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Jan Hammer - Partner
Jan is a Partner at Index Ventures, having joined the London office in October 2010. His focus is on growth stage investments across a range of technology sub-sectors. Among the companies Jan currently works with at Index are Adyen, Just Eat, Socialbakers, Zendesk and Zuora. Jan is particularly interested in Financial Services and Information Services across all stages.
Prior to joining Index, Jan worked at General Atlantic in London, where he was involved with investments with Kaspersky Lab, CompuGROUP, Northgate Information Solutions and Torex Retail. Before joining General Atlantic, Jan worked at Morgan Stanley in M&A, TMT, and Capital Markets divisions in London and New York.
Jan holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD, and is a graduate of Oxford University.
Jan works with The Prince's Trust as a business mentor to young startup entrepreneurs.
Skype is a global P2P telephony company that is changing voice communications by moving voice calling to the Internet. Acquired by eBay in October 2005.
- Danny Rimer, Saul Klein, Mike Volpi
- Communications, Consumer
- Early stage
- Sep 12 2005
- eBay to Acquire Skype
- Mar 15 2004
- SKYPE Closes 'B' Round Funding from Top Venture Capitalists