Alfred Lin presented at G-Startup Worldwide Global Finals on Sep 28, 2016  

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Partner @
Investments
32 Investments in 20 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Menlo Park
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Alfred Lin is a partner at Sequoia Capital and works with inspiring founders focused on disrupting the mobile, marketplace, commerce, consumer services, and online-to-offline sectors. He currently represents Sequoia on the boards of Airbnb, DoorDash, Houzz, Humble Bundle, Kiwi, Stella & Dot and Zipline, and was previously on the Board of Achievers (HAWK). Prior to joining Sequoia in 2010, Alfred was fortunate enough to be associated with a variety of successful upstarts and served as COO/CFO of Zappos.com(AMZN), VP of Finance and Business Development of Tellme Networks (MSFT), and VP of Finance of LinkExchange (MSFT). Alfred also co-founded Venture Frogs, LLC and invested in companies such as Ask Jeeves (IACI), MongoMusic (MSFT), MyAble (OPWV), OpenTable (OPEN), Tellme (MSFT) and Zappos.com (AMZN). Alfred has a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford.

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Current

Partner

Oct, 2010 - Current   (almost 6 years)

Co-Founder & GM

1999 - Current   (over 17 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2005
Oct 1, 2010
COO / CFO
2001
Jun 1, 2005
VP - Finance & Business Development
1996
1998
VP - Finance & Administration
  • Board Member
    2015
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2014
  • Board Observer
    2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Nov, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jun, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Sep, 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Apr, 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Apr, 2011
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$127M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2015$1.5B / Series E
Mar, 2015$40M / Series B
Jan, 2015$50M / Series C
Oct, 2014$165M / Series D (Lead)
Sep, 2014$50M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$15M / Series B
May, 2014$17.3M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2014$475M / Series D
Dec, 2013$28M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2013$200M / Series C
Jul, 2013$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2013$35M / Series C
Oct, 2012$5M / Series A
Dec, 2011$11.6M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2011$24.5M / Series C (Lead)
Jul, 2011$112M / Series B
Apr, 2011$4.48M / Venture
Feb, 2011$11M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$37M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2010$7.2M / Series A
Oct, 2010$1.25M / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$600k / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$590k / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2010$10.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2009$600k / Seed (Lead)
Jan, 2000$1.1M / Series B
May, 1999$2M / Series A (Lead)

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