Rimer, who is focused on investing in infrastructure software and services, joined Index Ventures in 2002 and helped established the firm’s London office.
He’s led investments in Boku, Etsy, Factual, Flipboard, FON, Nastygal, Oanda, PeoplePerHour, Sky, Rightscale, Trialpay and viagogo. He’s an observer on the board of Dropbox and was previously was a director of KVS (McAfee), Last.fm (CBS), Lovefilm (Amazon), MySQL (Oracle), Neoteris (Juniper) and Skype (Microsoft).
Prior to joining Index, Danny was a general partner of The Barksdale Group, where he invested in a dozen companies, including TellMe (Microsoft). Prior to joining The Barksdale Group, Danny was managing director in Hambrecht & Quist’s (JP Morgan) Equity Research Group and was responsible for the firm’s Internet practice.
It’s clear that Rimer has invested in a broad spectrum of hot startups, so we’re interested to see what he’s particularly excited about at the moment. I’m also curious to see what Rimer’s secret is to picking the best bets in the tech world.
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