Jonathan Swanson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 32

  • Portfolio
  • 23

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

Jonathan Swanson General Information

Description

Mr. Jonathan Swanson is the Founder and serves as Principal and Chairman at Athena. He serves as an Adviser at CoMakery. He is a Co-Founder and serves as President and Executive Chairman at Thumbtack. Previously he served as West Wing Staffer at The White House. Prior to this he co-founded and served as National Director of S4. He serves as Advisor at Republic. He holds a BA degree in Politics and Economics from Yale University. He also served as an Advisor at CoverWallet. He also serves as Advisor at Northstar. Over the last decade, he helped build Thumbtack from an idea into a team of more than 1,000 people and $1B in marketplace volume. Having been through every stage of a startup, he can tell you the people who appear most successful are the ones best at leveraging the talents of an extraordinary team.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 220 Avenue Domenech
  • PMB 2000
  • San Juan, PR 00918
  • United States

Jonathan Swanson Investments (32)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Openlayer 27-Apr-2023 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Superorder (Business/Productivity Software) 17-Feb-2023 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Otto (Electronics) 01-Jun-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Out of Business 00000000 0000000
Mentava 11-Mar-2022 0000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
e6data 01-Mar-2022 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Upside (Other Financial Services) 30-Dec-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Pareto 21-Oct-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Rocketlane 23-Jun-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
On Deck 08-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Golden (Business/Productivity Software) 30-Sep-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000

Jonathan Swanson Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Golden (Business/Productivity Software) 23-Apr-2024 Merger/Acquisition
LummoSHOP 05-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
Jumprope 03-Aug-2021 000000000000000000
CoverWallet 03-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 00000
OKpanda 27-Mar-2019 000000000000000000
Zesty (Social/Platform Software) 19-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Otto (Electronics) Out of Business

Jonathan Swanson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Jonathan Swanson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jonathan Swanson Angel Investor 00 0 San Juan, PR

Jonathan Swanson Co-Investors (304)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Balaji Srinivasan 3 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Liquid 2 Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Floodgate 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nexus Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jonathan Swanson FAQs

  • Who is Jonathan Swanson?

    Jonathan Swanson is an angel Investor who has made 32 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jonathan Swanson?

    Jonathan Swanson is an angel investor.

  • What does Jonathan Swanson do?

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

  • What has Jonathan Swanson invested in?

    Jonathan Swanson has made numerous investments in companies like Openlayer, Superorder (Business/Productivity Software), and Otto (Electronics) within the Business/Productivity Software and Electronics (B2C) industries.

  • What has Jonathan Swanson invested in recently?

    Jonathan Swanson's latest investment was on 27-Apr-2023 in Openlayer, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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