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2 Investments in 1 Company
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Male
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Palo Alto
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Neill has been involved in venture capital for over eight years and in technology startups since 1998. He currently is Partner is at Costanoa Venture Capital, an early stage investor in cloud-based services leveraging data and analytics to solve real problems for businesses and consumers.

Background Prior to Costanoa, Neill was a Principal at Highland in the Information and Communication Technologies group. He focused on disruptive business models in IT -- software-as-a-service (SaaS), open source software, and low-cost telesales. Neill was actively involved in Highland's investments in Desktone, Ocarina Networks, Virtual Computer and XORP.

Prior to joining Highland Capital Partners, Neill was a Business Development Manager at Sandbox Industries, a Chicago incubator, where he worked with the founders to develop innovative business concepts and bring new ventures to market. Previously, Neill held operating roles in a number of technology startups. Most recently he was at InnaPhase Corporation, where he led development of their Newton product line until the company’s acquisition by Thermo Electron Corporation.

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Jul 1, 2010
Dec 1, 2013
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Jun 1, 2008
Jun 1, 2010
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$15M / Series B
Mar, 2015$6M / Series A (Lead)

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