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Who We Are

Lead Edge Capital invests in growth stage software and internet businesses.

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Our limited partners

have built and run some of the world's most successful companies. They invest in us, so we can invest in you.

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We leverage them

to connect you with the customers, partners, talent and advisors you need to accelerate success.

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We make it simple:

We lead or co-invest, with no minimum ownership levels or board seat requirement. Just high impact capital.

High Impact & Highly Flexible

Who can we introduce you to?

Here are some of our limited partners

Alex Kazim

Alex Kazim

SVP at HP
Former President, Skype
Anne Mulcahy

Anne Mulcahy

Former Chairman & CEO
Xerox
Bill Teuber

Bill Teuber

Vice Chairman
EMC
Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson

Former President
Dell Enterprise
Brad Faxon

Brad Faxon

PGA Golfer
Brett Hurt

Brett Hurt

Founder, Former CEO
Bazaarvoice
Charlie Martin

Charlie Martin

Founder, Former CEO
Vanguard Health
David Pottruck

David Pottruck

Former CEO
Charles Schwab
Dawn Lepore

Dawn Lepore

Former CEO
Drugstore.com
Fabrice Grinda

Fabrice Grinda

Founder
Zingy, OLX, Aucland
Fred Gerson

Fred Gerson

Chief Financial Officer
San Diego Padres
Fred Seegal

Fred Seegal

Vice Chairman
Peter J Solomon
Gary Reiner

Gary Reiner

Former CIO
General Electric
Hans Morris

Hans Morris

Former President
Visa
Howard L. Shecter

Howard L. Shecter

Partner
Reed Smith
Irwin Levy

Irwin Levy

Partner, Levy Holm Pellegrino & Drath LLP
Jason Finger

Jason Finger

Founder
SeamlessWeb
Joe Ogilvie

Joe Ogilvie

PGA Golfer
Joe Payne

Joe Payne

Former CEO
Eloqua
John Hamlin

John Hamlin

Board Member
Tory Burch, REI, Spiceworks
John McCracken

John McCracken

SVP of Sales
Jive Software
Karen Francis

Karen Francis

Former Chairman & CEO
Publicis & Hal Riney
Ken DiPietro

Ken DiPietro

EVP of HR
Biogen
Nigel Morris

Nigel Morris

Founder, Former CEO
Capital One
Niraj Shah

Niraj Shah

CEO, Co-Founder
Wayfair
Ralph Szygenda

Ralph Szygenda

Former CIO
General Motors
Rick Thompson

Rick Thompson

Founder
Playdom, Adify, Flycast
Robert Goldberg

Robert Goldberg

Former SVP
Zynga
Rocky Pimentel

Rocky Pimentel

President
Seagate
Russell Hirsch

Russell Hirsch

Former Board Member
Intuitive Surgical Devices
Scott Miller

Scott Miller

Former CEO
Hyatt Hotels Corp
Stan McKee

Stan McKee

Former CFO
Electronic Arts
Stephan Dietrich

Stephan Dietrich

Founder
Neolane, CubicSoft, AGDS
Steve Katz

Steve Katz

Cofounder
Automated Catalogue Service
William Grabe

William Grabe

Former Senior Executive
IBM

Meet Our Team

Mitchell Green

Mitchell Green

Partner

Mitchell is the Founding Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to founding Lead Edge, Mitchell was on the investment teams at Eastern Advisors and Bessemer Venture Partners. He also previously worked at UBS Investment Bank. Mitchell received his B.A. in Economics from Williams College and an M.B.A in Marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mitchell is formerly a nationally ranked alpine ski racer.

Nimay Mehta

Nimay Mehta

Partner

Nimay is a Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to Lead Edge, Nimay was on the investment teams at Eastern Advisors, Insight Venture Partners and General Catalyst Partners, where he invested in growth-stage technology companies. Nimay received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard College.

Brian Neider

Brian Neider

Partner

Brian is a Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to Lead Edge, Brian was a member of the investment teams at FTV Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners, where he concentrated in the software, business services and internet sectors. Brian received his B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Jim Schneider

Jim Schneider

Operating Partner
Former CFO, Dell

Jim is an Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital. He was formerly the CFO of Dell. Jim was a long time board member of Gap and Lockheed Martin. Jim currently serves as the Chairman of Horizon Bank and as a board member of GCI and Zilliant. He is actively involved with the expansion of subsidiary banks in Central Texas with the focus on small to middle market business.

Lorrie Norrington

Lorrie Norrington

Operating Partner
Former President, eBay

Lorrie is an Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Before joining Lead Edge, Lorrie was President of eBay Marketplaces. Lorrie was also an officer at Intuit, leading Quicken and QuickBooks and later becoming an Executive Vice President in the Office of the CEO. She currently serves on the board of DIRECTV, Autodesk and TaskRabbit. She previously served on the boards of Shopping.com, McAfee, and Lucasfilm. Lorrie has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Paul Bell

Paul Bell

Operating Partner
Former President, Dell PLE

Paul is an Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital. Paul served as a senior operating executive at Dell from 1996 to 2012, where he developed and deployed business unit strategies that helped the company grow from $7 billion to $60 billion. He was most recently President of the global Public Sector and Large Enterprise organization, which accounted for half the company’s revenue. Earlier in his career he led the Consumer and Small Business sector.

Tim Bemer

Tim Bemer

Associate

Tim is an Associate at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to joining Lead Edge, Tim worked as an investment banker at Sandler O’Neill + Partners and in commercial real estate at CBRE. Tim received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Notre Dame, where he played lacrosse.

Avery Rosin

Avery Rosin

Associate

Avery is an Associate at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to joining, Avery worked as an Analyst with the BRM Group in Tel Aviv and was involved in the London-based start-up State.com. Avery graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE Program).

