Investing Profile

Alex Taussig(2)

VCInvestor

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

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Harvard Business School Network
291 CONNECTIONS
Harvard University Network
162 CONNECTIONS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Network
107 CONNECTIONS
McKinsey & Company Network
90 CONNECTIONS
Lightspeed Venture Partners Network
27 CONNECTIONS
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$3.0M - $20.0M
$15.0M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Flockjay
Series AJan 2021$11M
Seed RoundOct 2019$3M
$14M
Co-investors: John Thompson (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Mercedes Bent (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Serena Williams (Serena Ventures)
Faire (formerly Indigo Fair)
Series BDec 2018$40M
$230M
Co-investors: Kirsten Green (Forerunner Ventures), Erik Kriessmann (Index Ventures), Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Stephen Chau
AWA Studios
Series AOct 2018$10M
Venture RoundOct 2018$5M
$15M
Zola
Series DMay 2018$100M
Series CNov 2016$25M
$190M
Co-investors: Nicole Quinn (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Joshua Kushner (Thrive Capital), Paul Hsiao (Canvas Ventures), Marco DeMeireles (TCG (The Chernin Group)), Judd Morgenstern (Partners Resolute), Sam Landman (Comcast Ventures), Shamin Walsh (Bam Ventures), Jenna Zerker (Addition)
Daily Harvest
Series BDec 2017$43M
$43M
Co-investors: Beth Ferreira (FirstMark Capital), Andrew Black (BrandProject), Carle Stenmark (VMG Partners), Evan Mintz (VMG Partners), Shamin Walsh (Bam Ventures), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), Andrew Romans (7BC Venture Capital), Serena Williams (Serena Ventures), Natalie Massenet (Imaginary Ventures), Nicholas Brown (Imaginary Ventures), Carter Reum (M13), Joshua B. Siegel (Rubicon VC), Gwyneth Paltrow
Vector Space
Series AJun 2017$21M
$23M
Co-investors: shaun Arora (MiLA Capital)
Jaunt
Series CSep 2015$65M
Series BAug 2014$28M
$100M
Co-investors: Tim Haley (Redpoint Ventures), M.G. Siegler (GV), David Wu (Maveron), MG Siegler
RethinkDB
Series ADec 2013$8M
$12M
Co-investors: Russell Siegelman (Global Innovation Fund), Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Peter Bell, Steve Chen, Dave Pell
Partner Lightspeed Venture Partners2016 - Present
Global Shaper, San Francisco Hub World Economic Forum2011 - 2016
Partner Highland Capital Partners2009 - 2016
Summer Associate RockPort Capital Partners2008 - 2008
Summer Associate McKinsey & Company2007 - 2007
Research & Teaching Assistant MIT2005 - 2007
Summer Analyst DiMaio Ahmad Capital2005 - 2005
Harvard Business School MBA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.S. Materials Science & Engineering
Harvard University A.B. Physics
Horace Mann High School