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Company:   Lightspeed Venture Partners

Type:      Large Private VC

URL:       Firm Homepage

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.

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Lightspeed India

Fund: Lightspeed Venture Partners

Posted by beaupeep on 2007-10-26

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Do other VCs hear your ideas too, even when they're at advanced stage of due diligence with your competitor" :)

Talked to a partner in India about our company. He was very attentive & seemed to know all about the space, which is rare. Little did I know that he was just gathering all the competitive info from me, while closing a round with our competitor. The announcement came 10 days later that they funded our competition. He could have simply told us "No Meeting". But then that would be too ethical" :)

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"Hazing" ?

Fund: Lightspeed Venture Partners

Posted by goodform on 2007-06-23

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I Like Jeremy Liew

Fund: Lightspeed Venture Partners

Posted by Homerun on 2007-05-09

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Jeremy is a good guy: he is always generous with his time, provides valuable feedback and he has a ton of real world operational experience- unlike some others you meet around the Valley.

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Ajit is Prompt

Fund: Lightspeed Venture Partners

Posted by rkp on 2007-05-08

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Setting up a meeting with Ajit was a good experience since he took pains to have his staff co-ordinate the meeting (especially since I was flying in from Asia for a limited time).

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