Michael Trafton Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 2


Michael Trafton General Information


Mr. Michael Trafton serves as Director of Education and Director of Venture Capital Fund at Capital Factory. Mr. Trafton served as Chief Brand Officer at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. He also Co-Founded Fire Ant Software and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He has been helping the most successful companies in the U.S. design, develops and deploy mission-critical technology solutions. A serial entrepreneur, he is an expert in building high-performance teams with amazing cultures. His most recent venture, Blue Fish Development Group, was voted the best place to work in Central Texas and among the fastest-growing companies in Austin. He has a passion for helping first-time entrepreneurs reach their goals through mentoring, coaching and investing. He is a regular speaker on the topics of Enterprise Content Management, Entrepreneurship and Company Culture. He has a degree in Computer Science from Rice University.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 701 Brazos Street
  • Suite 1601
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • United States
+1 (512) 000-0000

Michael Trafton Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CrateJoy 14-Oct-2014 Early Stage VC 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
0000000000 16-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
Capital Factory 01-Mar-2014 Later Stage VC 0000 Private Equity Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
GroupCharger 02-Sep-2012 Angel (individual) Application Software Out of Business 0000000 0000000
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Michael Trafton Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
GroupCharger 01-Sep-2016 Out of Business
0000000 0000000 000000000 00000000
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Michael Trafton Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Trafton Angel Investor 0 Austin, TX
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