361 Investments in 196 Companies
21 IPOs & 67 Acquisitions
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Funds Raised:
Enterprise, Consumer
Highland Capital Partners is a Massachusetts-based venture capital firm that offers seed-, early-, and growth-stage funding solutions.

Investor Details


Founded in 1988, Highland Capital Partners is a global venture capital firm focused on putting the entrepreneur first.

With offices in Silicon Valley, Boston and Shanghai, Highland has raised over $3 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 225 companies, resulting in category-defining businesses across consumer and enterprise technology.

Investments include 2U, Ask Jeeves, Bromium, Gigamon, Leap Motion, LevelUp, Lycos, MapQuest, Nebula, QD Vision, Qihoo 360, Quattro Wireless, RentJuice, Rent the Runway, Starent Networks, Sybase, Violin Memory, VistaPrint and WePay.

Highland also serves as a mentor for future entrepreneurs through [email protected], a program that provides students and university-affiliated startups with the environment and resources to take their initiative to the next level.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Oct, 2016$20M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2016$12M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2016$33.5M / Venture
Sep, 2016$35M / Series D, , and
Aug, 2016$22M / Series D
Jul, 2016$55M / Series B
Jul, 2016$21M / Series B
Jul, 2016$22M / Series C
Jun, 2016$32.5M / Series C
May, 2016$16M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2016$41M / Series D
May, 2016$7.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2016$7M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2016$40M / Series D
Mar, 2016$2M / Seed
Mar, 2016$9M / Series B
Dec, 2015$27M / Series B
Nov, 2015$50M / Series C
Nov, 2015$8.8M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2015$50M / Series C
Nov, 2015$27M / Series B and
Oct, 2015$54.5M / Series F
Sep, 2015$65M / Series C
Sep, 2015$25M / Series C
Sep, 2015$50M / Series B
Aug, 2015£20M / Venture
Aug, 2015$5M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2015$12.5M / Series D
Aug, 2015$50M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2015$7M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2015undisclosed amount / Seed
Jul, 2015$2M / Series B
Jun, 2015$3M / Series E
May, 2015$12M / Series C, , and
Feb, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture
Feb, 2015$13M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2015$40M / Series B
Feb, 2015$7.8M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2015$50M / Series D
Jan, 2015$28M / Series G

Current Team (22)


Funds (8)

May 21, 2014Europe Tech Growth fund$250M
May 21, 2014Tech Growth Fund$250M
Unknown DateHighland Capital Partners VIII Limited Partnership$400M
Unknown Date2007 "Consumer" Fund$300M
Unknown DateLeap Fund$25M
Jan 17, 2000Highland Capital Partners V$500M
2012Highland Europe Fund I$200M
Unknown DateHighland's IX fund$400M

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Offices/Locations (6)

  • HQ - Silicon Valley

    537 Hamilton Ave.

    Palo Alto, California 94301

    United States

  • Boston

    One Broadway, 16th Floor

    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

    United States

  • Shanghai

    Shanghai Chong Hing Financial Centre, Suite 2606

    288 Nan Jin Road, West Huang Pu District

    Shanghai, Shanghai 200003


  • London

    9 Clifford Street

    London, England W1S 2FT

    United Kingdom

  • Geneva

    18 rue du Marche

    Geneva, Geneve 1204


  • Office

    32 Leeson Street Lower

    Dublin, Dublin 2


Awards (1)

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