Ronald Burkle Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 8


Ronald Burkle General Information


Mr. Ronald Burkle is the Founder & serves as Chairman of the Board at The Ronald W. Burkle Foundation. He is also an angel investor. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Inevitable Ventures. He is a Co-Founder of A-Grade Investments. He is also a Co-Owner of Soho House. He has served as Chairman of the Board and controlling shareholder of numerous companies including Alliance Entertainment, Golden State Foods, Dominick's, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, and Food4Less. He is Co-Chairman of the Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA, founder of the Ronald Burkle Foundation and he is broadly involved in the community. He is a trustee of the Carter Center, the National Urban League, Frank Lloyd Wright Conservancy, and AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). He was the Founder and Chairman of the Ralphs/Food4Less Foundation and the Fred Meyer Foundation. He was a member of the board of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), KB Home (NYSE: KBH), Kaufman & Broad (Euronext: KOF), Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO), the J. Paul Getty Trust, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Music Center, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. He has received numerous honors and awards including the AFL-CIO's Murray Green Meany Kirkland Community Service Award, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Man of the Year, the Los Angeles County Boy Scouts Jimmy Stewart Person of the Year Award, and the APLA Commitment to Life Award.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

Ronald Burkle Investments & Acquisitions (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Spatial Labs 26-Jan-2023 Seed Round 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Spatial Labs 12-Oct-2021 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
101 Studios 13-Mar-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Swiftly 10-Sep-2019 0000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Iris Nova 20-Dec-2018 0000 00000 0000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Jaanuu 19-Apr-2017 0000 00000 000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
IfOnly 20-Jan-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue
Jaanuu 24-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Heaps 11-Nov-2015 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
HelloTech 03-Sep-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000000 000000

Ronald Burkle Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
AquaHydrate 01-Aug-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
Relationship Science 24-May-2021 000000000000000000 00.00
Poshmark 14-Jan-2021 000 00000
IfOnly 27-Aug-2020 000000000000000000 29-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000
TinyChat 16-Dec-2014 000000000000000000
Brenco 18-Feb-2010 Merger/Acquisition 13-Oct-2000 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg

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Ronald Burkle Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ronald Burkle Angel Investor 00 0 0 London, United Kingdom

Ronald Burkle Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Anthony Tolliver 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Blockchain Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bobby Wagner 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
East West Bancorp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scooter Braun 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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