Mitchell Kapor Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 92

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 63


Mitchell Kapor General Information


Mr. Mitchell Kapor is a Co-Founder at Kapor Capital. Mr. Kapor is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Ideal Investments. He is a pioneer of the personal computing industry and a longtime startup investor. He founded Lotus Development Corporation and designed Lotus 1-2-3. He serves as Advisor at The Human Diagnosis Project. He is the co-founder of The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which protects freedom and privacy on the Internet, and served as the founding Chair of Mozilla, the creator of the Firefox web browser. His successful early investments in the Internet sector and in streaming media and virtual reality earned him a reputation for seeing around corners. Along with his wife Freada Kapor Klein, for the past decade at Kapor Capital, Mr. Kapor has developed a vision and practice of investing in tech startups that close gaps of access, opportunity, or outcome for low-income communities and communities of color and on founders from underrepresented groups. Through the work of the Kapor Center for Social Impact, Mr. Kapor and Freada take a comprehensive approach to remove barriers in education and the workplace for all and fixing the leaks at every stage of the tech pipeline. Mr. Kapor serves on the board of SMASH, a non-profit founded by Freada to help underrepresented scholars hone their STEM knowledge while building the networks and skills for careers in tech and the sciences. He served as Advisor at EdCast. He serves as President and Co-Chairman at Kapor Center for Social Impact.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 2201 Broadway
  • Suite 725
  • Oakland, CA 94612
  • United States
+1 (510) 000-0000

Mitchell Kapor Investments (92)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
DuckDuckGo 13-Aug-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Internet Software Profitable 00000000 00000
00000 30-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
00000000000.000 05-Jun-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
000000000 07-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Internet Software Generating Revenue
0000 00000 10-Dec-2018 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Product Development 00000000 00000
000000 21-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Profitable 00000000 00000
000000 16-Nov-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 00000000 00000
0000 19-May-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
Freckle Education 12-Aug-2015 Early Stage VC 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
BlocPower 08-Apr-2015 Early Stage VC Other Energy Services Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
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Mitchell Kapor Exits (63)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Desmos 18-May-2022 Merger/Acquisition
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000000 26-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
000000 02-Sep-2021 000000000000000000 00000
000 000000 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
0000000 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
0000 0000000 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
000000 000 06-Jan-2021 0000000000
Optimizely (Acquired) 21-Oct-2020 Buyout/LBO 00000
Asana 30-Sep-2020 IPO 00000
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Mitchell Kapor Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mitchell Kapor Angel Investor 000 0 0 Oakland, CA
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Mitchell Kapor Co-Investors (68)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
First Round Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Fenwick & West 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Fifth Third Bank 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lux Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mercury Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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