Meyer Malka is the Founder and serves as Managing Director at Ribbit Capital. He also serves as the Board Member at Brex. He served as Advisor & Board Member at BTCJam. He serves as Member of Board of Directors at LendingHome. He is also a Board Member and Co-Founder of Lemon. After two decades of experience as an investor and serial entrepreneur, he started Heptagon Group, a broker/dealer at the age of 19. He intends to use Ribbit as an agent for change in the ossified and slow-to-change financial services category. The combination of his deep understanding of the financial services sector, the technologies that drive it, and the access to capital that Ribbit offers, are providing global entrepreneurs with the access and know-how required to create the transformative businesses of the future. He is currently the co-founder and the chairman of Lemon, an innovative wallet-in-the-cloud service that enables users to track and manage their expenses. Through that, they can become smarter and more successful consumers of financial services. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Wonga, a company that is showing banks how lending is done, by offering short-term financing with dazzling speed, convenience and flexibility. He also serves as a director of Peixe Urbano, the first and largest Latin American local commerce website. He is a Board Member at Compara Online and Credit Karma. He also served as Board Member at Youdazzle.
Boris Silver is a Co-Founder and serves as President, Venture at FundersClub. Prior to starting FundersClub, he was founder and CEO of Sport Interactiva, a leading fantasy sports gaming company on Facebook (sold to Citizen Sports and acquired by Yahoo!). He was named an Ambassador of Entrepreneurship by Wharton, serves on the Board of Advisors to a venture backed technology company, and is an advisor to First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund. Previously, he worked at Bunge, a global agribusiness, in their Commodity Trading and Risk Management program. He has been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 in Tech and to Silicon Valley's 40 under 40. Boris graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is also an alumnus of Y Combinator.
Fun SaaS, particularly with a defensible barrier to entry that is technical. Some infrastructure software & hardware. IoT for consumers and enterprises.
Not Interested In
We don't make consumer (B2C) or crypto investments, sorry.
Jonathan Heiliger serves as Partner at Vertex Ventures US. He is a Board Member at LaunchDarkly. Most recently, he was a General Partner with North Bridge Venture Partners, from April 2012 to November 2014. During his tenure, he started the seed practice and led investments in Lytro, Periscope.io, Quora, and Ravel Law. Prior to NBVP, Jonathan worked at Facebook, where he led global infrastructure, site architecture and internal systems as VP Infrastructure & Technical Operations, from 2007 until 2011. During that time Facebook grew from 35 million to over 800 million users. Before that, Jonathan held executive engineering roles at Wal-Mart and Danger (acquired by Microsoft). He also spent several years as Chief Operating Officer for Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP). Earlier in his career, Jonathan co-founded and was CTO of GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing's venture capital group. Jonathan currently serves on the board of directors of DuPont Fabros (DFT), Jive Software (JIVE), and Webmonsters. He also co-founded Coolan and served as an Advisor.
Amitt Mahajan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as the Managing Partner at Presence Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He is the Founder and C.E.O of Toro. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Engineering for Zynga. Amitt was also the Co-Founder and C.T.O of MyMiniLife, Inc which was later acquired by Zynga. Mahajan is also the Co-Founder of Red Hot Labs and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was an Engineer in Zynga who helped in creating FarmVille. He briefly served as a Programmer for Epic Games. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois.
When we invest, we can help startups to hire engineers. We can do this because we run the world's largest programmer conference with a community of 125,000+.
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We typically co-invest alongside other larger seed fund and VCs since our check doesn't provide enough runway on its own. The best types of startups for us to meet come from referrals from other investors who need quality co-investors in their rounds, or from startups who have a round that needs additional participants to complement their lead investor..
Ed Roman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of HackHands and Founding Partner at Hack VC. He is also the Founder of hack.summit and was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Ghostfire Games. He received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1998.
Deep Tech/Hard Science
Food and Beverage
Future of Work
Health and Wellness
Internet and Mobile
Jeff Jordan is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to joining a16z, Jeff was president and CEO of OpenTable, which he took public in 2009. Before OpenTable, he was president of PayPal and the SVP and GM of eBay North America. Follow him on his blog (http://jeff.a16z.com/) and on Twitter @jeff_jordan.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco, Califo..., U.S.A.
$5100000 (Seed Round)
$1000000 (Pre Seed Round)
$2200000 (Seed Round)
$1500000 (Seed Round)
$1200000 (Seed Round)
• The Town Kitchen:
$1000000 (Seed Round)
$600000 (Seed Round)
• Milk Stork:
$9000000 (Early stage VC)
$3500000 (Early stage VC)
• Valor Water Analytics:
$1600000 (Seed Round)
San Francisco, California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • Other • Hospitality (& Events) • Media • Education • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Energy • IoT (& Wearables) • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Food & Beverage • GovTech • Real Estate (& Construction) • Mobile • Mobility
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Startups shaping the future of cities. Investing at the pre-seed & seed in a variety of verticals, including:
- Future of work
- Real estate tech
- Energy & water
- Business & fintech services
- Health & public safety
- Govt & civic tech
- Arts & recreation
Julie is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Urban Innovation Fund. The Urban Innovation Fund is a venture capital firm that invests in transformative urban technology. It provides seed capital and regulatory expertise to entrepreneurs solving our toughest urban challenges – helping them grow into tomorrow’s most valued companies.
Previously, Julie co-founded Tumml, an urban ventures accelerator. During the last three years, Tumml has incubated 33 startups, who have raised $37M+ in funding and launched products/ services for over 2.2M people. Her work in urban entrepreneurship has been featured in numerous press outlets, including CNN, TedX, Forbes, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Julie has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a BA from Stanford.
I’m an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with a passion for expanding technological innovation into smaller, underrepresented Midwestern communities. In line with this passion and commitment, I founded Heartland Ventures, a $40mm midwest-based venture fund, to enhance Silicon Valley startups’ access to this market. With offices in San Francisco, Indiana, and Ohio, Heartland Ventures connects coastal startups to their largest customers within the recently flourishing and often overlooked Midwestern market.