Paul Kessler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 17


Paul Kessler General Information


Mr. Paul Kessler serves as a Board Advisor at Act One Ventures. He is an Angel Investor. Previously, he held the position of Co-Founder & Partner at StartEngine. Throughout his career, Mr. Kessler has been involved in investing, providing seed capital, and founding numerous successful companies. Some of these include Cheniere Energy, Lion Biotechnologies, The Los Angeles Film School, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Cantango Oil and Gas Company, Research Solutions, Wizard World, Energous Corporation, and Tellurian Investments.

Business Details

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

Paul Kessler Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Dog Land 26-Jan-2014 Seed Round 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
NearWoo 13-Aug-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 0000 0000000
BedAbroad 02-Aug-2013 00000 (00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000 0000000
Enplug 16-May-2013 0000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
TruBrain 10-May-2013 0000 00000 00000 Beverages Profitable 0000 0000000
Osurv 31-Jan-2013 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 0000 0000000
Synosure Games 23-Jan-2013 000000000000 0000 Entertainment Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
Ember (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 01-Oct-2012 0000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
DabDab 01-May-2012 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
Outlisten 01-Apr-2012 Seed Round 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Out of Business 0000 0000000

Paul Kessler Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Enplug 30-Mar-2021 Merger/Acquisition
Synosure Games 18-Feb-2020 000 00 00000000
Dog Land 01-Sep-2019 000000000 00000000
GonnaBe 01-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
BedAbroad 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000
Outlisten 01-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
NearWoo 01-Sep-2017 000 00 00000000
Osurv 05-May-2017 0000000000
KokoChe 01-Mar-2015 Out of Business
Smilu 01-Mar-2015 Out of Business

Paul Kessler Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Paul Kessler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Paul Kessler Angel Investor 00 Los Angeles, CA

Paul Kessler FAQs

  • Who is Paul Kessler?

    Paul Kessler is an angel Investor who has made 17 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Paul Kessler?

    Paul Kessler is an angel investor.

  • What does Paul Kessler do?

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

  • What has Paul Kessler invested in?

    Paul Kessler has made numerous investments in companies like Dog Land, NearWoo, and BedAbroad within the Social/Platform Software, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Real Estate Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Paul Kessler invested in recently?

    Paul Kessler's latest investment was on 26-Jan-2014 in Dog Land, a company within the Social/Platform Software industry.

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