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John Battelle

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
25 INVESTMENTS
9 PORTFOLIO
15 EXITS
Description

Mr. John Battelle is a Co-Founder and serves as Editor in Chief and Chief Executive Officer at NewCo (US). He is a Co-Founder and serves as Executive Chairman at Sovrn. Mr. Battelle is the Chairman of the Founders aka Gurus for BreakawayGrowth Fund I (BGF I). He is an entrepreneur, author and journalist best known for his work creating media properties like Wired in the 1990s and The Industry Standard during the dot-com boom. In 2005, he founded the online advertising network Federated Media Publishing. In January 2014, he sold Federated Media Publishing direct sales business to LIN Media and relaunched the company's programmatic advertising business from Lijit Networks to sovrn Holdings. He is based in New York City, New York.

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

John Battelle Investments (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Pop-Up Magazine Productions 27-Jul-2016 Early Stage VC 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000 0000000 24-Feb-2015 0000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000000000 24-Feb-2015 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000000 0000000000 09-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000 0000 20-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 00000000
0000000 27-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup 0000 00000000
00000 (0000000000) 22-Dec-2013 00000 (00000 Other Media Startup 0000 00000000
000-00 00000000 00 04-Dec-2013 00000 00000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Opal (Marketing) 25-Nov-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 0000 00000000
Privateer Holdings 16-Jul-2013 Angel (individual) 00.000 Private Equity Profitable 0000 00000000
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John Battelle Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Clypd 18-Oct-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • Xandr
000-00 00000000 00 27-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 0000 08-Nov-2018 0000000000 Completed
  • 00000000000000
0000000 21-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000000
00000 18-Jun-2018 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000000 27-Apr-2018 000 00000 Completed
0000000000 11-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 0000000000 03-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Blue Bottle Coffee 14-Sep-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
Ditto Labs 01-Jun-2017 Out of Business Completed
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John Battelle Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
John Battelle Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA