Deven Parekh is Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. This firm has its headquarters in New York City. Insight Venture Partners is a foremost private equity and venture capital firm. He oversees investments in application software, e-commerce, and consumer internet data companies. This year, Mr. Parekh debuted high on the Forbes Midas List. He’s a graduate of the Wharton School. He’s on the Board of Directors at Fanatics, which is an online retailer for sports merchandise.
Deven Parekh had a 2009 investment in Twitter as well as investments in Flipboard, Chegg, and Tumblr. Moreover, he helped in navigating Tumblr to its sale to Yahoo a year ago. Additionally, he attained success with BuddyMedia. BuddyMedia was acquired by Salesforce in 2012 for $785 million. Moreover, in 2012, he guided a $165 million equity investment in Drilling Info. They are an Austin, Texas-based data intelligence provider for the oil and gas industry.