This New York Venture firm just closed on $520 million from 250(!) people, including former Schwab and Facebook execs
Lead Edge Capital, a New York-based venture firm, has been around since 2009, and it has been quietly growing like kudzu since. After closing its very first fund with $52 million back
Uber investor Lead Edge Capital closes $520 mln fund
Venture firm Lead Edge Capital, which has backed companies such as Uber and Spotify, has raised its largest fund to date in the latest sign of the rush of capital flowing into
New York Times
‘Mega-Round’ Investors Shower Start-Ups With Millions
Start-ups raising $100 million or more from investors — known as a mega-round in Silicon Valley — used to be a rarity. But now, they are practically routine, producing a frenzy around
Arrive Logistics acquires VC funding
Freight brokerage company Arrive Logistics has closed a new round of funding led by New York-based Lead Edge Capital, a growth stage investment fund focused on software, Internet and technology-enabled services.
Toast Notches $115M In Series D Round
To drive investment in R&D, recruiting and expansion, Toast announced on Tuesday (July 10) that it has raised $115 million in Series D funding. The funding round, which was led by funds and accounts
TheStreet (The Deal)
Duo Makes Sense for Cisco: Target’s Backer
As Cisco buys Duo Security for $2.34 billion, backer Brian Neider of Lead Edge Capital discusses the evolution of the security unicorn.
Cisco to buy cyber-security company Duo for $2.35 billion
Cisco Systems Inc said on Thursday it would buy Duo Security, a venture capital-backed cyber security company, for $2.35 billion in cash, as part of its push to expand into a faster
Cisco to acquire security unicorn Duo for $2.35 billion
Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $2.35 billion for security startup Duo Security, the companies announced Thursday morning, beefing up the networking company’s software offerings.
Spotify investor predicts the stock will be a smash hit
The company is going around the investment bankers and taking itself public. Nobody knows what the price will be when the stock starts trading. But Mitchell Green isn't concerned. He's the founder
The music business is fundamentally broken: NYU finance professor
Nimay Mehta, Lead Edge Capital partner, and NYU Stern School of Finance Professor Aswath Damodaran discuss why Spotify chose to not raise capital with a traditional IPO and what will drive the
Spotify is Trump-proof: Mitchell Green
Lead Edge Capital's Mitchell Green on the state of the tech sector.
Spotify sees 2018 revenue growing 20%-30%, slower than 2017
Spotify, the world's biggest selling music streaming service, expects revenue to grow 20-30 percent this year as currency swings slow the pace from 2017 and it gears up for one of Europe's
Experian buys 3-year-old fintech group ClearScore for £275m
Experian announced its acquisition of LEC-backed ClearScore for £275M
Why Spotify decided to go public
Lead Edge Capital founder Mitchell Green explains why the music-streaming service Spotify chose to go public, arguing that the company wants to acquire more customers.
30 AND UNDER: Rising stars in NY tech who find hot startup deals and manage millions of dollars
LEC General Partner Nimay Mehta is select on the list of rising stars in NYC VC.
Lead Edge’s Mehta Sees SoftBank as Positive for Tech Startups
Nimay Mehta, Lead Edge Capital partner, discusses the landscape for venture capital with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Spotify files IPO as direct listing on NYSE
Spotify doesn't need to raise money, says Nimay Mehta, Lead Edge Capital partner, talking about the company's plans to go public as a direct listing.
Spotify is the reason music is growing: Lead Edge Capital’s Mitchell Green
Mitchell Green, Lead Edge Capital founder and managing partner, and Balaji Srinivasan, Earn.com CEO & co-founder and Andreessen Horowitz partner, discuss the outlook for tech IPOs like Spotify.