Profile Previews

Get a glimpse into our company and investor data—powered by the PitchBook Platform

Martin Tobias


Mr. Martin Tobias is a Co-Founder of Upgrade Labs, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member. He is the Founder and serves as Manager at MGT Investments. He created Kashless in September 2008. Mr. Tobias is also the founder and CEO at and an executive at Groupalicious. He is a Special Limited partner at Yaletown Venture Partners Inc. Mr. Tobias is a Mentor at TechStars. He is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist and a recognized leader in technology whose vision is to significantly drive innovation in the next decade by powerfully intersecting the tech world with the sustainable green industry. Mr. Tobias is a serial entrepreneur with credentials in Cleantech and Digital Media. He is a recognized leader in renewable energy/clean tech and is often in the press for his transition from technology to renewable energy/greentech. Mr. Tobias is a venture capitalist who has founded three companies, invested in over two dozen, taken one public and not used a drop of petroleum in his personal vehicles for over four years. Previously, Martin was the CEO of Imperium Renewables and founding CEO of Loudeye Technologies. As a former venture partner at Ignition Partners and a co-founder of the Northwest Energy Angels, he has financed and provided guidance to over two dozen technology start-ups. Mr. Martin serves on the Venture Council of Industry Ventures and is a Director of Cloudmark, IP Fabrics and Afiniti Ventures. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Computer Science from the Oregon State University.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States

+1 (310) 000-0000

Martin Tobias Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MyNeighbor 09-Sep-2015 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 000000 000000
00000 23-Jul-2013 00000 (00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
000000 13-Jun-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
0000000 00000 23-Mar-2012 0000 00000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Out of Business 000000 000000
Tippr 30-Oct-2008 Early Stage VC 000 Vertical Market Software Restart 000000 000000
Apple 01-Jan-1977 Angel (individual) 00000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Profitable 000000 000000
To view this investor’s complete investment and acquisition history, request access »
Request full access to PitchBook

You’re viewing a free company profile from the PitchBook Platform. To explore Martin Tobias’s full profile, request a free trial.

Martin Tobias Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
MyNeighbor 10-Aug-2016 Out of Business Completed
0000000 00000 30-Jan-2014 0000000000: 000000 Completed
00000 21-Jan-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
Tippr 24-Apr-2013 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Apple 12-Dec-1980 IPO 00000 Completed
To view this investor’s complete exits history, request access »

Martin Tobias Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Martin Tobias Angel Investor 00 0 0 Seattle, WA

Martin Tobias Co-Investors (3)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Ajaipal Virdy 1 0 0
Richard Diefendorf 0 0 0
Tim FitzGerald 0 0 0
To view this investor’s complete co-investor history, request access »