Lightspeed Venture Partners

Business Overview

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. Over the past two decades, the Lightspeed team has backed hundreds of entrepreneurs and helped build more than 350 companies globally, including Snap, Nest, Nutanix, AppDynamics, MuleSoft, OYO, Guardant, StitchFix, and GrubHub. Lightspeed currently manages $7.9B across the global Lightspeed platform, with investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, Israel, India, and China.

Founded
2000
Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2B2C, B2G
Series preference
Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D
Capital raised
$6,000,000,000
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
ADAS Agritech Analytics Automotive Autonomous Autonomous Software Testing Banking Cloud Coding Computer Vision Content Content Discovery Platform Content Marketing Customer Service Customer Support Data Analytics Data Lake Delivery Development Enterprise Face Recognition Fintech Healthcare Image Industrial Information Technology (IT) Marketing Optimization Personal Predictive Analytics Pricing Serverless Service Operations Service Recommendations Software Lifecycle SQL Synthetic Data Technologies Trucks Video Video Recognition Virtualization

Team

Lightspeed Venture Partners
Yoni Cheifetz
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Barry Eggers
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
David Gussarky
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Ravim Mhatre
Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Tal Morgenstern
Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

CATO Networks
Active
Software
B2B
$332 M
CyCognito
Active
Software
B2B
$53 M
4
VARADA
Active
Software
B2B
$22 M

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

November 2020
Series E
$131 M
View All Investors (5 Total)
October 2020
Series A
$16.5 M
View All Investors (7 Total)
September 2020
Series A
$12 M
View All Investors (5 Total)

Funds Raised

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Date Announced

Fund Number

Amount Raised

-
$500M
11
$715M
July 2018
-
$1,050M

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CONTACT

2200 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100, Menlo Park, 94025 California United States

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