Investing Profile

Alexander Rosen(3)

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ridge.vcSan Francisco, California
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Ridge Ventures Managing Director
$1M - $7.0M
$4.0M
58
$130M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
SafeGraph
Series BMar 2021$45M
Series AApr 2017$16M
$61M
Co-investors: Chris Farmer (SignalFire), Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Cathy Gao (Sapphire Ventures), Julia Popowitz (Broadway Angels), Paul Levine (Sapphire Ventures), Sam Yagan (Corazon Capital), Jonathan Abrams (8-Bit Capital), Eric Chernoff, Jonathan Swanson
Horizon3.ai
Seed RoundJan 2020$3.5M
Venture RoundJan 2020$3.5M
$20.5M
Co-investors: Ilya Kirnos (SignalFire), Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures)
Outlier
Series BJan 2020$22.1M
Series AJul 2018$6.2M
$58.3M
Co-investors: Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Leo Polovets (Susa Ventures), John Lyman (GV), Seetharam Venkatesh (Capital One Ventures), Josef Feldman (Tectonic Capital)
Uplift
Series CJan 2019$123M
Series ANov 2014$8.2M
$146.2M
Co-investors: Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Deepak Jagannathan (DNX Ventures), Chris Hemmeter (Thayer Ventures), Erik Blachford
Kazoo
Corporate RoundApr 2018
Series AJan 2017$6.5M
$8M
Co-investors: Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Jason Story (Interlock Partners)
Trifacta
Series DJan 2018$48M
Series CFeb 2016$35M
$224.3M
Co-investors: Jake Flomenberg (Wing Venture Capital), Ping Li (Accel), Joseph Ansanelli (Greylock), Marcus Behrendt (BMW i Ventures), Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Frank Artale (Ignition Partners), Simon Wu (Cathay Innovation)
Braze
Series DAug 2017$50M
Series CMay 2016$20M
Series BOct 2014$15M
Series ANov 2013$7.6M
$174.1M
Co-investors: Paul Madera (Meritech Capital Partners), Bruce Taragin (Blumberg Capital), George Bischof (Meritech Capital Partners), Doug Pepper (ICONIQ Capital), Michael Lazerow (Lazerow Ventures), Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), Victoria Cheng (PruVen Capital)
Fastly
Series EMay 2017$50M
Series DAug 2015$75M
Series CSep 2014$40M
$179M
Co-investors: Alex Rosen (IDG Ventures), David Hornik (Lobby Capital), Sunil Dhaliwal (Amplify Partners), Eric Ver Ploeg (DTCP), Jesse Robbins (Heavybit)
I'm looking to invest in founder-led Series A companies with early revenue, primarily serving enterprises. Currently focus on data services, cloud infrastructure, Consumerization of IT, SaaS applications, martech, and select e-commerce.
I'm less excited about hardware, non-Series A stage
Managing Director and Co-Founder Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA)2006 - Present
General Partner Sprout Group1996 - 2003
Junior Associate General Atlantic Partners1993 - 1994
Analyst Credit Suisse1990 - 1993
Stanford University Graduate School of Business MBA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) Economics, Electrical Engineering