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Rick Marini

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
59 INVESTMENTS
30 PORTFOLIO
25 EXITS
Description

Mr. Rick Marini is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Dragonfly Ventures. He serves as Managing Partner at Protocol Ventures. He serves as Investor of BirdEye. He served as General Manager, Digital Innovation at Hearst. He founded Talk.co and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He is a serial entrepreneur and pioneer in social media with more than a decade of experience in the consumer Internet space. Previously, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of SuperFan. SuperFan was a social entertainment platform that developed social games and Facebook apps. SuperFan's clients included CBS, MTV, Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony, etc. Previously, he co-founded and served as Chief Strategist of Tickle. Tickle was one of the largest social media sites on the Internet and the first site to successfully leverage viral marketing through personality tests, photo-sharing and matchmaking products. Under his leadership, Tickle operated as a profitable company with close to $40 million of annual revenue. He served on the Board of Directors of Tickle until 2004 when Tickle was successfully acquired by Monster Worldwide for over $100 million. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of New Hampshire, magna cum laude, and a MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Fwix, Friendster, Lumos Labs, Stipple, and FIGHTER. He is also an Angel Investor.

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

Rick Marini Investments (59)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HoneyBook 21-Mar-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 (000000 12-Jun-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 19-Apr-2017 0000 00000 000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000 03-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 01-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 28-Jan-2016 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 24-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 17-Sep-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Payable 05-Aug-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
SmartRecruiters 09-Jun-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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Rick Marini Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Hullabalu 20-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
000000 07-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
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00000000000 07-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000 0000
0000000000 11-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000000
000000 10-Dec-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 0000 05-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000 00000 28-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000 000000 0000
0000 08-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
Payable 26-Jul-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Strut 01-Jul-2017 Out of Business Completed
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Rick Marini Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Rick Marini Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA

Rick Marini Co-Investors (180)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Haystack 4 0 0
Freestyle Capital 0 0 0
Mayfield Fund 0 0
Redpoint Ventures 0 0 0
SV Angel 0 0 0
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