Jean-Francois Clavier Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 65

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 56


Jean-Francois Clavier General Information


Mr. Jean-Francois Clavier is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Uncork Capital. He serves as Board Member at Loft Orbital, Messari, and Arch Systems. An early angel investor in Web 2.0, Mr. Clavier and his team have backed successful startups like Mint (Intuit), Kongregate (GameStop), Brightroll (Yahoo), LiveRamp (Acxiom), Milo (eBay), Wildfire (Google), Bleacher Report (Turner), Gnip (Twitter), Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), Eventbrite, Sendgrid, Poshmark, Hired and Vungle. The portfolio has also seen acquisitions by Groupon, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, and AOL. Born, raised, and educated in France, Jeff graduated with an MS in CS. He joined Effix, a fintech startup, as one of the initial developers while still at school and eventually led it as CTO. After 5 years, Reuters acquired the company and Jeff expanded his remit to several product and development organizations in Europe and the USA. In 2000, he moved to Silicon Valley as General Partner for RVC, the $450M venture fund of Reuters. Jeff was appointed on the board of the National Venture Capital Association in 2015, a 4-year mandate. In the Uncork portfolio, he sits on the boards of Arch Systems, DocSend, Intermix, Pi Charging, Scroll, and other stealth companies. He is a veteran of the Forbes Midas List of top venture capitalists in the world. One of the early VC bloggers in 2004, Jeff is now a popular conference speaker and social media/TV commentator.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Jean-Francois Clavier Investments (65)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TipTop (Financial Software) 09-May-2022 Early Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Stealth 0000-00000000 0000000
0000000000 30-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
000000000 25-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
0000000 24-Aug-2018 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
000000 (0000000000 26-Jul-2018 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
00000000 24-May-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
00000 08-Feb-2016 00000 00000 0000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
000000000 06-May-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
Teads 13-Jan-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable 0000-00000000 0000000
Delighted 07-Oct-2014 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
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Jean-Francois Clavier Exits (56)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Molekule 12-Jan-2023 Merger/Acquisition
000000000 25-Jul-2022 0000000000
000000000000 02-Jun-2022 000000000000000000
000000000 12-Dec-2021 000 00 00000000
000000 01-Oct-2021 0000000000 00000
000000 (0000000000 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
00000 23-Nov-2020 000000000000000000
00000 25-Feb-2020 000000000000000000
Kahuna 01-Jun-2019 Out of Business
Nuzzel 07-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition
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Jean-Francois Clavier Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jean-Francois Clavier Angel Investor 000 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Jean-Francois Clavier Co-Investors (40)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Andreessen Horowitz 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jason Calacanis 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sam Altman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Banister 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Travis Kalanick 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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