John Battelle Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 28

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 20

Exits

John Battelle General Information

Description

Mr. John Battelle serves as Board Member at LiveRamp Holdings. He is also the Founder and serves as Chairman at Souvrn. He also serves as an Advisor at RoBhat Labs and Spaceback. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at The Recount. He also serves as an Advisor at Luma Partners. He is a co-founder and serves Board Member at NewCo. He served as Chief Executive Officer at NewCo. He is an entrepreneur, journalist, professor, and author who has founded or co-founded a few too many online, event, media, and technology businesses. He also runs NewCo, an "inside out" conference model and media platform. He serves as Board Member at Sovrn, publisher-first programmatic advertising, and data platform. He holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

Business Details

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

John Battelle Investments (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Spaceback 12-Jan-2023 Later Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Backbone 14-Apr-2022 0000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Flymachine 14-Jul-2021 00000 00000 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Product Development 0000 00000000
RoBhat Labs 01-Nov-2018 0000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
The Hustle 14-Mar-2017 000000 00000 00.000 Publishing Profitable 0000 00000000
Pop-Up Magazine Productions 27-Jul-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Atlas Obscura 25-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Nucla 09-Apr-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Metamarkets Group 24-Feb-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Earnest Operations 09-Dec-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000 00000000

John Battelle Exits (20)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Blink Inc 09-Sep-2023 Out of Business
Metromile 09-Feb-2021 0000000 000000 00000
The Hustle 08-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 0000
Privateer Holdings 12-Dec-2019 000000000000000000 00.000
Clypd 04-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
Pop-Up Magazine Productions 27-Nov-2018 0000000000
HealthLoop 08-Nov-2018 0000000000
Atavist 21-Jun-2018 000000000000000000
Chute 18-Jun-2018 Buyout/LBO
DocuSign 27-Apr-2018 IPO 00000

John Battelle Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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John Battelle Team (1)

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

John Battelle Co-Investors (27)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Contour Venture Partners 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greycroft 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nautilus Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Primary Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SVB Financial Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

John Battelle FAQs

  • Who is John Battelle?

    John Battelle is an angel Investor who has made 28 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Battelle?

    John Battelle is an angel investor.

  • What does John Battelle do?

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

  • How many board seats does John Battelle hold?

    John Battelle holds a board seat in Sovrn.

  • What has John Battelle invested in?

    John Battelle has made numerous investments in companies like Spaceback, Backbone, and Flymachine within the Business/Productivity Software and Movies, Music and Entertainment industries.

  • What has John Battelle invested in recently?

    John Battelle's latest investment was on 12-Jan-2023 in Spaceback, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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