Pat East Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 1


Pat East General Information


Mr. Pat East serves as an Executive Director at Flywheel Fund. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Hanapin Marketing. He serves as Strategic Advisor, Marketing at M25 Group. He serves as an Advisor at The Bee Corp. He has 20 years of experience in online marketing, sales management, and executive leadership. His professional background spans B2C and B2B and includes management positions during the hyper-growth years of Author Solutions (2000-2004). In various positions for Author Solutions, he was responsible for author promotions, product development, and corporate marketing including lead generation via pay-per-click advertising. As head of Hanapin Marketing, he has overseen 13 consecutive years of profitability and double-digit revenue growth in 12 of those years. The company is a five-time Indiana Best Places to Work winner and a three-time Inc 5000 honoree. He taught one of the nation's first search marketing courses at a nationally ranked SLIS program (School of Library and Information Science) at Indiana University, and he's been awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Small Business Development Center. He is an avid angel investor, advising startups with high-growth potential primarily in the web/tech industries. He graduated with a B.A. in English from Wabash College.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 642 North Madison Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • United States
+1 (812) 000-0000

Pat East Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Curastory 14-Sep-2021 Seed Round 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
The Bee Corp 08-Jul-2016 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
Springbuk 31-Aug-2013 Seed Round 00000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue 000 0000
App Press 15-Jul-2013 Seed Round 00000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000 0000

Pat East Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
App Press 01-Dec-2022 000000000 00000000

Pat East Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Pat East Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Pat East Angel Investor 0 0 Bloomington, IN

Pat East Co-Investors (8)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Hockey Stick Investments 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Koji Takao 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightspeed Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mindspring Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Pat East FAQs

  • Who is Pat East?

    Pat East is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Pat East?

    Pat East is an angel investor.

  • What does Pat East do?

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

  • What has Pat East invested in?

    Pat East has made numerous investments in companies like Curastory, The Bee Corp, and Springbuk within the Multimedia and Design Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Decision/Risk Analysis industries.

  • What has Pat East invested in recently?

    Pat East's latest investment was on 14-Sep-2021 in Curastory, a company within the Multimedia and Design Software industry.

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