Mitchell Kapor Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 93

  • Portfolio
  • 21

  • Exits
  • 66

Exits

Mitchell Kapor General Information

Description

Mr. Mitchell Kapor is a Founding Partner at Kapor Capital. He also serves as a Partner at Ideal Investments. He also serves as an Advisor at Common Sense Media. He served as a Board Member at BlocPower and Bitwise Industries. He is a pioneer in the personal computing industry and a longtime startup investor. He founded Lotus Development Corporation and designed Lotus 1-2-3. He serves as an 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 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, he 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, he and Freada take a comprehensive approach to removing barriers in education and the workplace for all and fixing the leaks at every stage of the tech pipeline. He has served as an advisor at Hingeto. He 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 an Advisor at EdCast. He serves as President and Co-Chairman at the Kapor Center for Social Impact. He served as an Advisor at Handle.

Business Details

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

Mitchell Kapor Investments (93)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
DuckDuckGo 17-Aug-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Internet Software Profitable 00000000 00000
Chewbox 28-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Out of Business 00000000 00000
Spreadsheet.com 21-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
Ethic 30-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000
DuckDuckGo 01-Dec-2020 000000000 00 00000 Internet Software Profitable 00000000 00000
ShareThis 07-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Internet Software Generating Revenue
Good Money 10-Dec-2018 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Out of Business 00000000 00000
CodeHS 21-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Profitable 00000000 00000
ProSky 16-Nov-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 00000000 00000
Nima 19-May-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 00000

Mitchell Kapor Exits (66)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Chewbox 31-Mar-2024 Out of Business
Good Money 16-Aug-2023 000 00 00000000
Desmos 18-May-2022 000000000000000000
EdCast 16-May-2022 0000000000
ProSky 26-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
Clever 06-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Saygent 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
Plum Perfect 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Linden Lab 06-Jan-2021 Buyout/LBO
Optimizely (Acquired) 21-Oct-2020 Buyout/LBO 00000

Mitchell Kapor Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Mitchell Kapor Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mitchell Kapor Angel Investor 000 0 0 Oakland, CA

Mitchell Kapor Co-Investors (42)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Freada Kapor Klein 2 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Fenwick & West 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Round Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lux Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Spark Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Mitchell Kapor FAQs

  • Who is Mitchell Kapor?

    Mitchell Kapor is an angel Investor who has made 93 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Mitchell Kapor?

    Mitchell Kapor is an angel investor.

  • What does Mitchell Kapor do?

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

  • What has Mitchell Kapor invested in?

    Mitchell Kapor has made numerous investments in companies like DuckDuckGo, Chewbox, and Spreadsheet.com within the Internet Software, Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Mitchell Kapor invested in recently?

    Mitchell Kapor's latest investment was on 17-Aug-2021 in DuckDuckGo, a company within the Internet Software industry.

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