Eric Di Benedetto Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 44

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 31


Eric Di Benedetto General Information


Mr. Eric Di Benedetto serves as Angel Investor at Eric Di Benedetto. He is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Convergence Partners. He has over 16 years of Silicon Valley venture capital experience as an investor in software start-ups for enterprises, mobile applications, and digital media. He serves as an Advisor at GoShare. He has invested in over 40 companies as a venture capitalist or as an angel investor since 1991. His investments have already led to ten public offerings and four sales to public companies. He has been an angel investor in several companies. Before co-founding Convergence Partners in 1997, he was the Managing Director of United States venture capital funds managed by BANEXI. Prior to his venture capital career, he was a workout and restructuring specialist at PARGESA/Lambert Brussels Group and a Mergers and Acquisitions Associate covering defense electronics at Deutsche Bank (formerly Bankers Trust Company). His career as a software investor started in the early 1990s with the client-server technology wave. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Asia-Silicon Valley Connection. He served on the Boards of ten Convergence Partners investments. He sits on the Boards of Directors of Clickability, IdeaBlade, Plastyc, and RapLeaf, and served as a board member at RateItAll. He was profiled in Business Week's "Go West, Young Whiz" in March 1998 and in The European "Where the Brains Drain" in June 1998. He lectured M.B.A. students of the University of St. Gallen Switzerland on venture capital. In December 2003, he presented his analysis of the potential success of French technology startups to the venture capital industry in Paris. More recently, he was invited to present on "Connecting China and the Valley" at the China Connect conference in Beijing, China in October 2004. He is a supporter of Singularity University.

Contact Information

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

Eric Di Benedetto Investments (44)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Raiven 28-Apr-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
Jyve 01-Mar-2020 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
Evolv AI 27-Nov-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
Alpaca 24-Oct-2018 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
Alpaca 21-Sep-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
AlpacaJapan 21-Sep-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
GoShare 20-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Logistics Generating Revenue 0000 00 000000000
Qmerit 04-Apr-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
GraphWear 02-Feb-2018 Early Stage VC 00.00 Monitoring Equipment Clinical Trials - General 0000 00 000000000
Fuzzy 12-Jan-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business 0000 00 000000000

Eric Di Benedetto Exits (31)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fuzzy 20-Jun-2023 Out of Business
AlpacaJapan 19-Jul-2022 000000000000000000
Qmerit 20-Dec-2021 000000000000000000
Shanghai Dianrong Financial Information Services 15-Nov-2021 000 00 00000000
PeerIQ 21-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
Twelvefold 01-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
DoubleDutch 10-Jun-2019 0000000000
Sentient (Business/Productivity Software) 20-Mar-2019 000000000000000000
Siftery 12-Dec-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Penguin Computing 08-Jun-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00

Eric Di Benedetto Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Eric Di Benedetto Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Eric Di Benedetto Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Eric Di Benedetto Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Aster Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
BlackPine Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Christopher Farmer 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Horizons Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
N*GEN Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar