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Richard Barton

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
31 INVESTMENTS
11 PORTFOLIO
8 EXITS
Description

Mr. Richard Barton serves as Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Zillow Group. He also serves as Executive at Barton Ventures. Mr. Barton also served as Venture Partner at Benchmark. Previously, he served as Board Member at Nextdoor. He has been a member of Zillow board of directors since its inception in December 2004 and served as Chief Executive Officer from inception until September 2010. Mr. Barton has served as a venture partner at Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, since February 2005. Prior to co-founding our company, Mr. Barton founded Expedia as a group within Microsoft Corporation in 1994, which Microsoft spun out as Expedia, Inc. in 1999, and Mr. Barton served as Expedia s President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Barton also co-founded and has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor.com, a salaries and reviews website for companies, since January 2008 and Trover, a mobile discovery network, since March 2010, and serves on the boards of directors of several other privately held companies. Mr. Barton has served on the board of directors of Netflix, Inc. since 2002 and Liberty Interactive Corporation since 2016. Mr. Barton holds a B.S. in General Engineering: Industrial Economics from Stanford University. He is also an Angel Investor.

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

Richard Barton Investments (31)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Inspo Network 27-Aug-2019 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000 00 23-Jan-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000 0000000 13-Jun-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000 000000 000 18-Jan-2018 00000 00000 0000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000 17-Jul-2017 00000 00000 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
000000 29-Dec-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000000 000000 000 01-Oct-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
00000000 26-Mar-2015 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Pike13 23-Dec-2014 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
TurnKey Vacation Rentals 10-Jun-2014 Seed Round 000 Hotels and Resorts Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
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Richard Barton Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
HotelTonight 07-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000 09-Jan-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000 00000 0000000
0000 00 15-Nov-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000.000
0000000 03-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 00000000000
0000000 0000000000 04-Mar-2016 00000000 000000 00 Completed
0000000 17-Oct-2014 0000000000: 000000 Completed
Lively (Social and Application Software) 12-Jun-2014 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg Completed
Inkd 11-Sep-2013 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Richard Barton Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Richard Barton Angel Investor 00 0 0 Seattle, WA