Heidi Messer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Heidi Messer General Information


Ms. Heidi Messer serves as Co-Founder & Chairman at Cross Commerce Media. She served as Member of Advisory Board at NBCUniversal. She is also an Angel Investor.She also serves as Board Member at Partnership Fund for New York City. She co-founded and served as the Co-Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer in Rakuten Marketing. Heidi has been an active entrepreneur and investor in the digital economy since the commercialization of the Internet, and in 1996, with Stephen, she co-founded LinkShare Corporation, a host to one of the world's largest online affiliate networks, linking advertisers with publishers. With Heidi as president and COO, LinkShare was for two consecutive years recognized by Deloitte & Touche as the fastest-growing technology company in the New York Region. Heidi and Stephen managed LinkShare until its 2005 sale to Rakuten (4755:JASDAQ) for $425 million. Heidi is the co-founder and CEO of World Evolved, a platform for global investment and expansion, and a founding member of the Zokei Network, an invitation-only global network of exceptional artists, technologists, scientists and business leaders who convene for inspiration in private salons around the world. Heidi is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, digital marketing, technology and the future of the Internet and has been cited by The New York Times, The Nikkei and Women's Wear Daily, among other publications and media outlets. She's also received several honors, among them her inclusion on the Goldman Sachs 2012 list of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs. Heidi is chairman of the board of Cross Commerce Media, which operates as Collective[i]. She's also an active angel investor in a number startups, including Spire, LifeBooker and DODOcase. She serves on the Brown University Women's Leadership Council, the Physics and Astronomy Advisory Council at Johns Hopkins University and advisory boards of the Brown University Entrepreneurship Program, Dell Computers, NBC Universal and American Express Open. Heidi received a B.A. from Brown University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, as well as a J.D. from Harvard Law School, from which she graduated cum laude.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 450 Park Avenue South
  • 3rd Floor
  • New York, NY 10016
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

Heidi Messer Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
00000 29-Jul-2014 00000 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
To view Heidi Messer’s complete investments history, request access »

Want detailed data on 3M+ companies?

What you see here scratches the surface

Request a free trial

Want to dig into this profile?

We’ll help you find what you need

Learn more

Heidi Messer Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000 13-Aug-2021 0000000 000000 0000
To view Heidi Messer’s complete exits history, request access »

Heidi Messer Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

PitchBook’s data visualizations quickly surface an investor’s historical investments—showing a breakdown of activity by industry, year and region.

Request a free trial

Heidi Messer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Heidi Messer Angel Investor 0 New York, NY
To view Heidi Messer’s complete team members history, request access »