Industry Ventures names new VP

San Francisco-based Industry Ventures has hired Lindsay Sharma as a vice president. Previously, Sharma worked at Intuit where she was a principal in corporate strategy and development.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 2, 2014) – Industry Ventures LLC, a leading investment firm for venture capital, today announced the appointment of Lindsay Sharma as Vice President. In her role with Industry Ventures, Sharma will be working with the secondary investment team.

“We are pleased to welcome Lindsay to our team, as she brings a wealth of strategy and M&A experience from private equity, banking and the corporate side,” said Hans Swildens, CEO and Founder of Industry Ventures. “As we continue to execute our growth strategy, Lindsay’s proven abilities in the areas of due diligence assessment, strategic analysis and relationship management will benefit the firm.”

Sharma most recently was a Principal in corporate strategy and development at Intuit, leading merger and acquisition activities for the company. Prior to Intuit, Sharma developed private equity and investment banking industry expertise with Great Hill Partners and Bear Stearns. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in business administration in finance and accounting from Indiana University.

About Industry Ventures LLC
Industry Ventures is a leading investment firm that focuses on venture capital. The firm invests directly in venture backed companies through secondaries and co-investments as well as indirectly through LP interest secondaries and primary commitments to early stage venture funds. Founded in 2000, the firm manages over $1.75 billion of institutional capital and is headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit


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