Eric Liaw Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Exits
  • 1

Eric Liaw General Information


Mr. Eric Liaw serves as Board Observer at NextRoll. Board Member at App Annie. He also serves as General Partner and Managing Director at IVP. He serves as Board Member at The Players' Tribune, MasterClass, Aiven, Glossier and Whoop. He also served as Board Member at Fandom. He is focused primarily on later-stage investments in high-growth companies across a variety of sectors including enterprise software, Internet, and mobile. Eric serves as a Board Director or Observer for IVP portfolio companies AdRoll, Mindbody, OnDeck (ONDK), RetailMeNot (SALE), Supercell, The Honest Company, and ZipRecruiter and led IVP's investment in Klarna. He previously served as a Board Director for Dropcam (GOOG) and was actively involved with DeNA, HomeAway (AWAY), MarkMonitor (TRI), and Varolii (NUAN). Prior to joining IVP, Eric was with Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) as a Vice President and he completed minority and control investments in private and public companies across the Internet and software sectors. Eric was actively involved in originating, executing and managing a number of investments, including Adknowledge, Altiris (acquired by Symantec), eHarmony, Fandango (acquired by Comcast), Global Market Insite (acquired by WPP), Intelligent Beauty, Netflix (NFLX), TechTarget (TTGT), Tiny Prints (acquired by Shutterfly), Webroot Software, and Zillow (Z). Earlier in his career, Eric was a member of Morgan Stanley's Technology Investment Banking Group. During his time at Morgan Stanley, Eric was involved in strategic and financing transactions valued at over $4 billion for clients across multiple technology sectors, including C|Net, Crystal Decisions, JD Edwards, Hewlett-Packard, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and others. Eric also held technical and marketing positions with Trend Micro and Canon Software Publishing. Eric holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Computer Science and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.

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Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Eric Liaw Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Wedding Spot 19-Sep-2014 Seed Round 000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
0000000 0000 12-Dec-2013 0000 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
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Eric Liaw Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000 0000 04-Apr-2016 000000000000000000
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Eric Liaw Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Eric Liaw Angel Investor 00 0 00 San Francisco, CA
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