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Michael Arrington

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
33 INVESTMENTS
14 PORTFOLIO
19 EXITS
Description

Mr. Michael Arrington is a Co-Founder at Achex. He is a Co-Founder and served as a General Partner at CrunchFund. 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 BA degree in economics from Claremont McKenna College and received his JD from Stanford Law School.

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

Michael Arrington Investments (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cointopia 05-Sep-2018 Angel (individual) 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
0000000000 19-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000 18-Feb-2015 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 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
000000000 29-Oct-2013 00000 00000 000 Application Software Startup 0000000 000000000 00
000000000 22-Sep-2013 00000 00000 0000 Private Equity Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
Creative Market 05-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
PandoMedia 29-May-2013 Seed Round 000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00
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Michael Arrington Exits (19)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Trip.com 14-Sep-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000 16-Aug-2016 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 0000
0000000000000 14-Jul-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
000000 12-Feb-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000
00000 20-Jul-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
000000000 09-Jun-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000 + 00
000000000 0000 01-Apr-2014 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000 000000 19-Mar-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
Just.me 15-Nov-2013 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
Origami Labs 06-Nov-2013 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • eFamily.com
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Michael Arrington Team (1)

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