Steve Blank Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 47

  • Portfolio
  • 22

  • Exits
  • 22


Steve Blank General Information


Mr. Steve Blank is a Co-Founder of GLIDR. He is a Co-Founder of Epiphany Biosciences. He is also a Co-Founder of M34 Capital. He served as Board Member at Together Labs. 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 also serves as Advisory Board Member at Synapse Partners. 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 holds a degree from Stanford University & University of California, Berkeley.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Pescadero, CA
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Steve Blank Investments (47)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WindBorne Systems 21-Jul-2023 Seed Round 00.000 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Artera (Decision/Risk Analysis) 21-Mar-2023 00000 00000 0000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Valar Labs 30-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Rain (Hardware) 08-Feb-2021 0000 00000 000 Other Hardware Startup
Bot MD 02-Feb-2021 00000 00000 000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Robust.AI 28-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Product In Beta Test 00000 00000
&Ava 09-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
WindBorne Systems 01-Nov-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Mabel (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 01-Jan-2019 Early Stage VC Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Bot MD 18-Oct-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Steve Blank Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Udacity 20-May-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Career Hackers 25-Apr-2023 0000000000
Biota 01-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
RentLingo 19-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
EdSurge 06-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
SymphonyAI Sensa 15-May-2019 000000000000000000
Blue River Technology 12-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 00000
Neon Labs. 21-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
Compass (California) 03-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
Geometric Intelligence 05-Dec-2016 Merger/Acquisition

Steve Blank Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Steve Blank Team (1)

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

Steve Blank Co-Investors (71)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Pear (California) 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
EDBI 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Khosla Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Steve Blank FAQs

  • Who is Steve Blank?

    Steve Blank is an angel Investor who has made 47 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Steve Blank?

    Steve Blank is an angel investor.

  • What does Steve Blank do?

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

  • What has Steve Blank invested in?

    Steve Blank has made numerous investments in companies like WindBorne Systems, Artera (Decision/Risk Analysis), and Valar Labs within the Database Software and Decision/Risk Analysis industries.

  • What has Steve Blank invested in recently?

    Steve Blank's latest investment was on 21-Jul-2023 in WindBorne Systems, a company within the Database Software industry.

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