Phoenix Arizona - San Francisco California - San Diego (CA) - Social Leverage is a Venture Capital firm,
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Investment Management • Mobile
Howard Lindzon is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Social Leverage. He also serves as Principal and Partner at Knight's Bridge Capital Partners. He is a Co-Founder and serves as an Executive Chairman at StockTwits. He also serves as a Board Member at Civic Technologies. He has more than 20 years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. With a unique vision for starting, managing, and successfully advising innovative companies, Lindzon is the public face of the Social Leverage entities. In 2008 Lindzon co-founded StockTwits, recently named "one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web" by FastCompany and one of the "50 best websites" by Time (where he invented the "cashtag"). Previously, Lindzon created more than 400 original videos on Wallstrip, acquired by $CBS in 2007. Lindzon stepped down from his operational role as CEO of StockTwits on December 31, 2013, to focus on the next phase of Social Leverage. As acting Chairman, Lindzon's connection to StockTwits along with his hedge fund experience, give Social Leverage access to a community of professionals who can evaluate fintech opportunities. He serves as Board member at Civic. He also served as Advisor at Hinge Capital.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Gaming (& eSports) • Advertising • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Mobile • Online Social • Consumer
Grew telecom/software start-up Virtela to $80M. Sold to NTT in 2013 for $520M. Business Development operator by trade, now leading the practice at Tallwave, a Commercializor for digital ventures. Launched Tallwave LLC "Commercializor" in 2009. Launch
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commer... Arizona , New York Ne..., U.S.A.
$2250000 (Seed Round)
Arizona - New York New York - Scottsdale Arizona - New York - U.S.A., U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • AR/VR
Jesse Horwitz serves as Board Member at NJOY. Jesse Horwitz is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chief Executive officer at Hubble Contacts. He is also an angel investor. He also served as Executive Officer & Board Member at Baby Generation. Horwitz served as an Investment Analyst at Columbia University Investment Management Company. Previously, he was a founder of Gadfly Capital, and served as an investment associate with Bridgewater Associates. Horwitz is a graduate of Columbia University and attended Harvard Law School.
Todd Foster is the Founder & serves as Managing Partner at Sabine Capital Partners. He is also an angel investor. Foster has 20 years of experience in commercial banking, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital investing. Prior to founding Sabine, Foster was a commercial banker with Citigroup in New York and Dubai. He also served as special general partner with Cottonwood Capital Partners and as a vice president with Frontline Capital Group in New York. Foster holds an MBA in Finance from Emory University and a BA from Vanderbilt University, and is an alumnus of the Executive Program for Philanthropy Leaders at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Foster is a FINRA registered representative (Series 63 and 82).
The ComVest Group is a Private Equity firm focused on investing in middle-market companies. Since 2000 ComVest has invested more than $1.6 billion of equity capital in over 115 public and private companies worldwide. The Fund's mandate is to invest in the information technology, healthcare and telecommunication industries with a particular emphasis on distressed, special situation, and mezzanine investment opportunities. The firm seeks to invest $10-70 million of equity, on a control or non-control basis, into healthy or distressed companies (with $15m to $500m of revenue). ComVest is industry agnostic but has specific expertise in Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Technology & Communications, Transportation and Consumer Products. The firm seeks to invest $10m to $25m per transaction through its debt fund, Comvest Capital (CVC).
Arizona ; Japan; Tokyo Japan; New York New York ; Paris France; Scottsdale Arizona ; France; New York ; California Un, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Analytics • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Online Social
Philippe Gueltun serves as Chief Executive Officer at BabyHold.com. He also is an Angel Investor. Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at SheKnows Media. He is also a Board Member at BT Software and Research. Before joining SheKnows, Philippe Guelton served as President of Thrillist Media Group, a leading men's lifestyle publication, and operator of Jackthreads.com, a members-only shopping club. Previously, Philippe served in several senior roles at Hachette (Lagardere Media), including Chief Executive Officer for Northern Asia, where he led the acquisition and integration of Japanese media company Fujingaho, and more recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HFMUS, where he oversaw the company's media properties, including Elle, Elle Decor and Woman's Day, among others. During his time at HFMUS, Philippe led the acquisition of digital ad network Jumpstart Automotive Group and the launch of Glo.com, a premier online fashion and beauty property, in partnership with MSN and Whalerock Industries. He was also instrumental in the sale of HFMUS to Hearst Corporation in June 2011.