Ran
Ding
Partner
Stage: Growth Equity
Location: Palo Alto

Ran co-leads B2B growth equity investments mostly across the software, data, and business services sectors. Ran is a board director at AbsenceSoft, Cority (recapitalized by Thoma Bravo), Supplier.io, and YipitData (recapitalized by Carlyle); and is a board observer at Vector Solutions and Velocity Global. Ran was previously involved with Norwest’s investments in 1010data (acquired by Advance), Avetta (recapitalized by WCAS), Galvanize (acquired by Diligent), Infutor (acquired by Verisk), Kendra Scott (recapitalized by Berkshire Partners), Rainmaker (divisions acquired by RealPage and Cendyn), and The Retail Equation (acquired by Appriss).

Before joining Norwest, Ran was an analyst at Union Square Advisors, a technology investment banking firm, as well as an analyst in the Asset Backed Securities group at Citigroup.

Ran holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University. Ran is also a CFA charterholder.

Get To Know Ran
  • 01
    What is your favorite movie?
    Ocean's 11, 12, or 13.
  • 02
    What is something people may not know about you?
    I once hit a game winning shot playing basketball at Madison Square Garden.