Esther Dyson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 192

  • Portfolio
  • 63

  • Exits
  • 105

Exits

Esther Dyson General Information

Description

Ms. Esther Dyson serves as a Board Member at Swvl. She serves as a Board Member at StartUp Health. She served as Chairwoman of the Advisory Board at Credo Ventures. She served as a Board Member at DiGAME Investment Company. She also serves as an Advisor at Gjirafa Lab. She serves as Advisor at Ziotag. She is the Founder and serves as Chairman at EDVentures Holdings. She served as an Advisor at Robust. AI. She serves as an Advisor at Nickels. She also serves as an Advisor at Robust & Hawthorne Effect. Citymart, AI and Alterra.ai, MedicaSafe and Rasello. She serves as an Advisor at Chanzo Capital. She served as a Board Member at Evernote and Medesk. Previously, she served as an Advisor at 410 Labs. She served as an Advisor at PayPerks. She has been a leading figure in the technology industry globally for over three decades. Her entrepreneurial insights, developed throughout a career supporting start-up and expansion-stage companies in information technology, provide an invaluable source of guidance in the management of portfolio companies. Her business network is also a consistent supplier of connections and introductions, investing opportunities, and market intelligence. She is an active investor in start-ups around the world and sits on the boards of 23andMe, Luxoft, Meetup, Bamf Health, Swvl, and Yandex among others. She served as a Board Member at Thrive Global. Her portfolio includes such winners as Evernote, Facebook, and Square; she has sold startups to Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Apple, and Uber, among others. She is the author of Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age (1997 bestseller). From 1998 to 2000, she was the founding chairman of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the organization responsible for overseeing the Domain Name System) and as such, provided advice to several government officials worldwide on Internet policy issues. From October 2008 - March 2009, she lived in Star City outside Moscow, training as a backup cosmonaut. She also serves as Advisor at 410Labs, Basis Science, CognitionX, Genomera, Hawthrone Effect, ICON Aircraft, Keas, Nanowear, Oradian, OrganizedWisdom, Play-it Health, ProofPilot, WebThriftStore, Zedo, and equilibrium. Previously, she served as an Advisor at Nomanini and New Europe Ventures. She served as Chairwoman of the Advisory Board at Credo Ventures. She has a BA in economics from Harvard University. She serves as a Board Member and Advisor at Syllable. She served as a Board Member at Element3 Health.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

Esther Dyson Investments (192)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ezra (Diagnostic Equipment) 18-Jan-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
Humanity (Healthcare Technology Systems) 24-Oct-2023 000000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Product Development 000000 00000
The Beans 01-Feb-2023 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Nickels 05-Jul-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Avanlee Care 27-May-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Elder and Disabled Care Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Boxhub 11-Apr-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Humanity (Healthcare Technology Systems) 04-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Product Development 000000 00000
Iaso AI 21-Jun-2021 0000 00000 000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Out of Business 000000 00000
Prime Discoveries 31-May-2021 Seed Round Biotechnology Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Epistemic AI 06-Apr-2021 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000

Esther Dyson Exits (105)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ICON Aircraft 04-Apr-2024 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
CareFlash 01-Oct-2023 000000000 00000000
Socialblood 01-Sep-2023 000 00 00000000
Iaso AI 01-May-2023 000 00 00000000
The Golden Spike Company 01-Jan-2023 000000000 00000000
Evernote 16-Nov-2022 0000000000
Onclusive 24-May-2022 0000000000 000.00
Swvl 01-Apr-2022 0000000 000000 00000
Upbeat (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 08-Mar-2022 Out of Business
ClassPass 15-Oct-2021 Buyout/LBO

Esther Dyson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Esther Dyson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Esther Dyson Angel Investor 000 0 New York, NY

Esther Dyson Co-Investors (192)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Beresford Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cannonball Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Liquid 2 Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seedcamp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Taavet Hinrikus 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Esther Dyson FAQs

  • Who is Esther Dyson?

    Esther Dyson is an angel Investor who has made 192 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Esther Dyson?

    Esther Dyson is an angel investor.

  • What does Esther Dyson do?

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

  • How many board seats does Esther Dyson hold?

    Esther Dyson holds 3 board seats including Swvl, Medesk, and StartUp Health.

  • What has Esther Dyson invested in?

    Esther Dyson has made numerous investments in companies like Ezra (Diagnostic Equipment), Humanity (Healthcare Technology Systems), and The Beans within the Diagnostic Equipment, Healthcare Technology Systems, and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Esther Dyson invested in recently?

    Esther Dyson's latest investment was on 18-Jan-2024 in Ezra (Diagnostic Equipment), a company within the Diagnostic Equipment industry.

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