Joshua Baer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 66
  • Portfolio
  • 26
  • Exits
  • 36

Joshua Baer General Information


Mr. Joshua Baer is the Founder of The Baer Faxt and serves as its Editor. He serves as an Advisor at Shelfbucks. He serves as an Advisor at PenPal Schools. He also serves as Board Advisor at Wonder Dynamics. He is also a Co-Founder of Capital Factory and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He was also a Co-founder of OtherInbox, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He also serves as Advisor at Liveintent. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member 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 (66)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Armbrust American 01-Feb-2021 Equity Crowdfunding 00.000 Medical Supplies Generating Revenue 000000 0000
0000000000 14-May-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 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 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000
00000 (00000 00000 07-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Other Capital Markets/Institutions Profitable 000000 0000
000000 0000000 19-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
0000000000 19-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 0000
0000000 00000 08-Jul-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Mixmax 21-Apr-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Abra (Financial Software) 05-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
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Joshua Baer Exits (36)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Written 29-Apr-2021 Out of Business
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0000000 00000 11-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
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000000000 23-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 00000
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Able Lending 14-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition 19-Oct-2017 Out of Business
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Joshua Baer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joshua Baer Angel Investor 00 0 0 Austin, TX
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Joshua Baer Co-Investors (60)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Floodgate Fund 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverton Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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