Michael Dearing Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 14

Exits

Michael Dearing General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Dearing is the Founder of Harrison Metal Capital. He served as a Board Member at Toolchain Labs. He served as a Board Member at Islands. He was a Board Member of Euclid. He also serves as a Board Member at Dote and serves as the Board Member & Advisor at Signal Sciences. He serves as Advisor on Most Days. He also serves as Technical Advisory Board Member at Kepha Partners. He also serves as a Board Member at Zebra IQ. He currently teaches at Stanford University. Previously, he spent more than six years at eBay. He also served as Board Member at Guild Education. As SVP & General Merchandise Manager of eBay North America, he was responsible for more than $1.7B in annual revenues and nearly $20B in gross merchandise sales across thousands of merchandise categories. He also led the development of many of the features and services of the eBay.com site including Buy It Now, eBay Stores, ProStores, and Want It Now. He also designed and built the company's first onsite, direct, and product marketing teams to leverage the world's largest database of online consumer activity. Prior to eBay, he held leadership positions at Industrial Shoe Warehouse, The Walt Disney Company, and Bain & Company. He also serves as a Board Member at Grand Rounds, Crew, Flite, Good Eggs, ZipZapPlay, MoPub, Metaresolverand 500px, and Adstack. He was a Board Member at Yard Club. He joined the d.school faculty at Stanford University. He holds an AB in Economics with a focus on economic history from Brown University, as well as an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School. He is an Angel Investor.

Business Details

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

Michael Dearing Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Vital Interaction 30-Jan-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Probably Nothing 30-Nov-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Soft Services 20-May-2021 0000 00000 000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
X1 Card 17-Sep-2020 00000 00000 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
ThriveCash 03-Jun-2019 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Out of Business 0000000 0000000
Weller 05-Mar-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Beverages Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Mixmax 24-Jan-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
PandaTree 02-Nov-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
nWay 09-Feb-2017 Later Stage VC Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Din 01-Nov-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Food Products Out of Business 0000000 0000000

Michael Dearing Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Armory 11-Jan-2024 Merger/Acquisition
X1 Card 03-Jul-2023 000000000000000000 0000
ThriveCash 14-Jun-2022 000 00 00000000
Crew (Communication Software) 14-Jul-2021 000000000000000000
99designs 01-Oct-2020 000000000000000000 000.00
Recurly 12-Aug-2020 0000000000
nWay 27-Feb-2020 000000000000000000 00.000
After School 01-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
Din 21-Oct-2016 Out of Business
CafePress 29-Mar-2012 IPO 000.00

Michael Dearing Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Michael Dearing Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Dearing Angel Investor 000 0 0 Woodside, CA

Michael Dearing Co-Investors (22)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Craig Daltom 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Sacks 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Harrison Metal Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Max Levchin 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SV Angel 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Michael Dearing FAQs

  • Who is Michael Dearing?

    Michael Dearing is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Dearing?

    Michael Dearing is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Dearing do?

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

  • What has Michael Dearing invested in?

    Michael Dearing has made numerous investments in companies like Vital Interaction, Probably Nothing, and Soft Services within the Healthcare Technology Systems, Financial Services, and Personal Products industries.

  • What has Michael Dearing invested in recently?

    Michael Dearing's latest investment was on 30-Jan-2024 in Vital Interaction, a company within the Healthcare Technology Systems industry.

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