Investing Profile

Alex Taussig(2)

VC

Partner at Lightspeed

http://www.firehose.vcSan Francisco, California
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Harvard Business School Network
253 CONNECTIONS
Harvard University Network
147 CONNECTIONS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Network
108 CONNECTIONS
McKinsey & Company Network
85 CONNECTIONS
Lightspeed Venture Partners Network
21 CONNECTIONS
Lightspeed Venture Partners Partner
$1M - $50.0M
$8.0M
11
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series BDec 2018$40M
$225.4M
Co-investors: Kirsten Green (Forerunner Ventures), Jess Lee (Sequoia Capital), Stephen Chau
Series BDec 2017$43M
$43M
Co-investors: Carle Stenmark (VMG Partners), Evan Mintz (VMG Partners), Larry Chu (Eunoia Capital Partners), Joshua B. Siegel (Rubicon VC), Andrew Romans (Rubicon VC), Andrew Romans, Shamin Walsh
Series AJun 2017$21M
$23.3M
Co-investors: shaun Arora (MiLA Capital)
Series CNov 2016$25M
$138.3M
Co-investors: Nicole Quinn (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Paul Hsiao (Canvas Ventures), Joshua Kushner (Thrive Capital), Sam Landman (Comcast Ventures), Jenna Zerker, Shamin Walsh
Series CSep 2015$65M
Series BAug 2014$27.8M
$100.21M
Co-investors: Tim Haley (Redpoint Ventures), M.G. Siegler (GV), David Wu (Maveron), MG Siegler
Series ADec 2013$8M
$12.2M
Co-investors: Paul Buchheit (Y Combinator), Russell Siegelman (Global Innovation Fund), Steve Chen, Peter Bell, Dave Pell
Series COct 2012$14.5M
$78M
Co-investors: Patricia Nakache (Trinity Ventures), Tim Haley (Redpoint Ventures), Greg Bettinelli (Upfront Ventures), David Beisel (NextView Ventures), Eric Paley (Founder Collective)
Venture RoundApr 2011$12.5M
$159.6M
Co-investors: Ted Schlein (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Matthew Miller (Sequoia Capital), Maria Cirino (.406 Ventures), Garth Timoll (Top Tier Capital Partners)
Venture RoundJan 2011$6.4M
$6.4M
Co-investors: Joel Yarmon (Pipeline Capital Partners), Peter Bell
Series BNov 2010$20M
$133.1M
Co-investors: Devdutt Yellurkar (CRV), Steve Jurvetson (DFJ)
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