Headquarters: Menlo Park
Key People: Peter Nieh, Barry Eggers
Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading early stage venture capital firm that has backed over 300 companies from scratch… And turned them into profitable businesses at both the multinational and international scale .
The firm mainly targets startups that utilize disruptive technology in a wide selection of sectors like: enterprise, big data, cloud solutions, storage, networking, social, consumer, mobile, e-commerce, media and SAAS.
The firm has its main office in America, but with branches around the world; including Israel, India, and China. And for this reason, Lightspeed Venture Partners supports even non American businesses, as long as the companies show potential.
The firm takes a team approach to investing; with two partners being responsible for each portfolio company. At the moment, the firm’s gross capital is in excess of $4B.