Glenn Solomon

Managing Partner | Silicon Valley

Glenn is a Managing Partner and joined the firm in 2006. He has led GGV's investments in Pandora (NYSE: P), Successfactors (NYSE: SFSF/Acq by SAP), Isilon (NASDAQ: ISLN/Acq by EMC), Quinstreet (NASDAQ: QNST), Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN), AlientVault, Conviva, DOMO, Gridstore, HashiCorp, Opendoor, Square and Synack, helping the first six successfully navigate the initial public offering process. He is also actively involved with GGV's investments in Appirio, BlueKai, Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com), Qunar (NASDAQ: QUNR), MediaV and China Talent Group (CTG). Glenn focuses on enterprise software-as-a-service (Saas), cloud infrastructure and mobile. He has been a member of the Forbes Midas list since 2009.

Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led successful investments in Broadbase Software (acquired by Kana), Datacenter Technologies (acquired by Veritas/Symantec), Digital Island (acquired by Cable & Wireless), Pentasafe (acquired by NetIQ) and Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN).  Earlier in his career, Glenn worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.  Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and also earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding social entrepreneurs focused on education.

Check out Glenn’s blog where he discusses the intersection of technology and finance, follow @GlennSolomon, or check out his profile LinkedIn.

Recent Interviews

Domo, Valued at $2 Billion in Latest Funding, Prepares for IPO

The App that Helps Sell Your House in 3 Days

Synack Raises $25 Million In Series B Funding To Crowdsource Security Globally

Glenn Solomon on Why There is No Rush for Tech IPOs on CNBC's Squawk Alley [video]

Glenn Solomon Offers Series B Fundraising Advice for Your Enterprise Startup in TechCrunch

Glenn Solomon on the benefits of investing in cyber security [video]