Joshua Spear Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 30

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 22


Joshua Spear General Information


Mr. Joshua Spear is an Angel Investor. He served as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Iron Spark I. He is a Founding Partner and Chairman at Undercurrent. He is the advisor at Quirky. At 25, he is one of the youngest marketing strategists in the world. He's regularly sought out for his fresh perspective and no-holds-barred style of consulting on, oh, basically everything new media. In addition to running, his internationally recognized trend-spotting blog, he's a founding partner of Undercurrent, a digital think tank focused on exploring new ways to reach young people without interrupting them. He has appeared in Time Magazine, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Flair Italy, Inc., and countless other major media outlets. He's also a member of the Global Agenda Council at The World Economic Forum and was recently nominated as a Young Global Leader.

Business Details

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

Joshua Spear Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
StyleSeat 25-Mar-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
EpiBone 10-Feb-2021 00000 00000 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Atlas Obscura 25-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Hipcamp 30-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Cover ( Application Software) 10-Jul-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Dragon Innovation 23-May-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Expa 14-Mar-2014 00000 00000 0000 Private Equity Generating Revenue 000000 00000
MakeSpace 06-Dec-2013 0000 00000 000 Logistics Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Mouth 26-Nov-2013 Early Stage VC 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Hullabalu 06-Jun-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000

Joshua Spear Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Betable 01-Feb-2024 Secondary Transaction - Private
Expa 01-Jan-2024 000000000 00000000
MakeSpace 18-Feb-2022 000000000000000000
Winc 11-Nov-2021 000 0000
Warby Parker 29-Sep-2021 000 00.000 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
Percolate 05-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
LittleBits 23-Aug-2019 000000000000000000
Hullabalu 20-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition
Uber 10-May-2019 IPO 00.00

Joshua Spear Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Joshua Spear Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joshua Spear Angel Investor 00 New York, NY

Joshua Spear Co-Investors (28)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
David Morin 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Solo Holdings 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Transist Impact Labs 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Travis Kalanick 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Joshua Spear FAQs

  • Who is Joshua Spear?

    Joshua Spear is an angel Investor who has made 30 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Joshua Spear?

    Joshua Spear is an angel investor.

  • What does Joshua Spear do?

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

  • What has Joshua Spear invested in?

    Joshua Spear has made numerous investments in companies like StyleSeat, EpiBone, and Atlas Obscura within the Information Services (B2C), Biotechnology, and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Joshua Spear invested in recently?

    Joshua Spear's latest investment was on 25-Mar-2021 in StyleSeat, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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