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Highland Capital Partners promotes two to partner on heels of latest fundraise

14 Nov 2013

Jeremiah DalyGlobal venture capital firm Highland Capital Partners has promoted Jeremiah Daly and Alex Taussig to the position of partner. They will continue to focus on sourcing and leading new investments in both consumer and enterprise technology, the firm said.

Last month Highland were reported to have hit the target for its ninth early-stage fund, raising $400m.

Daly (pictured) joined Highland in 2012, where he focuses on identifying and leading growth stage investments in the internet, software and mobile sectors. He is currently involved in the firm’s investments in Aereo, Beyond the Rack and Handybook. Prior to Highland, he spent nine years making early and growth stage technology investments across the world. He was a principal at Accel Partners in London where he was involved with the firm’s investments in Atlassian, Ostrovok, Showroomprive, Supercell and SimpliVity. He previously worked for Summit Partners where he sourced a number of software investments and began his career at Silicon Valley Bank and Gold Hill Capital.

Taussig joined Highland in 2009, focusing on investments in early stage companies in software. He has sourced or co-led Highland’s investments in Ink, RentJuice, Talaria Technologies, and thredUP. He has also provided support for Highland’s investments in 2U, Bit9, Rethink Robotics, and Vertica.

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