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Jeffrey Skoll


Mr. Jeffrey Skoll is the Founder & serves as Chairman at The Skoll Foundation. He is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur, working to bring life to his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. As the first full-time employee and President of eBay, Jeff developed the company's inaugural business plan and helped lead its successful initial public offering and the creation of the eBay Foundation. Over the last 15 years, Jeff has created an innovative portfolio of philanthropic and commercial enterprises, each a distinctive social catalyst. Together, these organizations galvanize public will and mobilize critical resources to accelerate large-scale social impact. Jeff created the Skoll Foundation in 1999 to pursue his vision of a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Jeff holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2012. Jeff's other recent honors include a career tribute at the Gotham Independent Film Awards (2012) and the John W. Gardner Leadership Award (2012). He is also an Angel Investor.

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

Jeffrey Skoll Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Got It 28-Apr-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000000 0000000 15-Nov-2015 00000 00000 00000 Accessories Startup 0000000 00000
0000000000 (00000 16-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Asset Management Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000.000 04-Feb-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Profitable 0000000 00000
00000 16-Jun-2014 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000 05-Jun-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000000 21-May-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000
00000000000 20-May-2013 0000 00000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Twist and Shout 10-May-2011 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Tesla 01-May-2006 Later Stage VC 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000
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Jeffrey Skoll Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Tesla 03-May-2019 Public Investment 2nd Offering 00000 Completed
0000.000 16-Apr-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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PopExpert 12-Apr-2016 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg Completed
Twist and Shout 05-Apr-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Jeffrey Skoll Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Jeffrey Skoll Angel Investor 00 0 Palo Alto, CA

Jeffrey Skoll Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Capricorn Investment Group 1 0
Intel Capital 0 0
Kinzon Capital 0 0
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0
TSVC 0 0
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