Larry Blackwell Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Larry Blackwell General Information


Dr. Larry Blackwell is an Angel Investor. He served as a Board Member at SCRA Technology Ventures. Mr. Blackwell was a process engineering specialist for environmental systems. He was co-founder and Chairman of EDI Technology Companies in 1974, an environmental engineering consulting company serving Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing companies. The company was bought by a subsidiary of Wisconsin Power and Light, RMT, in 1984. Blackwell was a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. Leaving RMT in 1986, Blackwell was the founder and CEO of Datastream, a maintenance management software company that was one of two companies in Gartner's worldwide leaders' quadrant. Datastream's IPO was in 1995 with NASDAQ. A secondary offering was completed in 1996. Datastream had 14 international offices and was sold to Infor in 2006. Blackwell currently has investments in ten early-stage companies and served on the boards of four organizations, including SC Launch, Inc. He has received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for South Carolina and the Robert Townsend Award. His engineering degrees are from the University of Mississippi (BS), Georgia Institute of Technology (MS), and Clemson University (Ph.D.).

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Larry Blackwell Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Dealer Ignition 27-Mar-2009 00000 (00000 00000 Automation/Workflow Software Out of Business 00000 000000000 00.0

Larry Blackwell Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Dealer Ignition 01-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000

Larry Blackwell Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Larry Blackwell Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Larry Blackwell Ph.D Angel Investor 0

Larry Blackwell FAQs

  • Who is Larry Blackwell?

    Larry Blackwell is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Larry Blackwell?

    Larry Blackwell is an angel investor.

  • What does Larry Blackwell do?

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

  • What has Larry Blackwell invested in?

    Larry Blackwell has invested in Dealer Ignition within the Automation/Workflow Software industry.

  • What has Larry Blackwell invested in recently?

    Larry Blackwell's latest investment was on 27-Mar-2009 in Dealer Ignition, a company within the Automation/Workflow Software industry.

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