Erik Popaja

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Biography

Erik leads US Data Science and focuses on investing in consumer products and the software tools that power them. He’s responsible for sourcing, building, and integrating tools to identify and evaluate best-in-class companies. Erik is particularly interested in marketplaces, social apps, and gaming, where he organizes the annual Index Gaming Summit.

Prior to Index, Erik was an investor at TCV and UGF, where he was involved with investments in Snap, Spotify, Nubank, Peloton, Postmates, and Smule.

Erik graduated from Westminster College with a B.S. in Finance. He currently lives in San Francisco and can be found on the basketball court or on the ski slopes in his spare time.