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Michael Birch

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
67 INVESTMENTS
29 PORTFOLIO
30 EXITS
Description

Mr. Michael Birch was a Co-Founder of Bebo. He serves as a Board Member at Onalytica. He was raised in North London, England, went to Imperial College, London in Central London, then worked in West London. After finally deciding that he had done London, Michael moved to San Francisco in 2002. Michael and Xochi Birch sold Bebo to AOL in March 2008 for USD 850 million. Their combined 70% stake yielded a profit of $595 million from the deal. In June 2008, Michael invested in, and joined the board of MyStore.com along with Julian Lennon and Gordon Crawford. He is also an investor in Goodreads, a book oriented social network. Having worked in a number of not-so-exciting computer related jobs, he relished the chance to set up an Internet based family business with his wife, Xochi and brother, Paul. Remembering birthdays was never his strong point, much to his embarrassment, so what could be better than something he could use himself. Michael was responsible for developing the original Birthday Alarm website back in 2001, but is no longer involved in its development. He is also an Angel Investor.

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

Michael Birch Investments (67)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Second Home 10-Dec-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000000 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000 21-Sep-2017 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000000 (00000000 14-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000 0000 31-Oct-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000000 01-Aug-2016 00000 00000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000000 01-Jul-2016 00000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000 25-May-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
OneMinute 16-Dec-2015 Seed Round Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Redbubble 01-Nov-2015 Later Stage VC 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000
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Michael Birch Exits (30)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Pointy 14-Jan-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 01-May-2019 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 18-Apr-2019 000 00.000 Completed
000000 07-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 (0000000000
0000000000 20-Sep-2018 000 00000 Completed
0000 00000 28-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000 000000 0000
00000000 16-Oct-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000000
HandUp 10-Oct-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • South Oakland Shelter
YesGraph 10-Aug-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Michael Birch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Michael Birch Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY

Michael Birch Co-Investors (114)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
James Currier 2 0
Lars Rasmussen 0 0 0
Stan Chudnovsky 0 0
Streamlined Ventures 0 0
Interwest Capital 0 0
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