Paul Maritz Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 23

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 10

Exits

Paul Maritz General Information

Description

Mr. Paul Maritz serves as Chairman at Acronis. He also is a Co-Founder and serves as an Advisor at True. He serves as a Board Member at BoldIQ, Forma Vision, Kernel Labs, and Fermat. He serves as an Investor at Hyperwise Ventures. He serves as an Advisor at Nanobiosym. He serves as a Board Member and Advisor at Tignis. He is an Angel Investor. He served as an Advisor at Sierra Ventures. He is a retired technology executive and an active individual investor. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Pivotal Software and on the boards of several start-up technology companies where he is a significant investor. He was born in 1955 in Zimbabwe and educated in South Africa, where he graduated in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Universities of Natal and Cape Town. He started his working career in the United Kingdom, before moving to the US in 1981 to work for Intel. In 1986 he joined Microsoft where he served on the Executive Staff of the company, and had responsibility for product development, including the teams that developed such products as Microsoft Windows, Exchange, SQL Server, and Development Tools. In 2000, he retired from Microsoft and later founded an early Cloud company called PI that was acquired by EMC in 2008. He then joined VMware as the CEO and served until 2012 during which time revenues tripled. In 2013, he became the founder and CEO of Pivotal Software, a company focused on changing the way enterprises develop software in the Cloud Era. In 2016, he stepped down as CEO. He has been active in the non-profit world and served for 10 years on the board of the Grameen Foundation which supports financial inclusion and technology in the developing world. He also has an active interest in supporting education and wildlife conservation in Africa.

Business Details

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

Paul Maritz Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
True (Social/Platform Software) 29-Dec-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Tignis 29-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
QuEra (Computers, Parts and Peripherals) 17-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fermat (Information Technology) 31-Oct-2019 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fermat (Information Technology) 27-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Tignis 10-May-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fermat (Information Technology) 17-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fermat (Information Technology) 22-Jun-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
NewsTab 06-Oct-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Publishing Out of Business 0000 000000
RumbleMonkey 08-Jun-2016 Seed Round 00000 Entertainment Software Out of Business 0000 000000

Paul Maritz Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
STOIC (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Oct-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Search.io 07-Sep-2022 000000000000000000
Colabo 13-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
RumbleMonkey 11-Feb-2021 000 00 00000000
NewsTab 01-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
Nurego 07-Feb-2017 000000000000000000
Apture 10-Nov-2011 000000000000000000
Mesmo 01-Jan-2010 000000000000000000
Open Hub 30-Jun-2009 Merger/Acquisition
Full Capture Solutions 01-Jan-2009 Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Paul Maritz Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Paul Maritz Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Paul Maritz Angel Investor 00 0 Seattle, WA

Paul Maritz Co-Investors (12)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
DN Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Day One Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Frontiers Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
M Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rakuten Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Paul Maritz FAQs

  • Who is Paul Maritz?

    Paul Maritz is an angel Investor who has made 23 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Paul Maritz?

    Paul Maritz is an angel investor.

  • What does Paul Maritz do?

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

  • How many board seats does Paul Maritz hold?

    Paul Maritz holds 4 board seats including Acronis, Tignis, Fermat (Information Technology), and BoldIQ.

  • What has Paul Maritz invested in?

    Paul Maritz has made numerous investments in companies like True (Social/Platform Software), Tignis, and QuEra (Computers, Parts and Peripherals) within the Social/Platform Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Computers, Parts and Peripherals industries.

  • What has Paul Maritz invested in recently?

    Paul Maritz's latest investment was on 29-Dec-2023 in True (Social/Platform Software), a company within the Social/Platform Software industry.

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