Harry Weller

General Partner, Washington DC

Harry leads NEA’s east coast venture practice and is a founder of NEA's China organization. He is recognized as one of America’s top venture capitalists with honors including the Forbes “Midas List,” where he is among six investors named to the list since inception, Washingtonian’s "Titans of Technology,” Business Insider’s “Top 5 East Coast VCs" and Washington Business Journal's "Outstanding Board Director Award" and "Power 100 Business Leaders."  Harry is a co-founder of Harvard University's Experiment Fund and an Expert in Residence at Harvard.

Harry's past investments include Cvent (NYSE: CVT), Echo Global (NASDAQ: ECHO), Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ, acquired by Oracle), GlobalLogic (acquired by Apax), Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Merlin Securities (acquired by Wells Fargo), OPower (NYSE: OPWR), Pentaho (acquired by Hitachi), Riverbed Technologies (acquired by Aether Systems), SourceFire (NASDAQ: FIRE, acquired by Cisco), Vertica (acquired by Hewlett Packard), Vonage (NYSE: VG) and webMethods (NASDAQ: WEBM, acquired by Software AG).

  • Midas List (multiple years) Forbes
  • Titans of Technology (multiple years) Washingtonian Magazine
  • Outstanding Director Award Washington Business Journal
  • "Top 5 East Coast VCs" Business Insider
  • "Top 20 Venture Capitalists in the World" Red Herring
  • "Most Influential List" Networking World
  • "Top Cloud Investors" AlwaysOn
  • Venture Capital 100 AlwaysOn
  • Washington Business Journal's Power 100 Washington Business Journal

Interests

Favorite Band Timeline

  • School House Rock
    1972–1976 School House Rock
  • The Police
    1976–1980 The Police
  • U2
    1980–1984 U2
  • Jane's Addiction
    1984–1988 Jane's Addiction
  • The Mundahs
    1988–1992 The Mundahs
  • Jimi Hendrix
    1992–1997 Jimi Hendrix
  • Norman Cook
    1997–2002 Norman Cook
  • Daft Punk
    2002–2007 Daft Punk
  • Silversun Pickups
    2007–2011 Silversun Pickups
  • Disco Biscuits
    2011–2015 Disco Biscuits