John Doerr Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 37

  • Portfolio
  • 25

  • Exits
  • 5

Exits

John Doerr General Information

Description

Mr. John Doerr serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Kleiner Perkins. He served as a Board Member at Coursera. He served as a Board Member at Remind. He serves as an Advisor at Forward. He serves as a Board Member at GALY and Flipboard. He cofounded Glass Collective. He serves as Vice President at the Benificus Foundation. He served as a Board Member at Bloom Energy. He serves as a Board Member at BetterWorks and DoorDash. He also serves as a Board Member at Asapp. He also serves as a Board Member at Breakthrough Energy. He served as an advisor at Tempus. He serves as a Board Member and member of the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee at Alphabet. He is the Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at NewSchools Venture Fund. He serves as a Board Member at Essence Group Holdings. He is also an angel investor. He served as a Board Member at QuantumScape. He served as a Board Member at Tradesy. He served as a Board Member at Shyp and Truecaller. He joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1980 and has since backed some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com and Scott Cook and Bill Campbell of Intuit. Ventures sponsored by him have created more than 200,000 new jobs. He serves on the boards of Amyris, Google, and Zynga, as well as several private technology ventures. He also led KPCB's investment in Twitter. His technology career began in 1974 at Intel, just as the chipmaker was inventing the groundbreaking 8080 microprocessor. During his Intel years, he held roles in engineering, marketing, management and sales. He also learned about operating excellence from Intel co-founder Andy Grove - an insight that he continues to share with entrepreneurs today. These include NewSchools.org, TechNet.org, the Climate Reality Project, and ONE.org. He also holds several patents for computer memory devices. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Business Details

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

John Doerr Investments (37)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Forward (Clinics/Outpatient Services) 15-Nov-2023 Later Stage VC 00000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Rondo Energy 02-Aug-2023 00000 00000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Sightline Climate 17-Jan-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Rheaply 11-Aug-2022 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Visby Medical 29-Jun-2022 00000 00000 00000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
FleetZero 17-Jun-2022 0000 00000 000.00 Marine Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Climeworks 26-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
UPSIDE Foods 21-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
GALY 30-Mar-2022 Early Stage VC 000.00 Synthetic Textiles Generating Revenue 0000 00000 000
Cymbal (Financial Services) 03-Mar-2022 Seed Round Information Services (B2C) Product In Beta Test 0000 00000 000

John Doerr Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Natalist 21-Oct-2021 Merger/Acquisition
AltSchool 15-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
DreamBox Learning 31-Jul-2018 0000000000 00000
Bloom Energy 25-Jul-2018 IPO 00000
MissionU 16-May-2018 Merger/Acquisition

John Doerr Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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John Doerr Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Doerr III Angel Investor 000 00 00 Woodside, CA

John Doerr Co-Investors (283)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Breakthrough Energy 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Emerson Collective 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

John Doerr FAQs

  • Who is John Doerr?

    John Doerr is an angel Investor who has made 37 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Doerr?

    John Doerr is an angel investor.

  • What does John Doerr do?

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

  • How many board seats does John Doerr hold?

    John Doerr holds 3 board seats including GALY, Asapp, and ONE Campaign.

  • What has John Doerr invested in?

    John Doerr has made numerous investments in companies like Forward (Clinics/Outpatient Services), Rondo Energy, and Sightline Climate within the Clinics/Outpatient Services, Alternative Energy Equipment, and Information Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has John Doerr invested in recently?

    John Doerr's latest investment was on 15-Nov-2023 in Forward (Clinics/Outpatient Services), a company within the Clinics/Outpatient Services industry.

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