Richard Heitzmann Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 12

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 7


Richard Heitzmann General Information


Mr. Richard Heitzmann is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at FirstMark Capital. He served as Board member at Tubular. He serves as Board Member at Crisp, HowGood, Orchard, Fame and Partners & Disconnect. He also served as Chief Executive Officer & Director at FirstMark Acquisition Corp. III. He serves as Board Member at Legacy, Ro, ezra, Omaze, New York Venture Capital Association, Dashlane, Grid Mobile, Playnomics and Merlin. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at FirstMark Horizon Acquisition and at FirstMark Acquisition Corp. II. He served as Board Member at Proletariat. He focuses on consumer and enterprise investments in media, advertising technology, gaming, mobile and data services. He has led investments in market leaders in commerce (StubHub, acquired by eBay), gaming (Riot Games, acquired by Tencent), data services (First Advantage, NASDAQ: FADV; acquired by First American), advertising technology (TapAd), media (Pinterest) and more. Prior to founding FirstMark, He was an entrepreneur including being a founding member of the senior management team at First Advantage which he helped grow and sell to First American (NYSE: FAF). He holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He served as Board Member at Aura. He served as Advisor at Symphony Commerce.

Business Details

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

Richard Heitzmann Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Happy Money 05-Sep-2019 Later Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Mockingbird (Consumer Durables) 21-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
The Loyalist 31-Dec-2015 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
HopSkipDrive 16-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Omaze 06-May-2015 00000 00000 000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Mendocino Farms 05-Jun-2012 0000000000 00.00 Restaurants and Bars Profitable 0000000 000000000
Airbnb 10-Nov-2010 00000 00000 00.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Profitable 0000000 000000000 04-Nov-2010 0000 00000 000 Publishing Startup 0000000 000000000
Pinterest 21-Aug-2009 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 000000000
WePlay (United States) 18-Jul-2007 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social Content Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000

Richard Heitzmann Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Airbnb 10-Dec-2020 IPO 00.000
Pinterest 18-Apr-2019 000 00.000
Mendocino Farms 13-Nov-2017 0000000000
WePlay (United States) 21-May-2013 000000000000000000
StubHub 13-Feb-2007 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Merger/Acquisition

Richard Heitzmann Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Richard Heitzmann Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Richard Heitzmann Angel Investor 00 0 00 New York, NY

Richard Heitzmann FAQs

  • Who is Richard Heitzmann?

    Richard Heitzmann is an angel Investor who has made 12 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Richard Heitzmann?

    Richard Heitzmann is an angel investor.

  • What does Richard Heitzmann do?

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

  • What has Richard Heitzmann invested in?

    Richard Heitzmann has made numerous investments in companies like Happy Money, Mockingbird (Consumer Durables), and The Loyalist within the Financial Software, Consumer Durables, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Richard Heitzmann invested in recently?

    Richard Heitzmann's latest investment was on 05-Sep-2019 in Happy Money, a company within the Financial Software industry.

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