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30 Investments in 16 Companies
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Glenn Solomon is a venture capitalist. He is a partner at GGV Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in the U.S. and China.

Since 2006, Solomon has worked with entrepreneurs and leaders at companies where he has led GGV’s investments such as Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN), Pandora (NYSE: P), Successfactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acq by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acq by EMC), Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Square, Conviva, Domo, AlienVault, HashiCorp, and Gridstore. He also assists his partners on other GGV investments such as Appirio, BlueKai, Buddy Media, China Talent Group (CTG), MediaV, Tujia, and Qunar.

Prior to GGV, Solomon was a general partner with Partech International, where he led investments in Broadbase Software, Datacenter Technologies, Digital Island, Pentasafe, and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN). Earlier in his career, he worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.

Glenn Solomon graduated from Stanford University, where he majored in tennis, starting on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and he also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$24M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2016$19M / Series C
Oct, 2015$80M / Series C
Oct, 2015$20.72M / Series B
Aug, 2015$52M / Series E
Jun, 2015$1.5B / Series E
Apr, 2015$200M / Series D
Feb, 2015$20M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2015$25M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2014$10.18M / Series A
Oct, 2014$150M / Series E
Sep, 2014$13.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
Feb, 2014$125M / Series C
Dec, 2013$3.5M / Series D (Lead)
Dec, 2013$11M / Series B
Sep, 2013$26.5M / Series D (Lead)
Mar, 2013$60M / Series B
Oct, 2012$12.5M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2012$60M / Series D
Sep, 2012$40.7M / Series E
Feb, 2012$15M / Series D (Lead)
Dec, 2011$3M / Series C
Jun, 2011undisclosed amount / Venture
Sep, 2010$15M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2010undisclosed amount / Series E
Jul, 2009$35M / Series D
Mar, 2008$12.17M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2008$15M / Debt Financing (Lead)
Jun, 2007$6M / Series B

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