Morris Wheeler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 61

  • Portfolio
  • 17

  • Exits
  • 42

Exits

Morris Wheeler General Information

Description

Mr. Morris Wheeler is an Angel Investor. He serves as Senior Fund Advisor at DalFort Capital Partners. Mr. Wheeler Founded and served as Principal at Drummond Road Capital. He also served as Co-Chairman at VersaFlex. He served as a Board Member at Expensebot. He also founded and served as the managing partner at Clarion Direct Investment. He served as the Chairman-Audit Committee at Aventura (Automation/Workflow Software). Over the past decade, he has managed diverse venture capital and private equity portfolios 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. Earlier in his career, he 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, he 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. He 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. He served as a Board member at Within3. 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.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Cleveland, OH
  • United States
+1 (216) 000-0000

Morris Wheeler Investments (61)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mapistry 09-Nov-2020 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Hammerhead 02-Apr-2020 00000 00000 0000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
PlateJoy 01-Jan-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Next Thing 26-Dec-2017 0000 00000 000 Other Hardware Out of Business 000000 0000000 00
Pagedip 28-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Notion (Smart Home Sensor) 02-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Parkifi 24-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Shinesty 16-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Gem(Financial Software) 06-Jan-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
FocusMotion Health 31-Oct-2015 Seed Round Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00

Morris Wheeler Exits (42)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Within3 25-Apr-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Rabbl 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
ExpenseBot 30-Jan-2023 000 00 00000000
Sickweather 15-Dec-2022 0000000000: 000000
Ramen (Financial Software) 15-Jun-2022 000 00 00000000
Codementor 05-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
Gem(Financial Software) 06-Mar-2022 000000000000000000
Hammerhead 19-Jan-2022 000000000000000000
MobileDay 12-Dec-2021 Out of Business
PlateJoy 02-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition

Morris Wheeler Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Morris Wheeler Team (1)

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

Morris Wheeler Co-Investors (16)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Courtside Ventures 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
KB Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Maveron 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MergeLane 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Primary Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Morris Wheeler FAQs

  • Who is Morris Wheeler?

    Morris Wheeler is an angel Investor who has made 61 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Morris Wheeler?

    Morris Wheeler is an angel investor.

  • What does Morris Wheeler do?

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

  • What has Morris Wheeler invested in?

    Morris Wheeler has made numerous investments in companies like Mapistry, Hammerhead, and PlateJoy within the Business/Productivity Software, Electronics (B2C), and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Morris Wheeler invested in recently?

    Morris Wheeler's latest investment was on 09-Nov-2020 in Mapistry, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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