Dan Shapiro Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 23

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 18


Dan Shapiro General Information


Mr. Dan Shapiro is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Glowforge. He served as Board Member at Bonanza. He co-founded StartupVille. He is the Founder of Robot Turtles and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Dan is also the Founder and C.E.O of Sparkbuy Inc, a comparison shopping website. Prior to Sparkbuy he had founded Ontela and served as it Chief Executive Officer. Dan sold his last company to Google. His last side project was Robot Turtles, the best-selling board game in Kickstarter history. He builds drones, authored Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook. He has been awarded seven patents, and received his B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States

Dan Shapiro Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Spinn Coffee 10-Jan-2022 Later Stage VC 000.00 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 000 0000000
SparkToro 07-Jun-2018 00000 (00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
Skilljar 21-Sep-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000
Navdy 02-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Out of Business 000 0000000
BuyNow Worldwide 02-Jun-2014 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Out of Business 000 0000000
U Grok It 05-May-2014 0000 00000 00000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 000 0000000
Rabbl 02-Apr-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 0000000
OnTheGo Platforms 06-Jan-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Startup 000 0000000
Prompt.ly 25-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup 000 0000000
Koru 13-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000000

Dan Shapiro Exits (18)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Bonanza 09-Mar-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Rabbl 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
Apptentive 04-Jan-2023 0000000000
Smore 07-Dec-2022 0000000000
Pathable 30-Sep-2020 0000000000
Polymorph 11-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
Koru 20-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
Navdy 25-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
U Grok It 10-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Prompt.ly 11-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition

Dan Shapiro Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Dan Shapiro Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Dan Shapiro Angel Investor 00 0 Seattle, WA

Dan Shapiro Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alexis Ohanian 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Dick Kock 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gaingels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Spark Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Vernon & Park Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Dan Shapiro FAQs

  • Who is Dan Shapiro?

    Dan Shapiro is an angel Investor who has made 23 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Dan Shapiro?

    Dan Shapiro is an angel investor.

  • What does Dan Shapiro do?

    As an angel investor, Dan Shapiro invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Dan Shapiro invested in?

    Dan Shapiro has made numerous investments in companies like Spinn Coffee, SparkToro, and Skilljar within the Household Appliances and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Dan Shapiro invested in recently?

    Dan Shapiro's latest investment was on 10-Jan-2022 in Spinn Coffee, a company within the Household Appliances industry.

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