Charles Smith Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 15

Exits

Charles Smith General Information

Description

Mr. Charles Smith serves as Venture Partner at Social Starts. He was a Co-Founder of Extension Entertainment and served as its Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Smith was involved in many early stage companies including Real Media, Tacoda and Etsy. Charles has been an active NY angel investor since the mid-1990s who has invested in more than a dozen companies, and has worked for and sat on the boards of ten more. He founded Extension Entertainment, a social music discovery platform. He is the owner of The Ineo Group LLC. Charles spent three years as the Vice President of Etsy Inc., was Vice President of Sales at Tacoda and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Planning at RealMedia.

Business Details

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

Charles Smith Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Shil.me 06-Jun-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Castle Finance 20-May-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Imio (Agriculture) 30-Oct-2019 000000000000 00000 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Phospholutions 01-Mar-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue
Bean&Gone 22-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Zoined 10-Nov-2016 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Hellotoken 20-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Sourceeasy 09-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000000 00000
Union Station 27-Feb-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Clothing Out of Business 0000000 00000
Snaps (Business/Productivity Software) 23-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000

Charles Smith Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Shil.me 24-Feb-2024 Out of Business
20x200 01-Oct-2021 000000000 00000000
Snaps (Business/Productivity Software) 08-Apr-2021 000000000000000000
Le Tote 02-Aug-2020 0000000000: 000000
Union Station 01-Oct-2019 000 00 00000000
RightPlay 01-Aug-2018 000 00 00000000
Sourceeasy 19-Jan-2018 0000000000: 000000
Hellotoken 01-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000
Clothia 31-Dec-2015 Out of Business
Windowfarms 21-Dec-2015 Out of Business

Charles Smith Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Charles Smith Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Charles Smith Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY

Charles Smith Co-Investors (33)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Chris Wang 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draft Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
OpenSea 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rainfall Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Xiaohongshu 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Charles Smith FAQs

  • Who is Charles Smith?

    Charles Smith is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Charles Smith?

    Charles Smith is an angel investor.

  • What does Charles Smith do?

    As an angel investor, Charles Smith invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Charles Smith invested in?

    Charles Smith has made numerous investments in companies like Shil.me, Castle Finance, and Imio (Agriculture) within the Financial Software and Agriculture industries.

  • What has Charles Smith invested in recently?

    Charles Smith's latest investment was on 06-Jun-2022 in Shil.me, a company within the Financial Software industry.

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