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Simon Tiu

Simon Tiu joined Vertex Ventures US in 2024, focusing on enterprise software and cybersecurity investments. Prior to joining Vertex Ventures, Simon worked at Qatalyst Partners, where he was a core member of the Enterprise Software team. During his tenure, he provided strategic and financial advice to senior management and boards of leading technology companies across ~$100B of announced M&A transactions. Notable deals Simon contributed to include:

Splunk’s $29.6B sale to Cisco
Afterpay’s $29B sale to Square
Anaplan’s $10.7B sale to Thoma Bravo
Coupa’s $8.2B sale to Thoma Bravo
New Relic’s $6.5B sale to Francisco Partners and TPG
Pemira’s $5.7B acquisition of Mimecast
Fitbit’s $2.1B sale to Google
BitGo’s $1.2Bn sale to Galaxy Digital (terminated)
Lucid’s $1.1B sale to Cint
Commvault’s acquisition of Hedvig
Everbridge's $1.8B sale to Thoma Bravo

Simon started his career in management consulting and corporate strategy. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Investing in…

AI, Cybersecurity, Developer, Data Infrastructure, Enterprise SaaS, and FinTech


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