Founded in 1996, Sapphire Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm invests in the early and expansion stage technology-enabled companies based in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Khailee Ng is the Co-Founder and serves as a Chief Executive Officer at SAYS. He serves as Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Previously, he served as Director at iMoney Group. He is also the co-founder of GroupsMore (acquired by Groupon), SAYS.com, a Social News Network in Southeast Asia.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco Califor..., U.S.A.
• The Ticket Fairy:
$485000 (Seed Round)
$300000 (Seed Round)
• Bohemian Guitars:
$100000 (Seed Round)
$126500 (Seed Round)
$1300000 (Seed Round)
$547000 (Pre Seed Round)
$150000 (Equity Crowdfunding)
$2100000 (Seed Round)
$1300000 (Equity Crowdfunding)
$600000 (Pre Seed Round)
$10000 (Seed Round)
San Francisco California - Stockholm Sweden - Valley California - Oslo, Norway, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • IoT (& Wearables) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Mobile Apps • Online Social • Consumer
Sean Percival serves as Partner at 500 Startups. He also serves as a General Partner at 500 Nordics. Prior to joining 500 Startups he served as Vice President, Marketing at Topix. Previously Percival served as the Chief Executive Officer & a Co-Founder at Wittlebee, he was a Vice President of Online Marketing at MySpace, Director of Content at Tsavo Media, Content Manager at docstoc, Founder of BubbleCoin and Content Manager at Mahalo..
Marco DeMeireles serves as Principal & Head of Private Investments at Balyasny Asset Management. He is focused on public and private technology investments across Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Enterprise Software, HCIT and IT Infrastructure businesses globally. He attended Williams College where he graduated with a degree in Economics and Leadership studies. At BAM, Marco's investment experience spans Venture Capital, Growth Equity, Public Equities (equity long/short) and personal LP investments into leading fund managers. He has sourced and led the Firm's investments in Avant, Cuebiq, Orbital Insight, Outcome Health (fka ContextMedia), and Peloton where he serves as Balyasny's shareholder representative. Prior to joining BAM, Marco was with Technology Crossover Ventures, focused on growth stage investments, and began his career in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division advising Technology clients based in Menlo Park. While at Morgan Stanley, Marco worked with companies in the storage, hardware, software, security, digital media and consumer internet sectors on a variety of transactions including public equity offerings (Palo Alto Networks), debt financings (Rovi, HP), leveraged buyouts (Dell/Quest) and strategic M&A assignments (Cisco/Meraki).
Rashmi Gopinath serves as Investing Partner at M12. She is an Angel Investor. She also serves as an Investing Partner at Synack. She leads enterprise software investments for Microsoft Ventures in the Bay Area. She brings a combination of strong venture capital and startup operating experience. Previously, Rashmi was an Investment Director at Intel Capital focused on investing in cloud, infrastructure, and big data companies. She also led global business development for high-growth startups Couchbase and BlueData. Prior to that, she held business development and product development positions at GE and Oracle. Rashmi has an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Mumbai in India.
New York City (NY) - Austin Texas - Toronto On Canada - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania - Toronto, Canada, Canada
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • CleanTech • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Investment Management • Life Science
Matt Cohen is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Ripple Ventures. He has extensive experience and knowledge building and growing SaaS and FinTech startups. Founding investor and BoD of Turnstyle Solutions, BoD Nanogenecs Diagnostics. Matt Cohen served as Director, Institutional Equities Sales and Trading at National Bank of Canada. He was a Board Member at Turnstyle Solutions.
Sep Alavi is an Angel Investor. He serves as Venture Partner at White Star Capital. Alavi served as Partner at Residence Ventures. He has been investing in privately-held early stage tech companies since 2012, specializing in areas such as Fintech and Disruptive Commerce. Building on his background in finance as Managing Director at ICAP New York, Sep has leveraged his success managing high-performing sales and trading teams to help entrepreneurs build meaningful and successful enterprises. He has developed a global network of professional relationships that informs his investments and advisory work. He graduated with a degree in finance from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
$54000000 (Round B)
$17000000 (Series A)
$1000000 (Seed Round)
$4000000 (Seed Round)
$5000000 (Series A)
• Esperanto Technologies:
$61000000 (Convertible Note)
• Esperanto Technologies:
$58000000 (Series B)
$6500000 (Series A)
$12500000 (Series A)
$15900000 (Series A)
$3100000 (Seed Round)
$1400000 (Seed Round)
California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Real Estate (& Construction) • DeepTech • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Life Science • Mobile • Oncology
Most Interested In
I am interested in companies that are keenly focused on bringing their solution to the global marketplace versus focusing on regional opportunities. The second criteria is a B2B market. Typically, I invest in B2B deep tech startups that create unique technology and quickly respond to market signals and pivot if necessary.
Not Interested In
I do not currently engage in synthetic biotech and quantum computing. I certainly feel these two areas are up-and-coming and reserve the right to pivot should opportunities present. Still, at the current time, they are not in focus. Likewise, I do not deal at the moment with any cryptocurrency projects.
