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Ethan Beard


Mr. Ethan Beard serves as Senior Vice President of Xpring at Ripple. Mr. Ethan Beard serves as Board Member at Chosen. 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 Director of Developer Relations at Facebook. He served as Advisor at Handle. Mr. Beard 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, Beard oversaw worldwide developer relations, operations and product marketing for the Facebook API. Beard joined Facebook from Google, where he spent five years serving in various capacities from director, new business development to director, social media. Mr. Beard 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, Beard will provide strategic guidance that draws on his extensive experience transforming consumer Internet services into sector-wide platforms. Beard 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. Mr. Beard supports a variety of non-profits, including serving as a board member for Beyond 12 and He also serves as Board Member at Beyond 12.

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

+1 (415) 000-0000

Ethan Beard Investments (20)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Improvado 11-Apr-2019 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000 19-Apr-2017 00000 00000 0000 Database Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000 27-Mar-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 25-May-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Information Services (B2C) Startup 00000 00000
00000000 23-Mar-2016 00000 00000 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 01-Mar-2016 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 04-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 28-May-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
UXPin 17-Apr-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000 (Music Video AR App) 04-Nov-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Out of Business 00000 00000
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Ethan Beard Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Siftery 12-Dec-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000.00 (00000 000 18-Sep-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 0000000 22-May-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000 000000
00000000 01-Sep-2016 000 00 00000000 Completed 11-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
Tugboat Yards 19-May-2015 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Ethan Beard Team (1)

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

Ethan Beard Co-Investors (205)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Charles Songhurst 3 0 0
Eric Ries 0 0 0
Greylock Partners 0 0
Jonah Goodhart 0 0 0
StartX 0 0
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