|By PR Newswire||
|February 14, 2014 05:00 AM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Venture Partners today announced that managing directors Deven Parekh and Jeff Lieberman have been chosen by AlwaysOn as two of the Venture Capital 100 winners for 2013. The VC100 list honors the most influential people in the venture capital world who support entrepreneurs that are building forward-thinking, profitable technology companies.
The 2013 VC100 winners were nominated by their peers—investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders—and selected from among hundreds of individuals in the global technology entrepreneurial community. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.
Deven Parekh joined Insight Venture Partners in 2000 and invests in e-commerce, consumer internet and application software businesses. His 2013 selection recognized as notable his investments in Twitter and Chegg. Jeff Lieberman joined the firm in 1998 and focuses on consumer internet and SaaS business investments. Jeff's selection recognized his investment in Cvent as notable.
Mr. Parekh and Mr. Lieberman along with the VC100 were honored at AlwaysOn's eighth annual Venture Summit Silicon Valley, February 13th, at Draper University in San Mateo, CA.
About Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm investing in software, Internet, and data-services companies. Founded in 1995, Insight has raised more than $7.6 billion and made more than 200 investments worldwide. Insight's mission is to find, fund, and work successfully with visionary executives who are driving change in their industries. Insight provides them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. For more information on Insight and its investments, visit www.insightpartners.com.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
SOURCE Insight Venture Partners