Jeff Richards

Managing Partner at GGV Capital

Jeff Richards

Jeff Richards

Managing Partner at GGV Capital

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Career Highlights

GGV Capital
R4 Global Solutions, Inc.
Quantum Shift

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3929

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

1972

Age

49

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Managing Partner at GGV Capital

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Managing Partner, GGV Capital at BitSight Technologies, Inc.

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Managing Partner at GGV Capital

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Managing Partner at GGV Capital

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Managing Partner at Granite Global Ventures III LLC

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Co-Founder & Partner at ACME Capital

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Co-Founder at GGV Capital

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Founding Partner at GGV Capital

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at BigCommerce Holdings, Inc.

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Founder at BigCommerce Pty Ltd.

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Jeff Richards
Managing Partner at GGV Capital
Education
BA Government
Class of 1994

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
2015 - Current
Managing Director
2013 - Current
Managing Partner
2008 - Current

GGV Capital seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US, China and Southeast Asia. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of social/internet, enterprise tech and smart tech. The firm provides financing from seed to growth stage capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Pacific Partners makes equity investments in growing companies that offer software and technology services solutions including: application software companies, technology-based service businesses, technologies that support software and service businesses (including infrastructure services and infrastructure software providers) and companies applying technology to provide a differentiated product or service. The firm invests companies at any stage of their lifecycle in a variety of transaction structures, but investments often start early in a company's lifecycle. Investments typically range from $2 million to $4 million, but the firm may accommodate investments up to $10 million

Member, Advisory Board
Current
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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Seismic Software, Inc. purchases Percolate Industries, Inc. from Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, Unilever Ventures Ltd., GGV Capital, First Round Capital, Transmedia Capital LLC, Advancit Capital LLC, Slow Ventures LLC

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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

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.

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Namely, Inc. owns and operates an online human resource software platform for small- and mid-sized organizations. It offers a full suite of HR tools including a modern HRIS, payroll, benefits, cascading goals, and performance management. The firm offers a cloud-based package of human resource applications. The company was founded by Matthew Straznitskas in January 2012 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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