Terrence Rohan



Terrence focuses on early stage investments and manages the firm's seed practice. A native of Silicon Valley and son of a seven-time founder, he has been working with entrepreneurs all of this life. He is passionate about supporting founders, and loves to help new products and companies come to market. 

Terrence first joined Index in 2010 to help launch the firm’s first seed fund. He currently works with companies such as CampusJob, Figma, Krypnostic, Kickpay, Justworks, Shout, Move Loot, ScienceExchange as well as Good Eggs and Patreon.  With a passion for new models and trends, he specializes in Marketplaces, Crowd, SaaS and Mobile.  

Prior to Index, Terrence was at Google for five years, where he worked on monetizing the early social web and holds several patents in the area.  Post Google’s acquisition of YouTube in 2007, he joined YouTube, as part of the initial landing team in Europe. There he launched over 20 new products across eight countries in three years, and helped grow a team of five to 100. He holds a B.A. from Colgate University, an MS from the London School of Economics and was a Sloan Fellow at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and new son. An avid international traveler, Terrence has visited 72 countries to date.



Palo Alto
Grew up:
Palo Alto
New York, London, Palo Alto
London, New York, San Francisco, Mountain View
San Francisco


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