Howard Schultz Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 15

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

Howard Schultz General Information

Description

Mr. Howard Schultz is the Founder and serves as Board Member at Starbucks. He served as Advisor at L2. Mr. Schultz has served as chairman of the board of directors since Starbucks inception in 1985, and in January 2008, he re-assumed the role of president and chief executive officer. He served as chief executive officer until April 2017 and served as president until March 2015. From June 2000 to February 2005, Mr. Schultz also held the title of chief global strategist. From November 1985 to June 2000, he served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. From November 1985 to June 1994, Mr. Schultz also served as president. From January 1986 to July 1987, Mr. Schultz was the chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president of Il Giornale Coffee Company, a predecessor to the Company. From September 1982 to December 1985, Mr. Schultz was the director of retail operations and marketing for Starbucks Coffee Company, a predecessor to the Company. On June 1, 2018, Howard Schultz notified the Board of Directors of Starbucks Corporation that he will retire as Executive Chairman and as a director of the Company, and resign from all other positions with the Company and its affiliates and will be honored with the title of chairman emeritus effective June 26, 2018.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States

Howard Schultz Investments (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Wiz 27-Feb-2023 Later Stage VC 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Cumulus (Electronics) 17-Feb-2023 0000 00000 000.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Promise. 24-Feb-2022 00000 00000 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Wiz 11-Oct-2021 00000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Dutchie 16-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Pacaso 30-Sep-2020 00000 00000 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Lyra 25-Aug-2020 00000 00000 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Dutchie 18-Aug-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Oatly 02-Jul-2020 PE Growth/Expansion 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 0000000
SimpleBet 09-Mar-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000

Howard Schultz Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Oatly 20-May-2021 IPO 00.000
GatheredTable 03-Apr-2019 000 00 00000000
Golazo 13-Jan-2016 0000000000: 000000

Howard Schultz Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Howard Schultz Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Howard Schultz Angel Investor 00 0 0 Seattle, WA

Howard Schultz Co-Investors (81)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Maveron 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Advent International 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Blackstone 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Insight Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Valor Equity Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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