Brian Sugar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 17
  • Portfolio
  • 8
  • Exits
  • 7
Exits

Brian Sugar General Information

Description

Mr. Brian Sugar is the Founder and serves as Partner at Sugar Capital. Sugar is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of PopSugar. He serves as President and Board Member at Group Nine Media.He also served as the Chief Executive Officer at Designer Apparel. He serves as Board Member at Fast.With nearly two decades of experience as a digital media executive and entrepreneur, Brian Sugar is cofounder and CEO of POPSUGAR, the web venture he began with his wife, Lisa, in 2006. As CEO, he is responsible for the overall business strategy and growth of the company, which has steadily evolved into a leading global lifestyle brand with more than 40 million users worldwide, connecting a primarily female audience with fresh entertainment, products, and experiences they're most passionate about. Prior to taking over the world at POPSUGAR, Brian spent nearly three years as Vice President and General Manager of media at 2Wire, Inc., a home broadband provider, and held several management positions in the retail and commerce industries. From 1999-2001 he was Chief Web Officer at Kmart's BlueLight.com and previously served as Vice President of ecommerce at J.Crew and as a founder of Neptune Interactive, a leading Internet service provider. He serves as board member at Groupnine.

Contact Information

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

Brian Sugar Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Builder (Internet Software) 01-Oct-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Internet Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 (000000000 28-May-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 11-May-2020 00000 00000 0000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 11-May-2020 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 14-Nov-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 24-Feb-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 000000000 05-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 000000 25-Jul-2014 00000 00000 Human Capital Services Out of Business 00000 00000
Quarterly 23-Feb-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 00000 00000
Hullabalu 06-Jun-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Brian Sugar Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Optimizely 21-Oct-2020 Buyout/LBO 00000
00000000 000000000 01-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
000000000 20-Aug-2019 000000000000000000
000000000 24-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 000000 01-Aug-2016 000 00 00000000
Manifest Commerce 25-Feb-2016 Merger/Acquisition
FabKids 18-Jan-2013 Merger/Acquisition
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Brian Sugar Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Sugar Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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Brian Sugar Co-Investors (48)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Sugar Capital 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Crosslink Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greylock Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Quaker Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RRE Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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