General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and growth equity investments, announced four promotions.
– Niko Bonatsos to managing director. He joined the firm in 2011 as an associate, was promoted in 2013 to principal, and to venture partner in 2015.
– Deepak Jeevankumar to partner. He joined General Catalyst in 2010 as a senior associate and was promoted to principal in 2013.
– Spencer Lazar to partner. He joined the firm in 2013 as a principal.
– Gabe Ling to partner. He joined General Catalyst in 2004 as an associate, was promoted to vice president in 2010 and then again to principal in 2012.
With offices in Cambridge, MA, Palo Alto, CA and New York City, General Catalyst Partners has backed innovative technology companies including Airbnb, BigCommerce, ClassPass, Datalogix, Datto, Demandware, The Honest Company, HubSpot, KAYAK, Oscar, Snapchat, Stripe, Warby Parker, and ZenPayroll.