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Theodore Leonsis


Mr. Theodore Leonsis is the Founder, Co-Owner & serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Monumental Sports & Entertainment. He is the Owner of Capital One Arena. He is a Co-Founder of Revolution Growth and serves as Partner of Revolution Growth at Revolution. He is a Co-Founder and a Co-Executive Chairman of aXiomatic. He is an Advisor at Echo360. He is a Co-Founder and Chairman is ViewLift. He served as Senior Advisor at RRE Ventures. He is a Board Member at Sportradar. He also serves as Chairman at Groupon and AddThis. He serves as Board Member at Resonate Networks. He sits on the board of directors of several leading companies ranging from American Express to Groupon. He has been involved with Revolution Growth since its founding, as an investor and Chairman of Revolution Money. He retired from active management of AOL in 2006, where during the previous 13 years he was an inspirational leader and held a number of senior positions, including vice chairman and president, and worked closely with Steve Case for a decade to build AOL into the world's leading internet company with a market value at its peak in excess of $100 billion. He founded SnagFilms, the internet's leading site for online audiences to find, watch, and share documentary films. He also has been a producer of award-winning documentary films such as Kicking It and Nanking, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and has won a Peabody Award and an Emmy Award. A third documentary produced by him, A Fighting Chance, aired on ESPN in fall 2010. Early in his career, he was the founder of several technology-enabled consumer companies, including Redgate Communications, where he is crediting with coining the phrase "new media." He has been named Washington's Businessman of the Year, a Washingtonian of the Year, one of the 20 most influential people in sports, and one of the top 10 entrepreneurs of the year. He serves as a board member at CustomInk. He is a Co-Founder and Chairman at SnagFilms. He also serves as a Board Member at Uptake Technologies and Bedrock Manufacturing. He also serves as Board Member at Tempus.

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

Theodore Leonsis Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Professional Fighters League 01-May-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
000000000 25-Oct-2018 00000 00000 0000 Holding Companies Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
000000 13-Sep-2018 00000 00000 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000000 0000000
000000000000 00000 08-Aug-2018 00000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
000000000 11-Apr-2018 00000 00000 0000 Holding Companies Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
000000 15-Feb-2017 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000000 0000000
000000000 28-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Entertainment Software Profitable 00000000 0000000
0000000000 30-Jun-2015 00000 00000 0000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
newBrandAnalytics 29-Apr-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Application Software Startup 00000000 0000000
SocialRadar 19-Jun-2013 Early Stage VC 000.00 Social Content Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
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Theodore Leonsis Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
SocialRadar 16-Nov-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000000 06-Jan-2016 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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00000000000000000 02-Jun-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
Groupon 04-Nov-2011 IPO 00000 Completed
Serve Virtual Enterprises 15-Jan-2010 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Theodore Leonsis Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Theodore Leonsis Angel Investor 00 0 00 Potomac, MD