Jeff Richards

Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Jeff Richards

Jeff Richards

Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Overview
Career Highlights

GGV Capital
R4 Global Solutions, Inc.
Quantum Shift

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3573

Number of Boards

23

Birthday

1973

Age

46

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Co-Founder at GGV Capital

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Chief Executive Officer at BigCommerce, Inc.

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Co-Founder at BigCommerce, Inc.

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Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Percolate Industries, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Percolate Industries, Inc.

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Co-Founder at GGV Capital

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Co-Founder at GGV Capital

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Founding Partner at GGV Capital

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Jeff Richards
Managing Partner at GGV Capital
Education
BA Government

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

Career History
Managing Director
2013 - Current
Managing Partner
2008 - Current

GGV Capital leads expansion-stage venture capital investments in the US and Asia. The firm focuses on investments in information technology and healthcare companies that are seeking to expand into Asia. GGV Capital targets companies with strong management teams, proven product lines or technologies, customer traction, scalable business models and clear paths to liquidity. Initial investments typically range from $3 million to $15 million with significant capacity for follow-on investments. GGV typically serves and the lead investor and serves on the boards of directors of their portfolio companies

Investor
Current

Hotel Tonight, Inc. designs and develop a mobile application for hotel bookings. Its application allows clients to book same-day hotel deals. The company was founded by Sam Shank, Christopher Bailey, and Jared Simon in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2019 - Current

Electric AI, Inc. provides electric services. It offers all-in-one IT support solution to small and midsize businesses. The company was founded in 2016 by Ryan Denehy and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
2017 - Current

DSSV, Inc. provides mobile platform for education. It is a mobile communication platform for early education. The firm serves as the hub for preschool, daycare, and after school programs. The company was founded by Dave Vasen in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Board Member
2016 - Current

BigCommerce, Inc. develops software solutions. It offers content management, shopping cart, knowledge management, and email marketing software. The company was founded by Eddie Machaalani and Mitchell Robert Harper in 2003 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Peninsula Bridge transforms the lives of highly motivated, low-income students by preparing and supporting them for success in college preparatory high school programs and four-year colleges.

Political Donations
$500
2010

Lexisnexis Head of Legal Analytics & Chairman at Lex Machina, Inc.

Transactions
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Hainan Traffic Administration Holding Co., Ltd., HNA Ecological Science & Technology Group Co., Ltd. purchase Pactera Technology International Ltd. from Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, GGV Capital

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Wipro Ltd. purchases Appirio, Inc. from General Atlantic LLC, Sequoia Capital, GGV Capital, Lead Edge Capital Management LLC, Salesforce Ventures LLC, Quadrille Capital SAS

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Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. purchases Evolv, Inc. from Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, VantagePoint Management, Inc., GGV Capital, Khosla Ventures LLC

Investments
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Rachio, Inc. provides water sprinkler controller technology solutions. Its mobile application enables homeowners to activate and deactivate water sprinklers even when they are not at home. The company was founded by Franz Garsombke and Chris Klein and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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Buddy Media LLC develops applications for social media sites. The company was founded by Michael Lazerow, Jeff Ragovin and Kass Savarese Lazerow in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Events
Speaker
Moscone Cente-San Francisco, CA
2013 Global Mobile Internet Conference Silicon Valley

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

Speaker
Aspen Meadows Resort-Aspen, CO
2013 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Fortune Brainstorm TECH is a marketplace of ideas that assembles the smartest people we know — the world’s top technology and media thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and influencers. These leaders inspire a conversation that informs Fortune’s editorial coverage throughout the year.

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