Gerry Murfitt Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1

Exits

Gerry Murfitt General Information

Description

Mr. Gerry Murfitt serves as an Executive at Venture Counsel Partners. Mr. Murfitt is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at InstaRent Global. He is an Angel Investor. Gerry is a passionate vacation home owner and frequent renter, he founded InstaRent Global due to his immense frustration with the time-consuming and inefficient vacation rental process for homeowners and renters alike. Gerry started his career at the height of the original Internet boom in the Sand Hill Road office of Venture Law Group (VLG) in the heart of Silicon Valley. Prior to its acquisition, VLG was the original firm which incorporated and represented such well known internet pioneers including Yahoo, Hotmail, and PayPal to name a few. In 2005, along with approximately half of the original VLG partners, Gerry assisted in creating a new "Emerging Companies Group" at global firm, Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe LLP, which then represented companies such as Facebook during its infancy. Later Gerry founded Venture Counsel Partners, in order to better assist entrepreneurs with their startup technology companies. Prior to InstaRent Global, Gerry's focus and passion over the course of his career has been advising entrepreneurs with respect to all aspects of structuring, growing and selling start-up technology companies. He has directly assisted entrepreneurs raise over half a billion dollars of venture-capital financing from a variety of top-tier investors and has also directly led the sale of several companies to major acquirers such as Facebook and eBay. Based on over a decade of Silicon Valley experience, Gerry has acquired a deep understanding of how complex concepts are transformed into extremely-valuable companies in a relatively short amount of time. Gerry received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) law degree and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from the University of California where received a merit-based scholarship and graduated top of his class. During his studies he received significant academic recognition including awards for being the top student in several classes important to start-up companies including business strategy, corporations, finance and contracts. As an undergraduate, he graduated summa cum laude at the University of Auckland, New Zealand's highest-ranked university, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree with majors in Economics and International Business. Gerry has always had an extremely strong interest in the interplay between technology, economics and applied mathematics.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 340 S Lemon Avenue
  • Suite 1002
  • Walnut, CA 91789
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Gerry Murfitt Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Biofluff 17-Jan-2023 Seed Round 00.000 Plant Textiles Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00
Badge List 12-Jun-2013 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00
MisFans 000000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 00000 0000000 00

Gerry Murfitt Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MisFans 21-Sep-2023 000 00 00000000

Gerry Murfitt Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Gerry Murfitt Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gerry Murfitt JD Angel Investor 0 Walnut, CA

Gerry Murfitt Co-Investors (8)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Ataraxia Capital Partners 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Erin Culley 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Joyance Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Matthew Kellogg 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Gerry Murfitt FAQs

  • Who is Gerry Murfitt?

    Gerry Murfitt is an angel Investor who has made 3 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Gerry Murfitt?

    Gerry Murfitt is an angel investor.

  • What does Gerry Murfitt do?

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

  • What has Gerry Murfitt invested in?

    Gerry Murfitt has made numerous investments in companies like Biofluff, Badge List, and MisFans within the Plant Textiles, Business/Productivity Software, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Gerry Murfitt invested in recently?

    Gerry Murfitt's latest investment was on 17-Jan-2023 in Biofluff, a company within the Plant Textiles industry.

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