Tyler Winklevoss is a Co-Founder of Winklevoss Capital Management. Winklevoss is also a Co-Founder of Gemini (Digital Asset Exchange Platform) and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Co-Founder of ConnectU. He has an MBA degree from University of Oxford in 2010.
Right now I'm focused almost exclusively on running Seattle Angel Conference 18. If you are interested in connecting with the Seattle Angel Community, please express your interest here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=AJTmxvWtBkCyZ9vnP2NRYSFK-mror3pHoo6Vr4xKt6tUQzZSQU9SOUFVWFZRWUtFS09RMlRCRVBZNC4u and I'll get you plugged in.
David Weekly serves as Product Manager, Rapid Rollout at Alphabet. The team's mandate is to create new tools, technologies, business models, and datasets that change the economics of planning, building, and deploying high speed Internet everywhere. Their customers are both internal to Google and external.
David also leads the Google Crisis Access Response Team (GoCART) to rebuild communications networks after a wide-scale emergency and have represented Google to the Congressional Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness. In addition to his work at Google, David is the founder of Neuron.VC and drone.vc, the world's first drone focused investment fund, using an AngelList syndicate to invest in early-to-midstage unmanned civilian aircraft companies and related key technologies and services. David is also an official Mentor for a few incubator programs, including InnoBlue, Women 2.0 Labs, 500 Startups, Founder Institute, and i/o ventures. Notably, David was the founder of Mexico.vc, Silicon Valley's first seed program for Mexican-based Internet startups, in 2011. He served as General Partner for the fund. In August 2012, the firm was merged into 500 Startups.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Los Altos, California..., U.S.A.
$1000000 (Seed Round)
$4200000 (Series A)
$5000000 (Seed Round)
$6000000 (Series A)
• Shape Analytics:
$1700000 (Seed Round)
$11000000 (Later stage VC)
Los Altos, California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - New York (NY) - San Francisco California ; California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Businesses Solutions • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • Real Estate (& Construction) • Mobile • Consumer
Co-founder & CTO atSpoke
Pratyus Patnaik is a Co-Founder & serves as the Chief Technology Officer at AskSpoke. Pratyus Patnaik serves as Advisor at XYSec Labs and Appknox. He also serves as Advisor at HeadSpin. He served as the Vice President of Engineering at Appurify. He also co-founded the company. Previously he served as Senior Software Engineer at Zynga. Prior to that he served as an Applications Engineer at Oracle.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York City (NY), U.S.A.
$7700000 (Seed Round)
• Scoot Science:
$750000 (Seed Round)
• Unsupervised AI:
$3000000 (Seed Round)
• Clubhouse Software:
$2000000 (Seed Round)
$80000000 (Later stage VC)
$28000000 (Later stage VC)
$25000000 (Later stage VC)
• Bob Nelson investment in Series B:
(Pioneer Square Labs)
• Igneous Systems:
$15000000 (Later stage VC)
• Pixvana, Inc.:
$14000000 (Early stage VC)
$12700000 (Later stage VC)
$10000000 (Later stage VC)
$9000000 (Early stage VC)
• Trade Coffee:
$9000000 (Early stage VC)
$8100000 (Later stage VC)
$3000000 (Later stage VC)
$2500000 (Seed Round)
• Pulse Labs:
$2500000 (Seed Round)
• Integris Software:
$1500000 (Later stage VC)
• Give InKind:
• Give InKind:
New York City (NY), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • DeepTech • Investment Management • Mobile
Early-stage investor @ NeuVC.com
Linked In Description:
a) To keep LinkedIn useful as a way to meet people through common friends or associates, I only link to people I have met face-to-face and that I would feel comfortable asking for a personal introduction to one of their contacts.
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I invest in and advise early stage companies through Neu Venture Capital. I also teach entrepreneurship and innovation at Columbia University. I've been called one of New York’s top early stage investors by Business Insider, a “known quantity” by the New York Observer, and “responsible-sounding” by the Wall Street Journal.
Before Neu I co-founded Root Markets, a pioneer in programmatic marketing. Before that, I ran the venture capital division of Omnicom Group, the world’s leading marketing services company, and was involved with the seed financing of many of the first wave of internet marketing firms. Prior to that I was at Prodigy Services and Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. I started my career at IBM as an engineer on the design team of the ES/9000 family of mainframes.
I write at http://ReactionWheel.net.
The intersection of food and medicine, food-related technologies that are focused on making our food system more sustainable, as well as retail tech and new distribution models around food, beverage, and wellness.
Mill Road Capital was founded by a group of highly experienced investment and operating professionals as a 'Berkshire Hathaway for small companies.' The firm was founded in 2004 by Thomas Lynch and a core group of former Blackstone investment professionals.The firm focuses on friendly investments in high quality, publicly-traded companies under $250 million in size. Mill Road's portfolio consists of companies in a broad range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, business services, and consumer products.