Norwest announced six promotions across Leadership & Investment teams

Ran Ding, Matthew De Dominicis, Nikhil Kookada, Ankit Prasad, Krish Kapadia and Jordan Leites Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Firm
PRNewswireFebruary 16, 20244 min

Norwest Venture Partners, a global venture capital and growth equity investment firm, announced six promotions across its Leadership and Investment teams. These promotions will further bolster the firm’s ability to partner with early-to late-stage companies across enterprise, consumer and healthcare sectors in the US, India¬†and¬†Israel.

“We are incredibly proud to recognize these exceptional individuals for their commitment and contributions to the success of the portfolio,” said¬†Jeff Crowe, Senior Managing Partner at Norwest. “Each promotion is reflective of the global mindset and collaborative spirit that are the cornerstones of our investment strategy and firm culture.”

Ran Ding Promoted to General Partner and Co-Head of the Growth Equity Team
As General Partner and Co-Head of the Growth Equity team,¬†Ran Ding¬†will continue to play a critical role in driving the firm’s growth equity investment practice¬†alongside Managing Partner,¬†Jon Kossow¬†and General Partner,¬†Sonya Brown.¬†Since joining Norwest in 2011, Ran has been instrumental to the success of the firm’s strategies in the software, compliance technology and data analytics investment sectors. During his tenure, Ran has helped generate¬†numerous successful exits, including¬†Avetta (partial recap by Welsh Carson), Cority (partial recap by¬†Thoma¬†Bravo), Envisage (acquired by Vector Solutions), Galvanize (acquired by Diligent), Infutor¬†(acquired by Verisk) and YipitData (partial recap by Carlyle). Today, he is actively involved with leading companies such as AbsenceSoft, Banyan Software,¬†Cority, Elite Business Ventures, GeoComply, SpryPoint,¬†, Velocity Global, Vector Solutions¬†and¬†YipitData.

Matthew De Dominicis Promoted to Administrative Partner and CFO
As Administrative Partner and CFO,¬†Matthew De Dominicis¬†will now oversee Norwest’s HR, IT, Facilities and Data Science teams, in addition to his existing leadership of the firm’s Finance, Tax and Operations functions globally. Since joining as Partner and CFO in 2016, Matthew has been a key player in the firm’s fundraising efforts, in addition to building a world-class operations function at the firm and serving as a trusted advisor to finance leaders in the portfolio.

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