Brett Hurt Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 28
  • Portfolio
  • 15
  • Exits
  • 10
Exits

Brett Hurt General Information

Description

Mr. Brett Hurt is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at data.world. He also serves as an Advisor at ClearBlade and FloorFound. He serves as Mentor at Techstars. He served as Board Member at Edgecase. He served as Board Member and Advisor at Shelfbucks. He also co-founded Bazaarvoice. He also serves as a board Member at Entreprenuers Foundation of Central Taxes. He is also the Founder of Hurt Family Investments. He also serves as the Chairman at Compare Networks. He also serves as Entrepreneur Partner and Advisor at Chicago Ventures. He co-founded and served as General Partner at Hurt+Harbach. He also worked as Austin ventures. He founded Coremetrics in February 1999 after spending 10 years developing Internet-based software. Forrester Research eventually rated Coremetrics in the industry. Prior to Coremetrics, Brett was the founder and CEO of Hurt Technology Consulting and BodyMatrix, an online retailer of sports nutrition products, which he sold. Before that, he was a consultant at Deloitte Consulting and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Brett holds an MBA in High-Tech Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. Brett co-founded Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CEO and President for 7.5 years, leading the company from bootstrapped concept to almost 2,000 clients worldwide and through its successful IPO. He subsequently guided the company through a successful follow-on offering and two acquisitions, PowerReviews and Longboard Media. Brett continues to actively support Bazaarvoice as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to Bazaarvoice, Brett founded Coremetrics and helped grow the company into a global, leading marketing analytics solution for the eCommerce industry before its acquisition by IBM. Brett holds an MBA in High-Tech Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School and the McCombs School of Business and previously served on the Board of Directors of Shop.org. Brett established the Bazaarvoice Foundation and is very active in the philanthropic arena. He received the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas' Community Leadership Award in 2012. Brett is entrepreneur empowerment group RISE's Serial Entrepreneur of the year for 2012. He served as an Advisor at Roikoi.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Austin, TX
  • United States

Brett Hurt Investments (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MakerSights 04-Aug-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000 12-Jul-2021 00000 00000 0000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000 03-Aug-2020 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000 0000000 10-Feb-2020 00000 (00000 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue
00000 19-Dec-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
0000 13-Dec-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
000000 01-Jul-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
00000000 24-Jun-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Accessories Generating Revenue 00000 0000
MakerSights 20-Jun-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Jobiak 01-May-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000
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Brett Hurt Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Speakr 14-May-2021 Out of Business
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0000 10-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 00000
000000 & 0000000 09-Oct-2020 0000000000
000000 23-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
0000000 19-Aug-2019 0000000000
00000 000000000 07-Jul-2019 000000000000000000
000000000 01-May-2019 000000000000000000
Bamba (Data Collection Agency) 27-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Meta SaaS 02-May-2018 Buyout/LBO
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Brett Hurt Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brett Hurt Angel Investor 00 0 Austin, TX
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Brett Hurt Co-Investors (181)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Capital Factory 4 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Barracuda Networks 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
LiveOak Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverton Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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