Focus: Peter joined Crosslink in 2006 to focus on Digital Media & Internet Services and Software & Business Services.
Experience: Peter brings over 25 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, venture investor, and institutional investor. He has focused exclusively on early stage technology companies.
Before becoming a venture investor, Peter co-founded Silicon Compiler Systems, a major IC design automation software company acquired by Mentor Graphics in 1991. He began venture investing in 1992. He has specialized in investing in early stage companies, several of which have been acquired by AOL, CA, HP, Microsoft and others. Prior to joining Crosslink, Peter was a Managing Director at Leapfrog Ventures and the Managing Director of Knight Ridder Ventures.
Education: BA, Brandeis University Ph.D. (Marketing) Stanford Graduate School of Business
Peter’s blog can be accessed at EarlyStageVC.typepad.com
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