Cesar Lee is a Principal at WRV, a venture capital fund focused on early stage investments in hardware, semiconductor and other technology-related companies. Previously, he was an investment professional at Riverwood Capital, a technology-focused, late stage venture capital and private equity fund. He began his career at RBC Capital Markets, where he was part of the Mergers
Cesar Lee is a Principal at WRV, a venture capital fund focused on early stage investments in hardware, semiconductor and other technology-related companies. Previously, he was an investment professional at Riverwood Capital, a technology-focused, late stage venture capital and private equity fund. He began his career at RBC Capital Markets, where he was part of the Mergers & Acquisitions group for two years and the Equity-linked & Derivatives group for one year. While at RBC, Cesar spent a majority of his time working on M&A advisory transactions for technology companies.
Cesar's investment experience includes buyouts, later stage, early stage and seed rounds. Cesar has completed transaction in the U.S., Latin America, and Asia, and in technology sectors including datacenters, software, semiconductors, consumer electronics, robotics, big data and internet.
Principal @ From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Investment Team @ Ticketfly is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics tools help promoters book top talent, sell more tickets, and increase in-venue revenue, while its consumer tools help fans have a better event-going experience. The company was founded in 2008 by Andrew Dreskin, co-founder of TicketWeb, the first company to ever sell tickets online. Since then, over 1,100 leading venues and promoters have partnered with Ticketfly to power their events, including Merriweather Post Pavilion, the Brooklyn Bowl, Pitchfork Music Festival, and Burning Man. In 2015, Ticketfly was named one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies in Music." From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Investment Team / Board Observer @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Investment Team / Board Observer @ From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Investment Team / Board Observer @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Investment Team / Board Member @ Atonarp is pioneering the field of chemical composition analysis by combining state-of-the-art electronics and data processing algorithms. Atonarp's Smart Spectrometer will enable manufacturers of gas-composition analysis instruments, such as field-based gas chromatography equipment, to achieve breakthrough improvements in cost, size, accuracy and maintenance-free operation. The Smart Spectrometer platform is also enabling novel use cases and applications for manufacturers of medical equipment and patient devices, including non-invasive personal healthcare monitoring. From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Investment Team @ From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Investment Team @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Investment Team @ From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Investment Team @ From March 2012 to Present (3 years 10 months) São Paulo Area, BrazilInvestment Professional @ Riverwood Capital is a globally focused private equity firm that invests in high‐growth businesses in the technology and services industries, across a variety of verticals and geographies. Riverwood was established by a talented group of private equity and technology industry executives, which gives Riverwood a unique combination of operational, strategic, financial and technical insight into investment candidates and portfolio companies. Riverwood has offices in Menlo Park, CA, New York, NY, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Beijing, China. Riverwood was founded in 2008 and has raised over $2 billion since inception. www.riverwoodcapital.com From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Investment Professional @ Walden Riverwood Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on investing in core technology companies globally. It was formed as a collaboration between Walden International, a leading international venture capital firm, and Riverwood Capital, a global, technology-focused private equity firm. The firm's founding partners provide its portfolio companies with unique access to deep industry knowledge, relationships and management experience. The two firms have an established history of investing together in several successful companies such as GoPro, Ambarella, Inc., and Aptina Imaging, Inc. Walden Riverwood Ventures leads early stage investments in companies developing fundamental technologies that have the potential to benefit multiple industry verticals. From October 2014 to Present (1 year 3 months) Strategy and Innovation Center @ Part of team reporting to Samsung’s President and Chief Strategy Officer of Device Solutions, a ~$67 billion revenue division of Samsung Electronics primarily focused on electronic components. Job functions included business development and corporate development. Assisted with planning and initial execution of new business initiatives. From January 2013 to January 2014 (1 year 1 month) Associate @ From August 2011 to December 2012 (1 year 5 months) Greater New York City AreaInvestment Banking Analyst -- ECM / Convertibles @ Technology Mergers & Acquisitions From June 2010 to June 2011 (1 year 1 month) Investment Banking Analyst -- Technology M&A @ From September 2008 to September 2010 (2 years 1 month)
BA, High Honors, Economics @ UC Berkeley Cesar Lee is skilled in: Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Financial Modeling
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