VIVE can be a passive add-on investor - strengthening the balance sheet and extending M&A runway.
VIVE can be a lead investor proposing a pricing term sheet for continuing investors to join.
VIVE can add-on to rights offerings and existing investor bridge rounds.
VIVE can help fund companies during M&A - avoiding a loan from the buyer.
VIVE can help venture capital funds get liquidity for their LPs and close-out positions.
Mr. Helfand has over two decades of experience in all facets of venture capital. Jack is the founder of VIVE Capital and continues as a partner at VantagePoint Capital Partners (VPCP). Jack was a general counsel with the private equity firm Everest Group and the investment banking firm Thomas Weisel Partners. Jack was previously a corporate and M&A attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Mayer, Brown & Platt.
Mr. Wolff has over three decades of experience as a venture industry legal professional. Neil is a Founder and Managing Partner of the Oxford Angels and is a Managing Director and General Counsel at VPCP. Neil was previously a corporate and securities partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Mr. Simkin is an entrepreneur with over 15 years operating experience. Jordan has founded and helped grow several internet, lead generation and software companies. Jordan was previously a senior executive with online retailer HockeyGiant (acquired 2015).
Mr. Friedman has over two decades of experience as a venture industry finance professional. Harold is the Chief Financial Officer at Polaris Partners. Harold was previously with VPCP, Acacia Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Weiss, Peck & Greer and BDO Seidman. Harold is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Luinenburg has over two decades of experience in venture capital. Glenn is a Partner at WilmerHale where he provides technology-focused clients with sophisticated legal counsel and practical business advice.
Mr. Simkin has over 15 years of experience as a venture industry professional. Ryan is a Founder and Managing Partner at Fortis Advisors. Ryan was previously with DLA Piper and Foley & Lardner.