Christian Cunningham Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 4


Christian Cunningham General Information


Mr. Christian Cunningham is an Angel Investor. He previously served as a Chief Executive Officer and co-founded apps savvy. As CEO, Chris leads Appssavvy's mission to rethink the delivery and reception of advertising. As people's behavior shifts from page-based consumption to activities, on both web and mobile, he believes so should advertising. Chris co-founded Apps Savvy in 2008 and grew the company as a sales and marketing services organization to more than $20 million in annual revenue by the end of 2010. Towards the end of that year, he and the team set out to transform the company into one entrenched in technology. Today, apps savvy is an activity advertising technology company focused on people's native activities on both the web and mobile. Launched in late 2011, apps savvy's platform, and activity, are growing faster than the company's initial business and are empowering brands to reach people, within natural breaks of activities, when they are most receptive, in real-time. Chris is a recognized voice in the digital ad industry. In 2013, he's been a featured speaker at leading events, including International CES and the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Annual Leadership Meeting, among an array of others. Chris is also a thought leader who regularly contributes to the press, including several appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Check out the recent Business Insider SAI Q&A with Chris, "An Interview With The Man Who Is Trying To Bring Big, Native Ads To Mobile." In 2012, he was named as one of the "Most Important People in Mobile Advertising& by Business Insider, and for insight into Chris' unique perspective, read The New York Times' Corner Office. Under his leadership, appssavvy has approaching 40 employees in four offices across the U.S. and is recognized as a great place to work by Crain's New York Business' Best Places to Work in NYC - an honor won in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Chris is a member of's and United Contests' Advisory Boards and The Young Entrepreneur Council. He is an angel investor.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Christian Cunningham Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Petal 03-Aug-2023 Later Stage VC 00000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000000
Embrace 25-Apr-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000000
Uru (Online video advertising platform) 17-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000000
Zenrez 11-Jul-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 000000000 0000000000
Arbor Technologies 04-May-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000000 0000000000

Christian Cunningham Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Zenrez 29-Apr-2021 Out of Business
Uru (Online video advertising platform) 27-Apr-2018 000000000000000000
Arbor Technologies 17-Nov-2016 000000000000000000

Christian Cunningham Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Christian Cunningham Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Christian Cunningham Angel Investor 0

Christian Cunningham Co-Investors (11)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Core Innovation Capital 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RiverPark Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Synchrony Financial 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Social Entrepreneurs Fund 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Valar Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Christian Cunningham FAQs

  • Who is Christian Cunningham?

    Christian Cunningham is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Christian Cunningham?

    Christian Cunningham is an angel investor.

  • What does Christian Cunningham do?

    As an angel investor, Christian Cunningham invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Christian Cunningham invested in?

    Christian Cunningham has made numerous investments in companies like Petal, Embrace, and Uru (Online video advertising platform) within the Financial Services, Business/Productivity Software, and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has Christian Cunningham invested in recently?

    Christian Cunningham's latest investment was on 03-Aug-2023 in Petal, a company within the Financial Services industry.

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