Michael Yavonditte Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 23

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 17


Michael Yavonditte General Information


Mr. Michael Yavonditte is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Yieldmo. He founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Hashable. Mr. Yavonditte served as the Chief Executive Officer of Quigo Technologies, Inc. since 2002. He served as Vice President Of Sales at USA Networks Electronic Commerce Solutions Group in New York. In that position, he was responsible for negotiating complex 'outsourced' e-commerce alliances with leading U.S. retailers. His group managed the e-commerce operations at CBS Sportsline, Nascar.com and the National Hockey League. In 2000, he joined AltaVista, a CMGI-owned company, where he quickly negotiated and closed several large, multi-year, multi-million dollar agreements for AltaVista. He also took an interest in figuring out new ways to monetize relevancy-based search results and was instrumental in the formation of the Trusted Feed program. Mr. Yavonditte served as Managing Director of the Strategic Alliances Group, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of AV's business development activities and one of their largest revenue streams. In 1997, Mr. Yavonditte joined Juno Online Services, Inc. as a Director in their business development group. In 1998, he was promoted to Vice President and continued to focus on negotiating large advertising and e-commerce agreements. He started his career at Ziff-Davis Publishing in New York where he held various sales and management roles.He served as Director of Quigo Technologies, Inc. In 1996, he was named one of only three ZD employees to win the coveted Chairman's Club Award two consecutive years. Mr. Yavonditte has a degree in Business and Political Science from Pace University in New York.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

Michael Yavonditte Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Radar (Software Development Applications) 03-Oct-2017 Seed Round 000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Livekick 29-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Stacks (Software Development Applications) 14-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Surf Air 14-Aug-2014 00000 00000 0000 Air Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 0000000000
Trello 24-Jul-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
TalentShare 28-May-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Meetup 19-Feb-2014 00000 00000 Social Content Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
500px 07-Aug-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Skift 15-May-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Loverly 26-Apr-2012 Seed Round 00000 Leisure Facilities Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000

Michael Yavonditte Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Surf Air 26-Jul-2023 IPO
Skift 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
Craft Coffee 01-Jan-2019 000000000000000000
Qualia (Business/Productivity Software) 27-Nov-2018 000000000000000000
TalentShare 07-Nov-2018 000000000000000000
500px 26-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 0000
Meetup 28-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 00000
Trello 03-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 00000
Tapad 29-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Flurry 26-Aug-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00000

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Michael Yavonditte Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Yavonditte Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY

Michael Yavonditte FAQs

  • Who is Michael Yavonditte?

    Michael Yavonditte is an angel Investor who has made 23 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Yavonditte?

    Michael Yavonditte is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Yavonditte do?

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

  • What has Michael Yavonditte invested in?

    Michael Yavonditte has made numerous investments in companies like Radar (Software Development Applications), Livekick, and Stacks (Software Development Applications) within the Software Development Applications and Educational and Training Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Michael Yavonditte invested in recently?

    Michael Yavonditte's latest investment was on 03-Oct-2017 in Radar (Software Development Applications), a company within the Software Development Applications industry.

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