David Thévenon

General Partner at Balderton Capital

David Thévenon was Partner at SoftBank’s Vision Fund, where he led a number of the firm’s mobility and fintech growth investments over his 5-year tenure.

During his five-year tenure at SoftBank, David led investments in Didi Chuxing, the world's leading mobile transportation platform; Grab, Southeast Asia's leading superapp; Ola, India's leading ride-sharing platform; Lemonade, the digital insurance company powered by AI and driven by social good; SoFi, the American online personal finance platform; and Kabbage, one of the leading US SMB lending platforms. David was also involved in SoftBank's investments in 99 in Brazil (bought by Didi) and Legendary Pictures in the US (sold to Wanda Group).

Before joining SoftBank, David had a 10-year career at Google, where he worked on partnerships for products that touched billions of users, including leading global product and business partnerships for Google's Android platform.


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