Santa Monica California - Los Angeles, California - Canada, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Investment Management • Mobile
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I'm interested in founders with a truly unique insight that will transform (or create an entirely new) industry.
Prior to forming Mucker Capital, Erik was most recently at Harrison Metal Capital where he helped lead one of the most successful seed-stage venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Since 2008, Harrison Metal has invested in over 50 companies, including Aardvark (GOOG), DocVerse (GOOG), Heroku (CRM), Manymoon (CRM), MixerLab (Twitter) and ZipZapPlay (ERTS).
Before Harrison Metal, Erik was most recently vice president of product management and strategy at TripAdvisor, the largest travel community site on the Web. In that role, he led product strategy and development globally for TripAdvisor sites in the US, UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain, as well distributed applications and syndicated content on partner sites like Facebook.
Prior to TripAdvisor, Erik spent over four years at eBay, where he held a variety of positions, including leadership of eBay’s premium features business, which grew during his tenure from $124 million in revenue in 2002 to $410 million in 2005, significantly outpacing overall eBay revenue and listings growth.
Previously, Erik held leadership roles at MVP.com, where he was the online sporting goods retailer’s first marketing employee, and at Accenture, where he advised Fortune 500 retail, communications, and consumer products clients on strategy, operations and technology engagements. He was also an early member of Accenture’s first practice group dedicated to Internet strategy and development.
Erik earlier served at the Domestic Policy Council in the White House, where he worked on issues such as equal employment opportunity and Native American affairs. Erik holds a BS from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Duke University.
Network effect businesses! NFX focuses on businesses that have - or want to have - network effects in their core. This can be in any field - consumer, SMB, Enterprise, Fintech, Healthcare or govtech; and on any platform - web & mobile but also AR/VR, Blockchain, 3D printing, AI, Robotics and others. Top founders with huge ideas!
Not Interested In
Currently not focusing on non-network effect businesses and specifically not telecom equipment, semiconductors and life sciences.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Investment Management • Mobile • Consumer
Spark Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in startups led by creative thinkers. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the media, software and technology sectors. It was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York (NY) , Found...,
• Porter Road:
• Accrue Savings:
$4700000 (Seed Round)
• Sora Schools:
$2700000 (Seed Round)
$7500000 (Seed Round)
• Banjo Robinson:
$1200000 (Pre Seed Round)
$3800000 (Seed Round)
• Porter Road Butcher:
$3700000 (Seed Round)
$865000 (Seed Round)
• Oula Health:
$2500000 (Seed Round)
New York (NY) - Founded in 2010, Collaborative Fund is a venture capital firm headquartered in New York, New York,
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Mobile Apps • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Life Science • Online Social
Taylor Greene serves as Partner at Collaborative Fund. Previously, he served as a Partner at Lerer Hippeau Ventures. He was previously Director of Finance and Business Development at Altruik. His background includes finance, operating and consulting roles with software, media, internet and venture capital firms. Prior to joining Altruik, he was a Summer Associate at DFJ Gotham Ventures as well as a venture consultant for several early stage startups. Before joining DFJ Gotham, he held operating and finance roles at Time Warner and at The Synapse Group, a customer acquisition firm acquired by Time Warner. He has a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Columbia Business School.
Arjun Sethi is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Tribe Capital. He is a Board Member at SFOX. He is a Co-Founder of JamLegend. He is a Board Member at Kissmetrics and Chairman at Primer. He served as Partner at Social Capital. He also served as Senior Director of Product Management at Yahoo. Prior to Yahoo, he Co-Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at MessageMe. Sethi received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Maryland.
