“Medidata’s experience with Activate’s partners has been extremely positive. The partners’ support and insights have been a tremendous value add, and I feel have contributed to the tremendous success that we have had as an organization. Activate embodies all of the positive characteristics you would look for in an early stage venture capital firm…smart investors, professional value add, and importantly, good people to work with.” – Tarek Sharif, Founding CEO
Cloud-based solutions for clinical research.
Led first institutional round in 2002 when Medidata had under $2 million in revenues. Partnered with the management team through the company's only growth round in 2005 and its IPO in 2009. Dassault Systèmes acquired Medidata in 2019 for $5 billion.