Erik Moore Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 35
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 21

Erik Moore General Information


Mr. Erik Moore is the Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Base Ventures. He served as Board Member at WithMe. He serves as Board Observer at Surf Air and Pigeonly. He is a passionate angel investor, entrepreneur, creative thinker, and an unabashed optimist. He served as the Board Member at Wildfang. After a rewarding fifteen-year career in investment banking, Erik secured an early retirement from Merrill Lynch in 2011 and at that point began pursuing his passion for entrepreneurship. He co-founded, a new digital streaming platform on Facebook for feature-length movies. He created Rule LX, a successful special-purpose investment fund, offering a unique, discrete investment opportunity. Base Ventures takes the success of Rule LX and runs with it. Erik formed Base Ventures from a love for investing in trailblazing tech start-ups. During the past 12-years, Erik has invested in almost two dozen trailblazing start-ups. He's always believed in the powerful magic of human potential. Erik was a seed investor in which was sold to Amazon for $1.2b and Agencourt Biosciences which was sold to Beckman Coulter for $270mm. Erik is deeply involved in his community. He currently serves as a board member for the East Bay College Fund whose mission is to help resilient youth from Oakland, historically underrepresented in higher education, go to college and expand their life opportunities. He has served on the board of Morrisania West, an organization dedicated to at risk children in the Western Addition, SF. Erik was also a board member for Oakland's OK (Our Kids) program which facilitated a partnership between the police, schools, and the community to help prevent kids from entering the juvenile system. He co-founded an organization, Concentric Circles, that provides informal mentoring and teaches the principals of yoga to youth currently in the juvenile system and those recently released from juvenile hall. Finally, Erik is a former Trustee of Saint Mary's College High School in Berkeley, his alma mater, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, taught French in the summer, and captained the football team for two years. Erik earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College, and dual graduate degrees -- an M.B.A. from the Wharton School and an M.A. in International Studies-French from the Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Contact Information

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

Erik Moore Investments (35)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Avochato 07-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
00000000 23-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
0000000 01-Jan-2016 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000 00000
0000 10-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 00000
00000 00000000 20-Mar-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Decision/Risk Analysis Out of Business 0000 00000
000000000 07-Mar-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
000000000 22-Jan-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 00000
0000000 05-Dec-2013 0000 00000 00000 Logistics Out of Business 0000 00000
Genies 30-Oct-2013 Angel (individual) 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
AngelList 22-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000
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Erik Moore Exits (21)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Trippeo 14-Apr-2021 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
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000000000 20-May-2019 000000000000000000
00000000 20-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 00000
000000 (00000000 0 01-Jul-2018 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Oct-2017 000000000000000000
0000000 01-Oct-2016 000 00 00000000
00000000 05-May-2016 000 00 00000000
Share Practice 01-May-2016 Out of Business
Hipset 01-Oct-2015 Out of Business
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Erik Moore Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Erik Moore Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Erik Moore Co-Investors (19)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Base Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
David McClure 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SGH Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Kurnit 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
XSeed Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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