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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
Age: 60
Founding Partner
Age: 48
Senior Associate
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Highland Capital Partners Key Developments

Highland Capital Partners Promotes Andy Hunt to the Position of Partner

Highland Capital Partners announced that Andy Hunt has been promoted to the position of Partner. In a move that strengthens the investment effort in New York, Andy will continue to focus on sourcing and leading new investments in consumer technology and ecommerce as he works with the exceptional entrepreneurs building the next generation of innovative and market leading companies. In addition to his role at Highland, Andy is a co-Founder and Director at Warby Parker Eyewear. Andy joined Highland in 2011, where he has focused on consumer internet opportunities in New York. Prior to founding Warby Parker, Andy worked in healthcare IT venture capital at SV Life Sciences and as an investment banker at Cain Brothers in New York.

Highland Capital Partners Presents at The 4th Annual SuperReturn China 2014, Apr-09-2014 02:30 PM

Highland Capital Partners Presents at The 4th Annual SuperReturn China 2014, Apr-09-2014 02:30 PM. Venue: Kerry Hotel, Beijing, Beijing Province, China. Speakers: Chuan Thor Hong, Managing Director of Shanghai.

Walt Doyle Joins Highland Capital Partners as Venture Partner

Highland Capital Partners has appointed consumer media and technology expert Walt Doyle as a venture partner in the firm's Cambridge, Massachusetts office. Most recently, Doyle was the general manager of PayPal Media where he managed the product, sales, and operations in building its omni-channel commerce strategy.

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