Lead Edge Capital

Lead Edge Capital

Venture capital firm in New York, United States that invests on software and internet related companies

Lead Edge Capital is a venture capital firm in New York, United States that invests on software and internet related companies. This growth equity and buyout firm was founded in 2009 by Mitchell Green and Scott Booth and invests in private equity and late-stage ventures.

It has $1.5 billion of assets under its management and its team is made up of former Fortune 500 senior-level executives, board members, successful entrepreneurs, and strategic advisors to large companies. It typically invests in Series C, Series D, Series B, Series A and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include Guild Education, Weave , Grafana Labs, Algolia and Barn2Door

Timeline

January 1, 2009

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
TransferWise

TransferWise is a company that offers money transfers services founded by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus.

Bird is a company developing a vehicle sharing platform for dockless electric scooters.

A digital media company focused on women and women's issues. It was founded in 2005 and is located in New York City. It was acquired by Vice Media in 2019.

Benchling is a company based in San Francisco focusing on life science collaboration, both private and public, through creating cloud based software tools for digital DNA sequence editing, designing and running experiments, analyzing data, and sharing research.

Asana provides a project management platform to organize and plan workflows.

Kapost is a Boulder, Colorado-based company founded by Nader Akhnoukh.

Ensighten is a customer data tracking platform and tag management technology vendor headquartered in San Jose, California. The company sells a customer data platform which includes visitor tracking and marketing products.

BlaBlaCar provides an online platform connecting car drivers with empty seats to passengers.

Toast is a software company providing point-of-sale and restaurant management platform.

A Boston-based company selling restaurant management software including consumer payment apps

Duo Security is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based cybersecurity company providing software products and services.

A New York based startup that acts as an aggregator and search engine for car leasing services

Product analytics software for web and mobile software

Signal Sciences is a Culver City, California-based company.

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Avery Rosin

Investor

David Popowitz

Investor

David Wolfson

Employee

Frank Muehleman

Employee

Grant Shaffer

Employee

Katie Reiner

Employee

Niraj Shah

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Ralph Szygenda

Employee

Tim Bemer

Employee

Zach Ullman

Employee

章柳洵

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Companies

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Arrive Logistics

Barn2Door

Benchling

Grafana Labs

Guild Education

Signal Sciences

Toast

TransferWise

Weave

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