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General Partner @
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75 Investments in 67 Companies
Born:
1977
Gender:
Male
Location:
Menlo Park
Website:
http://blog.semilshah.com/
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Semil Shah invests in technology startups. He manages three funds called Haystack, which is proud to be an early investor in companies such as Instacart, DoorDash, Hired, Narvar, Giphy, eShares, OpenDoor, Chariot,, Navdy, Managed By Q, and many others. In the past, he's been a formal consultant to a handful of VC firms including General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Trinity Ventures, Bullpen Capital, and GGV Capital. He's also a Venture Partner to GGV Capital.

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Venture Partner

General Partner

Mar 1, 2013 - Current   (over 4 years)
Past
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2013
Aug 6, 2014
Product Marketing & Distribution
2011
Apr 1, 2014
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2017$11.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2017$6.4M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2017$1.2M / Seed
Dec, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2016R$7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$2.5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$775k / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$2.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2016undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$1.9M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$2.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015$2.9M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015undisclosed amount / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$15M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$8.8M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2015$5M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2015$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$9.6M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$700k / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Feb, 2015$20M / Series BPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$7.57M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$7.8M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$7M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$10.18M / Series APersonal Investment

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DateNews
May 23, 2017Bloomberg - SoftBank's $100 Billion Tech Fund Rankles VCs as Valuations Soar
May 11, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: May 11, 2017
Apr 21, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: April 21, 2017
Apr 17, 2017Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Monday, April 17th, 2017
Apr 14, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: April 14, 2017
Mar 31, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: March 31, 2017
Mar 24, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: March 24, 2017
Feb 9, 2017StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: February 9, 2017

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