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Ben Lerer

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
16 INVESTMENTS
9 PORTFOLIO
7 EXITS
Description

Mr. Ben Lerer is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Thrillist Media Group. He also serves as a Managing Partner at Lerer Hippeau. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Group Nine Media, parent to digital publishers NowThis, The Dodo, Thrillist (which he founded), and Seeker. He sits on the board of Casper and RaisedByUs as well as Refinery29's advisory board. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied political science. He leads the Lerer Hippeau team in total pairs of Allbirds, with no less than eight (by his last count).

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

Ben Lerer Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
PureWow 05-May-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Publishing Profitable 000 00000
000000 25-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment Out of Business 000 00000
000000 08-Aug-2014 00000 00000 0000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 000 00000
00000000 30-Apr-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 000 00000
00000000 10-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Profitable 000 00000
000000 06-Mar-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000 00000
000000 05-Mar-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000 00000
000 000000 0000 07-Feb-2014 0000 00000 000 Household Appliances Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 000 00000
Le Tote 19-Aug-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000 00000
Picturelife 02-Nov-2012 Early Stage VC 000 Multimedia and Design Software Out of Business 000 00000
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Ben Lerer Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
PureWow 04-Jan-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • 3 buyers
000000 21-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000000 01-Aug-2016 0000000000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
000 000000 0000 01-Nov-2015 0000000000: 000000 Completed
00000 20-Jul-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
Picturelife 29-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Hot Potato Media 07-Aug-2010 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
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Ben Lerer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Ben Lerer Angel Investor 00 0 0 New York, NY