Morton Meyerson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 4

Exits

Morton Meyerson General Information

Description

Mr. Morton Meyerson served as Board Member at ChaCha. In 1966, he joined Electronic Data Systems, Inc. as a systems engineer trainee, ultimately becoming President and Vice Chairman and managing 45,000 employees. In 1984, Morton played a significant role in the sale of EDS to General Motors for $2.5 billion, becoming the top technology officer at General Motors. Two years after the sale to General Motors, after growing EDS revenue four-fold, Morton retired. From 1971 through 1974, during his tenure at EDS and at the age of 33, Morton was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of duPont Glore Forgan, a Wall Street brokerage firm. From 1986 through 1992, Morton pursued private investment opportunities with Richard Rainwater. In 1992, at the request of Ross Perot, Morton re-joined the corporate world as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Perot Systems Corporation, retiring again in 1998. Currently, Morton is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of 2M Companies, Inc. a family owned investment firm. From time to time, Morton has served on public and private company boards. Currently, Morton is a director of E2M Partners, LLC, Alsbridge Inc., ChaCha Search, Inc., Cebatech, Inc., and KDC Holdings, LLC. Morton was elected into The American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2007 Class of Fellows.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Morton Meyerson Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Curiyo 27-Jan-2015 Early Stage VC 00000 Information Services (B2C) Bankruptcy: Liquidation 000000 00000000
Curiyo 25-Jun-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Bankruptcy: Liquidation 000000 00000000
Zula (Communication Software) 08-Jun-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Communication Software Out of Business 000000 00000000
ChaCha 14-Nov-2007 Early Stage VC 0000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 000000 00000000
Rapid Logic Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000

Morton Meyerson Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Curiyo 11-Jan-2018 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Zula (Communication Software) 01-Jul-2017 000 00 00000000
ChaCha 12-Dec-2016 Out of Business
Rapid Logic 24-Oct-2000 Merger/Acquisition 000.00

Morton Meyerson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Morton Meyerson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Morton Meyerson Angel Investor 0

Morton Meyerson FAQs

  • Who is Morton Meyerson?

    Morton Meyerson is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Morton Meyerson?

    Morton Meyerson is an angel investor.

  • What does Morton Meyerson do?

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

  • What has Morton Meyerson invested in?

    Morton Meyerson has made numerous investments in companies like Curiyo, Zula (Communication Software), and ChaCha within the Information Services (B2C) and Communication Software industries.

  • What has Morton Meyerson invested in recently?

    Morton Meyerson's latest investment was on 27-Jan-2015 in Curiyo, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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