Michael Arrington Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 35
  • Portfolio
  • 11
  • Exits
  • 24
Exits

Michael Arrington General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Arrington is a Co-Founder at Achex. Mr. Arrington is also an Advisory Board Member at Flindel. He is a Co-Founder and served as a General Partner at CrunchFund. He is the Founder and serves as Partner at Arrington XRP Capital. He is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of TechCrunch, a blog covering startups and technology news. He practiced as a corporate and securities lawyer at two law firms: O'Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. His clients included idealab, Netscape, Pixar, Apple, and a number of startups, venture funds, and investment banks. He also co-authored a book on initial public offerings. In 1999, he left WSGR to join RealNames as VP of Business Development and General Counsel. In 2000, he cofounded Achex, an online payments company, that was later acquired by First Data Corp for $32 million. Achex is now the back end infrastructure to Western Union online. He served as the Limited Partner at Benchmark Capital. Mr. Michael Arrington holds a BA degree in economics from Claremont McKenna College and received his JD from Stanford Law School.

Contact Information

Website
Year Founded
1970
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Michael Arrington Investments (35)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Levels 10-Nov-2020 Seed Round 000.00 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
00000 02-Oct-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000000 05-Sep-2018 00000 (00000 000 Other Financial Services Out of Business 0000000 000000000 00
0000000000 19-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000 18-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000000 20-Nov-2014 00000 00000 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000.00 31-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
0000000 03-Sep-2014 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 0000000 000000000 00
Frontback 29-Oct-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 000000000 00
AngelList 22-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
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Michael Arrington Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pingpad 01-Jan-2020 Out of Business
0000000 01-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
0000000000 23-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
000000000 01-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000
000000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
0000.000 14-Sep-2017 000000000000000000
0000 16-Aug-2016 000000000000000000 00000
0000000000000 14-Jul-2016 000000000000000000
Couple 12-Feb-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Twice 20-Jul-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Michael Arrington Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Arrington JD Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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