Thomas Ryan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 11

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 13

Exits

Thomas Ryan General Information

Description

Mr. Thomas Ryan is a Co-Founder & serves as Chairman (Struck Studio) at Struck Capital. He is a Co-Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer at Pluto TV. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and President, of Streaming at Paramount Global (Media). He serves as Chief Executive Officer at ViacomCBS He also serves as Advisor at Felix Capital. He also served as an Advisor at 8tracks and Revelator. He serves as an Advisor at AudioDraft. He also serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He also serves as a Board Member at Smule, a mobile music creation community with over 25 million monthly users, Tattoodo and Threadless, a popular crowdsourced art and e-commerce company, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012. He was also a Board Member at men's clothing service Trunk Club until its acquisition by Nordstrom in 2014 as well as Society6 until its acquisition by Demand Media in 2013. Earlier in his career, he served as senior vice president of digital strategy at EMI Music and was part of the early team at Virgin Mobile USA. Additionally, he co-founded Conductive, a pioneering digital music retailer that was acquired by eMusic in 1999. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from INSEAD in France. He is also a Co-founder of Struck Capital and Serves as chairman of the same. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Streaming at Paramount Global (Media). He served as Chief Executive Officer at Threadless. He is an Angel Investor.

Business Details

Website
thomasryan.org
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Thomas Ryan Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Somewear 21-Sep-2022 Later Stage VC 000.00 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Vertice 19-May-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Sommetrics 02-Feb-2021 00000 00000 0000 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Hooked 02-May-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Maker 27-Apr-2017 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Rockbot 01-Jan-2017 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Tattoodo 02-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
Sizzle (Other Media) 16-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Other Media Out of Business 000000 0000
Wash.io 14-Jan-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business 000000 0000
Creative Market 05-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000

Thomas Ryan Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Combatant Gentlemen 01-Aug-2020 Secondary Transaction - Private
8tracks 31-Dec-2019 0000000000: 000000
Craft Vapery 25-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
EverSport Media 25-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
DogVacay 29-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
Wash.io 29-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000
StageBloc 17-Mar-2016 000000000000000000
Bop.fm 29-Oct-2015 000000000000000000
Trunk Club 31-Jul-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Creative Market 19-Mar-2014 Merger/Acquisition

Thomas Ryan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Thomas Ryan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Thomas Ryan Angel Investor 00 0 Los Angeles, CA

Thomas Ryan Co-Investors (30)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
83North 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Harris Barton 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Knoll Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Webb Investment Network 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Thomas Ryan FAQs

  • Who is Thomas Ryan?

    Thomas Ryan is an angel Investor who has made 11 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Thomas Ryan?

    Thomas Ryan is an angel investor.

  • What does Thomas Ryan do?

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

  • How many board seats does Thomas Ryan hold?

    Thomas Ryan holds a board seat in Smule.

  • What has Thomas Ryan invested in?

    Thomas Ryan has made numerous investments in companies like Somewear, Vertice, and Sommetrics within the Wireless Communications Equipment, Business/Productivity Software, and Therapeutic Devices industries.

  • What has Thomas Ryan invested in recently?

    Thomas Ryan's latest investment was on 21-Sep-2022 in Somewear, a company within the Wireless Communications Equipment industry.

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