Daniel Rosensweig Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 18

  • Portfolio
  • 13

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Daniel Rosensweig General Information

Description

Mr. Daniel Rosensweig serves as Co-Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer & President at Chegg. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Member at Rent The Runway & Adobe. He also served as a Strategic Advisor at GSV Ventures. He served as Senior Advisor at TPG. He served as President & Chief Executive Officer at ZDNet. He is a Co-Founder at Colgate's Entrepreneurs of New York Fund. A tireless advocate for better student outcomes, he joined Chegg to disrupt the fragmented $1 trillion U.S. education market. Leveraging Chegg's popularity with students, he and his team have transformed Chegg into a force for positive and sustaining change in higher education. As Chairman and CEO of Chegg, he commits the company to fulfilling its mission of putting students first and helping them save time, save money and get smarter. Under his direction, Chegg has become the Student Hub, a connected learning platform that brings together people who want to learn with the tools and resources that accelerate the achievement of their educational goals and improve their outcomes. Prior to Chegg, he also served as CEO of Guitar Hero, COO of Yahoo!, and CEO of ZDNet. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, New York. He sits on the Board of Trustees of Colgate University, the Board of Directors for Adobe Systems, Rent-the-Runway, Birchbox, Fender Guitars, and the Advisory Board of the non-profit DonorsChoose.org. He served as Board Member at Reputation.com. He also serves as Board Member at upGrad. He also serves as a Colgate University Emeritus Trustee and as an Advisor to Kleiner Perkins.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Daniel Rosensweig Investments (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tract 13-Sep-2022 Seed Round 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
Galena 13-Apr-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
Mustard 18-Jan-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
EdSights 28-Sep-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
ID.me 18-May-2021 00000 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue
Mighty Networks 22-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
GetSetUp 03-Sep-2020 00000 00000 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
LendKey 11-Dec-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
Cluster (Electronic Components) 08-Mar-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
Ozy 24-Jan-2017 Early Stage VC 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000

Daniel Rosensweig Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BlackJet 05-May-2016 Out of Business
Comedy World 01-Jun-2001 000 00 00000000
Kickstarter 000000000 00000000

Daniel Rosensweig Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Daniel Rosensweig Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Daniel Rosensweig Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Daniel Rosensweig Co-Investors (92)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
K50 Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Owl Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Altos Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Morgan Stanley 0 Series chart Industry bar

Daniel Rosensweig FAQs

  • Who is Daniel Rosensweig?

    Daniel Rosensweig is an angel Investor who has made 18 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Daniel Rosensweig?

    Daniel Rosensweig is an angel investor.

  • What does Daniel Rosensweig do?

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

  • How many board seats does Daniel Rosensweig hold?

    Daniel Rosensweig holds a board seat in Adobe.

  • What has Daniel Rosensweig invested in?

    Daniel Rosensweig has made numerous investments in companies like Tract, Galena, and Mustard within the Educational Software and Educational and Training Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Daniel Rosensweig invested in recently?

    Daniel Rosensweig's latest investment was on 13-Sep-2022 in Tract, a company within the Educational Software industry.

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