Rated 4.0 / 5.0 by 7
Title: Managing Director
Location: Menlo Park, US West
Rated 2.6 / 5.0 by 39
Type: Large Private VC
PERSONAL SPECIALTY: digital media, datacenter infrastructure, semiconductors
FIRM DESCRIPTION: Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. Lightspeed’s investment professionals and advisors are located in Silicon Valley, China, India and Israel. Over the past two decades, the Lightspeed team has backed more than 150 companies, many of which have become leaders in their respective markets, including Blue Nile, Brocade, Calista, Ciena, DoubleClick, eHealth, Galileo Technology, Growth Networks, Informatica, Kiva Software, LightLogic, Maker Communications, Metasolv, Openwave, Quantum Effect Devices, Riverbed, Sirocco, Virsa Systems and Waveset.
Pitched early stage deal to Ajit Deora. He was attacking every sentence but couldn't pin us down for the simple reason that we had answers to all his concerns. Interesting experience but not very helpful.
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LSVP and Jeremy are probably the most active investors in the social gaming space. He took our meeting on a reference, was very courteous and provided us with helpful feedback. PRIVATE:
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Initial pitch went well. Andrew read our business plan, asked good questions for an industry that LVP is not currently invested in. PRIVATE:
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