Amy Wu

Partner at Lightspeed Venture

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

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I'm a Partner at Lightspeed on the growth team where I make investments in consumer, crypto and gaming companies. You can find me on Twitter @amytongwu I work closely with our investments in Epic Games, FTX, TripleDot Studios, Hidden Leaf Games, Offchain Labs / Arbitrum, Pintu, Weee!, Yellow Messenger, Laiye, and others. I've been on both sides of the table for the past decade+. Previously, I was an executive at Discovery, Inc, as SVP and CFO of the Global Digital and Sports portfolio, a $2B business including Eurosport, PGA, Olympics, US Digital and TV Everywhere, Motortrend, and Scripps Lifestyle Studios. Before that, I was based in Singapore as CFO of our Asia-Pacific business, covering 30+ countries. Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA) is a global media company with over $11B in annual revenues operating the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Food Network, HGTV, OWN, Group Nine Media, Eurosport, and other international media brands. Before Discovery, I was SVP of Finance and Operations at NewsCred, responsible for FP&A, accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, audit, corporate development, systems, and operations. NewsCred is the leading enterprise content marketing SaaS platform, with offices in NYC, London, and Bangladesh, and has raised $85M+ in funding. Before that, I was an investor with IA Ventures and Insight Venture Partners, covering SaaS, ecommerce, and marketplace categories globally. Outside of work, I climb and ski mountains.

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