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.
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.
For Flybridge, I am primarily focused on core B2B tech, including developer-focused companies and AI applications & platforms.
I also founded and help manage, in conjunction with a team of 22 female founders, XFactor Ventures, a pre-seed fund focused on new companies with female founders
Not Interested In
We are typically the "first institutional check" for companies, so not focused on large >$8M Series As for Series B and beyond. Industry wise, not doing anything in the healthcare market, unless it's HCIT.
WE ONLY INVEST IN IN CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY. Fairly agnostic about the industry, we look for the very best founders to back. We are excited about helping you realize ideas that matter, rather than just making something that people want.
Not Interested In
No "arbitrage" businesses - that means no simple ecommerce, no lead gen, nothing which lacks truly sustainable competitive advantage.
Gaurav Jain is a Co-Founder at Afore Capital. Jain also serves as Principal at Founder Collective. He has deep expertise in building software platforms from the ground up. He was one of the earliest Product Managers for Android. As the lead Product Manager for the Nexus One product line, he launched the first Google experience device on AT&T. He received the Founders Award, highest employee achievement award at Google for his significant contribution to the growth and success of the Android platform. Jain was also the Founding Product Manager for Google+ Enterprise, where he was responsible for crafting Google's social strategy for its enterprise customers. Jain built the founding team for Google+ Enterprise and helped launched the first version of the product. The product is now available to Google's 5 million enterprise customers. He co-founded the Impact Entrepreneurship Group in his first year of undergrad. Impact is now one of the largest non-profits in Canada promoting entrepreneurship. He is also an active mentor at MassChallenge, Canadian Technology Accelerator and Shad Valley. Jain received a Bachelors of Software Engineering (with distinction) from the University of Waterloo in Canada and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dror Berman is a Co-Founding Partner at Innovation Endeavors. He is a Board Member of Vicarious Surgical. He is also a Board Member of Team8. Prior to joining Innovation Endeavors, he worked on global search products with Yahoo, spearheaded an R&D team at NICE Systems, and led business development for an Israeli CE retailer. Berman has an MBA from Stanford, and graduated cum laude in Computer Science and Bioinformatics from Ben Gurion University in Israel.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco Califor..., U.S.A.
• Ultrain Technology:
• Nom Labs:
$4000000 (Seed Round)
$5000000 (Series A)
$4700000 (Series A)
$5800000 (Series A)
$5000000 (Series A)
San Francisco California - Menlo Park, California - Menlo Park (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Sales (& Marketing) • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Mobile Apps • Online Social
Most Interested In
Automated enterprise, fintech, healthtech/digital health, blockchain (not cryptocurrency or ICO). I have a soft spot for consumer products and applications given my consumer marketing background but they need to leverage a unique user insight.
Not Interested In
Life sciences, biotech, clean tech, semiconductors, pharma, adtech
Cheryl Cheng serves as General Partner at BlueRun Ventures. She focuses on early stage mobile software opportunities with a focus on retail, health and vertical marketplaces. In addition, Cheryl drives marketing strategy, messaging and business development for BlueRun Ventures. She also supports BRV portfolio companies in marketing and business development. Prior to BlueRun, Cheryl was a Brand Manager at Clorox where she worked in new products and retail marketing. She brings her brand experience to BlueRun's portfolio where she helps companies connect with brands and agencies. She has a B.A. from Stanford University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management. Cheryl also serves on the Board of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford.
We invest in pre product-market fit and tech heavy companies based in NYC. We like to lead the first round of financing, typically pre-seed or seed.
Nicholas Chirls is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Notation Capital. Previously, he also served as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Alphaworks. He served as a Head of Investments at betaworks. Prior to this, he served as the Head of Investments at Betaworks.
Bryan Stolle is a Founding Partner at Wildcat where he focuses on investments in FinTech, EdTech, quant marketing, and technology that addresses elder care. His specific areas of interest include software as a service (SaaS) and platforms that enable alternative credit, payments and insurance, as well as those that support the posy K-12 educational market and the growing elder care market. Concurrently, he is a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, which he joined in 2007.
Growing up under two generations of self-made businessmen, Bryan’s work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit is deeply rooted in his youth. As a teen, he competitively raced motocross, taking on jobs delivering newspapers and making pizzas to support his racing passion. His early love of athletics has led him to view his role in venture capital as more of a coach or mentor to entrepreneurs who are embarking on a journey he’s also taken. When not at work, Bryan is a sports fan, cheering on his teams: the Texas Longhorns, Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants.
A serial entrepreneur, Bryan created more than $1 billion in realized liquidity for his investors as a founder. He oversaw the creation, go-to-market and market growth of product and service offerings that have achieved more than $2 billion in revenues, and has raised more than $1 billion in venture, public market and investment management capital. As founder and CEO of Agile Software (formerly, NASDAQ: AGIL), Bryan led the creation of a new category now called product lifecycle management (PLM). He led the company through a public offering and secondary offering that raised over $500 million. He executed on almost two dozen private and public M&A transactions, and steered a major strategy shift that led to the eventual acquisition of the company by Oracle.
Bryan sits on the advisory boards of University of Texas McCombs School of Business, The UT-Austin Texas Venture Labs and the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business.
Bryan received a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Principal at IndieBio (https://indiebio.co/) a leading venture fund and accelerator for the life sciences. IndieBio enables scientists to build radically transformative companies.
I am an economics and mathematics major passionate about Venture Capital, BioTech, Computational Methods, and Impact Investing. Always exploring and researching data-driven instruments to analyze socio-economic and spatial phenomena.