Brian Sugar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 24
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 9

Brian Sugar General Information


Mr. Brian Sugar is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Sugar Capital. He serves as Advisor at Tribe Dynamics. He 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. 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 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 and Everlane.

Contact Information

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

Brian Sugar Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Lolli 28-Jul-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 22-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Product In Beta Test 00000 00000
00-00 (00000000000 01-Jun-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 0000 23-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 13-Oct-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000.00 01-Oct-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 0000 19-Jun-2020 00000 (00000 00.00 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 28-May-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Clyde 02-Apr-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Tribe Dynamics 28-Feb-2020 Later Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Brian Sugar Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Roadster 02-Jun-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00000
0000000000 21-Oct-2020 0000000000 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 0 San Francisco, CA
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Brian Sugar Co-Investors (110)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Sugar Capital 7 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ben Zises 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greylock Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Quaker Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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