LP Login

Think Big. Move Fast.

Joe Lonsdale (co-founder of Palantir, Addepar and Formation8)  kicked off a meaningful conversation with us on building  multi-billion dollar businesses in big data at one of our recent Lightspeed Dinner Series events this week.

Lightspeed Dinner Series on Big Data with Joe Lonsdale from Formation 8

Lightspeed Dinner Series on Big Data

Continue Reading ...


Over the years, I’ve had the great honor of supporting some truly inspiring entrepreneurs as they have strived to not only disrupt markets, but also improve the world we live in.  Today, I am thrilled to see that one of …

Continue Reading ...


What does “big data” mean to you? When most of us hear the term, we immediately think about mainstream use cases that leverage smarter data sets to assist companies in making better decisions that optimize business operations, improve enterprise application …

Continue Reading ...


Over the past several years, MuleSoft has quietly emerged as one of the leaders in providing platforms for powering the New Enterprise. Lightspeed was an early investor in MuleSoft, and we’re excited to be partnered with a company that has …

Continue Reading ...


Over the last 12 months, there have been a handful of acquisitions of mobile start-ups like RapSphere* (by Appsense), Nukona (by Symantec) and most recently Zenprise (by Citirix) that help enterprises better manage mobile devices. In the consumer world, …

Continue Reading ...


The big data revolution is in its early innings, and it is about to get even more exciting. This week, I wrote a guest post for GigaOm that discusses the disruptive innovations that are helping make data fast, intuitive and

Continue Reading ...


Over the past two years we’ve seen a lot of disruption in the enterprise storage market with everything from the game-changing performance of flash to next-generation storage architectures required to support the cloud and virtualized data center environments

And notwithstanding …

Continue Reading ...


The Nutanix team (ex-Googlers, VMWare, and Asterdata alums) have been quietly working to create the world’s first high-performance appliance that enables IT to deploy a complete data center environment (compute, storage, network) from a single 2U appliance.

The platform also …

Continue Reading ...


by Ravi Mhatre, Lightspeed Venuter Partners

Lightspeed has invested across multiple enterprise infrastructure areas  including database virtualization (Delphix), datacenter and cloud infrastructure (AppDynamics, Mulesoft, Optier) and storage virtualization (Fusion I/O, Pliant, Nimble).

This year we wanted to profile several important …

Continue Reading ...


Some of the more interesting new online media sites are perfecting the art of harnessing the audience to author content and in many cases to be part of the content.   The emerging model is between pure social media site UGC

Continue Reading ...