Ethan Beard Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 29

  • Portfolio
  • 14

  • Exits
  • 14


Ethan Beard General Information


Mr. Ethan Beard co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Yoz. Mr. Beard serves as Board Member at Beyond 12. He served as Senior Vice President at Xpring. He served as Board Member at Raised In Space Enterprises. He serves as Board Member at Chosen. He serves as Advisor at BetterLesson. He serves as Advisor at VoterCircle. He served as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Greylock Partners. He also served as an Advisor at Resolute Ventures. He was the Director of Developer Relations at Facebook. He serves as Advisor at Handle. He spent nearly five years with Facebook, starting as the director of business development in April 2008, moving to Director of Platform Product Marketing, and then on to director of developer relations. In his most recent position with Facebook, he oversaw worldwide developer relations, operations, and product marketing for the Facebook API. He joined Facebook from Google, where he spent five years serving in various capacities from the director, of new business development to the director, of social media. He joins Parchment's board of directors during a period of rapid growth for the Scottsdale-based digital credentials platform company. As a member of the Parchment board, he will provide strategic guidance that draws on his extensive experience transforming consumer Internet services into sector-wide platforms. He joins a Parchment board with deep experience in education and SaaS ventures, including Parchment CEO Matthew Pittinsky, who previously co-founded the global education technology pioneer Blackboard. Earlier in his career, he co-founded BigSoccer, an online community, and store for soccer fans, and spent time structuring derivatives at Bank of America. He holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of Business and an MBA from NYU Stern. He supports a variety of non-profits, including serving as a board member for Beyond 12 and

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Ethan Beard Investments (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cosmology 07-Mar-2024 Early Stage VC 000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Arkive (Financial Services) 13-Jul-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Studyverse 06-Jun-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
XMTP 02-Sep-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Improvado 19-Mar-2019 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Fishbowl (Social/Platform Software) 22-Jan-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
SafeGraph 19-Apr-2017 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Latent Space 12-Apr-2017 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 00000 00000
Causes 27-Mar-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Publishing Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Seesaw Learning 31-Jan-2017 Seed Round 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Ethan Beard Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Causes 06-Jun-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Latent Space 25-Jan-2022 000 00 00000000
Tynker (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 16-Sep-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Fishbowl (Social/Platform Software) 15-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
Dolly (Services (Non-Financial)) 13-Jul-2021 0000000000
UXPin 09-Jun-2020 0000000000
Neighborly (Communications and Networking) 01-Oct-2019 000 00 00000000
Siftery 12-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 (Music Video AR App) 18-Sep-2017 Out of Business
Handle (Application Software) 31-Jul-2017 Out of Business

Ethan Beard Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Ethan Beard Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ethan Beard Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Ethan Beard Co-Investors (155)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Austin Rief 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coinbase Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Julia Lipton 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Offline Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paul Veradittakit 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ethan Beard FAQs

  • Who is Ethan Beard?

    Ethan Beard is an angel Investor who has made 29 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ethan Beard?

    Ethan Beard is an angel investor.

  • What does Ethan Beard do?

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

  • How many board seats does Ethan Beard hold?

    Ethan Beard holds a board seat in Beyond 12.

  • What has Ethan Beard invested in?

    Ethan Beard has made numerous investments in companies like Cosmology, Arkive (Financial Services), and Studyverse within the Software Development Applications, Financial Services, and Educational Software industries.

  • What has Ethan Beard invested in recently?

    Ethan Beard's latest investment was on 07-Mar-2024 in Cosmology, a company within the Software Development Applications industry.

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