Alex Welch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 5


Alex Welch General Information


Mr. Alex Welch is a Angel Investor. He Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Photobucket. He also serves as Board Member at Kanvas Labs. As CEO, he is responsible for developing the overall vision, strategy and product roadmap for the company. In 2003, Alex and his Co-Founder Darren Crystal observed that e-commerce and social networking users were in need of an easy-to-use centralized "hub" to store and publish images. Alex and Darren have spent three years building, tuning, and enhancing the application and core infrastructure of Photobucket. Prior to founding Photobucket, Alex was a software engineer at Level 3 Communications where he was responsible for developing advanced networking software and services. Alex received his BS degree from Colorado State University, with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (303) 000-0000

Alex Welch Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HobbyDB 03-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Self Financial 19-Jul-2017 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
FitMyFoot 08-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Footwear Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Influential 26-Jul-2016 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Influential 12-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Lasso Media 01-Sep-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Startup 0000 00000
Social Cloud 16-Mar-2012 00000 (00000 000 Network Management Software Startup 0000 00000
Kanvas Labs 21-Dec-2011 0000 00000 000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
SweetLabs 12-Nov-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
DanceJam 01-May-2007 Early Stage VC 000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Product In Beta Test 0000 00000

Alex Welch Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
SweetLabs 01-May-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
Kanvas Labs 31-Aug-2015 000000000000000000
Lasso Media 12-Mar-2015 000000000000000000
Social Cloud 24-Jul-2013 Merger/Acquisition
DanceJam 16-Oct-2009 Merger/Acquisition

Alex Welch Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Alex Welch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Alex Welch Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA

Alex Welch FAQs

  • Who is Alex Welch?

    Alex Welch is an angel Investor who has made 10 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Alex Welch?

    Alex Welch is an angel investor.

  • What does Alex Welch do?

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

  • What has Alex Welch invested in?

    Alex Welch has made numerous investments in companies like HobbyDB, Self Financial, and FitMyFoot within the Specialty Retail, Financial Software, and Footwear industries.

  • What has Alex Welch invested in recently?

    Alex Welch's latest investment was on 03-Sep-2019 in HobbyDB, a company within the Specialty Retail industry.

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