Thomas Ryan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 23
  • Portfolio
  • 9
  • Exits
  • 11

Thomas Ryan General Information


Mr. Thomas Ryan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Pluto TV. He also serves as Advisor at Felix Capital. He also served as an Advisor at 8tracks. He serves as Advisor of Revelator. He also serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He also serves on the Boards of 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 Cductive, a pioneering digital music retailer that was acquired by eMusic in 1999. He holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from INSEAD in France.

Contact Information

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

Thomas Ryan Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tattoodo 02-Feb-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000 0000
000000 10-Apr-2015 0000 00000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000 0000
00000000 20-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000 0000
000000 (0000000000 16-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
000000000 05-May-2014 00000 00000 00000 Other Business Products and Services Startup 000 0000
00000 10-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
0000.00 14-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business 000000 0000
00000 000000 31-Dec-2013 00000 (00000 00000 Electronics (B2C) Out of Business 000 0000
Protein Bar 03-Oct-2013 PE Growth/Expansion Restaurants and Bars Profitable 000 0000
AngelList 22-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 0000
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Thomas Ryan Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
8tracks 31-Dec-2019 Out of Business
00000 000000 25-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
000000000 00000 25-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
00000000 29-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
0000.00 29-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000
000000000 17-Mar-2016 000000000000000000
000.00 29-Oct-2015 000000000000000000
00000 0000 31-Jul-2014 000000000000000000 00000
Creative Market 19-Mar-2014 Merger/Acquisition
Learnist 01-Jul-2013 Merger/Acquisition
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Thomas Ryan Team (2)

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