Sean Black Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 8

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 5


Sean Black General Information


Mr. Sean Black is a Co-Founder of Knock and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He served as Board of Advisors at Opticlose. He was an Advisor of Correlation Ventures and SeatGeek. He is the Investor and Advisor at Peach. He founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at SalesCrunch. He served as Advisor at Peach. Prior to this, he co-founded and served as VP, Sales at Trulia, where he was part of the founding team that built Trulia into what is now the second largest consumer real estate site in the US. Prior to Trulia, he served as Vice President, Sales at The Corcoran Group, the large real estate firm in New York. In 2000, he founded online auto insurance portal while in business school. In 1999, he sold his first business Europro, a $3.5M nutrition supplement company in Europe. Between 1997 and 1999, he developed new business and investment opportunities for the Franciscans at the Vatican in Rome. He received his MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. His business plan for Everymile was one of five out of 20 to be awarded office space in the Babson business hatchery. He received his Bachelors in Business from The Pennsylvania State University.

Business Details

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

Sean Black Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Peach Labs 13-Feb-2020 Later Stage VC 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Profitable 0000 00000
NerdWallet 21-Oct-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 00000
SeatGeek 02-Apr-2015 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 00000
PaintZen 16-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000 00000
SeatGeek 28-Aug-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Peach (Clothing) 13-Feb-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Clothing Out of Business 0000 00000
Smith (Application Software) 03-Feb-2014 Seed Round Application Software Out of Business 0000 00000
Zeel 20-Apr-2012 Early Stage VC 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000

Sean Black Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Peach (Clothing) 04-Feb-2023 Out of Business
NerdWallet 04-Nov-2021 000 00000
Smith (Application Software) 01-Dec-2019 Out of Business
PaintZen 15-Jan-2018 Merger/Acquisition 0000

Sean Black Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Sean Black Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sean Black Angel Investor 0 0 New York, NY

Sean Black Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bodley Group 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cercano Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
IDG Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Launchpad Venture Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Madrona Venture Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Sean Black FAQs

  • Who is Sean Black?

    Sean Black is an angel Investor who has made 8 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Sean Black?

    Sean Black is an angel investor.

  • What does Sean Black do?

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

  • What has Sean Black invested in?

    Sean Black has made numerous investments in companies like Peach Labs, NerdWallet, and SeatGeek within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Sean Black invested in recently?

    Sean Black's latest investment was on 13-Feb-2020 in Peach Labs, a company within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industry.

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