Joshua Baer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 69

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 43


Joshua Baer General Information


Mr. Joshua Baer is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Capital Factory. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Director & Partner at Capital Thought. He served as an Advisor at Shelfbucks. He serves as an Advisor at PenPal Schools. He also serves as Board Advisor at Wonder Dynamics. He was also a Co-founder of OtherInbox, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He also served as Advisor at Liveintent. He also serves as an Advisor at He was the Founder and also served as Board Member at PostUp. He is an Investor at Shelfbucks. He founded his first startup in 1996 in his college dormitory at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches a class at the University of Texas for student entrepreneurs. He was recently recognized as a Henry Crown Fellow and Braddock Scholar at the Aspen Institute, a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations Young Leaders Forum, and an Eisenhower Fellow. He holds a degree in Computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a renowned art advisor, curator, and art market, journalist. He began his career in 1979 as director of White Columns in New York City. He wrote and co-published the legendary art and culture magazine ZG and co-founded the post-Punk record label Neutral Records. Among their releases was the first EP of Sonic Youth and Confusion is Sex. ZG Magazine featured contributions by notable artists such as Ed Ruscha, Jeff Koons, Vito Acconci, Jack Goldstein, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Robert Mapplethorpe. He went on to represent some of these artists when he opened the Josh Baer Gallery in 1985. In 1994, he transitioned to private art advising, contributed bi-weekly to New York Magazine, and published company. More recently, he curated selling exhibitions at galleries and auction houses and consulted with eBay before the launch of its online art venture in 2014.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Austin, TX
  • United States

Joshua Baer Investments (69)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ender (Entertainment Software) 01-Apr-2022 Seed Round Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
0000 19-Nov-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 000000 0000
00000000000000 15-Sep-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
00000000 00000000 01-Feb-2021 000000 00000 00.000 Medical Supplies Generating Revenue 000000 0000
0000000000 14-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000000 0000
0000000 25-Jul-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000
00000 13-Feb-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 0000
00000 000000 07-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Other Capital Markets/Institutions Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 0000
PenPal Schools 19-Jan-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Instamotor 19-Oct-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 0000
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Joshua Baer Exits (43)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Lashback 01-Jul-2022 Buyout/LBO 000.00
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00000 000000 22-Mar-2022 0000000 000000 00000
00000000 30-Dec-2021 0000000 000000 00000
0000000000 14-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
0000000 29-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
00000000000 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
0000000000 01-Jul-2020 000000000 00000000
UpCounsel 01-Apr-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Riskpulse 09-Jan-2020 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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Joshua Baer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joshua Baer Angel Investor 000 0 0 Austin, TX
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