Jean-Francois Clavier Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 59
  • Portfolio
  • 10
  • Exits
  • 50
Exits

Jean-Francois Clavier General Information

Description

Mr. Jean-Francois Clavier serves as Board Member at Intermix.io. He 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. The firm is currently investing out of its $85M Fund IV, making 16 commitments of $850K per year in mobile/cloud SaaS, consumer services, connected hardware, marketplaces, and healthcare IT. Born, raised, and educated in France, Mr. Clavier graduated with an MS in Computer Science and a degree in Distributed Computing. He joined Affix, a financial services startup, as one of the initial developers while still at school and eventually led it as CTO. After 5 years, He served as Board Member at Scroll. Reuters acquired the company and Mr. Clavier 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 affiliated with Reuters. In 2004, Mr. Clavier left RVC to start SoftTech VC and invest in the early pioneers of Consumer Internet. Within a couple of years, he was being recognized in the media as one of the "super angels", and in 2007, he subsequently raised one of the first micro-VC funds, $15M Fund II. After three years, and 60+ investments closed on his own, Mr. Clavier built a team and raised a larger, $55M Fund III that invested in 55 companies. In June 2014, the firm celebrated its 10-year anniversary, its move to San Francisco, and the close of Fund IV. Mr. Clavier was appointed on the board of the National Venture Capital Association in 2015, a 4-year mandate. He has also been on the Advisory Board of Telefonica Digital since 2010. In the SoftTech portfolio, he sits on the boards of Curse, Handshake, DroneDeploy, and Shippo. He served as Board Member at Spansive. He served as Board Member at Looking Glass Factory.

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 (59)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Zenreach 24-Aug-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software 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
000000000 07-Oct-2014 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
000000 08-Oct-2013 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 0000-00000000 0000000
00000000 00000000 02-May-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
00000 000 16-Nov-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
000000000 14-Nov-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
Nuzzel 08-Nov-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
YourMechanic 11-Sep-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000-00000000 0000000
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Jean-Francois Clavier Exits (50)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Hired 23-Nov-2020 Merger/Acquisition
00000 25-Feb-2020 000000000000000000
000000 30-Sep-2019 0000000000 00000
000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
000000 07-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
00000000000 18-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
0000000 13-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
0000000000 20-Sep-2018 000 00000
Delighted 15-Mar-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Bitly 12-Jul-2017 Buyout/LBO 0000
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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 (3)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
IOVC 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Indranil Guha 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
True Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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