Jonathan Ord is a Co-Founder & serves as Board Member at DealerSocket, as well as a Board Member at Model Match. Previously, he served as its Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Jonathan Ord sets vision and drives overall strategy for DealerSocket. Jonathan co-founded DealerSocket in 2001 to create a revolutionary model for industry niche CRM applications. Both DealerSocket and Jonathan have received many accolades including being named Best Overall Company globally in the 2008 Stevie International Business Awards, Best Management Team in the 2009 American Business Awards, and one of the Red Herring North American 100 in 2009. Additionally, Jonathan has been honored as one of the most successful young Entrepreneurs and Executives in Southern California, being honored with the 2010 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award from the Orange County Business Journal. In 2014, Jonathan won Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Orange County.
Ullas Naik is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Streamlined Ventures. Naik founded Streamlined Ventures with a vision of building a thought leading investment platform rooted in the philosophical belief that founders of companies are the true heroes of entrepreneurial value creation in our society. Streamlined Ventures invests in and supports visionary founders working on transformational application and business infrastructure software companies for the Mobile Web, Social Web, Web and Enterprise markets. Ullas is a seasoned venture capitalist, angel investor and entrepreneur with over two decades of entrepreneurial and early stage investment experience across 300 companies. Prior to founding Streamlined Ventures, he co-founded investment firm Cota Capital. Prior to that, Ullas was a senior member of the investment team for 12 years at Globespan Capital and helped build the firm. He has also been an active angel investor over the last 21 years during which he invested in over 60 companies spanning Internet 1.0, Web 2.0, mobile web, social web, enterprise computing as well as disruptive technologies in other domains such as robotics and wearable computing. Before his institutional investing career Ullas was a top ranked Wall Street research analyst at FAC Equities/First Albany. He was recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine as a Wall Street All Star. Prior to that, Ullas received an MBA degree after starting a chemicals trading business in India. He also has a bachelor's degree in organic chemistry. He is also an Angel Investor.
Growth Stage Venture, with the occasional Pre Series A angel investment
Most Interested In
For my personal angel investing: category creators with defensible business models.
For my DTCP investing: Enterprise SaaS and recurring revenue businesses who are past $10m ARR and interested in doing more business in Europe.
Not Interested In
Whatever category the venture echo chamber has declared "hot" right now.
Eric Ver Ploeg serves as a Managing Director at DTCP. He serves as a Board Member/Observer at Anomali, CipherCloud, Innovid, Inuitive, Pinger, Ranovus, and ShareThis. Prior to DTCP, Eric was a Managing Director at VantagePoint Venture Partners, where he headed the mobile practice, leading rounds of funding at Spatial Wireless, OZ Communications, and many others. Eric has personally invested in numerous startups and has also run a quant hedge fund. Before beginning his investing career, Eric co-founded two venture-backed startups, where he raised five rounds of venture capital. Eric earned a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, as well as an MBA and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Hiten Shah is a Co-Founder of Crazy Egg. 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. He serves as Advisor at 15Five. 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.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Menlo Park California..., U.S.A.
• Ultrain Technology:
• Nom Labs:
$4000000 (Seed Round)
$5000000 (Series A)
$4700000 (Series A)
$5800000 (Series A)
$5000000 (Series A)
Menlo Park California - San Francisco Bay Area, 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.
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.