Arizona ; Japan; Tokyo Japan; New York New York ; Paris France; Scottsdale Arizona ; France; New York ; California Un, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Analytics • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Online Social
Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at BabyHold.com. He also is an Angel Investor. Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at SheKnows Media. He is also a Board Member at BT Software and Research. Before joining SheKnows, Philippe Guelton served as President of Thrillist Media Group, a leading men's lifestyle publication, and operator of Jackthreads.com, a members-only shopping club. Previously, Philippe served in several senior roles at Hachette (Lagardere Media), including Chief Executive Officer for Northern Asia, where he led the acquisition and integration of Japanese media company Fujingaho, and more recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HFMUS, where he oversaw the company's media properties, including Elle, Elle Decor and Woman's Day, among others. During his time at HFMUS, Philippe led the acquisition of digital ad network Jumpstart Automotive Group and the launch of Glo.com, a premier online fashion and beauty property, in partnership with MSN and Whalerock Industries. He was also instrumental in the sale of HFMUS to Hearst Corporation in June 2011.
Phoenix Arizona - San Francisco California - San Diego (CA) - Social Leverage is a Venture Capital firm,
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Investment Management • Mobile
Howard Lindzon is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Social Leverage. He also serves as Principal and Partner at Knight's Bridge Capital Partners. He is a Co-Founder and serves as an Executive Chairman at StockTwits. He also serves as a Board Member at Civic Technologies. He has more than 20 years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. With a unique vision for starting, managing, and successfully advising innovative companies, Lindzon is the public face of the Social Leverage entities. In 2008 Lindzon co-founded StockTwits, recently named "one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web" by FastCompany and one of the "50 best websites" by Time (where he invented the "cashtag"). Previously, Lindzon created more than 400 original videos on Wallstrip, acquired by $CBS in 2007. Lindzon stepped down from his operational role as CEO of StockTwits on December 31, 2013, to focus on the next phase of Social Leverage. As acting Chairman, Lindzon's connection to StockTwits along with his hedge fund experience, give Social Leverage access to a community of professionals who can evaluate fintech opportunities. He serves as Board member at Civic. He also served as Advisor at Hinge Capital.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Arizona , San Diego C..., U.S.A.
$4400000 (Early stage VC)
Arizona - San Diego California - United Kingdom - London United Kingdom - Palo Alto California - Tucson Arizona - Ca, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • FinTech (& Financials services) • Energy • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • AR/VR • Mobile
Stephen Cohen is a Co-Founder and serves as an Executive Vice President & Board Member at Palantir Technologies. He is an Angel Investor. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, and sits on the board of Palantir Technologies, a private company in Palo Alto, CA that develops software analysis products used by governments and financial organizations around the world. Prior to joining Palantir, Stephen worked at Clarium Capital Management. Stephen graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University. His primary interest is creating leverage on real-world problems through Natural Language Processing, Linguistics, and Machine Learning inspired techniques.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... London , New York Cit..., U.K. - U.S.A.
London - New York City (NY) - San Francisco California - Scottsdale Arizona - Kansas City Missouri - Baltimore Missouri - Efferson City Missouri, U.K. - U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • CleanTech • HealthTech (& Fitness)
C3 Capital is a fund management company based in Kansas City, with satellite offices in Phoenix and Dallas. C3 currently manages three funds (C3 Capital Partners, L.P., C3 Capital Partners II, L.P. and C3 Capital Partners III, L.P.), with approximately $430 million in assets that provide capital for businesses to finance later stage growth, strategic acquisitions, ownership transitions, and recapitalizations. C3 was founded in 1994 and has invested $318 million in 63 small businesses. The funds make $2 million to $10 million investments in the form of subordinated debt or preferred equity, and are licensed as Small Business Investment Companies. C3 provides the layer of a company's capital structure between senior debt and common equity, often referred to as 'mezzanine' capital. C3 invests in established businesses with history of profitability and will not invest in early stage businesses or in turnarounds. The firm targets companies with earnings before interest and taxes of at least $1.5 million in industries that include chemicals, plastics, energy, business services, distribution, and high value-added manufacturing. C3 will not invest in real estate, oil and gas exploration, financial institutions, or businesses involving a significant bet on the evolution of specific technologies or with a high risk of technological obsolescence. The firm's geographic focus is on the Midwest and South, but will consider investments nationally.
Tucson Arizona - Boston Massachusetts - Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • BioTech • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Food & Beverage • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services)
Century Capital Management is an independent and employee-owned registered investment adviser. The firm traces its origins to 1928 and the founding of Century Shares Trust, one of the oldest mutual funds in the U.S. Century's Private Equity Group is a lower middle market focused private equity firm that provides buyout capital and growth equity to financial services, insurance, and healthcare services companies. Century has been investing in private insurance and insurance-related transactions since 1987. The firm has become a key lead investor for middle-market private equity insurance transactions; and a Co-investor with significant influence in larger insurance buyout transactions. Century Capital has the ability to commit capital in amounts ranging from $10 million to $30 million from its partnerships, and in conjunction with its limited partners and select co-investor relationships, can write equity checks exceeding $100 million. Century seeks buyout or growth equity investment opportunities in companies with enterprise values from $20 to $250 million. The firm has made investments in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and United Kingdom.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Food & Beverage • Material Science • Real Estate (& Construction)
Graham Partners is a private equity firm based in suburban Philadelphia that focuses on acquiring and investing in privately-held, middle-market industrial companies. Since the firm's founding in 1988, Graham Partners has closed over $3 billion in acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and divestitures. Graham Partners manages over $1.7 billion in equity capital under four private equity funds. While primarily focused on domestic industrial businesses with an EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million, the firm's access to substantial capital resources and long-standing relationships provide it with the flexibility to pursue a wide variety of investment opportunities. Graham Partners typical equity investment size is between $10 million and $100 million.
Investing in Other • IT (& TMT) • Cloud... Arizona , San Francis..., U.S.A.
• Vector (Space System):
$2000000 (Seed Round)
• Vector Launch:
$2000000 (Seed Round)
Arizona - San Francisco California - Santa Clara California - Tucson Arizona - California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
Other • IT (& TMT) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Aerospace (& Defense)
Shaun Coleman serves as Chief Sales Officer & Chief Marketing Officer/GM Space at Vector Space Systems. Shaun Coleman is a Vector board member and Vector's first investor. He is spearheading the GalacticSky division as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Space Data Systems, he also develops and implements all marketing strategies as Vector's SVP of Marketing. As an experienced entrepreneur and investor, Shaun brings more than 20 years of enterprise software, virtualization, computer networking, information security and marketing expertise into the role. He leads a team of seasoned developers in the Silicon Valley who will build the next generation of software based space systems.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Cannabis Chicago Illinois , Sc..., U.S.A.
$3000000 (Seed Round)
Chicago Illinois - Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Cannabis
Christopher Galvin is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. He serves as Chairman of Gore Creek Asset Management LLC (the family office of the Galvin's). Additional roles are serving as either Chairman or Board Member of UniqueSoft LLC, VelociData, evolve24, and MCR-Aerodyne Inc. His current outside activities include: Trustee and member of the Executive Committee of Northwestern University's Board of Trustees; Executive Committee and member of Dean's Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern; American Enterprise Institute Board; Legion D'Honneur; Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Management and Economics (Beijing); the American Society of Corporate Executives; the Board of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy of the US Department of State (ACIEP). His former roles have been: Chairman and CEO of Motorola Inc.; Chairman of NAVTEQ Inc.; Chairman of Cleversafe Inc.; Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council; member of the Bechtel Corporation's Board of Counselors; member of Business Council (U.S.); director of the Rand Corporation; member of the U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Board; member of the U.S. Department of Defense Science Board; advisor to the City of Tianjin, China; advisor to the CEO of Hong Kong; Chair of the Rhodes Scholars selection committee for Illinois-Michigan. Galvin's departure from Motorola Inc. was chronicled in Ram Charan's book, Boards That Lead, published 2014.
