Peter Relan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 6


Peter Relan General Information


Mr. Peter Relan is the Founder of YouWeb Incubator. He served as Chairman at OneFold. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Got-It AI. He co-founded and served as Chairman at He served as Board Member at Chapter Apps. He also served as a Board Member at Discord. Before founding YouWeb, he was the founder and CEO of Business Signatures and CTO of Webvan in addition to a host of roles spanning a 30-year career. Peter became an angel investor, and started his own company, Business Signatures, in 2001, shortly after Sep 11. He worked with his co-founders who were ex-Oracle colleagues and Dr. Jennifer Widom at Stanford to build a query engine for processing clickstreams, and the company applied the technology to online fraud detection and was acquired by Entrust, a public company, in 2006. In 2007, Peter started his incubator YouWeb, with the mission of helping, young technical entrepreneurs start their companies, even if they did not have an idea. He is also a Board Member at Hammer & Chisel. He also serves as an Advisor at ThreatMetrix. He co-founded Openkit. He serves as Chairman at OneFold. He also serves as Executive Chairman at Got It AI. He holds MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University and BS in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Business Details

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

Peter Relan Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Optivolt 17-May-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000
CarbonBuilt 29-Sep-2021 00000 00000 0000 Raw Materials (Non-Wood) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Optivolt 23-Aug-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Butterfleye 23-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
YouWeb Incubator 03-Sep-2013 00000 (00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Pluto Media 29-Jan-2013 Seed Round 00000 Educational Software Out of Business 00000 00000 01-Jan-2008 Seed Round 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Peter Relan Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
YouWeb Incubator 01-Jan-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Butterfleye 14-Dec-2017 000000000000000000 00.00
Pluto Media 01-Jul-2015 000 00 00000000
Agawi 01-Sep-2014 000000000000000000 24-Apr-2013 Merger/Acquisition
Aurora Feint 21-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Peter Relan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Peter Relan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Peter Relan Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Peter Relan Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
City Light Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Foundamental 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lakewest Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pritzker Group Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Social Impact Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Peter Relan FAQs

  • Who is Peter Relan?

    Peter Relan is an angel Investor who has made 7 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Peter Relan?

    Peter Relan is an angel investor.

  • What does Peter Relan do?

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

  • What has Peter Relan invested in?

    Peter Relan has made numerous investments in companies like Optivolt, CarbonBuilt, and Butterfleye within the Alternative Energy Equipment, Raw Materials (Non-Wood), and Electronics (B2C) industries.

  • What has Peter Relan invested in recently?

    Peter Relan's latest investment was on 17-May-2022 in Optivolt, a company within the Alternative Energy Equipment industry.

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