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45 Investments in 21 Companies
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Jeremy Liew is a Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, joining the firm in 2006. He invests primarily in the Internet and mobile sectors with a particular interest in massive-scale social media, commerce, gaming, financial services, and methods for increasing monetization. He was named to Forbes’ Midas List in 2011 and 2012.

Previously, Jeremy was with AOL, first as SVP of corporate development and chief of staff to the CEO, and then as general manager of Netscape. Jeremy joined AOL from InterActiveCorp (originally USA Networks), where he was VP of strategic planning. While there, he was responsible for acquisitions, divestitures and investments in TV Networks, consumer Internet companies and online travel companies.

He started working in the consumer Internet industry as an early employee of CitySearch in 1996, where he held a variety of sales management, operational and business development roles. He was also a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Jeremy is currently a Co-Chair of the board of Trustees of Presidio Knolls School, a startup, progressive Mandarin-immersion school in San Francisco. It will take its first intake of Elementary School students in Fall 2012.

Jeremy holds a BA/BSc from the Australian National University in Linguistics and Pure Mathematics and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Jobs (6)


Managing Director

Mar, 2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
Nov 1, 2005
General Manager of Netscape
Dec 31, 2003
SVP of Corporate Development and Chief of Staff to the CEO
VP Strategic Planning
Mar 1, 1996
Jun 1, 1998
Director of New Market Sales
Mar, 1994
Mar, 1996
Management Consultant
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Apr, 2016$100M / Series D
Feb, 2016$55M / Series C (Lead)
Jul, 2015$25M / Series B
Jun, 2015$17M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2015$275M / Series B
Apr, 2015$34M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2015$20M / Series A
Jan, 2015$21.55M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2014$5.5M / Seed
Oct, 2014$30M / Series A
Aug, 2014$70M / Series C
Jul, 2014$55M / Series D
Jul, 2014undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2014$45M / Series A
May, 2014$36M / Series C
Apr, 2014$10M / Series A
Jan, 2014$10.2M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2013$25M / Series B
Oct, 2013$3.2M / Angel
Sep, 2013$21M / Series B
Jul, 2013$20M / Series C (Lead)
Jun, 2013$80M / Series B
Apr, 2013$1.5M / Angel
Apr, 2013$3M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2013$30M / Venture
Feb, 2013$110M / Private Equity
Feb, 2013$12.5M / Series A
May, 2012$485k / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2012$16.4M / Venture
Mar, 2012$27M / Series A
Jan, 2012$73M / Series B
Nov, 2011$176M / Series F
Aug, 2011$18M / Series C
Jul, 2011$19M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2011$9.4M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2011$40M / Series C
Apr, 2011$400M / Series E
Jan, 2011$5M / Series A
Dec, 2010$18.5M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2010$183M / Series D

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