Michael Birch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 79

  • Portfolio
  • 19

  • Exits
  • 50

Exits

Michael Birch General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Birch is an Angel Investor. He serves as a Board Member at Onalytica. He was a Co-Founder of Bebo. He was an advisor at BranchOut. 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, He moved to San Francisco in 2002. He 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.

Business Details

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

Michael Birch Investments (79)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ancient Ritual 31-Jan-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
HolidayFox 17-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
HoneyBook 04-May-2021 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Whatifi 09-Jun-2020 0000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Second Home 10-Dec-2019 00000 00000 0000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
HoneyBook 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Keyo Apartments 01-May-2018 0000 00000 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Pointy 21-Sep-2017 00000 00000 000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
SmartUp 14-Feb-2017 Early Stage VC 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Second Home 31-Oct-2016 Early Stage VC 000.00 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 0000000 00000

Michael Birch Exits (50)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Airtable 01-Jan-2024 PE Growth/Expansion
Whatifi 27-Jul-2023 000 00 00000000
MyPillow 01-May-2023 000000000 00000000
Onalytica 01-May-2023 000000000 00000000
Riddle 01-Apr-2023 000000000 00000000
Nebia 27-Jan-2023 000000000000000000
Close (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Dec-2022 000000000 00000000
Thread (Clothing) 01-Nov-2022 0000000000: 000000
Scripted 01-Jul-2022 Merger/Acquisition
NextLesson 01-Dec-2021 Merger/Acquisition

Michael Birch Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Michael Birch Team (1)

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

Michael Birch Co-Investors (68)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Atomico 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Battery Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Matrix Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Norwest Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Vintage Investment Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Michael Birch FAQs

  • Who is Michael Birch?

    Michael Birch is an angel Investor who has made 79 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Birch?

    Michael Birch is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Birch do?

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

  • How many board seats does Michael Birch hold?

    Michael Birch holds a board seat in Onalytica.

  • What has Michael Birch invested in?

    Michael Birch has made numerous investments in companies like Ancient Ritual, HolidayFox, and HoneyBook within the Recreational Goods, Information Services (B2C), and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Michael Birch invested in recently?

    Michael Birch's latest investment was on 31-Jan-2022 in Ancient Ritual, a company within the Recreational Goods industry.

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