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University of Pennsylvania, BS 2000
Economics (Wharton)
University of Pennsylvania, BBS
Systems Engineering

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Lee Hower

Lee is a co-founder & Partner at NextView Ventures, a micro VC firm which provides seed stage capital to internet entrepreneurs.

Lee was previously a Principal at Point Judith Capital, an early-stage VC firm, and focuses on internet & digital media startups. He was a board director of Multiply and FanIQ and was involved with PJC’s investments in Music Nation and Sittercity.

Prior to joining Point Judith Capital, Lee was one of the co-founders of LinkedIn and served as Director of Corporate Development from the company’s inception through venture funding and early growth phases. Previously he was an early employee at PayPal (IPO, later acq. by eBay), where he worked as a Product Manager and later served as Director, Financial Services.

Lee attended the Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a BAS from the School of Engineering and a BS from the Wharton School. He was selected as Wharton’s Commencement Speaker.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Swipely 5/2010Series A$7.5M11
oneforty 1/2010Series A$1.98M9



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