Steve Blank Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 41

  • Portfolio
  • 18

  • Exits
  • 19


Steve Blank General Information


Mr. Steve Blank is a Co-Founder of GLIDR. He is also a Co-Founder of M34 Capital. He serves 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.

Contact Information

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

Steve Blank Investments (41)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Rain Industries (Aerospace Equipment) 08-Feb-2021 Seed Round 000 Aerospace and Defense Startup
000 00 02-Feb-2021 00000 00000 000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000.00 28-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000 0000000 27-Sep-2019 00000 00000 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000 000000 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 Elder and Disabled Care Startup
000 00 18-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 000000000 15-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 (0000000000 21-Sep-2018 0000 00000 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Bot MD 07-Aug-2018 Seed Round 00000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Bevy (Business/Productivity Software) 19-Jun-2018 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Steve Blank Exits (19)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
500 Global 01-May-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
00000 01-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
000000000 19-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
0000000 06-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
00000000 00000000 15-May-2019 000000000000000000
0000 00000 0000000 12-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 00000
0000 0000 21-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
0000000 (000000000 03-Apr-2017 000000000000000000 00.000
Geometric Intelligence 05-Dec-2016 Merger/Acquisition
FounderDating 28-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition
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Steve Blank Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Steve Blank Angel Investor 00 0 Pescadero, CA
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Steve Blank Co-Investors (66)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Floodgate Fund 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alerion Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Moment Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Service Provider Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Upfront Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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