Walter Danco Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 107

  • Portfolio
  • 40

  • Exits
  • 67


Walter Danco General Information


Mr. Walter Danco is an Angel Investor. Mr. Danco served as Independent Program Director at Techstars. Previously he was a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at BuysideFX. A veteran of financial markets, he worked at Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers before switching to the buyside in 1992. In 2000, Ty founded eSecLending, which has become the largest independent securities lending agent in the world. Having been an institutional asset manager, at one point overseeing more than $60B in investments, he is painfully aware of the operational problems of managing complex portfolios distributed over many clients. A graduate of Middlebury College and Wharton Business School, Ty was a member of the US Winter Olympic Team in 1980 and 1984. He still works with the luge team integrating technology that improves the performance of athletes and racing sleds.

Business Details

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

Walter Danco Investments (107)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sandbox Banking 17-Nov-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Later 27-Apr-2022 00000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
CareAcademy 13-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
RISE Robotics 10-Apr-2020 0000 00000 000.00 Industrial Supplies and Parts Generating Revenue 000000 00000
HoneyBook 21-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Brizi 01-Sep-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Carbide (Network Management Software) 06-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Voatz 08-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Government Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals 28-Jul-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1
NestReady 09-Jun-2017 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000

Walter Danco Exits (67)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
eSight 01-Nov-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Rabbl 01-Mar-2023 000000000 00000000
Shoobx 09-Jan-2023 000000000000000000 0000 01-Nov-2022 000000000 00000000
Ramen (Financial Software) 15-Jun-2022 000 00 00000000
Codementor 05-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
BentoBox 22-Nov-2021 000000000000000000 00000
EverTrue 28-Oct-2021 0000000000
Cobalt Software 12-Oct-2021 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Peer5 10-Aug-2021 Merger/Acquisition

Walter Danco Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Walter Danco Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Walter Danco Angel Investor 000 Burlington, VT

Walter Danco Co-Investors (49)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Capital One Financial 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
HPS Investment Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Revolution (Washington DC) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Summit Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Walter Danco FAQs

  • Who is Walter Danco?

    Walter Danco is an angel Investor who has made 107 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Walter Danco?

    Walter Danco is an angel investor.

  • What does Walter Danco do?

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

  • What has Walter Danco invested in?

    Walter Danco has made numerous investments in companies like Sandbox Banking, Later, and CareAcademy within the Financial Software, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Educational Software industries.

  • What has Walter Danco invested in recently?

    Walter Danco's latest investment was on 17-Nov-2022 in Sandbox Banking, a company within the Financial Software industry.

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