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Partner at Lightspeed. Investor in Daily Harvest, Faire, Frubana, Outschool, Zola, and more. Past: $TDUP, $TWOU. I write the newsletter every week(ish).

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Board Member

Lightspeed Venture Partners


Alexander Taussig's Education

Harvard Business School


2007 to 2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S., Materials Science & Engineering

2005 to 2007

Harvard University

A.B., Physics

2001 to 2005

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💼 Past Experience

as a Board Observer at Faire in San Francisco Bay Area. Faire is the leading wholesale marketplace connecting consumer brands with independent retailers. Lightspeed led the company's $40 million Series B financing in 2018, and I joined the board on behalf of the firm.Zola is disrupting the $100B U.S. wedding industry with a delightful e-commerce experience. In its first 4 years, Zola has served over 300,000 couples with the only all-in-one wedding registry on the internet. I led a $25 million investment round on behalf of Lightspeed in December 2016. Jumprope is building a native video network for instructional content. I led the company’s pre-seed and seed rounds in 2017 and 2018, respectively, on behalf of Lightspeed.Author at Drinking from the Firehose in San Francisco Bay Area. "Drinking from the Firehose" is a weekly(ish) newsletter that covers my summary thoughts on commerce, media, technology, science, and pop culture. I often write with a data-driven lens and am interested in subject matter that other VCs tend to ignore. Sign up at!.Board Observer at Vector Launch Inc in Tucson, Arizona Area. Vector is building the most reliable, affordable, and accessible gateway to space for small satellites. Lightspeed invested alongside Sequoia Capital and Shasta Ventures in Vector's $21 million Series A in June 2017, and I led the investment on behalf of our firm.Board Observer at Jaunt VR from July 2014 to January 2016 (1 year 7 months) in Palo Alto, CA. Pioneering "cinematic virtual reality" with a full stack hardware and software solution.Board Observer at from September 2012 to January 2016 (3 years 5 months) in San Francisco, CA.Board Observer at RentJuice Corp. (acquired by Zillow) from May 2010 to May 2012 (2 years 1 month) in San Francisco, CA.Board Observer at Imprivata (NADSAQ:IMPR) from May 2009 to May 2012 (3 years 1 month) in Lexington, MA.Board Observer at Vertica Systems (acquired by HP) from May 2009 to March 2011 (1 year 11 months) in Greater Boston Area.Board Observer at StreamBase Systems (acquired by TIBCO) from May 2009 to May 2012 (3 years 1 month) in Waltham, MA.Board Observer at RentJuice Corp. (acquired by Zillow) from May 2010 to May 2012 (2 years 1 month) in San Francisco, CA.Board Observer at McKinsey & Company from June 2007 to August 2007 (3 months) in New York, NY.Board Observer at 2U Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) from February 2010 to May 2012 (2 years 4 months) in Annapolis, Maryland.Board Observer at Vertica Systems (acquired by HP) from May 2009 to March 2011 (1 year 11 months) in Greater Boston Area.

🎓 Education

Alexander Taussig's education includes a degree in Material Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a member of the student body and played ice hockey. He then went on to receive a Master's from Harvard Business School, where he focused on managing and applying information and communication technologies. Taussig has also spent time as a research associate at MIT's Materials Science and Engineering Department where he researched the inner workings of materials including metals and composites. Taussig is relatively current with his research and has authored multiple papers in the field of materials science and engineering. Taussig has experience working in a number of industries, including the technology and footwear industries.

💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Alexander Taussig has extensive experience as a Board Observer, Partner, and Investor at Lightspeed, as well as with Jaunt VR and ThredUP. He also has experience with RockPort Capital Partners, McKinsey & Company, and Imprivata.

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