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Emmett Shear

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
17 INVESTMENTS
10 PORTFOLIO
6 EXITS
Description

Mr. Emmett Shear is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Twitch Interactive. He is also co-founder of Justin.tv and a part-time partner at venture capital firm Y Combinator, where he advises fledgling startups on product and strategy. Mr. Shear graduated from Yale University in 2005 and in 2012 was included in Forbes Magazine on their 30 under 30 list. Twitch launched in 2011, and in 2014 The Wall Street Journal cited the brand as having the 4th largest peak internet traffic in the U.S.

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

+1 (415) 000-0000

Emmett Shear Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Peerwell 27-Aug-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Startup 000000 00000
00000000 01-May-2018 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000 0000 16-Apr-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Other Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000000 28-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Profitable 000000 00000
0000 (00000000000 14-Apr-2016 0000 00000 000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000000 28-Sep-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Profitable 000000 00000
000000000 12-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
000 000000 00000 20-May-2015 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Interstate Analytics 01-Apr-2015 Angel (individual) Social/Platform Software Out of Business 000000 00000
Rainforest 10-Feb-2015 Seed Round 000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Emmett Shear Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
WeMail 01-Oct-2017 Out of Business Completed
0000000000 0000000 10-Mar-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 14-Jul-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 30-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
Exec 15-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
Socialcam 01-Aug-2012 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
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Emmett Shear Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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Emmett Shear Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA