Lightspeed Management Company LLC
2200 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

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KANDO id: 30095

Corporate information

Official name
Lightspeed Management Company, L.L.C.
Also known as
Lightspeed Venture Partners
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Company type

Multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the enterprise and consumer sectors.


Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. Over the past two decades, the Lightspeed team has backed hundreds of entrepreneurs and helped build more than 350 companies globally, including Snap, Nest, Nutanix, AppDynamics, MuleSoft, OYO, Guardant, StitchFix, and GrubHub. Lightspeed currently manages $7.9B across the global Lightspeed platform, with investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, Israel, India, and China.

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Investment size comment
USD 8 million sweet spot.
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Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

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Profile Country Date Funding
Avere Systems Inc Series C
Beijing Digital Grid Technology Co Ltd (Snail Mobile), (Haolianluo) Innovative company with a leading mobile Internet technology. N/A
Cerent Corp Provider of network solutions and manufactures networking equipment. N/A
China Vocational Training Holdings Co Ltd Vocational training company for auto repair. N/A
Conexant Systems Inc A leading provider of semiconductor devices for imaging and embedded modem applications N/A
Cyras Systems Inc N/A
DoubleClick Inc Provider of a digital marketing and technology services. N/A
DynaChip Corp Electronics/Chips & Semiconductors company based in Sunnyvale, California. N/A
EAT Club Inc Online food company offering affordable lunch delivery for offices from local restaurants, with no minimum orders, taxes, or fees. N/A
Exemplary Software Inc Procurement software company. N/A
Filanet Corp N/A
Flixster Inc Online movie community company. Series A
Four Interactive Pvt Ltd (, (AskLaila), (Laila) Online local information company offering information about business establishments, events, movies, lifestyle, wine and dine, & shopping in India. Series B
Fusion-io Inc Series B
Fusion-io Inc Series C
Galileo Technology Ltd Semiconductor company providing complex, high-performance, integrated circuit devices serving the needs of the LAN, MAN, and WAN markets. N/A
Gmedia Corp Mobile marketing platform. N/A
Grande Communications Networks LLC Broadband communications company that provides Internet, TV, and phone services for residential and business customers in Texas. N/A
Greentech Media Inc Cleantech media and research company. Series A
GrubHub Inc N/A
Guangxi Kaiyuan Machinery Manufacturing Co Ltd (Kaiyuan Machinery), (KAIYUAN) Manufacturer of mini hydraulic excavators, mini rice harvester, mini coal-boring machine, etc. N/A
IceBreaker US Inc (Ice Breaker US Inc), (IceBreaker) Mobile game software company. Series B
Identity Engines Inc Series A
IGN Entertainment Inc (IGN) N/A Inc Luxury goods ecommerce company. N/A
Indian Energy Exchange Ltd India's first and no. 1 electricity exchange company. N/A
Informatica Corp Data warehousing and management software N/A
Information Advantage Inc Data warehousing software company. N/A
Ionex Telecommunications Inc N/A
iPhotonics Inc Core optical manufacturing company. N/A
Itz Cash Card Ltd India’s multi service prepaid card company. Series B
Kiva Software Corp Web application servers and software company. N/A
KIXEYE Corp Social gaming company responsible for popular titles like Backyard Monsters, Battle Pirates and War Commander. Series A USD 1,000,000 (USD 1,000,000)
Kongregate Inc Social gaming company. N/A
Kosmix Corp Web-based company providing real-time search. Series A
Lemon Inc Software company providing a digital wallet that helps users spend smarter. Series A
Leyden Energy Inc Leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for the consumer electronics, energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) markets. Series B
LifeMinders Inc Online direct marketing company providing personalized content and advertisements via e-mail to a community of members. N/A
Light Reading Inc Integrated business media company combining online publishing, live events and research/analysis for the communications industry. N/A
LightLogic Inc Telecommunications equipment company developing wavelength division multiplexing laser-based components. N/A
Link_A_ Media Devices Corp (Link A Media Devices Corp), (LinkAMedia), (LAMD) Semiconductor company developing & manufacturing custom System-on-Chip (SOC) solutions for peripheral data storage devices. Series C
LS9 Inc Biotechnology company pursuing industrial applications of synthetic biology to produce proprietary biofuels Series B
LuckyPai Ltd (Lucky Pai) Ecommerce company providing Chinese home shopping network. Series A
Maker Communications Inc Semiconductor company providing high performance ATM networking chips. N/A
MapR Technologies Inc Enterprise software company providing engineering game-changing Map/Reduce related technologies. Series B
Masergy Communications Inc Global network service provider focused on the business market. N/A
Memoir Systems Inc System memory performance software company. Series A USD 5,125,000 (USD 5,125,000)
Mercantila Inc E-commerce company providing access to, their site for exclusive collection of specialty stores. N/A USD 22,500,000 (USD 22,500,000)
MetaSolv Software Inc Operations support system (OSS) solutions company for next-generation communications service providers. N/A
MSP/DRILEX (Shanghai) Co Ltd (MSP/DRILEX) Oil and gas industry equipment company. N/A