Brian Spaly Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 41

  • Portfolio
  • 20

  • Exits
  • 15


Brian Spaly General Information


Mr. Brian Spaly serves as General Partner at Brand Foundry Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Tecovas. He serve as Board Member at The AZEK Company. He serves as Board Member at BriteCo, ChannelApe and Adgile Media Group. He served as Board Member at Shiftgig. He served as Board Member at Happy Returns. He serves as Entrepreneur Partner and Advisor at Chicago Ventures. He also serves as a Board Member at Made In Cookware, Clove, Tecovas, Tribe 9 Foods, and Own Up. He also served as Board Member at M1. He co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer at Trunk Club which was acquired by Nordstrom in 2014. He co-founded Bonobos. Previously, he worked with Bain & Company as an Associate Consultant. After a stint at The Bridgespan Group, his nonprofit spin-off, he moved on to private equity at Parthenon Capital, working both in Boston and later back in San Francisco. He spent two years doing deals at Parthenon before joining the management team of Accumed, an Austin-based Parthenon portfolio company. In 2005, he moved from Texas back to California to get an MBA at Stanford GSB, he attended Princeton University. He earned his A.B. Degree Magna Cum Laude in Economics with a Certificate in Finance from Princeton University.

Business Details

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

Brian Spaly Investments (41)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sprig (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 31-Aug-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Rothy's 20-Dec-2021 00000 00000 00000 Footwear Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Cann 21-Nov-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Beverages Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Veryable 11-Aug-2020 00000 00000 000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Hello Cake 13-Feb-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Tso (Food Products) 10-Feb-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue
Crown Affair 18-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Ten Thousand 04-Nov-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Clothing Profitable 00000 00000
PreFix 01-Jul-2019 Seed Round 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Made.In 03-Apr-2019 Early Stage VC 000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Brian Spaly Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
EverTrue 28-Oct-2021 Buyout/LBO
Chubbies 01-Sep-2021 0000000000
NuOrder 01-Jul-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Happy Returns 13-May-2021 000000000000000000
Cairn 15-Apr-2021 000000000000000000
Combatant Gentlemen 01-Aug-2020 000000000 00000000
The Eastman Egg Company 29-Jul-2020 000 00 00000000
Retrofit 17-Apr-2018 000000000000000000 000.00
Hired 20-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Blissmo 15-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition

Brian Spaly Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Brian Spaly Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Spaly Angel Investor 00 0 00 Chicago, IL

Brian Spaly Co-Investors (62)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Accel 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Andreessen Horowitz 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bonobos 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Round Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Index Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Brian Spaly FAQs

  • Who is Brian Spaly?

    Brian Spaly is an angel Investor who has made 41 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Brian Spaly?

    Brian Spaly is an angel investor.

  • What does Brian Spaly do?

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

  • How many board seats does Brian Spaly hold?

    Brian Spaly holds 3 board seats including Made.In, BriteCo, and Tribe 9 Foods.

  • What has Brian Spaly invested in?

    Brian Spaly has made numerous investments in companies like Sprig (Media and Information Services (B2B)), Rothy's, and Cann within the Media and Information Services (B2B), Footwear, and Beverages industries.

  • What has Brian Spaly invested in recently?

    Brian Spaly's latest investment was on 31-Aug-2023 in Sprig (Media and Information Services (B2B)), a company within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

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