Toba Capital is a venture capital firm founded by Vinny Smith, former chairman and CEO of Quest Software. Based in San Francisco and Orange County CA, but with investments spread across the U.S., Toba has invested in more than a dozen software startups in 2013 alone, including 11 million in the data-recovery company Quorum. The invested companies are on the cutting-edge of IT infrastructure, internet, and enterprise software.

“Toba is committed to investing in companies that deliver real value to their customers, redefine existing markets and have the potential for outsized growth.” – Vinny Smith

Toba Capital derives its name from the “Toba supereruption” – a volcanic eruption that occurred in Indonesia around 70,000 years ago that is credited with starting a global winter that is proposed to have changed human evolution.