Emmett Shear Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 20
  • Portfolio
  • 12
  • Exits
  • 7
Exits

Emmett Shear General Information

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.

Contact Information

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 (20)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ForeVR 18-Nov-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Entertainment Software Startup 000000 00000
00000 (00000000000 01-Oct-2020 0000 00000 000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue 000000 00000
000000000 00-00000 10-Jan-2020 00000 (00000 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000000 27-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Outcome Management (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000000 01-May-2018 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000 0000 16-Apr-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Out of Business 000000 00000
0000000000 28-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000 (00000000 000 20-Jun-2016 0000 00000 000.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Triplebyte 28-Sep-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Scentbird 12-Aug-2015 Seed Round 00000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Emmett Shear Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Rare Bits 01-Nov-2019 Out of Business
000000 01-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000
0000000000 0000000 10-Mar-2017 000 00 00000000
000000000 14-Jul-2016 000 00 00000000
000000000 30-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000
Exec 15-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Socialcam 01-Aug-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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Emmett Shear Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Emmett Shear Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA
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Emmett Shear Co-Investors (59)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Caffeinated Capital 2 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Justin Kan 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Justin Waldron 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kevin Lin 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Round Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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