Bill Miller is the founder and Managing Partner of Miller Investment Management. Bill is responsible for the overall investment strategy of both the venture and hedge funds. He is an active board member in a majority of the venture portfolio companies, where he leverages his experiences as an entrepreneur and investor to help companies make strategic decisions and grow their business.
Bill co-founded StorageNetworks, a cloud data storage company, in 1997. The company grew to $125 million in revenues and completed an IPO in 2000, reaching a peak market cap of $16 billion. Bill has invested in 25 start-up companies over the past 15 years with 10 successful exits. Bill’s career also includes experience in the semiconductor industry and data storage sales. He has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Illinois.
David Paul serves as a Partner at Canal Partners. Prior to joining Canal Partners, he served as director of DWP Investments, and as an investor in residence at Tallwave Capital. In this role, Paul will lead the charge on deal sourcing, executing due diligence on potential investment opportunities, participate on the board of directors of certain portfolio companies, and provide portfolio support and governance. Paul was also the founder and CEO of South Florida Home Care, a boutique home care and geriatric care management agency. He sold the company in 2016 to a national strategic buyer- Home Care Associates. Paul holds an MBA from Northeastern University, with a specialization in entrepreneurship and innovation, and a bachelor of science in Human Services from Springfield College. He is also the founder of Sunsets and Seagrapes, an annual fundraiser for the New Day Adult Care Center in South Florida.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Energy • Clea... Oregon , Arizona , Po..., U.S.A.
$4500000 (Early stage VC)
Oregon - Arizona - Portland Oregon - San Carlos California - Redwood City California - Phoenix Arizona United Stat, U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Energy • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • DeepTech
William Harris is the Founder and serves as Board Member at Personal Capital. He is an accomplished leader in the financial services technology industry, with an extensive track record of building and growing successful companies. He is former President of ChipSoft, makers of TurboTax - the leading tax preparation software, a company he grew from a small company with $15 million in annual sales, into a public company valued at over $250 million. Today, over 10 million tax returns annually are prepared using TurboTax. He also served as Chief Executive Officera t Intuit, the makers of Quicken, QuickBooks, and TurboTax, and Chief Executive Officer at PayPal, the global leader in online payment products. Harris is currently a board member of multiple private and public companies, including Earthlink, Visual Sciences (Chairman), Global Cash Access, and Yodlee. He is a past board member of RSA Security, Macromedia, and LowerMyBills.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commer... Arizona , New York Ne..., U.S.A.
$2250000 (Seed Round)
Arizona - New York New York - Scottsdale Arizona - New York - U.S.A., U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • AR/VR
Jesse Horwitz is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chief Executive officer at Hubble Contacts. He is also an angel investor. He also serves as Executive Officer & Board Member at Baby Generation. Horwitz served as an Investment Analyst at Columbia University Investment Management Company. Previously, he was a founder of Gadfly Capital, and served as an investment associate with Bridgewater Associates. Horwitz is a graduate of Columbia University and attended Harvard Law School.
Todd Foster is the Founder & serves as Managing Partner at Sabine Capital Partners. He is also an angel investor. Foster has 20 years of experience in commercial banking, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital investing. Prior to founding Sabine, Foster was a commercial banker with Citigroup in New York and Dubai. He also served as special general partner with Cottonwood Capital Partners and as a vice president with Frontline Capital Group in New York. Foster holds an MBA in Finance from Emory University and a BA from Vanderbilt University, and is an alumnus of the Executive Program for Philanthropy Leaders at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Foster is a FINRA registered representative (Series 63 and 82).
Mansour Salame is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at FrontSpin. He serves as Board Member at ShareVault. Mansour is a successful technology executive and entrepreneur. His first startup NextAge Technologies was acquired by Alcatel (NYSE: ALU). His second startup Contactual, was acquired by 8x8 (Nasdaq: EGHT). He has recently Started his 3rd Startup, FrontSpin. He also served on the Board of Directors of 8x8. Prior to NextAge he was an executive at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. and a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). Salame has a Masters of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University.