Ted Meisel Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 5


Ted Meisel General Information


Mr. Ted Meisel is a Co-Founder and serves as Executive Chairman at WiserCare. He also is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee at AVIA. He also serves as Board Member at Transparent Partners. He also serves as Board Member at Abundant Venture Partners and as Senior Advisor at NextEquity Partners. He served as Board Observer & Board Member at Business Talent Group. He brings to the firm extensive experience in the operations and strategy of digital media and advertising companies. He provides input to potential investments and was an active board member at Forbes Media and Marketshare Partners, where he worked with the management teams on strategic, operational, and organizational issues. He is the former CEO of Overture Services, the pioneer of search advertising. He joined the company in 1998 and led it to $1 billion in worldwide revenues by 2003, its fifth full year of operations - when Yahoo! acquired Overture for $1.8 billion. He stayed on as president of the newly-named Yahoo! Search Marketing division for two years, integrating with other Yahoo! units and leading it to continued and rapid revenue growth and an expanded worldwide footprint. Prior to Overture, he was an executive at CitySearch, now a division of IAC/Interactive Corp. CitySearch became the leading internet city guide, ultimately absorbing its main competitor, Microsoft's Sidewalk. His responsibilities at CitySearch included editorial, product management, product design, professional services, business development, and engineering. Before he became an internet executive, he spent eight years with the consulting firms of McKinsey & Company and Strategic Planning Associates (now Mercer Management Consulting) in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Singapore. He is the Chairman of WiserCare (shared decision-making for patients with a diagnosed condition), a board member of Tap11 (a platform for marketers to leverage social media), and an advisor to FatTail (workflow and yield management platform for publishers). In addition to his business interests, he is Vice-Chairman of the board of Hope Street Group, a bipartisan group of business leaders and professionals devoted to changing socioeconomic policy so that we have a vibrant middle class as the century unfolds. HSG is especially active in reforming our education and healthcare systems. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Stanford Law School and lives in Los Angeles. He is also an Angel Investor. He served as Board Member at HealthFinch.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Ted Meisel Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Business Talent Group 12-Sep-2016 Later Stage VC 000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000000 00
00000000 26-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000 00
000000000 30-Jun-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue
000000 19-Mar-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000 000000 00
000000000.000 08-Nov-2011 0000 00000 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Out of Business 000 000000 00
Rexter 01-Jan-2011 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000 000000 00
FatTail 15-Oct-2008 Later Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000 00

Ted Meisel Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Rexter 19-Aug-2021 Out of Business
0000000 01-Aug-2021 000000000 00000000
00000000 000000 00 01-Apr-2021 000000000000000000 000.00
Tenacity 06-Dec-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Clipboard.com 09-May-2013 Merger/Acquisition 0000

Ted Meisel Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Ted Meisel Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ted Meisel JD Angel Investor 00 0 0 Los Angeles, CA