Eric Liaw Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1


Eric Liaw General Information


Mr. Eric Liaw serves as a General Partner at IVP. He serves as a Board Observer at NextRoll. He serves as a Board Member at ZipRecruiter. He served as a Board Member at Data.AI and Lulu's Fashion Lounge. He serves as a Board Observer at Supermetrics. Board Member at App Annie. He serves as a Board Member at The Players' Tribune, MasterClass, Aiven, and Glossier. He serves as a Board Member at Whoop. He also served as a 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. He 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, he 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. He 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, he was a member of Morgan Stanley's Technology Investment Banking Group. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he 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. He also held technical and marketing positions with Trend Micro and Canon Software Publishing. He 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.

Business Details

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 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Wedding Spot 12-Dec-2013 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000

Eric Liaw Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wedding Spot 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

Eric Liaw FAQs

  • Who is Eric Liaw?

    Eric Liaw is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Eric Liaw?

    Eric Liaw is an angel investor.

  • What does Eric Liaw do?

    As an angel investor, Eric Liaw invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Eric Liaw invested in?

    Eric Liaw has invested in Wedding Spot within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

  • What has Eric Liaw invested in recently?

    Eric Liaw's latest investment was on 19-Sep-2014 in Wedding Spot, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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