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Morris Wheeler

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
57 INVESTMENTS
34 PORTFOLIO
23 EXITS
Description

Morris Wheeler is the founder and managing member of Drummond Road Capital, an investment management company managing venture capital, private equity and other direct portfolio investments. Mr. Wheeler also serves as Founder & Principal at Drummond Road Capital. Over the past decade, Mr. Wheeler has managed a diverse venture capital and private equity portfolio, and served as Chairman and CEO of Cohesant, a company providing solutions that extend the life of aging water infrastructure. During his operating tenure, Cohesant's investors enjoyed a 28% annualized return culminating with a sale to Graco Inc. in 2008. Following that sale, Drummond Road retained an interest in Raven Linings Systems, which was sold to VersaFlex, a Dalfort portfolio company, in December 2017. Mr. Wheeler joined Dalfort soon thereafter and serves on the board of VersaFlex. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wheeler specialized in software and digital media. From there, as CEO and Founder, he led the team that created the first internet music distribution platform with the founders of MTV, Island Records and Gateway Computers. Sputnik7 was acquired by a major media company in early 2000. Most recently, Mr. Wheeler has focused on making 10 to 12 value-added seed stage investments per year in software companies participating in top national accelerator programs like TechStars, 500 Startups, Y-Combinator, and The Brandery. Drummond Road Capital has been recognized as one of the 100 most active startup investors in the US. Mr. Wheeler began his career on Wall Street after studying Economics and Computer Science at The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and earned his JD at Yale Law School.

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

+1 (216) 000-0000

Morris Wheeler Investments (57)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Notion (Smart Home Sensor) 02-Jun-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
0000000 24-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
00000000 16-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
000 (000000 000000 06-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Startup 000000 0000000 00
00000000000 31-Oct-2015 00000 00000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
0000000 08-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
00000000000 21-Sep-2015 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 000000 0000000 00
0000000000 27-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Stream.io 11-Aug-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Software Development Applications Startup 000000 0000000 00
Tapin2 07-Jul-2015 Seed Round 00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
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Morris Wheeler Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Kindara 24-Oct-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000 00000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 01-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 16-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 (00) 26-Dec-2017 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000000 22-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 000 Completed
  • 00000000000
0 0000 00 19-Apr-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 000000000 00
00000000 01-Apr-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
OLSET 19-Oct-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Prompt.ly 11-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Morris Wheeler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Morris Wheeler JD Angel Investor 00 0 Cleveland, OH

Morris Wheeler Co-Investors (215)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Foundry Group 9 0 0
Drummond Road Capital 0 0 0
Jason Seats 0 0 0
Saad AlSogair 0 0
Walter Danco 0 0 0
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