Rick Marini Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 62
  • Portfolio
  • 26
  • Exits
  • 30
Exits

Rick Marini General Information

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 a Venture Partner at Scale-Up Venture Capital. 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 an 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.

Contact Information

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

Rick Marini Investments (62)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HoneyBook 21-Mar-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000 08-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 (000000 12-Jun-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000 (00000000000 06-Jun-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 19-Apr-2017 0000 00000 000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000000 07-Oct-2016 0000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000 (00000000000 23-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 0000 03-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Hotels and Resorts Out of Business 0000 000000
FR8Star 01-Feb-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
BirdEye 28-Jan-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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Rick Marini Exits (30)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Altitude Learning 20-Jan-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 14-Jan-2021 000 00000
00000000 0000 13-Jul-2020 000 00 00000000
000 20-Feb-2020 0000000000
0000000000 (000000 01-Oct-2019 000 00 00000000
000000000 20-Aug-2019 000000000000000000
00000000000 01-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 0000
000000 07-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
TalentShare 07-Nov-2018 Merger/Acquisition
ReTargeter 11-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition
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Rick Marini Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rick Marini Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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