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Kenneth Lerer

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
11 INVESTMENTS
3 PORTFOLIO
6 EXITS
Description

Mr. Kenneth Lerer serves as the Managing Partner at Lerer Ventures. He was the Chairman and Co-Founder of The Huffington Post. Mr. Lerer is Chairman of Betaworks and Buzzfeed, and is Vice-Chairman of Bedrocket. He is a member of Pilot Group LLC, a private investment firm. Mr. Lerer is Chairman Emeritus of the Public Theater in New York City and serves on the boards of directors of several nonprofit organizations, including Association to Benefit Children (ABC), and the Bank Street College of Education. In 2008-09, Mr. Lerer served as the Hearst New Media Professional-in-Residence at Columbia Journalism School.

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

Kenneth Lerer Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
deCervo 22-Jan-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Social/Platform Software Startup 0000000 00000
00000000 24-Oct-2012 00000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
00000000 0000000 23-Sep-2011 00000 00000 00.000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000000 08-Aug-2011 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 0000000 00000
00000000 14-May-2010 00000 00000 000 Publishing Profitable 0000000 00000
000 000000 00000 10-Nov-2009 00000 00000 00.000 Communication Software Product Development 0000000 00000
0000000000 28-May-2009 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Product Development 0000000 00000
0000000 00000 0000 18-Jul-2008 00000 00000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
BuzzFeed 14-Jul-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Publishing Profitable 0000000 00000
The Huffington Post 26-Sep-2007 Early Stage VC 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
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Kenneth Lerer Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Edition01 01-Jan-2017 Out of Business Completed
00000000 0000000 30-Sep-2015 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 0000 00000000
0000000000 13-Feb-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000
000 0000000000 000 07-Mar-2011 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 000
Hot Potato Media 07-Aug-2010 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
Rewarder Out of Business Completed
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Kenneth Lerer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Kenneth Lerer Angel Investor 00 New York, NY