Erik Hovanec Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 4


Erik Hovanec General Information


Mr. Erik Hovanec serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Magnite. He serves as Board Member at TVCoins. Erik spent the last two decades helping grow internet and technology companies. Prior to joining Rubicon Project, he was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Design Accelerator, an early stage technology accelerator in partnership with Idealab and Caltech. Erik also served as Chief Executive Officer of LeisureLink where he was responsible for taking the company from concept to millions in revenue, and was honored as a Deloitte Fast 500 and Inc. 5000 awards recipient. Erik was an executive at Green Dot during the company's pre-IPO growth stage, and an early employee at, later Overture Services, Inc., which was acquired by Yahoo.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

Erik Hovanec Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MagicLinks 30-Jun-2021 Later Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Cross Campus 08-May-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Buildings and Property Out of Business 0000 0000000
Raw Science Film Festival 29-Jun-2014 0000 00000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Chippmunk 11-Dec-2013 Seed Round 00000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000 0000000
BedAbroad 02-Aug-2013 Angel (individual) Real Estate Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000 0000000

Erik Hovanec Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Cross Campus 01-May-2024 Out of Business
Raw Science Film Festival 01-Oct-2022 000000000 00000000
Chippmunk 09-Sep-2020 Out of Business
BedAbroad 01-Apr-2018 Out of Business

Erik Hovanec Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Erik Hovanec Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Erik Hovanec Angel Investor 0 0 Los Angeles, CA

Erik Hovanec Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Daniel Murray 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pasadena Angels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Richard Chino 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Stender Sweeney 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Terry Kay 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Erik Hovanec FAQs

  • Who is Erik Hovanec?

    Erik Hovanec is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Erik Hovanec?

    Erik Hovanec is an angel investor.

  • What does Erik Hovanec do?

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

  • How many board seats does Erik Hovanec hold?

    Erik Hovanec holds a board seat in TVCoins.

  • What has Erik Hovanec invested in?

    Erik Hovanec has made numerous investments in companies like MagicLinks, Cross Campus, and Raw Science Film Festival within the Business/Productivity Software, Buildings and Property, and Movies, Music and Entertainment industries.

  • What has Erik Hovanec invested in recently?

    Erik Hovanec's latest investment was on 30-Jun-2021 in MagicLinks, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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