Kelly Smith Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 10

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 9


Kelly Smith General Information


Kelly Smith is a digital strategist, product developer, designer and angel investor from Shanghai, China. Kelly is the Vice President of Digital for Starbucks China. He is also the Founder and C.E.O. of Curious Office. Prior to that, he was the Designer, Founder and C.E.O. of Zapd, Co-Founder and Co-Designer of Scoutzie, Co-founder and Designer of Mad Races, Designer, Founder and C.E.O. of, Founder and C.E.O. of Imagekind, Vice President of Product Marketing and Business Development of Myrio, Vice President of Business Development for Comcast, Founder and C.E.O. of RocketVox, Director of Business Development in Europe, Middle East & Africa for Real Networks and Senior Sales and Marketing Manager for SPRY (an AOL Company). He seeks to invest in information technology based companies operating in Seattle.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Shanghai
  • China

Kelly Smith Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Campfire (Washington) 28-Sep-2012 Angel (individual) 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Out of Business
Smore 01-Dec-2011 0000 00000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
Sparkbuy 24-Nov-2010 00000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Startup
Bonanza 29-Apr-2010 00000 00000 000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
Inkd 01-Sep-2008 00000 00000 00.00 Internet Software Generating Revenue
Fanzter 09-Jan-2008 00000 00000 00.000 Software Development Applications Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Rouxbe 17-Aug-2007 00000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Imagekind 26-Feb-2007 00000 00000 00.00 Publishing Generating Revenue
Shelfari 12-Feb-2007 Early Stage VC 00000 Social Content Product Development
Wishpot 01-Jan-2006 Seed Round Social/Platform Software Product Development

Kelly Smith Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Smore 07-Dec-2022 Buyout/LBO
Bonanza 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Campfire (Washington) 01-Feb-2019 000 00 00000000
Fanzter 17-Oct-2014 0000000000: 000000
Inkd 11-Sep-2013 000000000000000000
Wishpot 06-Sep-2012 000000000000000000
Sparkbuy 23-May-2011 000000000000000000
Shelfari 24-Aug-2008 Merger/Acquisition
Imagekind 08-Jul-2008 Merger/Acquisition 0000

Kelly Smith Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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