Lightspeed Venture Partners Founded 2000
Founders Barry Eggers Christopher Schaepe Peter Nieh Ravi Mhatre
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Total investments 74
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 74
Rounds per year 3.52
Lead investments 45
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Financial Services
Venture Capital

Lightspeed Venture Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Barry Eggers, Christopher Schaepe, Peter Nieh, Ravi Mhatre. The overall number of key employees were 42.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Lightspeed Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Social Capital, Lightspeed China Partners, HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Silicon Valley Bank, Mayfield Fund, Innovation Endeavors. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Walden International, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Mesirow Financial.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Meituan-Dianping, Snap, Epic Games. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Internet. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Lightspeed Venture Partners is more than 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 investment rounds annually. This Lightspeed Venture Partners works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Big Data
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Series A
11M14 Mar 2016 United States, Redwood City
Series A
01 Apr 2011 China, Chengdu City
Consumer Electronics
5M16 Jul 2015 United States, Commerce
Four Interactive
Information Technology
Online Auctions
Series B
10M01 Sep 2007 India, Bengaluru
Skyfire Labs
Enterprise Software
Information Services
Information Technology
Series D
10M12 Oct 2012 United States, Mountain View
Human Resources
Series A
13M04 May 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Alice Technologies
Innovation Management
Real Estate
Series A
13M29 Oct 2019 United States, Menlo Park
Alice Technologies
Innovation Management
Real Estate
Convertible Note
3M17 Feb 2018 United States, Menlo Park
Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
Series C
55M08 Oct 2020 United States, Mountain View
Big Data
Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Series A
123M10 Jun 2020 United States, Las Vegas
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