Brian Acton Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 3

Brian Acton General Information


Mr. Brian Acton serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Signal. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chairman, Secretary & Treasurer at Sunlight Giving. He is an Angel Investor. He co-founded WhatsApp. Previously he was a Vice President of Engineering at Yahoo!. Brian earned a degree in Engineering from the University of Central Florida, a Degree in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • United States

Brian Acton Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
DuckDuckGo 13-Aug-2021 Later Stage VC 0000 Internet Software Profitable 00000 00000
0000 0 0000 11-Jul-2016 00000 (00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
00000000 00000 (00000 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Brian Acton Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Acton Angel Investor 0 0 Palo Alto, CA
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Brian Acton Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
GP Bullhound 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Impact America Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lux Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mitchell Kapor 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Thrive Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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