Investing Profile

Semil Shah(7)

VC

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Harvard University Network
139 CONNECTIONS
University of Michigan Network
47 CONNECTIONS
Lightspeed Venture Partners Network
20 CONNECTIONS
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Haystack General Partner
$500K - $6.0M
$2.0M
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundDec 2018$2M
$2M
Co-investors: Josh Stein (DFJ), Scott Belsky (Benchmark), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Matt Ocko (Data Collective), Arjun Sethi (Tribe Capital), Steve Jang, Erik Ford, Bill Lee
Seed RoundAug 2018$3.9M
$3.9M
Seed RoundJun 2018$2M
$2M
Co-investors: Avidan Ross (Root.VC), Sunil Nagaraj (Ubiquity Ventures)
Series ASep 2017$12M
$13M
Co-investors: Mike Vernal (Sequoia Capital), Dave Morin (Slow Ventures), Benjamin Jealous (Kapor Capital), Ken Howery (Founders Fund), Bryan Rosenblatt (Riverside Ventures), Steve Schlafman (Primary Venture Partners), Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners), Mike Vernal
Seed RoundJan 2017$1.2M
$1.2M
Co-investors: David Ulevitch (Andreessen Horowitz), Anamitra Banerji (Afore Capital), Kal Vepuri (Brainchild)
Venture RoundAug 2016$2.5M
$2.5M
Co-investors: Gokul Rajaram, Edward Lando
Series AMay 2015$5M
$20M
Co-investors: Ed Ruth (Verizon Ventures), Daniel Curran
Series BFeb 2015$20M
$945M
Co-investors: Glenn Solomon (GGV Capital), Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Om Malik (True Ventures), Dave Morin (Slow Ventures), Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures), Alexis Ohanian (Initialized Capital), Keith Rabois (Founders Fund), Raymond Tonsing (Caffeinated Capital), Klaus Hommels (Lakestar), Rick Marini (Catapult Capital), Arjun Sethi (Tribe Capital), Sam Altman (Hydrazine Capital), Naval Ravikant (AngelList Syndicator), Michael Arrington (CrunchFund), Joshua Kushner (Thrive Capital), Gideon Yu (formation|8), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Charlie Cheever (Graph Ventures), Bobby Yazdani (Cota Capital), Manu Gupta (Lakestar), Andy Rankin, Oliver Thylmann, Elad Gil, Max Levchin, Kevin Hartz, Joe Greenstein, Karim Elsahy, Wayne Chang, Jeremy Stoppelman
Series ADec 2013$4M
$4M
Co-investors: Kamran Ansari (Greycroft)
Seed RoundJan 2013$2.7M
$102.7M
Co-investors: Scott Stanford (Sherpa Ventures), Jeff Clavier (Uncork Capital), Martin Gedalin (Lumia Capital), Eric Chin (Crosslink Capital), Tim Guleri
Venture Partner Lightspeed Venture Partners2018 - Present
Founder, General Partner Haystack2013 - Present
Product Marketing & Distribution Concept.io2013 - 2014
Harvard University Master's Economic Development and Strategy
University of Michigan BA History