All Key SaaS Players
Stacey has been investing with Scale Venture Partners for over 15 years with a primary focus on Software as a Service and Digital Marketing. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Aviso, Bizible, Demandbase, Extole, Lever and Sailthru. Prior board positions include HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) and Vitrue (Acq: Oracle). Stacey also originated investments in ExactTarget, acquired by Salesforce in 2013 for $2.6B and Omniture, acquired by Adobe in 2009 for $1.8B.
French native, I have been working in the technology industry for more than 15 years, both in Europe and Silicon Valley. I started my career in 1998 advising large tech companies with McKinsey&Co, before moving into venture capital in 2006. Some of my past investments include CornerstoneOnDemand (Nasdaq: CSOD), Eloqua (Nasdaq: ELOQ, acq. by Oracle), Criteo (Nasdaq: CRTO) and Bizo (Acq. by LinkedIn).
Venture investor at MMC
VC. Working on the finance of innovation. Trying to help the few to do the impossible. Running the largest enterprise-tech syndicate in Europe/Israel.
Norman co-founded Dawn Capital in 2007. Since that time he has invested in several of Europe’s leading Saas businesses including Mimecast and Order Dynamics, and in B2B/B2C e-commerce businesses Gelato and Miinto.
Paul Graham is a programmer, writer, and investor. In 1995, he and Robert Morris started Viaweb, the first software as a service company. Viaweb was acquired by Yahoo in 1998, where it became Yahoo Store. In 2001 he started publishing essays on paulgraham.com, which in 2015 got 34 million page views. In 2005 he and Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell started Y Combinator, the first of a new type of startup incubator. Since 2005 Y Combinator has funded over 1000 startups, including Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, and Reddit.
I’m a Managing Partner at Point Nine Capital. Previously I was an Internet entrepreneur and angel investor. In 1997 I co-founded DealPilot.com (acquired by Shopping.com) and in 2005 I co-founded Pageflakes (acquired by LiveUniverse). My investments include Zendesk, FreeAgent Central, Geckoboard and other SaaS startups as well as a few marketplace startups, e.g. StarOfService.
SaaS enthusiast @SaaStr. Pre-nicorn VC $70m @saastrfund. Co-Founder CEO EchoSign (now @AdobeDocCloud). VP Web Biz @Adobe. Also built implantable nanobatteries.
Jeremy Liew is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, joining the firm in 2006. He invests primarily in consumer facing companies in the mobile and online space with a particular interest in video, massive-scale social media, commerce and financial services. He has been named to Forbes’ Midas List multiple times, most recently in 2016.
Partner at Episode 1. Was responsible for investments in User Replay, ThirdEye and Simply Cook and observes on the Boards of Triptease, Global App Testing.
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I started my first company a few months after leaving university at the age of 21, and over the next 25 years, founded a total of four companies (Skok Systems, Corporate Software Europe, Watermark Software, and SilverStream Software) and did one turnaround (Xionics). I have had my share of ups and downs. I was lucky enough to have three of these companies go public, one was acquired, and one initially succeeded, but then failed when I moved the company to the US. I often remark that I learned more from that one failure than I have from all of my successes.
Serial tech entrepreneur for 21 yrs, now VC for 14yrs @UnderscoreVC Passionate learner from & mentor of innovators, EIR at Harvard
Founder of Tribal
2x entrepreneur. Sold both companies (last to salesforce.com). Turned VC looking to invest in passionate entrepreneurs
I’m a partner at Redpoint. I invest in Series A and B SaaS companies. I write daily, data-driven blog posts about key questions facing startups. I co-authored the book, Winning with Data.
This is my personnal blog where I write and share stuff. Mostly software and SaaS related.
James joined Balderton in 2013. Since then, he has led Balderton’s investments in a number of sectors and geographies, covering healthtech, manufacturing, mobile productivity, developer tools and virtual and augmented reality. He sits as a board member and observer for multiple portfolio companies including Sunrise ( acquired by Microsoft ), Cloud9IDE ( acquired by Amazon ), 3DHubs, Sketchfab and Crowdcube.
I’m an entrepreneur turned investor and currently a partner at Notion Capital, a venture capital firm focused on B2B SaaS/Cloud.
I am a VC. I have been since 1986.
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