Neil Rimer

Co-Founder at Index Ventures SA

Neil Rimer

Neil Rimer

Co-Founder at Index Ventures SA

Overview
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Index Ventures SA
Index Venture Management (US), Inc.

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2798

Number of Boards

42

Birthday

10/1963 - Montreal, Canada

Age

57

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Co-Founder at Stack Exchange, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Index Ventures

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Director at LMAX Ltd.

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Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Funding Circle Holdings Plc

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Co-Founder at Index Ventures SA

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Founder at Index Ventures SA

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Operations at Index Ventures (UK) LLP

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Co-Founder at Stack Exchange, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Kano Computing Ltd.

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Partner at Accel Partners Management LLP

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Co-Founder at Index Ventures SA
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Education
Graduate

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Co-Founder
1996 - Current

Index Ventures is an active manager which focuses on young information technology and life sciences companies located 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 Ventures invests from USD 3 million to USD 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300.000 to USD 500.000. It acquires minority stakes (20% on average) and is an active board member. The initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and the firm also participates 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.

Co-Founder
2011 - Prior

Index Venture Management focuses on seed, early-stage and growth investments in information technology and life sciences companies. The firm seeks to invest in companies that focus on markets that are already very large and profitable or that are expected to experience explosive growth. They target companies with the potential to be market leaders in well-identified market segments with annual sales greater than $1 billion.

Professional
1990 - Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2012

Innovative Silicon, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed memory chips development company. Innovative Silicon specializes in random-access memory technology and Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) devices. Founded by Pierre C. Fazan and Serguei Okhonin in 2002, Innovative Silicon is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Director
Prior

Supercell Oy develops mobile games for tablets and smartphones. It provides hay day, clash of clans, boom beach, clash royale and brawl stars games. The company was founded by Ilkka Matias Paananen, Mikko Juhani Kodisoja, Niko Derome, Visa Forsten, Petri Styrman, and Lassi Leppinen in June 2010 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

Director
Prior

Netvibes Ltd. provides online information services. The firm offers website blogs, email accounts, social network, search engines, instant messengers, photos, videos, and podcasts. The company was founded by Tariq Krim and Marc Brandsma in 2005 and is headquartered in Old Chalford, the United Kingdom.

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$100K +
2013

Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

$5,000 - $25K
2008

Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

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Epiris Managers LLP, Exponent Private Equity LLP, PhotoBox Ltd. /Private Group purchase PhotoBox Ltd. from HarbourVest Partners LLC, Insight Venture Partners, Quilvest & Partners SA, Greenspring Associates, Inc., Highland Capital Partners LLC, Index Ventures SA, Quadrille Capital SAS

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DashDash GmbH engages in the development of web applications. It offers a spreadsheet that gives access to business data and application program interface. The company was founded by Humberto Ayres Pereira and Torben Schulz in September 2016 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

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Last.fm Ltd. operates an internet radio and music community website. The company was founded by Felix Miller, Martin Stiksel, and Richard Jones in 2002 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Events
Speaker
2018 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Speaker
Switzerland
2012 EVCA Investors' Forum

The Investors' Forum is the annual meeting place for over 200 of the world’s major investors in private equity and venture capital and their GPs.

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