Gary Little

Gary Little

Menlo Park, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since March 31, 2011
I love early-stage investing - vast majority of my investments are in Series A. I led NexTag’s Series A investment in 1999 before the company launched and served on its board until 2006 when Providence Equity Partners acquired two-thirds of the company. Quote_down
  • About
Investor interests
Credentials Accredited Investor
Investments made Evernote, NexTag, Practice Fusion
Harvard , MBA

I am a(n):


My favorite startups:

Apple (the re-start)

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Most frustrating: Being too early, which is the same as being wrong.

Most rewarding: Working with founders.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Trying to do it all themselves instead of entrusting and delegating to a team.

Full bio

Gary was named to the 2008 and 2009 Forbes Midas 100 lists honoring the most successful and influential people in venture capital. Gary has been a partner at Morgenthaler Ventures, one of the industry’s most established venture capital firms, for more than 12 years. He is also the head of Morgenthaler’s IT investment team and member of the management committee.

As a long time venture capital investor, Gary specializes in early-stage companies in the consumer, small business and enterprise sectors, particularly those that leverage mobile, social or cloud computing. He also has extensive experience with advertising, subscription- and usage-based business models.