John Kim Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 7
  • Portfolio
  • 4
  • Exits
  • 3

John Kim General Information


John Kim oversees the product, monetization and community strategies for Pelago. He brings over 15 years of experience of building and marketing high-growth new media products and businesses. Most recently, Kim was Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Medio, where he helped define core product functions and build Medio's leading global mobile search, analytics and search advertising platforms. Before Medio, Kim was the Senior Director of Strategic and Product Marketing at Yahoo!, leading efforts to conceptualize and build market leading advertising products and features. There, he played a key role developing the original vision and marketing requirements and led the go-to-market phase for Project Panama, Yahoo's recently released search marketing platform. . Kim originally joined Yahoo! when the company acquired Overture Services, where he was Director of Marketing. At Overture, he helped grow revenues from their self-service channel by five-fold. Prior to Overture, Kim worked as a strategy consultant at Accenture, where he advised executives at leading high-tech, wireless and Internet companies on new product development processes, potential new ventures and growth strategies. Kim also served as a White House appointee, advising the President on increasing the level of Asian American and Pacific Islander small-business contribution to the national economy. Kim received a BA in economics from University of California Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

John Kim Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
FamePick 06-Nov-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000
0000000 01-Oct-2019 0000 00000 000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 000
0000000 02-Sep-2016 0000 00000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 000
0000000000 11-May-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 000
000000000 14-Oct-2013 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
PushPage 16-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 000
ReferralCandy 10-Aug-2013 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
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John Kim Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cloosiv 07-Aug-2020 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 30-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
0000000000 28-Feb-2017 0000000000: 000000
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John Kim Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Kim Angel Investor 0
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John Kim Co-Investors (48)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
AJU IB Investment 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bodley Group 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
City Light Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Palm Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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