Deven Parekh

Insight Venture Partners

Deven Parekh Debuts on Midas List

Deven Parekh is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, which is based in New York, New York. Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm. He manages investments in e-commerce, consumer internet data, as well as application software companies. This year, Mr. Parekh debuted high on the Forbes Midas List. He is a graduate of the Wharton School. He is on the Board of Directors at Fanatics, which is an online retailer for sports merchandise.

Deven Parekh had a 2009 investment in Twitter and investments in Chegg, Tumblr and Flipboard. In addition, he assisted in navigating Tumblr to its sale to Yahoo last year. Furthermore, he achieved success with BuddyMedia, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2012 for $785 million. Moreover, in 2012, Deven directed a $165 million equity investment in Drilling Info. They are an Austin, Texas-based data intelligence provider for the oil and gas industry.

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