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February 07, 2016 7:51 PM ET

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Company Overview of Highland Capital Partners

Company Overview

Highland Capital Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, early stage, mid venture, later stage, early growth stage, distressed debt, venture buyouts, spin-outs, expansion stage, emerging growth, growth equity, and recapitalizations investments. The firm seeks to invest in the information technology, consumer products, communications, traditional brick and mortar stores, financial services, clean technology, and healthcare sectors. Within the information technology sector, it seeks to invest in growth stage internet, mobile internet, digital media, digital marketing, consumer internet, online education, enterprise technology, big data, consumer technology, ...

One Broadway

16th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Founded in 1988



Key Executives for Highland Capital Partners

Founding Partner, Co-Founder, Managing General Partner, Partner, and General Partner
Age: 61
Founding Partner
Co-Founder, Partner, and Founding Partner
Age: 49
Senior Associate
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Highland Capital Partners Key Developments

Highland Capital Partners Announces Executive Changes

Highland Capital announced that Manish Patel has been promoted to lead the firm's Silicon Valley Consumer Internet practice as a General Partner. Patel joined Highland in 2010 after spending nearly seven years at Google building the products and teams responsible for many of the company's key product offerings, from AdWords and AdSense, to Google TV and Google Maps. Patel currently serves on the boards of Shift and Scopely, and also previously led Highland's investments in Aviate (acquired by Yahoo!) and SmartThings (acquired by Samsung). Patel holds a teaching appointment at Stanford University and is on the advisory board of the MIT Enterprise Forum (VLAB). In addition, the company also announced the appointment of Jessica Pelletier to chief financial officer. Pelletier joined the firm in 2005 and has been a key leader within the finance team successfully growing the scope and complexity of her role. Prior to joining company, Highland worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the firm's private equity and mutual fund practices.

Highland Capital Partners Presents at HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum 2016, Jan-20-2016 11:10 AM

Highland Capital Partners Presents at HKVCA Asia Private Equity Forum 2016, Jan-20-2016 11:10 AM. Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. Speakers: Chuan Hong Thor, Managing Director of Shanghai.

Highland Capital Partners Adds Jennifer Holmstrom as Partner

Highland Capital Partners added Jennifer Holmstrom, formerly a leader on Facebook's executive search team, as talent partner.

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