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Glenn Solomon

Glenn Solomon is a partner at GGV Capital, an expansion stage venture capital firm that invests in the U.S. and China.

Since joining the firm in 2006, Glenn has led GGV’s investments in Pandora (NYSE: P), Successfactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acq by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acq by EMC), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Nimble Storage (NASDAQ: NMBL), AlienVault, Square, Conviva, Gridstore and Zendesk, helping the first five successfully navigate the initial public offering process. He is also actively involved with GGV’s investments in Appirio, BlueKai, Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com), Qunar, MediaV and China Talent Group (CTG). Glenn focuses on enterprise software-as-a-service (Saas), cloud infrastructure and mobile. He has been a member of the Forbes Midas List since 2009.

Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led successful investments in Broadbase Software (acquired by Kana), Datacenter Technologies (acquired by Veritas/Symantec), Digital Island (acquired by Cable & Wireless), Pentasafe (acquired by NetIQ) and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN). Earlier in his career, Glenn worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.

Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding social entrepreneurs focused on education.

For more information about Glenn, visit his blog, “Going Long” for entrepreneurs who are thinking big, follow @GlennSolomon, or see his profile on LinkedIn.

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Bloomberg TV “Money Moves”

Added: 8/5/13

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    Gridstore Gets $12.5 Million To Scale Out Storage (gigaom.com) [edit]
    Nimble Storage Web Site (nimblestorage.com) [edit]
    Glenn Solomon Blog (sandhillrdmeetswallst.com) [edit]
    Gridstore gets $12.5M to scale out storage (gigaom.com) [edit]
    Forbes Midas list (forbes.com) [edit]
    Forbes Midas List (forbes.com) [edit]
    Forbes Midas List (forbes.com) [edit]
    AlienVault Announces $26.5 Million in Series D Funding Led by GGV Capital to Accelerate Rapid Growth (alienvault.com) [edit]
    Nimble Storage Rises More Than 60% in IPO (online.wsj.com) [edit]
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