Mark Achler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Portfolio
  • 2

Mark Achler General Information

Description

Mr. Mark Achler serves as Managing Director at Math Venture Partners. He also is an Angel Investor. He serves as Board of Directors at RedSeal. He serves as Board Observer at NowSecure and Apervita. He also serves as Senior Vice President, New Business, Strategy and Innovation at RedBox. He also serves as a Strategic Advisor at OCA Ventures. He served as Board Member at rMark Bio. Prior to joining Redbox in 2009, Mr. Archler co-founded one of the first personal computer retail stores in the country and participated in the launch of the IBM PC in Boca Raton in 1981. He then moved to Apple, where he was the worldwide introduction manager for Apple. Upon leaving Apple, he co-founded and served as Chief executive officer of the Whitewater Group, a company that specialized in development tools and programming languages and shipped the second application for Windows 1.0. After building and eventually selling the Whitewater Group, he co-founded the video game company, Kinesoft Development, where he served as president. Kinesoft was instrumental in developing the technology that allowed Sega and Nintendo scrolling action arcade games to be played on Windows 95. After leaving Kinesoft, he served as a founding general partner in Kettle Partners, an early-stage venture capital fund. While at Kettle, he was the lead investor in local Chicago companies such as Surepayroll (sold to PAYX) and Novarra (sold to NOK). Fueled by a lifelong passion for building new businesses, he also has helped to co-found Emmi Solutions, a provider of patient education, where he first served as president and later became Chief executive officer. Mr. Achler is also a frequent speaker, resource and ardent champion for the entrepreneurial community; where he is a mentor for Excelerate Labs and the Chicago High Tech Academy. He served as Board Member at ThinkCERCA.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza
  • Suite 1212 care of 1871
  • Chicago, IL 60654
  • United States

Mark Achler Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Gunslinger Studios 01-Jan-2017 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 13-Aug-2014 0000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
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Mark Achler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mark Achler Angel Investor 0 0 0 Chicago, IL
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Mark Achler Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Chicago Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Listen Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MATH Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paul Ollinger 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Third Wave Digital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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