Ben Davenport Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 49

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 25


Ben Davenport General Information


Mr. Ben Davenport serves as Advisor at BitGo. He serves as Advisor at SignalFire. He served as Advisor at Bold Financial Technologies. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Advisor at BitGo. He served as Technical Advisor at Blockchain Capital. He served as Chief Technology Officer at BitGo. He is an Angel Investor. He was the Co-Founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer at Beluga. He is a technology entrepreneur and investor who has been deeply involved with Bitcoin since mid-2011. Prior to BitGo, he co-founded Beluga, which was sold to Facebook in 2011 and became Facebook Messenger. Prior to Beluga, he worked in engineering at Google and Microsoft and spent several years doing algorithmic trading at high-frequency firm Hudson River Trading. He holds CS degrees from Princeton and the University of Washington.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • United States

Ben Davenport Investments (49)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Magic Labs 22-Jul-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Kraken 22-Jun-2021 00000 00000 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Adarza BioSystems 04-Feb-2020 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Out of Business 000 000000000
SpaceRyde 06-Aug-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Aerospace and Defense Bankruptcy: Liquidation 000 000000000
Superhuman 27-Jun-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Zendar 18-Mar-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Kraken 04-Feb-2019 00000 00000 00000 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Nomics 18-Dec-2018 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 000000000
Groq 15-Nov-2018 Early Stage VC 000.00 General Purpose Semiconductors Generating Revenue 000 000000000
ZenLedger 17-Sep-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000 000000000

Ben Davenport Exits (25)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Casetext 17-Aug-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00000
SpaceRyde 13-Feb-2023 0000000000: 000000
Lever (San Francisco) 02-Aug-2022 0000000000
Adarza BioSystems 01-May-2022 000 00 00000000
Forge Global 22-Mar-2022 0000000 000000 00000
LedgerX 26-Oct-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Radar (Financial Software) 21-Jul-2021 000000000000000000
Scalyr 09-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Shift Technologies 13-Oct-2020 Reverse Merger 00000
NodeSource 15-Oct-2019 Merger/Acquisition

Ben Davenport Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Ben Davenport Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ben Davenport Angel Investor 00 Palo Alto, CA

Ben Davenport Co-Investors (123)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
FinSight Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
American Century Investments 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Northzone Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RIT Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RiverVest Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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