Erik Blachford Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 42
  • Portfolio
  • 17
  • Exits
  • 18
Exits

Erik Blachford General Information

Description

Mr. Erik Blachford serves as Executive Advisor at TCV since March 2011. He serves as Board Member at Grove Collaborative and Liftopia. He is an Advisor at Sherpa (Visa Run Inc.). He also serves on the Board of Peloton, Zillow and Member of Supervisory Board at TourRadar. He served as the Executive Chairman at Couchsurfing International, Inc., a hospitality exchange and social networking company, from August 2014 until August 2015, and Executive Chairman of TerraPass, Inc., a carbon offset company, from September 2009 to June 2014. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Butterfield & Robinson Travel, a luxury tour operator, from September 2009 until January 2011 and as Chief Executive Officer of TerraPass, Inc. from January 2005 to April 2007. From January 2005 to April 2007, he was an active independent investor in a variety of early stage private companies. From March 2003 to December 2004, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Expedia, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of IAC Travel, the travel division of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a holding company of Internet businesses. From January 2003 to December 2004, he served as President of Expedia North America and Expedia Senior Vice President of Marketing & Programming. He previously served on the boards of directors of Expedia, Inc. from April 2003 to September 2003, and Points International Ltd., a reward-program management portal, from June 2003 to December 2004. He currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of several privately held companies. He also serves on the U.S. National Council of the World Wildlife Fund. He holds a B.A. in English and a certificate in theater from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business.

Contact Information

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

Erik Blachford Investments (42)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Grove Collaborative 15-May-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000 (000000 000 03-Jun-2019 00000 00000 000 Office Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
0000000 0000000 00 15-Dec-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Startup 0000 000000000
00000000 14-Sep-2018 0000 00000 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
0000 0000000 21-Jun-2018 00000 00000 0000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000 (000000000 21-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000 18-Dec-2017 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
0000000 0000000 20-Jul-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
Tripping 14-Dec-2016 Later Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
Boatbound 08-Apr-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
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Erik Blachford Exits (18)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Vayable 01-Nov-2019 Out of Business
000000000000 07-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 00000
00000000 06-Dec-2018 000000000000000000
000000000 21-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 00.00
000000000 17-Aug-2017 000000000000000000
000000000 17-Feb-2017 000000000000000000
0000 00 15-Nov-2016 000000000000000000
0000000 03-Oct-2016 000000000000000000
Wedding Spot 04-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Talio 14-Jul-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Erik Blachford Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Erik Blachford Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Erik Blachford Co-Investors (55)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Spencer Rascoff 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Real Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Accel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Inovia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sculptor Capital Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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