Jay Adya Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 6

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 5


Jay Adya General Information


Mr. Jay Adya serves as Managing Partner at Elysian Park Ventures. He served as Managing Director and Principal at Iconica Partners. He previously served as Managing Director at Evolution Media Capital. He is responsible for negotiating and advising on more than $8 billion in media deals, including the International Olympic Committee, Pac-12 Conference, Texas Rangers, and Boston Celtics, among others. Prior to joining EMC, he was a co-founder of Takkle.com, a social networking site for high school athletes with more than 1.5 million monthly unique visitors. He raised more than $8 million in equity financing from leading sports and venture investors, and structured partnership agreements with Sports Illustrated, YouTube, and Nike. He also served as a management consultant at the Mitchell Madison Group and Deloitte Consulting, where he advised private equity, venture capital, and media clients on restructuring, potential investments, and new business opportunities. He graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Contact Information

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

Jay Adya Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Dinner Lab 06-Aug-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Restaurants and Bars Out of Business 000 0000
000000 29-May-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Footwear Profitable 000 0000
00000 06-May-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 0000
000000 01-Jan-2013 00000 (00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 0000
SeatGeek 29-Jan-2010 Early Stage VC 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000 0000
viagogo 01-Mar-2005 Early Stage VC 000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000 0000
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Jay Adya Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Panna 25-Sep-2019 Merger/Acquisition
000000 09-Aug-2019 000000000000000000 000.00
000000 000 14-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000
SALIDO Merger/Acquisition
viagogo Secondary Transaction - Private
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Jay Adya Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jay Adya Angel Investor 0 New York, NY
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