Lightspeed Venture Partners Company Profile
Companies that Lightspeed Venture Partners invests in might not operate at the speed of light, but their products sure come close. The venture capital firm makes lead investments in early-stage software, digital media, semiconductor, e-commerce, clean technology, and communications infrastructure start-ups and growth companies. Most are in the US, but the company also has investments in Israel, India, and China. Working closely with its portfolio firms, Lightspeed provides not only debt and equity funding, but also advice on strategy, recruiting, raising capital, and mergers and acquisitions. Its current portfolio of some 110 companies includes Snapchat, LivingSocial, and TaskRabbit.
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