Zoom offers cloud-based video conferencing for online meetings, content sharing and group messaging. The frictionless platform extends across mobile devices, desktops and room systems, connecting teams all over the world. Founded in 2011, Zoom has become a market leader, with hundreds of millions of daily users across business, education and social spheres.

Zoom is headquartered in San Jose, California, and succeeded in creating a seamless user experience where others had come up short. The platform was named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions.

Walden Catalyst’s Managing Partner Young Sohn sourced seed investment in Zoom through an existing relationship with Eric Yuan, Zoom’s founder and CEO. This foundational investment helped attract later institutional investors to the platform. Young Sohn also drew on his industry experience to advise Eric Yuan on strategy and leadership.

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