Daniel H. Rimer

General Partner at Index Ventures

Daniel H. Rimer

Daniel H. Rimer

General Partner at Index Ventures

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Number of Boards

56

Birthday

1971 - Canada

Age

48

Number of Awards

7

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General Partner at Index Ventures SA

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chairman of the Board at Farfetch Ltd

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Co-Founder at Localglobe LLP

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Founder at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Investor at Bitly, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Farfetch UK Limited

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Chief Financial Officer at Farfetch Ltd

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General Partner & Founder at Index Ventures SA

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Co-Founder at Flipboard, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Draper Esprit Plc

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General Partner at Index Ventures
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General Partner & Founder at Index Ventures SA

Index is an active manager which focuses young information technology and life sciences companies in Europe, Israel and the US, which have the potential to become global players in their market. The firm typically co-invests with local venture capitalists outside Europe.Index invests USD 3 to 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300 to 500 thousand. They acquire minority stakes (20% on average) and are active board members. Their initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and they also participate in follow-up investments at later stages for companies that successfully execute their business plans.Index generally invests in six to ten new investments a year, holds investments for three to five years and seeks exits through IPOs and trade sales.

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Literature & Fine Arts

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Memberships
Member
Current

Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

Career History
General Partner
Current

Index Ventures operates as a global venture capital firm, which focuses on making investments in information technology companies. The company was founded by Neil Alexander Rimer, Giuseppe Zocco and David Rimer in 1996 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Current

Index is an active manager which focuses young information technology and life sciences companies in Europe, Israel and the US, which have the potential to become global players in their market. The firm typically co-invests with local venture capitalists outside Europe.Index invests USD 3 to 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300 to 500 thousand. They acquire minority stakes (20% on average) and are active board members. Their initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and they also participate in follow-up investments at later stages for companies that successfully execute their business plans.Index generally invests in six to ten new investments a year, holds investments for three to five years and seeks exits through IPOs and trade sales.

General Partner
Prior

Barksdale Group focuses exclusively to growing companies in the internet industry

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Upserve, Inc. provides an online platform of payment networks for consumers and businesses. Its platform connects social and payment networks facilitating consumers to recommend purchase experiences and discover new places and products through friends. The firm offers their products to restaurant, bar, liquor, retail, and e-commerce sectors. The company was founded by Angus M. Davis and is headquartered in Providence, RI.

Director
Current

Niara, Inc. provides user and entity behavior analytics platform. Its behavioral analytics platform automates the detection of attacks and risky behaviors inside an organization and dramatically reduces the time and skill needed to investigate and respond to security events. The company was founded by Sriram Ramachandran and Prasad Palkar in 2013 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Independent Non-Executive Director
2008 - 2015

Sky is a valued part of everyday life in over 10 million homes. We entertain, excite and inspire customers with a great choice of high-quality television in high definition. We make technology simple and put viewers in control. We connect people to each other and to the world with our broadband and phone services. Because we never forget that Sky is a choice, we put customers first and work hard to earn their trust. We make our products affordable so millions can join in. And we back it all up with a commitment to exceptional customer service. Seeing the bigger picture is part and parcel of the way we do business. That’s why we’re committed to doing the right thing and playing our part in the communities where we live and work. StellaWe strive to be the best for our customers and our people, and to make a positive contribution to life in the UK and Ireland. We believe that focusing on long-term sustainability is the best way to achieve lasting success and create value for shareholders. We’re always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us what we are today, and it will drive us to become what we want to be tomorrow

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2012

William J. Clinton Foundation works to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protects the environment, by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and private citizens. The foundation focuses on worldwide issues that demand urgent action, solutions, and measurable results - global climate change, HIV/AIDS in the developing world, childhood obesity & economic opportunity in the United States, and economic development in Africa and Latin America.

Political Donations
$1,000
2000

Former Senator from Massachusetts

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CVC Advisers Ltd. purchases OANDA Corp. from NEA Management Co. LLC, ARMADA Investment AG, Global Founders Capital Management GmbH, Index Ventures SA

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TA Associates Management, L.P., Ontario Teachers' Private Capital, Flexera Software LLC purchase RightScale, Inc. from Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC, Presidio Ventures, Inc., Meritech Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital LLC, DAG Ventures LLC, Index Ventures SA

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Visa, Inc. purchases TrialPay, Inc. from Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures LLC, Atomico, Baseline Ventures, Index Ventures SA

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Gumroad, Inc. operates as an online platform which helps users to buy and sell digital goods. It allows artists, musicians and writers to sell their work directly to fans, bypassing the distributors like iTunes and Amazon. The company was founded by Sahil Lavingia in August 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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TweetDeck, Inc. provides adobe air desktop applications. The company was founded by Iain Dodsworth on July 4, 2008 and is headquartered in Crowborough, the United Kingdom.

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Tellme Networks, Inc. provides voice application network and communication services. It develops specialized telecommunications systems that use voice recognition to help companies manage customer service calls. The company was founded by Michael S. McCue and Angus Davis in 1999 and is headquartered in Campbell, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #33
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #85
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #34
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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