Benjamin Marcus Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 1


Benjamin Marcus General Information


Mr. Benjamin Marcus is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at UP.Partners. He Co-Founded and served as Chairman at AirMap. Ben Marcus is co-founder and Managing Partner of UP.Partners, the early-stage investor partnering with entrepreneurs building businesses enabling the future of multi-dimensional mobility. Prior to UP.Partners, Ben co-founded AirMap, the world's leading airspace management platform. AirMap leads the industry in delivering technology solutions globally for Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management (UTM) to enable advanced aerial mobility operations at scale. AirMap was acquired in November 2021. Additionally, with his UP.Partners co-founder and decades-long best friend Cyrus Sigari, the two co-founded jetAVIVA, the world's leading broker of business jets. Ben is an FAA-certified Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor with more than 4,500 hours of flight experience in more than 100 types of airplanes, seaplanes, gliders, and helicopters. Ben also serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable. He is a graduate of Purdue University's School of Aeronautics.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Santa Monica Airport, 2828 Donald Douglas Loop North
  • Suite 101
  • Santa Monica, CA 90405
  • United States
+1 (310) 000-0000

Benjamin Marcus Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Skydio 13-Jul-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Hoopo 01-Aug-2018 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Spire 29-Jul-2014 00000 00000 0000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue/Not Profitable

Benjamin Marcus Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Spire 16-Aug-2021 0000000 000000 0000

Benjamin Marcus Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Benjamin Marcus Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Benjamin Marcus Angel Investor 0 0 Santa Monica, CA

Benjamin Marcus Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Andreessen Horowitz 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
IVP 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NTT Docomo Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Next47 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Siemens 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Benjamin Marcus FAQs

  • Who is Benjamin Marcus?

    Benjamin Marcus is an angel Investor who has made 3 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Benjamin Marcus?

    Benjamin Marcus is an angel investor.

  • What does Benjamin Marcus do?

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

  • What has Benjamin Marcus invested in?

    Benjamin Marcus has made numerous investments in companies like Skydio, Hoopo, and Spire within the Hardware, Business/Productivity Software, and Commercial Services industries.

  • What has Benjamin Marcus invested in recently?

    Benjamin Marcus's latest investment was on 13-Jul-2020 in Skydio, a company within the Hardware industry.

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