Mike Walsh is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Structure Capital. Mike has designed missile defense systems, designed and sold air and water pollution control systems and was an early angel investor in Salesforce.com. After a decade of software sales and sales management, Mike successfully founded and sold an enterprise social networking company, while attending business school at Haas and Columbia University. Following the sale of Leverage, Mike focused his efforts on investing and was a first round investor in Uber. Leveraging his early investment success and love for helping early stage companies, Mike launched Structure Capital in June of 2013 and invested in 50 companies during the first year of business.
First Round Capital is a venture capital firm willing to invest in pre-revenue companies, often providing a company's first outside capital. The partners look to take an active role in most of the companies they invest in. First Round Capital invests nationally and has additional offices in San Francisco and New York. The firm's typical initial investment is around $500,000. First Round Capital has coordinated the first ever VC-sponsored Exchange Fund. This fund allows qualified First Round Capital entrepreneurs to contribute a small piece of the stock they own in their company and share in the performance of all the other companies in the fund. Members of the First Round Capital Community have raised over $2.5 billion in follow-on capital to date. First Rounds's $20 million in total initial investments (in those companies that have been in the portfolio for over a year) have been followed by $850 million in financing from later-stage venture firms - a roughly 36-1 ratio.
Founder and Managing Partner at H Venture Partners
Most Interested In
We love investing at the intersection of consumer and biotech -- in brands that have science at their core. We look for CPG brands that are using novel actives, materials, packaging, etc, to solve everyday problems for the consumer.
We love unsexy categories and taboo issues -- things like eczema and home pest control. We believe that clinical evidence is an asset. We look for brands that are better for human health and better for the environment.
VC, Former Founder/CEO with 1 failure, 1 exit and 1 IPO
Most Interested In
Focus on business software especially ecommerce infrastructure, vertical SaaS and Fintech. Particular interest in diverse founding teams. We are former founders ourselves with exits, failures and an IPO. Bringing a strong community of experienced entrepreneurs and executive to help provide advice and customer connections to our portfolio companies. 70% of our companies were founded by women or minorities.
Not Interested In
Sorry not investing in Consumer, Hardware, Medical Devices or Diagnostics
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York City , New Y..., U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
$200000 (Seed Round)
$500000 (Pre Seed Round)
$27000000 (Series B)
$40000 (Seed Round)
$1600000 (Seed Round)
$2100000 (Seed Round)
$600000 (Angel Round)
New York City - New York New York - Newark, U.S.A. - Global: U.S.A., Australia, Canada, Germany, U.K., Israel, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland
CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group | TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank
Daymond John is a Co-Founder and serves as President & Chief Executive Officer at Fubu. John served as an Advisor at Innovation Capital Advisors. Previously, he served as a Board Member at Resultly. In 2009, Daymond became co-star on ABC's hit series Shark Tank, where aspiring entrepreneurs present their companies to a panel of successful business icons to raise capital. Daymond invested in several of the companies on the show and has emerged as a spokesman for active angel investing. In 2007, Daymond released his first book, Display of Power, the story of how he built FUBU into a global fashion power. In 2010, his second book, The Brand Within, examines the loyalty-based relationships that brands and celebrities seek to establish with their customers and fans.
AMINO Capital is a venture firm based in Palo Alto, focusing on seed to growth stage investments in big data and data driven technologies, including over 150 high growth startups, with over 21 successful exits, 7 Unicorns, and over 17 startups with over $100 million valuation, including Assemblage (acquired by Cisco), Orbeus (acquired by Amazon), Ozlo (acquired by Facebook), GrokStyle(acquired by Facebook), Woomoo (acquired by Priceline), Contastic (acquired by Sugar CRM), Mobike (acquired by Meituan/Tencent), Evertoon (Acquired by Niantic | PokemonGo), Yiqixie (Acquired by Kuaishou/Tencent), Voyage, AIFI.io, Vicarious, Paperspace, Skycatch, Skuchain, Webflow and Grail.
The firm was founded in 2012 by a unique team of over 40 technology senior directors and innovators from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo, Stanford U, and et al. Since inception, the firm has invested over 150 seed stage companies, following with additional investments in series A and B.