John Kim Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 27

  • Portfolio
  • 25

  • Exits
  • 3


John Kim General Information


Mr. John Kim is a Co-Founder & serves as Chief Executive Officer at SendBird. He serves as a Partner at Valon Capital Management. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as an Advisor at Market Stadium. He oversees the product, monetization, and community strategies for Pelago. He serves as Advisor & Investor at Tape. He brings over 15 years of experience in building and marketing high-growth new media products and businesses. Most recently, he 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, he 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 in developing the original vision and marketing requirements and led the go-to-market phase for Project Panama, Yahoo's recently released search marketing platform. He 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 five-fold. Prior to Overture, he 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. He also served as a White House appointee, advising the President on increasing the level of Asian American and Pacific Islander small-business contributions to the national economy. He received a BA in economics from the University of California Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 400 First Avenue
  • San Mateo, CA 94401
  • United States
+1 (844) 000-0000

John Kim Investments (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Devyce 28-Feb-2023 Early Stage VC 00.000 Telecommunications Service Providers Generating Revenue 0000 000
Mindset Health 30-Jan-2023 00000 00000 000.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 0000 000
Twelve Labs 05-Dec-2022 0000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000
Hubble Network 28-Oct-2022 00000 00000 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 000
Lucky Sweater 16-Sep-2022 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000
Quaise 08-Jun-2022 00000 00000 0000 Oil and Gas Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 000
GO Subscription 18-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000 000
Doppler 16-Mar-2022 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000
RoundlyX 23-Feb-2022 Seed Round 000 Financial Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000 000
Canvas (Business/Productivity Software) 28-Jan-2022 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000

John Kim Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Armory 11-Jan-2024 Merger/Acquisition 000
Exponent (Financial Software) 30-Nov-2023 000 00 00000000
RoundlyX 0000000000: 000000

John Kim Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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John Kim Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Kim Angel Investor 00 0 San Mateo, CA

John Kim Co-Investors (270)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 5 0 Series chart Industry bar
Olivier Pomel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ryan Chan 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sequoia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

John Kim FAQs

  • Who is John Kim?

    John Kim is an angel Investor who has made 27 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Kim?

    John Kim is an angel investor.

  • What does John Kim do?

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

  • How many board seats does John Kim hold?

    John Kim holds a board seat in Twelve Labs.

  • What has John Kim invested in?

    John Kim has made numerous investments in companies like Devyce, Mindset Health, and Twelve Labs within the Telecommunications Service Providers, Clinics/Outpatient Services, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has John Kim invested in recently?

    John Kim's latest investment was on 28-Feb-2023 in Devyce, a company within the Telecommunications Service Providers industry.

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