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Pete Cashmore


Mr. Pete Cashmore is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Mashable. Pete founded Mashable in 2005 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland when he was 19. His passion for sharing how web tools and social networks were transforming human interactions and reshaping cultures drove him to create Mashable. Always an entrepreneur, Pete has continued to push Mashable to evolve from a tech blog to a global media company built around technology. He leads Mashable's strategy and his innate sense of the web and its community, are core to the company's operations and future growth. He has been described as the "Sage of Media" and considered one of the most influential voices of his generation-- on and offline. Pete was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2012. He was featured on Forbes 30 under 30 list, named one of Ad Age's 2011 influencers, and was named a Young Global Leader by The World Economic Forum.

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

Pete Cashmore Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Shots 31-Mar-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
00 18-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Startup 0000 00000000
00 000 18-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000 0000 00000 000 11-Apr-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
000000 14-Mar-2014 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
Mindie 16-Jan-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
Frontback 29-Oct-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Startup 0000 00000000
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Pete Cashmore Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Shots 01-Jul-2016 Out of Business Completed
000000 01-Dec-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
Secret 30-Apr-2015 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
The Last Guide Company Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Pete Cashmore Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Pete Cashmore Angel Investor 0 New York, NY

Pete Cashmore Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
500 Startups 1 0 0
Ludlow Ventures 0 0 0
Upfront Ventures 0 0 0
WI Harper Group 0 0 0
XG Ventures 0 0 0
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