Ryan Holmes Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 31

  • Portfolio
  • 13

  • Exits
  • 16

Exits

Ryan Holmes General Information

Description

Mr. Ryan Holmes is a Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at Hootsuite. Mr. Holmes is a Co-Founder of LOI Venture. He also served as Advisor of Chirpify. He also served as a Board Member at Foodee. He also Co-Founded Tagga Media and also served as its Chief Technology Officer. He served as an advisor at Procurify Technologies. He serves as a Member of the Board of Advisors at Mobio Technologies. He served as an Advisor at Braze. Mr. Holmes is a Co-Founder of Brightkit. He has grown HootSuite from a lean startup to a global leader in social media with 6 million users, including 79 of the Fortune 100 companies. A college dropout, he started a paintball company and pizza restaurant before founding Invoke Media, the company that developed HootSuite in 2009. Today, Holmes is an authority on the social business revolution, quoted in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal and called upon to speak at TEDx and SXSW Interactive Conferences. An angel investor and advisor, he mentors startups in Canada and around the world. Through HootSuite University, Holmes partners with major universities to deliver social media coursework to the next generation of business leaders. He holds a Degree in Business from Okanagan College. Mr. Holmes served as a Board Member at Payfirma. He also holds a Degree in International Business from the University of Victoria.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Canada

Ryan Holmes Investments (31)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Favshq 14-Sep-2023 Seed Round 000 Social/Platform Software Product In Beta Test 0000 000000
Superpanel 30-Nov-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Surf 04-Nov-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Acquire.com 20-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Truss 31-Mar-2021 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
SoleSavy 29-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Specialty Retail Profitable 0000 000000
Ecologyst 04-Dec-2020 000000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
SoleSavy 01-Dec-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Specialty Retail Profitable 0000 000000
Keycafe 01-Dec-2016 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
HigherMe 19-Oct-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 000000

Ryan Holmes Exits (16)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BrandYourself 01-Jan-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Ecologyst 05-Aug-2022 0000000 000000 00000
Chirpify 01-Aug-2022 000 00 00000000
Chalk (Canada) 02-May-2022 000000000000000000 000.00
Braze 17-Nov-2021 000 00000
Foodee 30-Jun-2021 000000000000000000
HigherMe 10-Jun-2021 0000000000
PayrollHero 01-Apr-2021 000000000 00000000
Geckoboard 01-Jan-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
7Geese 29-Sep-2020 Buyout/LBO

Ryan Holmes Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Ryan Holmes Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ryan Holmes Angel Investor 00 0 0 Vancouver, Canada

Ryan Holmes Co-Investors (109)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alex Lieberman 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Austin Rief 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Origin Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ryan Holmes FAQs

  • Who is Ryan Holmes?

    Ryan Holmes is an angel Investor who has made 31 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ryan Holmes?

    Ryan Holmes is an angel investor.

  • What does Ryan Holmes do?

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

  • What has Ryan Holmes invested in?

    Ryan Holmes has made numerous investments in companies like Favshq, Superpanel, and Surf within the Social/Platform Software and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Ryan Holmes invested in recently?

    Ryan Holmes's latest investment was on 14-Sep-2023 in Favshq, a company within the Social/Platform Software industry.

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