Alexander Algard Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 5


Alexander Algard General Information


Mr. Alexander Algard is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Hiya. He is a Co-Founder at A5 Capital. He oversees product vision and corporate strategy for Hiya. He also is an Angel Investor. He founded and served as Chairman at Ekata, which sold for $850 million to Mastercard in 2021. He also founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Whitepages. He is one of the industry's earliest mobile caller ID visionaries, having launched the first Android app of its kind in 2008. He holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Product Design), both from Stanford University.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States

Alexander Algard Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Trestle (Business/Productivity Software) 08-Sep-2022 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Swarmia 12-May-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Remitly 10-Apr-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000000 000000
DevHub 25-Nov-2009 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Inkd 01-Sep-2008 00000 00000 00.00 Internet Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
Sampa 02-Apr-2008 00000 (00000 00.000 Communication Software Out of Business 000000000 000000
Cheezburger 14-Sep-2007 0000 00000 Other Media Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
CarDomain 02-Jul-2007 Angel (individual) 000 Social Content Generating Revenue 000000000 000000
DanceJam 01-May-2007 Early Stage VC 000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Product In Beta Test 000000000 000000

Alexander Algard Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Remitly 23-Sep-2021 IPO 00000
Cheezburger 21-Apr-2016 000000000000000000
Inkd 11-Sep-2013 000000000000000000
DanceJam 16-Oct-2009 Merger/Acquisition
Sampa 17-Jul-2009 Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Alexander Algard Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Alexander Algard Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Alexander Algard Angel Investor 00 0 Seattle, WA

Alexander Algard Co-Investors (8)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
2xN 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alven Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jonathan Benhamou 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lifeline Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Alexander Algard FAQs

  • Who is Alexander Algard?

    Alexander Algard is an angel Investor who has made 9 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Alexander Algard?

    Alexander Algard is an angel investor.

  • What does Alexander Algard do?

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

  • What has Alexander Algard invested in?

    Alexander Algard has made numerous investments in companies like Trestle (Business/Productivity Software), Swarmia, and Remitly within the Business/Productivity Software and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Alexander Algard invested in recently?

    Alexander Algard's latest investment was on 08-Sep-2022 in Trestle (Business/Productivity Software), a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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