Rodney Jerkins Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 1


Rodney Jerkins General Information


Mr. Rodney Jerkins serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Evolve Music Group. He also is an Angel Investor. Mr. Jerkins was a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Artists and Brands. He began his career, as many do, in the church. While performing with his brothers, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins began to establish his own commercial music career. In the short span of just 15 years, Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter, Darkchild, has established himself as the dominant purveyor of #1 globally renowned hits for the likes of Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga, Destiny's Child, The Backstreet Boys, and more. In 2011, he received two Grammy Nominations. Selling nearly 200 million records, Mr. Jerkins is the most widely regarded producer working in today's music.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • United States

Rodney Jerkins Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
AudioShake 31-Aug-2021 Seed Round 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
MobileCoin 19-Aug-2021 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Therabody 17-Feb-2021 00000 00000 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Challenged 09-Jun-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Shots Podcast Network 31-Mar-2015 Later Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue

Rodney Jerkins Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Challenged 01-May-2023 000000000 00000000

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Rodney Jerkins Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rodney Jerkins Angel Investor 0 0

Rodney Jerkins Co-Investors (99)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Brent Faiyaz 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Suzy Ryoo 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Troy Carter 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tunde Balogun 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ty Baisden 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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