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John Hering


Mr. John Hering is a Co-Founder and Board Member of Coalition. he serves as the General Partner at Vy Capital. He serves as an Advisor at Harbor. Mr. Hering is a Co-Founder and serves as the Executive Director and Board Member at Lookout and as Board Member at HackerOne. He is responsible for driving the company's long term vision and success together with Jim and the executive team. He is an entrepreneur with a vision of creating a more secure world in the post-PC era. In five short years, he has grown Lookout's user base to more than 50 million worldwide and built a platform for providing protection across networks and devices. Top publications have recognized him as an industry leader and innovator. BusinessWeek named him a Best Young Tech Entrepreneur in 2010, Fortune named him a Smartest Person in Tech 2011, more recently, the editors of MIT Tech Review dubbed him a 35 Under 35 entrepreneur and Fortune Magazine included him on its lists of 2012 40 Under 40 entrepreneurs. He is a frequent presenter at mobile and tech industry events including RSA, Mobile World Congress, Black Hat Technical Security Conference, DEFCON, Fortune Brainstorm. Additionally, he is an angel investor in multiple Silicon Valley startups.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 901, 902,Level 9, Emirates Financial Towers
  • South Tower, International Financial Centre
  • Dubai United Arab Emirates

+971 04 000 0000

John Hering Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Embrace (Performance Monitoring Platform) 25-Apr-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 04-May-2011 0000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Goodreads 08-Dec-2009 Early Stage VC 000 Application Software Product Development 0000 000000
Vy Capital Angel (individual) Other Financial Services Startup 0000 000000
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John Hering Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
CardSpring 17-Jul-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
000000000 29-Mar-2013 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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John Hering Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
John Hering Angel Investor 0 0 Dubai, United Arab Emirates