Stephan Paternot Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 33

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 24


Stephan Paternot General Information


Mr. Stephan Paternot is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Slated. He is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Actarus Funds. He co-founded PalmStar. He is currently co-founder & CEO of Slated, an online entertainment industry marketplace that enables introductions to projects, talent, financing, and sales. He is also the founder and general partner of the Actarus Funds. Founded in 2002, these angel funds have backed such companies as LendingClub, SecondMarket, Indiegogo, AngelList, and many more. Prior to this, he co-founded one of the first Internet community sites, in 1994. The company set stock market history when it went public in 1998 with a record-setting IPO pushing the company valuation to over $1 Billion. Over a six-year span, the company grew to over 300 employees with the website becoming one of the top thirty most trafficked sites in the world with nearly 10% of all internet users visiting the site monthly. In 1999 he won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and in 2001 published "A Very Public Offering", a non-fiction business book detailing his experience at Before founding the company, he attended Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. He grew up in Switzerland and the United Kingdom before attending college in the United States. Beyond his duties at the Actarus Funds, he sits on the board of the Heineman Foundation, based in New York, and on the board of it's sister organization the Heineman-Stiftung, based in Berlin. The aims of the foundations are to give financial support to educational, artistic, cause-based, and scientific non-profit institutions. He resides in Los Angeles.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • West Hollywood, CA
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

Stephan Paternot Investments (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Digital Currency Group 01-Oct-2019 Later Stage VC Private Equity Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
MoviePass 19-Dec-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Profitable 0000000 00000000
Transcriptic 17-Nov-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Laboratory Services (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Cola 12-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Startup 0000000 00000000
Beepi 07-Aug-2015 00000 00000 0000 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000000
Canvas (Car) 08-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
RecargaPay 01-Jan-2015 0000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000 19-Dec-2014 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Contactually 05-Nov-2014 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Glimmer Technologies 31-Aug-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000

Stephan Paternot Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MediaRadar 16-Sep-2022 Buyout/LBO
Spire 16-Aug-2021 0000000 000000 0000
Poshmark 14-Jan-2021 000 00000
Autumn Games 01-Jan-2020 000000000000000000
Transcriptic 03-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
Contactually 25-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 000.00
Canvas (Car) 01-Jan-2018 000000000000000000
Sonico 01-Jan-2018 000000000000000000
MoviePass 11-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Able Lending 14-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition

Stephan Paternot Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Stephan Paternot Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Stephan Paternot Angel Investor 00 0 West Hollywood, CA

Stephan Paternot FAQs

  • Who is Stephan Paternot?

    Stephan Paternot is an angel Investor who has made 33 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Stephan Paternot?

    Stephan Paternot is an angel investor.

  • What does Stephan Paternot do?

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

  • What has Stephan Paternot invested in?

    Stephan Paternot has made numerous investments in companies like Digital Currency Group, MoviePass, and Transcriptic within the Private Equity, Movies, Music and Entertainment, and Laboratory Services (Healthcare) industries.

  • What has Stephan Paternot invested in recently?

    Stephan Paternot's latest investment was on 01-Oct-2019 in Digital Currency Group, a company within the Private Equity industry.

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