Jeffrey Skoll Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 13

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 6


Jeffrey Skoll General Information


Mr. Jeffrey Skoll is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Capricorn Investment Group. He is the Founder of The Skoll Fund. Mr. Skoll is the Founder of The Skoll Foundation. Mr. Skoll is the Owner of Pacific Sequoia Holdings. Previously, he also served as the Chairman. 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.

Business Details

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

Jeffrey Skoll Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Zephyr AI 13-Mar-2024 Early Stage VC 00000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Aspiration 21-May-2020 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Varo 04-May-2020 00000 00000 00000 Other Commercial Banks Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Diamond Foundry 01-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00000 Luxury Goods Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Got It AI 28-Apr-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Aspiration 16-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 04-Feb-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Profitable 0000000 00000
Breezeworks 18-Nov-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
BitGo 16-Jun-2014 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Porch 25-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000

Jeffrey Skoll Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Breezeworks 01-Jul-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
Porch 20-Dec-2020 0000000 000000 00000
Tesla 03-May-2019 000000 0000000000 00000 16-Apr-2018 000000000000000000 00000
PopExpert 12-Apr-2016 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
Twist and Shout 05-Apr-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Jeffrey Skoll Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jeffrey Skoll Team (1)

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

Jeffrey Skoll Co-Investors (33)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Eli Lilly and Company 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
HarbourVest Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
O'Connor Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
UBS Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Warburg Pincus 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jeffrey Skoll FAQs

  • Who is Jeffrey Skoll?

    Jeffrey Skoll is an angel Investor who has made 13 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jeffrey Skoll?

    Jeffrey Skoll is an angel investor.

  • What does Jeffrey Skoll do?

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

  • What has Jeffrey Skoll invested in?

    Jeffrey Skoll has made numerous investments in companies like Zephyr AI, Aspiration, and Varo within the Enterprise Systems (Healthcare), Financial Software, and Commercial Banks industries.

  • What has Jeffrey Skoll invested in recently?

    Jeffrey Skoll's latest investment was on 13-Mar-2024 in Zephyr AI, a company within the Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) industry.

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