Michael Chalfen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 25

  • Portfolio
  • 14

  • Exits
  • 11

Exits

Michael Chalfen General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Chalfen serves as Partner at Chalfen Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at Lynceus, Harbr_, Lokalise, Octeract, General Index, and Reveal.co, Zaptic, Tray.io, Sedna, and Bridebook. He serves as Board Observer at Levity, Amenitiz, and Moogsoft. He serves as Advisor at Pharmacierge. He is an Angel Investor. He served as General Partner at Advent Venture Partners. He Co-Founded and was an Investor at Mosaic Ventures. He served as Board Member at Crate.io. He also served as Director at Apax Partners. He also served as Board Member, Investor & Advisor at Seal Software. Over the past 15 years, he has served on 18 boards and made around 30 investments across the technology and media sectors. Before joining Advent in 2008, he worked at Boston Consulting Group and then spent ten years at Apax (four as a Partner) before going on to make private investments. His deals included growth buyouts such as Future Publishing (FUT.L) and Ginger Media (sold to SMG.L); growth equity investments in SuSE Linux (sold to NOVL, now Attachmate), Eyretel (sold to WITS, now VRNT), Ubizen (sold to Cybertrust) and King.com; and start-ups such as eDreams.com (sold to TA Associates), QXL.com (sold to Naspers), Tideway Systems (sold to BMC), Prevx (sold to Webroot) and Fizzback (sold to NICE Systems). He was awarded a "starred" Double First in History at Cambridge University, he was later the Choate Fellow at Harvard University. He served as a Board Member at Ubiquisys. He serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Worldstores and Ubiquisys. Privately he is also an investor in and non-Executive Director at Seal Software and Houzz.com, DudaMobile, and an unannounced cloud security vendor. He serves as a Board Member at Time is Ltd.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

Michael Chalfen Investments (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
AtomicJar 25-Jun-2021 Seed Round 000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue
Time is Ltd. 10-Jun-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Harbr_ 13-Nov-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Lokalise 07-Sep-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
BRYTER 08-Jun-2020 00000 00000 0000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Bridebook 13-Mar-2020 00000 (00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
CrateDB 30-Dec-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Tray.io 03-Oct-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Time is Ltd. 12-Mar-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Vault (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Dec-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000

Michael Chalfen Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
AtomicJar 11-Dec-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Moogsoft 19-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
Seal Software 01-May-2020 000000000000000000 00000
Worldstores 28-Nov-2016 000000000000000000
Dun & Bradstreet NetProspex 05-Jan-2015 000000000000000000 00000
The Fizzback Group 26-Oct-2011 000000000000000000 000.00
Prevx 01-Nov-2010 000000000000000000
Tideway Systems 30-Oct-2009 000000000000000000
Ubizen 09-Dec-2006 Secondary Transaction - Open Market 000.00
Ubizen 01-Nov-2004 Buyout/LBO 000.00

Michael Chalfen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Michael Chalfen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Chalfen Angel Investor 00 0 00 London, United Kingdom

Michael Chalfen Co-Investors (47)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Accel 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Boldstart Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Dawn Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seedcamp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tiger Global Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Michael Chalfen FAQs

  • Who is Michael Chalfen?

    Michael Chalfen is an angel Investor who has made 25 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Chalfen?

    Michael Chalfen is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Chalfen do?

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

  • How many board seats does Michael Chalfen hold?

    Michael Chalfen holds 5 board seats including Lokalise, Bridebook, Time is Ltd., Moogsoft, and Octeract.

  • What has Michael Chalfen invested in?

    Michael Chalfen has made numerous investments in companies like AtomicJar, Time is Ltd., and Harbr_ within the Software Development Applications, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Michael Chalfen invested in recently?

    Michael Chalfen's latest investment was on 25-Jun-2021 in AtomicJar, a company within the Software Development Applications industry.

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