Gregory Back Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 7

Gregory Back General Information


Mr. Gregory Back is a Co-Founding Partner and serves as Managing Member, Managing Partner at CatchLight Capital Partners. Mr. Back serves as Managing Member at Free Sky Capital. Mr. Back is an angel investor. He served as Managing Director at 280 Capital Partners. He also serves as Advisor at Clarendon Group. He served as Board of Director and Investment Committee Member at CrowdSmart. He is an experienced venture capital and private equity investor with expertise in technology and technology-enabled businesses and investment experience across the lifecycle of the enterprise, from early-stage through a buyout. Prior to forming 280 Capital, Back served as a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus LLC and a General Partner of a number of its funds. At Warburg, he led the application software practice and was also an active investor in data-intensive and Internet-based business models and technology-enabled services. During his tenure at Warburg, he led or co-led investments totaling nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars of equity capital, with the majority between $20 million and $100 million in equity, and served on the boards of ten companies. His transaction experience includes buyouts, expansion & growth, traditional minority venture, control venture, equity recapitalization, corporate spinouts, public to the private, bank, bond, and second lien leverage, initial public offering, strategic sale and numerous portfolio company acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Back was Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning & Business Development, at InfoUSA, a publicly-traded marketing information services company. Prior to that, he was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Back graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 3000 Sand Hill Road
  • Building 3, Suite 100
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Gregory Back Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tellus (Financial Software) 11-Feb-2022 Seed Round 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
000000 12-Nov-2020 00000 00000 0000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
00000 (00000000000 01-Oct-2019 00000 (00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
00000000.00 25-Jun-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
0000000000 22-Feb-2017 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
Kate's Goodness 25-Jun-2013 Seed Round 00000 Social Content Startup
Vacatia 10-Jun-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
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Gregory Back Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gregory Back Angel Investor 0 Menlo Park, CA
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Gregory Back Co-Investors (104)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
UpHonest Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
AltaIR Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Foundation Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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