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Steve Blank

Steve Blank
OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
34 INVESTMENTS
18 PORTFOLIO
15 EXITS
Description

Mr. Steve Blank is a Co-Founder of M34 Capital. He serves as Mentor at Engineering Capital. He has had a 36-year career as a successful entrepreneur and educator.He was an Advisor of Engineering Capital and Gamalon. He has been a founder or participant in eight Silicon Valley startups. His last startup, E.piphany, was in enterprise software. His other startups include two semiconductor companies (Zilog and MIPS Computers), a workstation company (Convergent Technologies), a supercomputer firm (Ardent), a computer peripheral supplier (SuperMac), a military intelligence systems supplier (ESL) and a video game company (Rocket Science Games). His book about building early stage companies: Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup movement. His next book, The Startup Owners Manual became the standard handbook for how to start a company. Since 2000, he has been part of the entrepreneurship faculty at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford, Columbia University and UCSF. His Lean LaunchPad class, modified for the NSF Innovation Corps and the National Institute of Health, has become the standard for experiential entrepreneurial education. He has served as Board Member at Udacity. He is also an Advisor of Synapse Partners.

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

Steve Blank Investments (34)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Praxis (Placement company) 21-Sep-2018 Seed Round 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000 0.0. 07-Aug-2018 0000 00000 00000 Medical Records Systems Startup 00000 00000
0000 (000000000000 19-Jun-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 01-Jan-2018 0000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000 (00000000000) 01-Nov-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 15-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000000 28-May-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 (000000000 21-Oct-2014 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Roominate 01-Sep-2014 Seed Round 000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Neon Labs 15-Jul-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Automation/Workflow Software Out of Business 00000 00000
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Steve Blank Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Symphony AyasdiAI 15-May-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000 00000 0000000 12-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 00000 & 0000000
0000 0000 21-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 (000000000 29-Mar-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000 0000 00000 (00
000000000 00000000 05-Dec-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
0000000000000 28-Jul-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000
0000 13-Jan-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000.000
000000000 06-Jan-2016 0000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Maestro Market 01-Oct-2015 Out of Business Completed
KRAVE Jerky 01-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Steve Blank Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Steve Blank Angel Investor 00 Pescadero, CA