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Michael Parekh

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
16 INVESTMENTS
3 PORTFOLIO
13 EXITS
Description

Mr. Michael Parekh was a Co-Founder and served as Managing Partner at Alpha Edison (California). Mr. Parekh also served as a Technology Partner at Beacon Bay Holdings. He was a Wall Street veteran for over two decades and was a former partner and managing director at Goldman Sachs. Michael has many years of experience in identifying, advising, incubating and investing in entrepreneurs focused on building industry disruptive businesses. In 1994, Michael founded the Goldman Sachs Internet Research group, which eventually comprised of many analysts covering major internet segments around the world. In the 1990's, Michael was the lead research analyst for the IPOs of leading Internet companies like UUNET, Yahoo!, eBay, DoubleClick, GeoCities, Exodus, Real Networks, Checkpoint Software, Red Hat, LoudCloud, Equinix, amongst many other pioneering companies, as well as covering companies like America Online and Netscape. Michael received an MBA at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School and Bachelor of Science in Finance at Auburn University.

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

Michael Parekh Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Airtime (Application Software) 06-Oct-2011 Early Stage VC 00.00 Application Software Startup 0000000 000000
0000.00 29-Jul-2011 0000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000000 000000
0000 000000 14-Nov-2010 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 000000
000000000 05-Aug-2010 00000 00000 00000 Social Content Startup 0000000 000000
0000 000000000000 26-Oct-2009 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000000 23-Sep-2008 0000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
000000 01-May-2008 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000 17-Apr-2008 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Seesmic 01-Feb-2008 Early Stage VC 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Blekko 01-Sep-2007 Early Stage VC 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
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Michael Parekh Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Path Mobile 28-May-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
000000 27-Mar-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000.00 15-Nov-2013 0000000000: 000000 Completed
0000 000000000000 16-Sep-2013 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000000
000000000 12-Feb-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
0000 25-Sep-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 00000000 000000
0000000 06-Sep-2012 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000
000000 00000000000 01-May-2011 0000000000: 000000 Completed
Dogster 20-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Loomia (Content Recommendation Service) 01-Jan-2011 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Michael Parekh Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Michael Parekh Angel Investor 00 New York, NY