John
Gu
Principal
Stage: Growth Equity
Focus: Enterprise
Location: Palo Alto

John is a member of Norwest’s growth equity team where he is focused on enterprise software and tech-enabled services companies.

Prior to joining Norwest, John was a Principal at Spring Mountain Capital where he helped lead investments across a variety of enterprise software and digital health companies. Prior to that, he was a Growth Equity Analyst at HealthCor Partners where he was involved in investments across the healthcare sector.

John graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Masters and a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in economics.

Get To Know John
  • 01
    What was your first job?
    Paper boy. One of my best jobs too.
  • 02
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    "Early bird gets the worm, but second mouse gets the cheese."
  • 03
    What are some of your interests outside of work?
    Food (cooking and eating), travel, and jiu jitsu.