Greg Gunn Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Greg Gunn General Information

Description

Mr. Greg Gunn is a Founder at Lingo Ventures. He serves as Chairman of the Board and the Governance Committee & Member of the Grants Policy & Program Committee, the Investment Committee, and the Organizational Measurement Committee at Nellie Mae Education Foundation. He is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at City Light Capital, where he focuses on early-stage investments in educational software and service companies. In 2000, he co-founded Wireless Generation, a leading educational software company now serving more than 3 million children with groundbreaking assessment and instruction products. As President, Mr. Gunn created and led the product development team and revamped the company's sales division, landing key state and district sales and tripling the company's revenue in 18 months. As Chief Scientist, he designed highly effective professional development techniques and created the company's analytics and data mining division, turning raw data into new insights about student learning progressions. The company was sold to News Corporation in December 2010. Mr. Gunn holds a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Chicago, an MBA and Master's in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He also serves as a trustee of the Center for Excellence in Education and was named one of Fast Company magazine's "100 Most Creative People in Business" in 2012. Additionally, Mr. Gunn serves as an expert-in-residence at Harvard University's Innovation Lab and coaches entrepreneurial students at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 594 Dean St Fl 2
  • 2nd Floor
  • Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • United States
+1 (929) 000-0000

Greg Gunn Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
PresenceLearning 19-May-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Openland 30-Aug-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000 0000
Poppy Barley 23-Mar-2013 00000 (00000 Footwear Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Goalbook 18-Oct-2012 Seed Round 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Engrade 02-May-2012 Early Stage VC 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000

Greg Gunn Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Poppy Barley 01-Feb-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
PresenceLearning 01-Jan-2022 0000000000
Openland 22-Dec-2021 0000000000: 000000

Greg Gunn Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Greg Gunn Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Greg Gunn Angel Investor 0 0 Brooklyn, NY

Greg Gunn Co-Investors (5)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bain Capital Double Impact 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Catalyst Investors 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Catamount Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
New Markets Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Red House Education 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Greg Gunn FAQs

  • Who is Greg Gunn?

    Greg Gunn is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Greg Gunn?

    Greg Gunn is an angel investor.

  • What does Greg Gunn do?

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

  • What has Greg Gunn invested in?

    Greg Gunn has made numerous investments in companies like PresenceLearning, Openland, and Poppy Barley within the Communication Software, Social/Platform Software, and Footwear industries.

  • What has Greg Gunn invested in recently?

    Greg Gunn's latest investment was on 19-May-2020 in PresenceLearning, a company within the Communication Software industry.

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