Jeremy Liew

  • Do You Have To Be In San Francisco To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? The VCs Say No.*

    Do You Have To Be In San Francisco To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? The VCs Say No.*

    With sky-high rents on both housing and commercial office space, do you really have to be in the Bay Area to hit a home run? A number of VCs today at TechCrunch Disrupt said not necessarily. Dana Settle, who co-founded Greycroft Partners said that 82 percent of the firm’s investments have been outside Silicon Valley, including bets like Maker Studios, a Culver City-based company that… Read More

  • Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

    Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

    Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. Read More

  • Confused About the Market? These Four Investors Will Set You Straight At Disrupt

    Confused About the Market? These Four Investors Will Set You Straight At Disrupt

    Raising money these days is a confusing morass, what with all the unicorns and hedge funds and secondaries and pre-seed, post-seed, and Series B crunches to process. But good news: At our Disrupt SF Investor panel, in the opening hours of Disrupt next Monday, we’ll be sitting down with not one or two but four top venture capitalists who can talk to each stage of the investing… Read More

  • Bonobos Raises $18.5 Million. Metrosexuals Unite!

    Andy Dunn is part Indian and part European. He’s tall and slender, but he has surprisingly meaty thighs. As a result, he could never find pants that fit well. European cut pants were too tight but when he tried to wear American cut pants he felt like he was swimming in billowing fabric. And if he spent all day shopping to find great pants, he didn’t feel great afterwards. “If… Read More

  • Ask a VC: Jeremy Liew on Suits, Marijuana, and his most Underrated Investment (TCTV)

    I’m hearing rumors that Ask a VC is getting big in pockets of Harvard Business School, which explains an increasingly sophisticated caliber of email questions over the last few weeks. Appropriately, we had the only suited VC in Silicon Valley on this week to answer them. (Ok, not in that picture. That was taken before his “MadMen” phase.) Jeremy Liew of Lightspeed Venture… Read More

  • Ask a VC: Lightspeed's Jeremy Liew Awaits Your Questions

    Jeremy Liew is my guest on Ask a VC this week. He’s a guy with plenty of Web battle scars. He was an early employee of CitySearch back in the mid-1990s, a senior executive at InterActive Corp. and a senior executive at AOL. (You know, before AOL was cool again.) He’s been at Lightspeed Venture Partners since 2006 and his investments include Playdom, Kongregate, LivingSocial, RockYou! Read More

  • The Top Ten VC Blogs (New And Improved)

    Every so often, venture capitalist Larry Cheng puts out a list of the top VC blogs. Previously, he ranked the blogs by how many subscribers they have on Google Reader. But now he’s changed his methodology and is ranking them by average monthly unique visitors, based on Compete data. He just came out with his new global ranking for the fourth quarter of 2009. Below are the top ten… Read More