Exclusive: Ex-Trulia president joins Sapphire Ventures

Paul Levine. Photo: Sapphire Ventures.

Paul Levine, president and COO at the time of its IPO, is joining Sapphire Ventures as a partner focused on investing in growth-stage consumer companies.

Bigger picture: Levine says recent attention on user privacy and Europe's GDPR regulations won't affect his evaluation of consumer startup business models. So long as they follow the laws, that is.