|Harvard University, BA||1993|
Danny Rimer joined Index Ventures in 2002 and established the firm’s London office. His investment interests include Internet infrastructure software and services.
He currently serves on a number of boards including Boku, Etsy, Factual, Flipboard, FON, Nastygal, Oanda, PeoplePerHour, Sky (BSY), Rightscale, Trialpay and viagogo. He’s an observer on the board of Dropbox and he is also a director of Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centers and SFMOMA. He previously was a director of KVS (McAfee), Last.fm (CBS), Lovefilm (Amazon), MySQL (Oracle), Neoteris (Juniper) and Skype (Microsoft).
Prior to joining Index, Danny was a general partner of The Barksdale Group, where he invested in a dozen companies including TellMe (Microsoft). Prior to joining The Barksdale Group, Danny was Managing Director in Hambrecht & Quist’s (JP Morgan) Equity Research Group and was responsible for the firm’s Internet practice. At H&Q, Danny was the underwriting analyst for companies including Amazon, Netscape, and Verisign. He also sponsored direct investments in over 20 companies.
He holds an A.B from Harvard College.