Michael Maples Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 15

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 6

Exits

Michael Maples General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Maples is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner & Partner at Floodgate. He served as a Board Member at IRL. He is a Board Member of Swivel, AirGarage, and SBR Health. Before becoming a full-time investor, he was an entrepreneur and operating executive who worked in a variety of senior management roles in high-growth companies. He serves as an Advisory Board Member at Second Time Founders. His background spans a variety of markets including consumer technology, small business, and enterprise, and he has led various functions in product development, marketing, business development, and corporate strategy. He began his technology career in high school when he started a software company that developed games and educational products for the original IBM PC. He has been passionate about the technology industry ever since. He serves as a Board Member at Tapatalk. He co-founded Motive, the world's leading broadband software company in 1997, and played critical roles in its growth from raw start-up through sales of more than $75 million. The motive was one of the only successful technology IPOs in 2004 and the most successful infrastructure software IPO for the prior three years. At Motive, he was General Manager of Motive's Corporate Business Unit, as well as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. Before Motive, he was responsible for worldwide product marketing at Tivoli Systems, where he managed the company's product portfolio from its early-stage development through its 1995 IPO and growth to a $750M line of business within the IBM Software Group. He began his professional career at Silicon Graphics, serving in business development and product marketing roles. He holds an Engineering degree from Stanford University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, Stanford University, Princeton University, and the University of Texas. He also serves as a Board Member of SwiftTest, Egnyte, and Reputation.com. He also served as a Board Member at DoubleDutch and Sharethrough. He is a Board Member of Stipple and Almanac.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 506 Santa Cruz Avenue
  • Suite 200
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Michael Maples Investments (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Magic Mind 14-Jul-2023 Seed Round 000.00 Beverages Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
Stonks 01-Mar-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
roboflow 15-Sep-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
Mighty Networks 22-Apr-2021 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
IRL 22-Sep-2020 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 000000 00.
OutboundEngine 16-Aug-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000000 000000 00.
Smule 04-Apr-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
CBANC 28-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
The Zebra 26-Jan-2016 Early Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.
Zeplin 24-Nov-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.

Michael Maples Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
IRL 27-Jun-2023 Out of Business
OutboundEngine 27-Sep-2021 0000000000
Galactic Exchange 01-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
Edgecase 05-Jun-2017 000000000000000000
Pulse.io(Application Software) 28-May-2015 Merger/Acquisition
Twitch Interactive 25-Sep-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Michael Maples Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Michael Maples Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Maples Jr. Angel Investor 000 0 0 Menlo Park, CA

Michael Maples Co-Investors (100)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Floodgate 3 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
BBG Ventures (North America) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Intel Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Matrix Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Michael Maples FAQs

  • Who is Michael Maples?

    Michael Maples is an angel Investor who has made 15 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Maples?

    Michael Maples is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Maples do?

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

  • What has Michael Maples invested in?

    Michael Maples has made numerous investments in companies like Magic Mind, Stonks, and roboflow within the Beverages, Financial Services, and Software Development Applications industries.

  • What has Michael Maples invested in recently?

    Michael Maples's latest investment was on 14-Jul-2023 in Magic Mind, a company within the Beverages industry.

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