Gideon Yu Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 13

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 10


Gideon Yu General Information


Mr. Yu has served as a member of the board of directors of Enjoy since 2017. He is the Co-Founding member and serves as Senior Advisor at Formation 8. Since 2011, he has served as the Co-Owner of the San Francisco 49ers. Previously, from 2007 to 2009, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Facebook, and from 2006 to 2007 he was the Chief Financial Officer of YouTube. He served as the Advisor at Formation Group. Prior to his career in professional sports, from 2002 to 2006, he was also the Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance for Yahoo! Inc. He earned his BS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.Mr. Gideon Yu was a Board Member of Enjoy Technology.Mr. Gideon Yu is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Stampede Ventures. He serves as Advisor at In.Live.

Business Details

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

Gideon Yu Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
In.Live 12-Jun-2020 Seed Round 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 00
Honestbee 20-Oct-2015 00000 00000 0000 Food Products Out of Business 000000 00
LifeLaunchr 01-May-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00 19-Dec-2014 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00
Amitree 01-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00
Sparks Labs 21-Oct-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Startup 000000 00
Hitpost 01-Aug-2010 0000 00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 000000 00
ScoreBig 23-Jul-2010 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Bankruptcy: Liquidation 000000 00
Luminate 30-Mar-2009 Early Stage VC 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 00
Cloudera 16-Mar-2009 Early Stage VC 000 Database Software Generating Revenue 000000 00

Gideon Yu Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Amitree 15-Feb-2024 Buyout/LBO
Honestbee 26-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
AllClear ID 01-Jul-2019 000000000000000000
Vobile 04-Jan-2018 000 00000
Cloudera 28-Apr-2017 000 00000
ScoreBig 01-Sep-2016 0000000000: 000000
SayMore 01-Jul-2016 000 00 00000000
Luminate 05-Sep-2014 000000000000000000
Hitpost 01-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition
Sparks Labs Merger/Acquisition

Gideon Yu Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Gideon Yu Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gideon Yu Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Gideon Yu Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Brent Magid 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
FinRebel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jason White 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Justin Gage 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Steve Mosko 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Gideon Yu FAQs

  • Who is Gideon Yu?

    Gideon Yu is an angel Investor who has made 13 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Gideon Yu?

    Gideon Yu is an angel investor.

  • What does Gideon Yu do?

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

  • How many board seats does Gideon Yu hold?

    Gideon Yu holds a board seat in Vobile.

  • What has Gideon Yu invested in?

    Gideon Yu has made numerous investments in companies like In.Live, Honestbee, and LifeLaunchr within the Entertainment Software, Food Products, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Gideon Yu invested in recently?

    Gideon Yu's latest investment was on 12-Jun-2020 in In.Live, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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