microsoft) and Box (BOX). More information on Emergence Capital can be found at http://www.emcap.com.