Josh Felser is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Freestyle Capital. He also serves as Advisor at Catalyst Investors. Previously he Co-Founded and was CEO of Crackle, formerly known as Grouper Networks, a company that uses P2P technology to allow users to share their personal media within private groups. He previously served as Vice President of America Online and as General Manager of AOL's music brands Spinner, Winamp and Shoutcast. Felser was the co-founder of Spinner.com, a leading Internet music destination and served as President until its May 1999 purchase by America Online. In July 1996 he founded Internet music startup, RadioCo (a division of Organic Online), which ultimately merged with DJ.com (renamed Spinner.com). Previously, Felser was a Director of Business and Product Development in the Multimedia Group of U.S. West; an executive with News Corp. and a Manager, Business Development for News Corp.'s Fox Inc. in Los Angeles. Felser received his BA in Political Science from Duke University and his MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke. He is also the Co-Founder of FYI Living and serves as Chairman of the company.
San Francisco Bay Area - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Sales (& Marketing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Future Of Work • Human Resources • Logistics (& Distribution) • Mobile Apps • Online Social • Consumer
Partner at Long Journey Ventures
Cyan Banister is a Co-Founder of Signal Media Project. She also serves as Partner at Founders Fund. Prior to joining Founders Fund, Cyan was an active Angel Investor with a portfolio including Uber, Thumbtack, SpaceX, EShares, Postmates and Affirm. A self-taught engineer and entrepreneur, Cyan has held a number of technical leadership positions throughout her career. As an early employee at IronPort, which was acquired by Cisco, Cyan oversaw support infrastructure and performance for a global customer base. Cyan has a passion for the arts and is a voracious film, documentary and media consumer. She co-founded and served as Editor-in-Chief at Zivity. She also served as Advisor at Hinge Capital. She also serves on the Board of The AI Foundation.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York (NY) , San F..., U.S.A.
$1200000 (Venture Round)
• New Knowledge:
$11000000 (Series A)
$1900000 (Seed Round)
• Milestone Brands:
• Dulce Vida:
$19000000 (Later stage VC)
$18900000 (Later stage VC)
$16000000 (Seed Round)
$14000000 (Early stage VC)
$8000000 (Early stage VC)
$7000000 (Early stage VC)
$6000000 (Later stage VC)
$2000000 (Seed Round)
• Copper Labs:
$2000000 (Seed Round)
$1340000 (Seed Round)
• Art Craft Entertainment:
$611352 (Later stage VC)
• Yoi Corp:
New York (NY) - San Francisco (CA) - Washington (DC) - Austin (TX) - Los Angeles (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Gaming (& eSports) • Developer tools • Local commerce • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Mobile Apps • Mobile • Online Social
Military Veteran investing in Extraordinary Leadership
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LEADERSHIP PREVAILS. Moonshots Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in extraordinary leadership. Great leaders are hard to come by. We believe the best ones are military-trained or trial-by-fire entrepreneurs who have the ability to motivate others to action, inspire trust, and plan heuristically. We invest with conviction when those attributes are present. We have collectively founded and operated 14 companies, and have personally invested in more than 85 ventures.
Hiten Shah is a Co-Founder at Crazy Egg and also serves as its President. He also co-founded and served as a Board Member at KISSmetrics. He also served as a Board Member at isocket. He serves as Mentor at K5 Ventures. Previously he started Crazy Egg and ACS. Shah also serves as an Advisor at UXPin. He also serves on the Board of Visually. He was an advisor at fbFund REV. He holds a degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Founded in 1989, ABRY Partners invests in Business Services, Communications, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Media and Online Media. Since 1989, the firm has completed over $36 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity investments involving approximately 450 properties. ABRY manages $3.5 billion of capital in its active funds. The firm is currently investing ABRY Partners VII, a $1.6 billion private equity fund. Investments in portfolio companies range from $25 million to $150 million, typically take controlling positions.The Senior Equity III Fund is a $750 million fund providing senior equity and mezzanine capital. Investments range from $15 million to $50 million in companies that are either owned by others, or sponsored by ABRY's private equity fund. The Senior Debt II Fund is a $1.2 billion fund providing senior debt capital to media, communications, business, and information service companies. These investments are typically first and second lien bank debt securities purchased in the primary or secondary market.