Nick Sisodia

Nick Sisodia

Associate

Nick is an Associate at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to joining, Nick worked as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs on the International Equities desk and in investment banking at Deutsche Bank. Nick received his B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College, where he was co-captain of the squash team.

Scott Booth

Scott Booth

Special Advisor

Scott is a Special Advisor to Lead Edge Capital. Scott is the founder and manager of affiliate Eastern Advisors. With over twenty years of technology investing experience, Scott’s focus is on early-stage venture capital. Prior to Eastern Advisors, Scott was a portfolio manager at Kingdon Capital. He received an MIA from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and a B.A. in History from Holy Cross College where he was awarded a Watson Fellowship.

Giles Eyre

Giles Eyre

COO

Giles is the Chief Operating Officer of Lead Edge Capital. Giles has an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Chris Pohl

Chris Pohl

CFO

Chris is the Chief Financial Officer of Lead Edge Capital. Chris comes from a tax background specializing in private equity and hedge fund clients, as well as high net-worth individuals. He has also worked at several large fund administrators. Chris has a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Rider University, and a M.B.A. in Accounting from Monmouth University.

Emila Damjanovic

Emila Damjanovic

Investor Relations

Emila is the Assistant COO and manages investor relations at Lead Edge Capital. Emila comes to Lead Edge from Eastern Advisors.

Jerry Koljenovic

Jerry Koljenovic

Controller

Jerry is Controller at Lead Edge Capital. Jerry has 17 years of experience in fund management operations, and comes to Lead Edge from Eastern Advisors. Prior to Eastern Advisors, Jerry worked in the operations department for Tiger Management. Jerry graduated from Pace University with a BS.

Andrea Lajterman

Andrea Lajterman

Assistant CFO

Andrea is the Assistant CFO of Lead Edge Capital. Prior to Lead Edge, Andrea worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP where she specialized in financial service clients. Andrea earned her MS in Accounting and MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Carter Grey

Carter Grey

Executive Assistant

Carter is the Executive Assistant at Lead Edge Capital. Prior to joining, Carter worked as a buyer at One Kings Lane and also received her Master’s in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Carter Graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Art History and Statistics.

Portfolio

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Alibaba Group is an Internet-based business that includes online marketplaces that facilitate business-to-business international and domestic China trade, retail and payment platforms, shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services.

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Anaqua, Inc. provides intellectual asset management (IAM) software solutions and services worldwide. The company serves large and mid-sized consumer goods, technology, and industrial companies. Anaqua, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts, with additional offices in London, United Kingdom, and France.

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Appirio accelerates the cloud-powered business, helping enterprises achieve real results from cloud applications and platforms like salesforce.com, Google and Workday. Appirio has worked with more than 500 enterprise customers including organizations like City of Los Angeles, Facebook, Flextronics, Home Depot, and many more.

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Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Their combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities that drive measurable business goals.

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BlaBlaCar is a car sharing website that connects drivers with empty seats and paying passengers to offset distance travel costs. It has created a new, affordable and sustainable way to travel, currently used by more than 500,000 passengers every month. BlaBlaCar’s 3m-member community offers thousands of destinations across Europe every day.

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Branding Brand powers the mobile commerce sites and apps for over 200 of the world’s leading retailers, including American Eagle Outfitters, Crate & Barrel, Ralph Lauren, and Sephora.

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Drilling Info accelerates workflows and business critical decision processes for the oil and gas industry resulting in faster, smarter, safer exploration and production of global resources with our comprehensive array of information, intelligence and analysis platforms.

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Ensighten provides an enterprise-class Tag Management System that accelerates website page load time; improves privacy; enables fast deployment and maintenance of any tag by business users; supports tag management across web, Flash, and mobile apps; and replaces hundreds of lines of JavaScript with a single line of code.

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iParadigms is a leading provider of cloud-based educational technologies to prevent plagiarism, verify content, and evaluate written work. iParadigms powers the websites turnitin.com, ithenticate.com, writecheck.com, and turnitinadmissions.com.

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Kapost is the leading provider of Content Marketing software that enables companies to manage their content marketing as a structured business process. Through its platform, companies can manage the ideation, production, distribution, audience development and analytics of content marketing.

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Marketo is the revenue performance management company, transforming how marketing and sales teams of all sizes work – and work together – to accelerate predictable revenue. The company’s marketing automation software and revenue performance management solutions facilitate growth throughout the revenue cycle.

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Mindbody provides business management software to yoga and pilates studios, fitness facilities, spas, salons, and other retail clients. The company’s end-to-end offering simplifies its clients’ operations by keeping all administrative functions in one system, like scheduling and inventory management to automated business reports.

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Monetate is the leading independent provider of testing, targeting, and personalization services for websites. Top consumer destinations on the web use Monetate every day to make the most of their online marketing dollars and website investments.

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Refinery29 operates as an online destination that provides information on style, shopping, and trends. It offers insider reports on the designers; fashion news from sample sales to boutique openings; local shopping reports and information on designer collaborations, sales, and advertisement.

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Serena & Lily is a designer and retailer of home décor and furnishings that have a distinct style containing dynamic colors and patterns uniquely blended with sophistication and simplicity. It offers its products through stores across the U.S. and Canada, and through its e-commerce site.

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Spredfast provides social marketing software that allows organizations to manage, monitor, and measure their social media programs at scale.

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Veeva Systems is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence and customer success, Veeva has over 150 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. The company was founded in 2007 and went public in October 2013.

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Xamarin is the new standard for enterprise mobile development, enabling businesses to reach all major devices (iOS, Android, Mac and Windows) with 100% fully native apps from a single code base. Businesses standardize mobile app development in C#, share on average 75% source code across platforms, and leverage their existing skills.

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