We are excited to announce that Steven Lee has joined the SV Angel team! Steven will be joining Topher Conway and Beth Turner on the investment team as a Partner, continuing and promoting SV Angel’s core values and founder-first approach to investing.
Steven brings a wealth of experience and a data-driven approach. As a member of Twitter’s Global Market Insight & Analytics team, Steven was one of the first employees focused on monetization analytics. He partnered with Fortune Global 500 companies, like LG and Samsung, to analyze and optimize return on investment, and worked on measuring Twitter’s platform usage for key real‐time events, including the Super Bowl and World Cup. During his four years with the team, Steven helped to grow the group to over 50 people, in offices spanning 11 countries.
Following his time at Twitter, Steven was an investor at Bain Capital Ventures and Correlation Ventures. Over the course of his tenure he was responsible for sourcing and diligencing more than 25 companies that led to early-stage investments for the firms, including Clockwise and Manticore Games, alongside SV Angel. While at Bain Capital Ventures, Steven also developed and led their data-driven sourcing efforts, resulting in three new seed investments during the program’s first year.
Steven graduated from New York University with a degree in Economics. During his time as a student at NYU, he worked multiple part-time jobs to self-finance his education, and was a member of the NCAA Fencing team. Steven is a member of USA for UNHCR’s Humanitarian Coalition. He is the proud son of two immigrants from South Korea and grew up in Los Angeles’ Koreatown district.
Please join us in welcoming Steven to our team!