John Frankel Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 5

Exits

John Frankel General Information

Description

Mr. John Frankel is a Founder and serves as a Partner at ff Venture Capital. He serves as Board Member at Totem VC and DataPlor. He also serves as a Board Member at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He serves as Board Member at PrivacyHawk. He also serves as a Board Member at Softdrive, Opencare, Manna, Civic Eagle and Zenith Aerospace. He serves as Board Member at Lynq, HoneyBee, Burro, Tensorflight, New Age Meats, and Respeecher. He serves as Board Observer at Mosaic. He served as a Board Member at SignUp.com. He founded ff Venture Capital in 2008 and has been a seed- and early-stage investor since late 1999. He served as Board Member at Distil Networks and Top Flight Technologies. 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, PebblePost, and Owlet. 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 served as Board Member at Parse.ly.

Business Details

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

John Frankel Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Estify 31-Jul-2018 Later Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Hifi (Financial Software) 06-Nov-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Rescale 21-Mar-2012 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Contently 18-Jul-2011 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
ThinkNear 01-Jan-2011 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Klout (Application Software) 01-Jul-2009 0000 00000 Application Software Out of Business 0000 0000000
Qualia (Business/Productivity Software) 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 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000

John Frankel Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Qualia (Business/Productivity Software) 27-Nov-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Khoros 28-Jul-2017 0000000000
Klout (Application Software) 01-Mar-2014 000000000000000000 00000
ThinkNear 10-Oct-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Cornerstone OnDemand 17-Mar-2011 IPO 00000

John Frankel Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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John Frankel Team (1)

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

John Frankel FAQs

  • Who is John Frankel?

    John Frankel is an angel Investor who has made 9 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Frankel?

    John Frankel is an angel investor.

  • What does John Frankel do?

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

  • How many board seats does John Frankel hold?

    John Frankel holds a board seat in Totem VC.

  • What has John Frankel invested in?

    John Frankel has made numerous investments in companies like Estify, Hifi (Financial Software), and Rescale within the Business/Productivity Software and Financial Software industries.

  • What has John Frankel invested in recently?

    John Frankel's latest investment was on 31-Jul-2018 in Estify, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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