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Richard Wolpert

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
37 INVESTMENTS
25 PORTFOLIO
12 EXITS
Description

Mr. Richard Wolpert is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at HelloTech. He also serves as an Advisor at Jukin Media. Mr. Wolpert is also a Venture Advisor at Wonder Ventures. He also serves as Venture Advisor at Zuma Ventures. Mr. Wolpert is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Big Monday. He serves as a Venture Partner at Amplify.LA. He also serves 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, technology development, and investment portfolio focused on technologically driven entertainment ventures including GameSpy, GameFly, Smilebox, LookOut, Mob.ly, AdECN, Universal Audio, Zetta Systems, Digital Map Products, Intent.com, and AudioMill. He served as President of Disney Online from 1996-98, where he was responsible for the business and creative strategy for the company. During his tenure, he oversaw all aspects of Disney Online's internet initiatives, including the Web's most popular family website, Disney.com, 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. Mr. Richard 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. Richard earned his degree in Math and Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also serves as Venture Partner at Amplify.LA. Mr. Wolpert 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).

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

Richard Wolpert Investments & Acquisitions (37)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Embrace (Performance Monitoring Platform) 25-Apr-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity 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
000 00000 30-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
00000 09-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000 000000 21-May-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
00000 00000 27-Apr-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
00000000 20-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
REscour 04-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Butterfleye 23-Dec-2014 Early Stage VC 00000 Electronics (B2C) Startup 0000000 0000000
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Richard Wolpert Exits (12)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Red Clay 01-Sep-2018 Out of Business Completed
0000000000 15-Aug-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000000 20-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000 01-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000 26-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 00000 00000
00000000 24-Aug-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000 00000
00000000 29-Feb-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000000 27-Jul-2010 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
Mob.ly 05-May-2010 Merger/Acquisition Completed
GameLayers 01-Jan-2009 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Richard Wolpert Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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Richard Wolpert Angel Investor 00 0 0 Los Angeles, CA