John Frankel

John Frankel Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Professionals
Investments 9
Portfolio 5
Exits 4
Exits

John Frankel General Information

Description

Mr. John Frankel is the Founding Partner of ff Venture Capital. He founded the firm in 2008 and has been a seed- and early-stage investor since late 1999. He also serves as Board Member at Zenith Aerospace. He focuses on advising and growing technology and technology-enabled companies across emerging industries, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, drones, enterprise software, crowdfunding, and data analytics, among others. He has served on the boards of more than 35 companies and has led investments in more than 80 companies, including Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD), Indiegogo, Ionic Security, Unikey, Skycatch, Plated, 500px, Distil Networks, Pebblepost, and Owlet. He also sits on The NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Board of Overseers. He started his business career in London with Arthur Andersen having earned a Master of Arts from New College, Oxford, where he studied Mathematics, Philosophy and Logic. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He serves as Board Member at Lynq and Respeecher.

Contact Information

Year Founded
1961
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

John Frankel Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mainframe 06-Nov-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
0000000 21-Mar-2012 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000000 18-Jul-2011 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
0000000 02-Jun-2011 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000000 01-Jan-2011 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
00000 01-Jul-2009 0000 00000 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
000000 (0000000000 01-Jul-2007 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Khoros 17-Apr-2007 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Cornerstone OnDemand 06-Oct-2000 Early Stage VC 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 0000000
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John Frankel Exits (4)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Qualia (Business/Productivity Software) 27-Nov-2018 Merger/Acquisition
00000 01-Mar-2014 000000000000000000 00000
ThinkNear 10-Oct-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Cornerstone OnDemand 17-Mar-2011 IPO 00000

John Frankel Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Frankel Angel Investor 000 0 00 New York, NY