Le Lézard
Classified in: Science and technology, Business

Wing Venture Capital Welcomes Rajeev Chand as Partner and Head of Research

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wing Venture Capital, the leading early stage venture capital firm focused on technology for business, today announced that Rajeev Chand has joined the firm as Partner and Head of Research.

Rajeev comes to Wing from Rutberg & Company, where he built and led the research and events franchise since 2001. Rajeev co-created the Rutberg summits in 2005, including the flagship Wireless Influencers, and he is well known for heading the summits and interviewing many of the most influential leaders in global business and technology.

Rajeev adds to Wing's considerable presence and depth. At Wing, Rajeev will drive Wing's thought leadership, connections, and visibility. He will conduct and present proprietary research, host exclusive summits and meetings, and build and manage a differentiated founder and executive network.

"Research is a core part of Wing's Founding Ethos of Early Stage, Long Term, and Thesis Driven investing," said Gaurav Garg, Founding Partner at Wing. "His curiosity, keen instinct for the key questions, talent for persuasion, and proven ability in building networks are a great addition to our DNA at Wing".

"With Rajeev's addition, Wing continues to extend its lead as the best-of-breed early stage venture firm focused on technology for business," said Peter Wagner, Founding Partner at Wing. "Our inaugural Wing Summit on Security in March 2019 evidences the integrated thesis between research and investments."

The Wing strategy is already bearing fruit in high-growth companies such as Cohesity, Shape Security and Snowflake Computing. Wing has been an investor and active partner to each of these companies since their earliest days. The firm is currently investing its second fund, the $300 million Wing Two.

About Wing Venture Capital
Founded in 2013, Wing Venture Capital is the best-of-breed venture capital firm devoted to early-stage, long-term company building in technology for business. Wing emphasizes craftsmanship over volume and engages deeply with founders to help them create companies that matter. The body of work of Wing's award-winning team spans more than two decades and dozens of successful early-stage companies, 18 of which have gone on to achieve billion-dollar-plus outcomes following IPOs or acquisitions. For more information, visit: http://www.wing.vc.


SOURCE Wing Venture Capital

These press releases may also interest you

at 14:20
DealerSocket, Inc., a leading software company for the automotive industry, announced today that it has selected Jason Dorsey, Co-founder and President of The Center for Generational Kinetics, who is a best-selling author...

at 14:14
Groupware Technology, a leading IT solutions provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Dawn McCale, Stacy Thompson and Samara Halterman to its prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list. The leaders on this annual...

at 14:05
Visible Supply Chain Management (https://www.visiblescm.com), an industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for supply chain management, was named one of Transport Topics' 2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies. Visible is...

at 14:05
The Pepperdine School of Public Policy has announced it will form an innovative academic enterprise with the Los Angeles Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) focused on disaster preparedness, crisis management, and...

at 14:05
A new parking technology company is setting out to shake up the parking industry by revolutionizing parking guidance. Chris Scheppman, president of Access Professional Systems, one of Southern California's largest and most...

at 14:05
Following the announcement that Lowe's Companies Inc. has acquired the Retail Analytics platform of Boomerang Commerce, Inc., Boomerang has announced it will rebrand and operate as CommerceIQtm focusing on helping consumer brand...

News published on 14 january 2019 at 08:00 and distributed by: