Neil Tolaney

General Partner

To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill


Neil first joined TCV in 2011 and rejoined in 2020. He focuses on investments that serve consumers and SMEs across digital entertainment, digital health, e-commerce, edtech, online travel, and more.

Neil brings both investment and operating experience specifically in the consumer internet space. He serves on the board of directors at LegalZoom. His other current partnerships include Attentive, Brex, GoodRx, Hinge Health, Hotmart, Instawork, Reforge, and Strava. He was previously involved with TCV’s investments in AppNexus, Facebook, and Prodege.

Most recently, Neil was a Partner at Francisco Partners. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of, an e-commerce direct marketer and category leader of personalized gifts that was ultimately acquired by Bed Bath and Beyond. He previously served as director of strategic development at LegalZoom.


Neil and his wife spend most of their free time trying to keep up with their four energetic young children, who keep their parents young at heart (despite dad’s aging appearance)!


Neil earned his B.A.s in Economics and Political Science, magna cum laude, from Yale University, where he was on the varsity tennis team, and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. During his M.B.A., Neil co-authored a case on CSN Stores, currently, and completed a field study on Network Solutions.

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