John Keister Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 13

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 8


John Keister General Information


Mr. John Keister is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at MixMode. He served as Board Member at TinyPulse and Glassnetic. He was a Co-Founder and served as the President, COO, and Director at Marchex, later becoming Vice-Chairman. He was previously a Co-Founder of Go2Net and served as its President, COO and Board Director from 1996 until 2000. He's also an active startup investor and advisor and a managing partner at Los Angeles-based firm, Varenne Partners. He holds a BA in Diplomacy & World Affairs and a BA in Philosophy from Occidental College.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 111 West Micheltorena Street
  • Suite 300
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • United States
+1 (858) 000-0000

John Keister Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner 21-Nov-2017 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
MixMode 25-Oct-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
TINYpulse 10-Dec-2015 00000 00000 000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Trippeo 27-Feb-2015 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000 0000000
Prism Money 18-Feb-2015 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Pipeline CRM 18-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Anthology (Acquired 2018) 08-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Anthology (Acquired 2018) 01-Oct-2014 0000000 - 00 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Dwellable 10-Jun-2014 Seed Round 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Bruin Biometrics 26-Feb-2014 Later Stage VC 0000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 0000000

John Keister Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pipeline CRM 04-Apr-2022 Buyout/LBO
TINYpulse 31-Jul-2021 000000000000000000 00.00
Trippeo 14-Apr-2021 0000000000: 000000
Appnique 01-May-2019 000 00 00000000
Anthology (Acquired 2018) 21-Mar-2018 000000000000000000
Prism Money 31-May-2016 000000000000000000
Dwellable 01-Oct-2015 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Stipple (Multimedia and Design Software) 22-Apr-2014 Out of Business

John Keister Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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John Keister Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Keister Angel Investor 00 0 Santa Barbara, CA

John Keister FAQs

  • Who is John Keister?

    John Keister is an angel Investor who has made 13 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Keister?

    John Keister is an angel investor.

  • What does John Keister do?

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

  • What has John Keister invested in?

    John Keister has made numerous investments in companies like, MixMode, and TINYpulse within the Business/Productivity Software, Network Management Software, and Application Software industries.

  • What has John Keister invested in recently?

    John Keister's latest investment was on 21-Nov-2017 in, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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