Michael Terpin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 11

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 4

Exits

Michael Terpin General Information

Description

Mr. Michael Terpin is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer of SocialRadius. He sereved owned the company and sereved as Chief Executive Officer of Terpin Communications. He is also the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Transform Ventures. He serves as Special Advisor at Alphabit. He began SocialRadius in 2007, the latest chapter in a 25-year career in public relations, Internet marketing, and digital innovation. A serial entrepreneur, he has been frequently written about as a pioneer in online PR and marketing, newswire distribution, and social media/Web 2.0 marketing. His most recent venture is SocialRadius, a full-service social media marketing firm. He has been a frequent speaker at leading technology and marketing conferences, including Ad: Tech, CES, E3, European Technology Roundtable (ETRE), Frost & Sullivan Sales & Marketing Conference, NAB, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Red Herring, Southern California Software Council and VNU Digital Media. He has been profiled in PRWeek and O'Dwyer's PR Report and has been a guest columnist for O'Dwyer's PR Daily. Originally known as Internet Wire, Marketwire was acquired in April 2006 by Toronto-based media company CCN Matthews and is now owned by OMERS Capital Partners, the private equity arm of a $41 billion pension fund. Marketwire employs more than 200 people and has annual revenues of more than $70 million, with offices in 12 cities. Marketwire serves more than 6,000 clients, including Bayer, HP, IBM, Merck, Symantec, and Wal-Mart. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from SUNY at Buffalo and a dual bachelor's degree in Newspaper Journalism and English Literature from Syracuse University. He serves as an advisor to SU's Newhouse School of Public Communications, where he was inducted into its prestigious "Wall of Fame" in October 2000. He is also a private investor and/or board member for several privately held technology start-up companies and trade associations. He has established several industry-related blogs, including Social Media World and CES Party List and he has published analyses, essays, and reports on a variety of social media topics, including two case studies for Global PR Blog Week. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Aspire. He served as Advisor at Guardian Circle. He serves as Board Member at Blockchain Moon Acquisition. He served as Advisor at Permission. He serves as Advisor at Walls 360. He serves as Advisor at Store and B21. He serves as Advisor at Upland. He serves as Advisor at Rair. He is the Founder and serves as Chairman at BitAngels. He also is an Angel Investor. He also serves as Advisor at Alpha Sigma Capital. He serves as General Partner & Strategic Advisor at Tradecraft Capital. SocialRadius, one of the nation's first social media marketing firms, was recently named to the Inc. 5000. Current and historic clients include AT&T, Hyatt, Geekdom, Property Brothers; Live Earth, Participant Media, NBC, Philips, and Will.i.am. SocialRadius is headquartered in Las Vegas, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Terpin also runs Startup Debut, a media showcase series, and he founded Marketwire, one of the world's largest company newswires. He holds an MFA from SUNY/Buffalo and a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University, where he serves on the Newhouse School advisory board. He served as Advisor at Sheesha Finance. He serves as Advisor at RRB Lab. He serves as an Advisor at Store.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 6760 Tomiyasu Lane
  • Las Vegas, NV 89120
  • United States
+1 (724) 000-0000

Michael Terpin Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Upland 20-Oct-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Alpha Sigma Capital 09-Mar-2023 00000 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
FLUIDEFI 01-Sep-2022 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Hot Drops 06-Apr-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Startup 0000000 000000
RAIR Technologies (Entertainment Software) 03-Feb-2022 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Cointopia 05-Sep-2018 00000 (00000 000 Other Financial Services Out of Business 0000000 000000
ShapeShift 09-Sep-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Guardian Circle 30-Jul-2015 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000000 000000
EverTune 26-Dec-2011 Angel (individual) Specialty Retail Generating Revenue
B21 Angel (individual) Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000

Michael Terpin Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Guardian Circle 27-Oct-2021 Out of Business
Cointopia 01-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000
ZeroDegrees 01-Mar-2004 Merger/Acquisition
EverTune Secondary Transaction - Private

Michael Terpin Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Michael Terpin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Terpin Angel Investor 0 0 Las Vegas, NV

Michael Terpin Co-Investors (20)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
David Jensen 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alumni Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Animoca Brands 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Global Founders Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Heliad 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Michael Terpin FAQs

  • Who is Michael Terpin?

    Michael Terpin is an angel Investor who has made 11 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Terpin?

    Michael Terpin is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Terpin do?

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

  • What has Michael Terpin invested in?

    Michael Terpin has made numerous investments in companies like Upland, Alpha Sigma Capital, and FLUIDEFI within the Entertainment Software, Financial Services, and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Michael Terpin invested in recently?

    Michael Terpin's latest investment was on 20-Oct-2023 in Upland, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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