Keith Nilsson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Keith Nilsson General Information


Mr. Keith Nilsson is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Xplorer Capital. He serves as Board Member Wingcopter. He serves as Advisor at Smile Group. He serves as a Board Member of CANVAS Technology, CloudCall, Lacuna, Scalefast, and MaxQ AI. He serves as a Managing Partner of Visionnaire Ventures. Prior to Visionnaire, he was a Partner with TPG Growth and XplorerCapital, both growth equity funds where he focused on global internet investment opportunities. Prior to TPG and Xplorer, he held various executive roles at Yahoo! His most recent roles were SVP of Global Initiatives and SVP of Emerging Markets Group. As one of Yahoo!'s four geographic regions, his Emerging Markets territories spanned from Latin America to Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa. Prior to this role, he was Vice President of Corporate Development for Yahoo!, responsible for all of the company's investments, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic partnership activities. During his tenure in Corporate Development, he directly led or oversaw over 40 acquisitions, investments, or joint ventures worth more than $25 billion in transaction value, including Alibaba, Overture, Flickr, and many others. Prior to joining Yahoo!, he worked in technology at Intel Corporation and investment banking and equity research with Bankers Trust and Alex Brown in New York and Hong Kong. He has lived and worked internationally for more than fifteen years across both Asia and Europe; and has traveled extensively, having visited over 70 countries. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a board member of the non-profit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and also sits on various boards of start-up technology companies. He holds a bachelor of arts from the University of California, Davis, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia's School of International Affairs. He serves as Board Member at MaxQ AI.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Keith Nilsson Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TAPPP 04-May-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
ShoCard 17-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Vyu 07-Aug-2014 Early Stage VC 00000 Entertainment Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
HipFlat 23-Dec-2013 Seed Round 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue

Keith Nilsson Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
HipFlat 27-Oct-2020 Merger/Acquisition
ShoCard 02-Mar-2020 0000000000 000.00
Vyu 01-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000

Keith Nilsson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Keith Nilsson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Keith Nilsson Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA