Philip Kaplan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 16

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 12


Philip Kaplan General Information


Mr. Philip Kaplan is the Founder and serves as Chairman at DistroKid. He served as Chief Executive Officer at DistroKid. Mr. Kaplan was also the Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer at TinyLetter, as well as, PK Interactive, Blippy (Founder and President) and AdBrite. He also serves as an advisor for BranchOut, Mahmee and SuperFan.

Business Details

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

Philip Kaplan Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SpaceoutVR 31-Jul-2017 Equity Crowdfunding 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Upbeat (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 07-Jun-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 000000 000000
North Technologies 14-Jan-2015 0000 00000 000 Application Software Startup 000000 000000
Loudr 20-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Reddit 30-Sep-2014 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 000000
Nuzzel 05-May-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Medium 28-Jan-2014 00000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Fitmob 23-Jan-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Mouth 26-Nov-2013 Early Stage VC 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Perceptual Networks 18-Sep-2012 Early Stage VC 000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 000000 000000

Philip Kaplan Exits (12)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Reddit 21-Mar-2024 IPO 00000
Upbeat (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 08-Mar-2022 000 00 00000000
Nuzzel 07-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
SpaceoutVR 21-May-2018 000000000000000000
Loudr 12-Apr-2018 000000000000000000
Perceptual Networks 01-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
Yardsale 19-Oct-2015 000000000000000000
Camino Real 01-Oct-2015 000 00 00000000
North Technologies 01-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition
Fitmob 23-Apr-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Philip Kaplan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Philip Kaplan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Philip Kaplan Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Philip Kaplan FAQs

  • Who is Philip Kaplan?

    Philip Kaplan is an angel Investor who has made 16 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Philip Kaplan?

    Philip Kaplan is an angel investor.

  • What does Philip Kaplan do?

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

  • What has Philip Kaplan invested in?

    Philip Kaplan has made numerous investments in companies like SpaceoutVR, Upbeat (Media and Information Services (B2B)), and North Technologies within the Entertainment Software, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Application Software industries.

  • What has Philip Kaplan invested in recently?

    Philip Kaplan's latest investment was on 31-Jul-2017 in SpaceoutVR, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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