Investing Profile

Jana Messerschmidt

VC

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners | Founding Partner #ANGELS

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Lightspeed Venture Partners Partner
$2.0M - $25.0M
$8.0M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Series ADec 2019$21M
$70M
Co-investors: Josh Kopelman (First Round Capital), David Tisch (BoxGroup), Andrew Chen (Andreessen Horowitz), Nasir Jones (QueensBridge Venture Partners), Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), Lenny Rachitsky, Steve Chen, Kristian Segerstrale, Justin Waldron, Alexa von Tobel, William Barnes
Series ANov 2019$10.5M
$10.5M
Co-investors: Peter Fenton (Benchmark), Dick Costolo (Index Ventures), Pat Kinsel (Polaris Partners), Matt Murphy (Menlo Ventures), Harry Stebbings (Stride VC), Chris Keller (NextGen Venture Partners), Brian Lee (Bam Ventures), Richard Jun (Bam Ventures), Justin Kan (Goat Capital), Jeremy Levine (Bessemer Venture Partners), Anne Dwane (Village Global), Brandon Farwell (Xfund), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), Elad Gil, Chloe Sladden, Gabe Greenbaum, Adrian Aoun, David Cancel, April Underwood, Jennifer Lum, Jordan Fliegel, Brian Shin, Merlin Kauffman, Ric Fulop, Sriram Krishnan, Eric Wu, Joshua Reeves
Seed RoundOct 2019$6.8M
$13.6M
Co-investors: April Underwood, Eric Wu, Kevin Hartz, Julia Hartz
Pre Seed RoundJun 2018$1.1M
$1.15M
Co-investors: Ash Rust (Trinity Ventures), Ellen Pao (Kapor Capital), Michael Cardamone (Acceleprise VC), Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures), James Cham (Bloomberg BETA), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Alexsis de Raadt St. James (Merian Ventures), Vijaya Gadde, April Underwood
Seed RoundJun 2017
$273M
Co-investors: Andrew Reed (Sequoia Capital), Saar Gur (CRV), Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital), Damir Becirovic (Index Ventures), Sam Giber (Blisce), Courtney Cooper (Alate Partners), Thomas McInerney (TGM), Paige Craig (Outlander Labs), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Mike Fernandez (B Capital Group), Sam GIber (Blisce), William Barnes
Vice President, Global Business Development & Platform TwitterPresent
Director of Strategic Accounts SmartDrive SystemsPresent
Senior Manager, Global Accounts DivX, Inc.Present
Founding Partner #ANGELS2015 - Present
Director, Business Development Netflix2009 - 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Engineering Computer Engineering