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Raviraj Jain is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture, an early stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in the Enterprise and Consumer sectors. The firm currently manages over $6 billion of committed capital.
To date, Lightspeed has backed more than 300 companies, including Snapchat (Snap Inc.), AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco for $3.7B), Nest, Stitch Fix, Bonobos, The Honest Company and DoubleClick (acquired by Google after IPO). The fund has 24 early stage enterprise investments that have gone public, the most of any fund in the world.
Prior to Lightspeed, Raviraj was the Product Lead at Fundbox, and led strategic product initiatives and partnerships. Before Fundbox, he was a Product Manager at LinkedIn.
S. Alexander Jacobson is a founding partner at 137 Ventures, a growth-stage venture firm with more than $1 billion of assets under management. Some notable investments include Wish, Gusto, SpaceX, Spotify, Airbnb and Eventbrite.
Previously, Alex was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Founders Fund, where he was instrumental in Microsoft’s acquisition of Powerset and led the diligence processes for investments in SpaceX and Prior Knowledge (acquired by Salesforce).