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Jess Lee

Jess Lee

Jess Lee is a Partner at Sequoia Capital and previously founded Polyvore.

Jess joined Sequoia Capital in 2016, becoming the firm’s first senior female U.S. investor in the firm's history.



Previous to Sequoia, Jess was CEO of Polyvore until it's sale to Yahoo for ~$200 million. Jess was originally a customer of Polyvore and wrote in to critique the product; she ended up becoming Polyvore’s first PM, then VP of Product and finally CEO.

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David Riggs
October 7, 2019
TechCrunch
The teams competing in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF, as well as founders chosen as Top Picks in Startup Alley, visited Sequoia Capital's office for a discussion with partners Jess Lee, Roelof Botha, Mike Vernal, Alfred Lin and James Buckhouse.
Jordan Crook
July 1, 2019
TechCrunch
All startup founders want to steer to a successful outcome the business they started. Sometimes the goal is an initial public offering. Sometimes it's an acquisition. Though acquisitions often represent a kind of finish line for entrepreneurs, they aren't easy to line up, and even when an offer is on the table, it often comes [...]
NEA
May 6, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentons Inc., the global leader revolutionizing the world of touch and force sensing beyond the screen and beyond ...