Erik Popaja


Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt


Erik focuses on consumer internet investments.

Before joining TCV, Erik worked for the largest student venture fund in the U.S., the University Growth Fund, where he led and worked on a number of deals, including Snapchat, Spotify, and Postmates, among others. Additionally, Erik spent time working in the Goldman Sachs Investment Management Division and was a Student Fellow at Chicago Ventures.


Erik’s family is originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, although he was born in Germany and spent most of his life in Salt Lake City before moving to San Francisco. Outside of work, Erik loves to play strategic board games and various sports, especially basketball, where he was part of a regional championship team in high school.


Erik received a B.S. in Finance from the Gore School of Business at Westminster College.

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