Former Accel Investor to Expand Firm’s Focus on Venture Growth Opportunities
CAMBRIDGE, MA & MENLO PARK, CA – February 15, 2012 – Highland Capital Partners, a leading venture capital firm with a more than twenty year history of helping great people build great companies, today announced that Jeremiah Daly has joined the firm as a Principal. Based in Highland’s Cambridge office, Daly will focus on identifying and leading later-stage investments in the information technology and digital media sectors.
Daly joins Highland from Accel Partners where he was based in their London office and led the firm’s investment in Ostrovok (Russian online travel company). While at Accel, he was also a board observer at Showroomprive (French online private sales site), Supercell (Finnish online gaming company) and SimpliVity (data storage vendor), and was actively involved with Atlassian (Australian software development and collaboration tools vendor). Earlier in his career, Daly was with Summit Partners, Gold Hill Capital and Silicon Valley Bank.
“Jeremiah brings exceptional experience leading venture growth investments in market leading companies from around the world,” said Dan Nova, General Partner with Highland. “He’ll be a great addition to our team and we’re thrilled to have him onboard.”