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Erik Blachford

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
35 INVESTMENTS
14 PORTFOLIO
17 EXITS
Description

Mr. Erik Blachford serves as Venture Partner at TCV since March 2011. He is an Advisor at Sherpa (Visa Run Inc.). He also serves on the Board of Zillow May 2005 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. Mr. Blachford 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, Mr. Blachford was an active independent investor in a variety of early stage private companies. From March 2003 to December 2004, Mr. Blachford 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, Mr. Blachford served as President of Expedia North America and Expedia Senior Vice President of Marketing & Programming. Mr. Blachford 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. Mr. Blachford currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Mr. Blachford also serves on the U.S. National Council of the World Wildlife Fund. Mr. Blachford 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.

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

Erik Blachford Investments (35)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Domicile 14-Sep-2018 Seed Round 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000 21-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000 18-Dec-2017 00000 00000 0000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
00000000 14-Dec-2016 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000000 08-Apr-2016 00000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000000 11-Nov-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
000000000 00000 17-Sep-2015 00000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Startup 0000 000000000
00000000 28-Jul-2015 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
Wedding Spot 19-Sep-2014 Seed Round 000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
Chairish 11-Aug-2014 Early Stage VC 000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
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Erik Blachford Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
HotelTonight 07-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
00000000 06-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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000000000 21-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
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000000000 17-Aug-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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000000000 22-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000 00 15-Nov-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000.000
0000000 03-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 0000 04-Apr-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000
Wire Labs 14-Jul-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Accruity 22-Apr-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Erik Blachford Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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Erik Blachford Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA