John Legend Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 16

  • Portfolio
  • 12

  • Exits
  • 2

Exits

John Legend General Information

Description

Mr. John Legend is the Founder of Loved01. He serves as Board Member at Vox Media. He co-founded Bungalow Clothing. He is also an Angel Investor. He is a critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter. His work has garnered him nine Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, the BET Award for Best New Artist, and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, among others. In 2007, he launched the Show Me Campaign (ShowMeCampaign.org), an initiative that focuses on education as a key to breaking the cycle of poverty. The 2010 BET Humanitarian of the Year award, the 2009 CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change, the 2009 Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare, and the 2011 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award recognized Legend's efforts and leadership in this arena. He sits on the boards of The Education Equality Project, Teach for America, Stand for Children, and the Harlem Village Academies and co-chairs the Harlem Village Academies' National Leadership Board. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied English and African-American literature. After graduating, he worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group before focusing his career on music.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 73 Market Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90291
  • United States

John Legend Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Adventr 18-Jan-2024 Seed Round 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Fortuna Health 08-Sep-2023 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fantasy Life 31-Aug-2023 00000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Fantasy Life (Entertainment Software) 15-Aug-2023 00000 (00000 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Tally Health 31-Mar-2023 0000 00000 0000 Pharmaceuticals Generating Revenue 0000 000000
JusticeText 06-Sep-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Neutral 31-Aug-2022 00000 00000 0000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 000000
MycoWorks 13-Oct-2020 00000 00000 0000 Synthetic Textiles Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Cred.ai 06-Aug-2020 Early Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Rocean 19-Dec-2019 Early Stage VC 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000

John Legend Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Rocean 28-Dec-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Walker and Company Brands 12-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 0000

John Legend Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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John Legend Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Legend Angel Investor 00 0 Los Angeles, CA

John Legend Co-Investors (95)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Darco Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Adelman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Novo Holdings 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paladin Capital Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Valor Equity Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

John Legend FAQs

  • Who is John Legend?

    John Legend is an angel Investor who has made 16 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Legend?

    John Legend is an angel investor.

  • What does John Legend do?

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

  • How many board seats does John Legend hold?

    John Legend holds a board seat in Vox Media.

  • What has John Legend invested in?

    John Legend has made numerous investments in companies like Adventr, Fortuna Health, and Fantasy Life within the Media and Information Services (B2B), Healthcare Technology Systems, and Information Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has John Legend invested in recently?

    John Legend's latest investment was on 18-Jan-2024 in Adventr, a company within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

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