Michael Slade Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 8

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 7


Michael Slade General Information


Mr. Michael Slade is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Second Avenue Partners. He is also a Co-Owner and serves as Board Member at TreeRing, RealNetworks and Skydio. He also served as Board Member at HealthSlate. Previously, he served as a partner at Second Avenue Partners. He also served as a strategic advisor for RealNetworks. He served as a director of aQuantive, Inc. He served as a consultant and member of the executive team at Apple Inc. He was chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Starwave Corp., a Paul Allen-funded startup that was sold to The Walt Disney Corp. From 1983 to 1992. He held various executive and leadership positions with technology companies including Microsoft Corporation, Central Point Software, NeXT Computer, Inc. and Asymetrix Corp. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Business Details

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

Michael Slade Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cervest 01-Dec-2022 Angel (individual) Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 0000000 00000
Lively (Social and Application Software) 22-Apr-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Talio (Communication Software) 03-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Lumier 15-Jun-2012 00000 00000 00000 Operating Systems Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
GeekChicDaily 25-Jan-2011 00000 (00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
TreeRing 27-Jan-2009 0000 00000 000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
RealSelf 09-Apr-2007 Early Stage VC 00000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
StubHub 31-Jan-2006 Later Stage VC 000.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000

Michael Slade Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cervest 01-Jul-2023 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
RealSelf 01-Jul-2022 000000000 00000000
Talio (Communication Software) 14-Jul-2015 000000000000000000
Lively (Social and Application Software) 12-Jun-2014 0000000000: 000000
Lumier 01-Mar-2014 000 00 00000000
GeekChicDaily 01-Feb-2012 Merger/Acquisition
StubHub 13-Feb-2007 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Michael Slade Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Michael Slade Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Slade Angel Investor 00 0 Seattle, WA

Michael Slade FAQs

  • Who is Michael Slade?

    Michael Slade is an angel Investor who has made 8 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Slade?

    Michael Slade is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Slade do?

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

  • How many board seats does Michael Slade hold?

    Michael Slade holds a board seat in Skydio.

  • What has Michael Slade invested in?

    Michael Slade has made numerous investments in companies like Cervest, Lively (Social and Application Software), and Talio (Communication Software) within the Business/Productivity Software, Social/Platform Software, and Communication Software industries.

  • What has Michael Slade invested in recently?

    Michael Slade's latest investment was on 01-Dec-2022 in Cervest, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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