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Ran Ding

BS '07

Norwest Venture Partners (Palo Alto, CA)


Ran has a primary focus on growth equity investments in financial technology and enterprise software with an additional focus on internet, business services and consumer investments.

Before joining NVP, Ran was an analyst at Union Square Advisors, a technology investment banking firm. At Union Square Advisors, Ran advised technology companies and financial sponsors on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, financings, and divestitures. Prior to Union Square, Ran worked as an analyst in the Asset Backed Securities group at Citigroup.


Ran holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University. Ran is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) candidate, having passed the level III CFA examination.