Jeremy is a General Partner of Spark Capital Growth.
Prior to joining Spark Capital, Jeremy spent most of his career as an entrepreneur and in operating roles. He co-founded ecorp and helped to build it into a leading, publicly traded Australian internet company. Subsequently, he was Executive Vice President at News Corporation in New York, focusing on digital strategy and acquisitions. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Photon Group, a publicly traded holding company. He began his career as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company.
Jeremy is a member of the Board of Directors of TripAdvisor and is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. He holds a B.A and L.L.B from the University of New South Wales and an M.P.A from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Apr, 2016||Affirm||$100M / Series D||Spark Capital|
|May, 2015||Affirm||$275M / Series B (Lead)||Spark Capital|
|Apr, 2015||Slack||$160M / Series E||Spark Capital|
|Oct, 2014||VivaReal||$41.7M / Series C (Lead)||Spark Capital|
|Oct, 2014||Wealthfront||$64M / Series D (Lead)||Spark Capital|
|Dec, 2013||Insikt, Inc.||$7M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Apr 13, 2016||PE HUB - Spark to raise $500 mln second growth fund|
|May 6, 2015||FinSMEs - Affirm Raises $275M in Debt and Equity Financing|
|Nov 20, 2014||WSJ Blogs - The Daily Startup: Microsoft Alumni Bring Big Data to Marketing, Sales|
|Nov 6, 2014||WSJ Blogs - Spark Capital���s New Growth Fund Aims to Catch the Ones That Got Away|
|Oct 31, 2014||WSJ Blogs - The Daily Startup: Spark Capital Makes First Brazil Deal With Growth Fund|
|May 29, 2014||TechCrunch - Spark Capital Raises $375M For Later-Stage Investment Fund Spark Growth, Adds Jeremy Philips As Partner|
|May 29, 2014||Venture Beat - Funding Daily: Homes for sale|
|May 29, 2014||Beta Boston - Spark Capital adds Jeremy Philips, officially announces Spark Growth|