OpenView Expands Investment Practice with Promotion of Arsham Memarzadeh and Addition of Kate Murdock

by || 07/19/2018

Today, OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm, is pleased to announce two exciting changes to its investment team including the promotion of Arsham Memarzadeh to Vice President and the addition of Kate Murdock as Associate.

Mr. Memarzadeh has been with OpenView since 2014 when he joined the firm’s expansion platform as Market Strategist. In this role, he worked with OpenView’s portfolio of 30 SaaS companies to develop and optimize go-to-market and whole product strategies. He later joined the firm’s investment practice as Associate. Memarzadeh has participated in investments in Applitools, Auvik, Deputy, GitPrime and Lessonly.

Ms. Murdock joins OpenView as an Investment Associate. Prior to OpenView, she served as the CEO of IDEA, Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator, from which she recently graduated. At IDEA, Murdock, oversaw the deployment of $250,000 annually to seed-stage startups founded by Northeastern University students, alumni and faculty. Launched IDEA ventures have gone on to raise more than $80 million in funding.

“We are thrilled to continue to develop and add such dynamic talent to OpenView’s investment team,” said Ricky Pelletier, Partner at OpenView. “Arsham has shown an innate ability to both source great companies and add value to our portfolio and Kate, as the newest member of our team, is sure to follow.”

OpenView is looking to further expand its investment team. You can learn more about open positions and apply here.

About OpenView
OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm, helps build rapidly expanding software companies into market leaders. Through our expansion platform, we help companies hire the best talent, acquire and retain the right customers and partner with industry leaders so they can dominate their markets. Our focus on the expansion stage makes us uniquely suited to provide truly tailored operational support to our portfolio companies. Learn more about OpenView at ov.vc.

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