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Harvard University, BA 1993
Ecolint, Degree 1989

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Danny Rimer

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), (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.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Swipely 5/2013Series B$12M7
TweetDeck 5/2010Series B$3.5M8
Factual 2/2010Seed$1M14



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