Markus Biegel Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 2


Markus Biegel General Information


Mr. Markus Biegel serves as Board Member at Eat Sleep Bark. He Co-Founded & served as Chief Operating Officer at Benni Barker. He is a Co-Founder of USA Fashion Project and also served as its Board Member. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Tank5. Prior to this, he founded NeedMediaNow and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer.He is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Allied Protection Services. He is also serving as a Technology Advancement & Innovation Commissioner for the City of Carson in California, Co-Founder/Chief Operating Officer of Benni Barker and Founder/C.E.O of NeedMediaNow. Prior to that, he served as a Business Consultant for Startup Elite, Vice President of Marketing for Unified People and Co-Founder/Chief Operating Officer for LeadLink. He is a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, business consultant, and a seasoned retail industry veteran who has launched fashion brands and consulted for over dozens of other fashion companies. He started his career in the fashion industry doing marketing consulting for fashion boutiques in Los Angeles. In 2009 he became the Vice President of Marketing at Unified People, a clothing company recognized for producing high-end limited edition trucker hats. In his tenure at Unified People he turned the small business into an international company distributing products to mainly Spain, France and Germany. Unified People was worn by A-List celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven and Baron Davis and received mentions in over 50 media outlets including Vogue. The company was also featured on the runway of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid as a collaboration with famous Spanish designer Carlos Diez. In 2012 He largely divested from Unified People taking on an advisory role in the company while focusing on growing his consulting business and digital media company named NeedMediaNow. As a business consultant and digital media executive He has been involved in many capacities in the organization and marketing of fashion events, the production and publishing of marketing campaigns, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of products. Companies he worked with include but not limited to Blanche's Argentina, Dirty Model, Jeremiah Clothing, BedStu, SU2C, Amabelle Aguiluz, Moday Clothing and many more. Most recently, He became an investor and Chief Operating Officer at Benni Barker a dog designer brand founded by model and animal activist Krisana Yamapevan in 2014. The company has quickly become known in its industry for making stylish, high-quality bow ties for dogs. Benni Barker distributes its products online through its e-commerce store and internationally through hand-selected dog boutiques.

Business Details

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

Markus Biegel Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Eat Sleep Bark 01-Jan-2013 Seed Round Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Unified People 01-Jan-2009 00000 (00000 Clothing Out of Business 000000 000000

Markus Biegel Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Eat Sleep Bark 01-Sep-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Unified People 01-Jan-2017 000 00 00000000

Markus Biegel Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Markus Biegel Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Markus Biegel Angel Investor 0 0 Los Angeles, CA

Markus Biegel FAQs

  • Who is Markus Biegel?

    Markus Biegel is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Markus Biegel?

    Markus Biegel is an angel investor.

  • What does Markus Biegel do?

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

  • How many board seats does Markus Biegel hold?

    Markus Biegel holds a board seat in Eat Sleep Bark.

  • What has Markus Biegel invested in?

    Markus Biegel has made numerous investments in companies like Eat Sleep Bark and Unified People within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) and Clothing industries.

  • What has Markus Biegel invested in recently?

    Markus Biegel's latest investment was on 01-Jan-2013 in Eat Sleep Bark, a company within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) industry.

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