Bill Lee

Bill Lee Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Professionals
Investments 51
Portfolio 25
Exits 22
Exits

Bill Lee General Information

Description

Bill Lee was CEO and Co-Founder of Remarq, a Benchmark Capital-backed collaboration company. At Remarq, Bill guided the company in its development of a complete end-to-end Internet messaging and collaboration platform. Before its acquisition by Critical Path in March 2000, the company developed high-volume messaging platforms for sites such as eBay, Sun, Novell, and Amazon. Bill is an angel investor and some of his investments include Tesla Motors (nasdaq: TSLA), SpaceX, Hootsuite, Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), Social Concepts (acquired by Big Fish Games), Solar City (nasdaq: SCTY), bitcoin, and Porch -- he has excelled at being lucky rather than smart. He [was] on the Board of Directors of Big Fish (http://www.bigfishgames.com) and is on the Board of Directors of Bitgo. Bill graduated Beta Gamma Sigma from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in accounting/finance and received a JD/MBA from UCLA.

Contact Information

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

Bill Lee Investments (51)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SpaceX 01-May-2019 Later Stage VC 00000 Aerospace and Defense Profitable
00000 18-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
000000000 0000 18-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
00000000000 03-Nov-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
000000 0000000 20-Oct-2017 00000 00000 0000 Accessories Profitable 0000 000
000000 0000000 23-Nov-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Accessories Profitable 0000 000
00000000 27-May-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
0000000 11-Feb-2016 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 000
Hutch (Virtual Interior Designing) 14-Dec-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Application Software Startup 0000 000
Hoodline (acquired in 2016) 17-Nov-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Social Content Generating Revenue 0000 000
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Bill Lee Exits (21)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Inadco 01-May-2019 Out of Business
000000000 08-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 00000
0000000000000 01-Jan-2017 000000000000000000 00.00
00000000 (00000000 03-Aug-2016 000000000000000000
000000 30-Apr-2015 0000000000: 000000
0000000 0000000 11-Feb-2015 000000000000000000 00000
00000000 0000 03-Sep-2014 000000000000000000 00000
00000 000 00000 05-Apr-2014 0000000000: 000000
Medium Entertainment 01-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition
TypeSoft Technologies 01-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition

Bill Lee Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Bill Lee Angel Investor 00 CA

Bill Lee Co-Investors (96)

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Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
David Sacks 4 0 Series chart Industry bar
Valor Equity Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Craft Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kimbal Musk 0 0 Series chart Industry bar