Jane Lee

Vice President

Based in San Francisco, USA

About Jane

Jane joined Sapphire Ventures in 2018 and is focused on B2B SaaS and Fintech investing. She is involved with Sapphire’s investments in AvidXchange (NASDAQ: AVDX), BetterUpBrightfieldCazoo (NYSE: CZOO), GorgiasMercury, Paper, PodiumSWORD Health, and Unmind.

Prior to joining Sapphire Ventures, Jane was a part of the tech investment banking group at Deutsche Bank, where she worked on numerous equity, debt and M&A transactions across software, internet and hardware verticals.

Jane graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Statistics and Economics.

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Focus Areas

  • SaaS
  • B2B Fintech
  • Ecommerce Enablement
  • Design
  • Collaboration
  • Digital Health


  • AvidXchange

    AvidXchange is an industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Processing $140 billion transactions annually across a network of 680,000+ suppliers transforming the way 6,000 customers pay their bills.

  • BetterUp

    BetterUp is the global leader in mobile-based professional coaching, counseling and mentorship. BetterUp combines coaching with AI technology and behavioral science to deliver personalized behavior change at scale, improving the wellbeing, adaptability and effectiveness of the workforce.

    CEO: Alexi Robichaux

  • Brightfield

    Founded in 2006, Brightfield is the leading augmented analytics company powering the economics of digital transformation in the new world to work. Brightfield is a strategic advisor to the world’s largest companies looking to build, expand or optimize extended workforce programs.

    CEO: Jesse Levin

  • Cazoo

    Cazoo’s mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK by providing better selection, transparency, convenience and peace of mind.


    IPO 2021

  • Gorgias

    Gorgias is a customer support helpdesk for ecommerce. It helps brands deliver an outstanding customer service experience by centralizing all customer interactions and automating responses to the most repetitive questions.

    CEO: Romain Lapeyre

  • Mercury

    Mercury is building full-stack banking for startups, including FDIC-insured bank accounts, physical & virtual debit cards, domestic & international wires, and integrations with the tools your startup uses. Launched in 2019, Mercury is based in the Silicon Valley.

    CEO: Immad Akhund

  • Paper

    Paper partners with school districts to deliver 1:1 tutoring that is equitable, scalable, and cost-effective. Students get unlimited 24/7 live help and writing feedback, teachers get insights to tackle individual learning gaps, and administrators get actionable data to inform strategic decisions.

    CEO: Philip Cutler

  • Podium

    Podium is a customer messaging platform that enables companies with a local presence to connect with their customers at critical touchpoints to help them strengthen their business.

    CEO: Eric Rea

  • SWORD Health

    SWORD Health is the world’s fastest growing virtual musculoskeletal (MSK) care provider. It’s mission is to free two billion people from physical pain by delivering care to members through licensed Doctors of Physical Therapy and the FDA-listed SWORD Health Digital Therapist. Because SWORD’s care is clinically-proven and personalized, it is more effective and less expensive than the traditional gold standard of care, and has been third-party validated to deliver best-in-class clinical results and ROI.

    CEO: Virgílio (“V”) Bento

  • Unmind

    Unmind is a leading workplace mental health platform, empowering employees around the world to live more fulfilling and balanced lives. Underpinned by clinical psychology and powered by technology, the platform helps employees proactively measure, understand, and nurture their own mental health.

    CEO: Nick Taylor