Richard Wolpert Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 45

  • Portfolio
  • 24

  • Exits
  • 21


Richard Wolpert General Information


Mr. Richard Wolpert is a Co-Founder and serves as Executive Chairman and Board Member at HelloTech. He serves as Venture Partner at Acrew Capital. He also serves as Advisor at FixMyCar. He served as Chief Executive Officer at HelloTech. He served as Board Member and Advisor at WiZR. He was a Co-Founder and served as Venture Partner at Amplify, LA. He also serves as Advisor at Canela Media and Jukin Media. Mr. Wolpert is also a Venture Advisor at Wonder Ventures. He also served as Venture Advisor at Zuma Ventures. He served as Board Member at UM. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Big Monday. He also served as Venture Advisor at Accel. He has been a pioneer in the fields of consumer digital media and entertainment for several years. He is the Founder of Chance Technologies, a technology development, and investment portfolio focused on technologically driven entertainment ventures including GameSpy, GameFly, Smilebox, LookOut,, AdECN, Universal Audio, Zetta Systems, Digital Map Products,, and AudioMill. He served as President of Disney Online from 1996-98, where he was responsible for the business and creative strategy of the company. During his tenure, he oversaw all aspects of Disney Online's internet initiatives, including the Web's most popular family website,, as well as the development and successful operation of The Disney Store Online, Disney's prosperous e-commerce business, and Disney's Daily Blast. From 1984-94, he founded and developed several thriving technology companies, including After Hours Software, Bit Jugglers, and Mind Over Technology, among others. Many of these companies have since successfully merged with or were acquired by, industry giants such as Adobe Systems, Compaq/HP, and RealNetworks. He began his career at Apple Computer in 1984, where he was involved in the early development of the Macintosh. He has taught classes at both Stanford and UCLA, and he is a Board Member for the Los Angeles Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, where he is the Founder of CCFA's camps. He also serves on the board of the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television and on the Board of Governors for Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Mr. Wolpert earned his degree in Math and Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also an Angel Investor. He also served as an Advisor at Act One Ventures. He holds a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Contact Information

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

Richard Wolpert Investments & Acquisitions (45)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Looped 02-Mar-2021 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 0000000
00000000 01-Mar-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
0000000 07-Dec-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
0000000 (000000000 25-Apr-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
0000 27-Feb-2018 0000 00000 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000000 23-Oct-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000000 000000 18-May-2017 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000000000000 27-Apr-2017 0000 00000 00000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
inVia Robotics 24-Feb-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
WeBuyGold 24-Nov-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Out of Business 0000000 0000000
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Richard Wolpert Exits (21)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Looped 17-Dec-2022 Out of Business
0000 15-Nov-2022 000000000000000000
00000 00000 12-Aug-2021 000000000000000000 00000
00000000 01-Jun-2021 000000000000000000 0000
000000000 22-Jan-2021 000 00 00000000
0000000 16-Oct-2020 000000000000000000
00000000000 01-Feb-2019 000 00 00000000
000 0000 01-Sep-2018 000 00 00000000
Dealflicks 15-Aug-2018 Out of Business
Butterfleye 14-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
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Richard Wolpert Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Richard Wolpert Angel Investor 00 0 0 Los Angeles, CA
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Richard Wolpert Co-Investors (76)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Greycroft 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Miramar Digital Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Okapi Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pritzker Group Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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