Marlon Nichols Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 12

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 6


Marlon Nichols General Information


Mr. Marlon Nichols is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing General Partner at MaC Venture Capital. He serves as a Board Member at Rares and Spleet. He serves as a Board Member at Stears Business, StoreCash, and TBTM. He serves as a Board Member at Everywhere and PredictionStrike. He serves as a Board Observer at BANQloop and Purestream. He co-founded and served as Managing Partner at Cross Culture Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Yobe, ShotTracker, Bridgefy, Sote, and Ajua. He serves as a Board Observer and Advisor at Mahmee. He served as a Board Member at Lisnr. He is a former Kauffman Fellow and Investment Director at Intel Capital, with an extensive background in technology, private equity, media, and entertainment. His unique eye for global trends and shifts in consumer behavior has helped him capture many high-potential investments, which include Gimlet Media, MongoDB, Thrive, Market, Fair, Mayvenn, Blavity, and other companies that reflect overlooked markets. He serves on the board of directors for Ajua, Blavity, and Ryff. He also serves as a Board Observer at Wonderschool. He is the recipient of MVMT50's SXSW 2018 Innovator of the Year award, a 2018 nominee of the ADCOLOR in Tech award, Digital Diversity's Innovation & Inclusion Change Agent award, was named PitchBook's 25 Black Founders and VCs to Watch in 2018, and 2019, was a TechWeek 100 winner and was named one of Silicon Republic's 26 VC professionals spearheading change. He's been featured on TechCrunch Fortune, Blavity, and NBC, and is an adjunct professor in entrepreneurship and venture capital at the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Marlon Nichols Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Wonderschool 07-Jan-2022 Later Stage VC 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
BlocPower 22-Feb-2021 00000 00000 0000 Other Energy Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Mahmee 21-Jun-2018 0000 00000 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
LendStreet 06-Oct-2015 00000 00000 000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Lisnr 14-Aug-2015 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Thrive Market 15-Jul-2015 00000 00000 0000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
ElasticBox 26-Jun-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
e2e Materials 02-Feb-2011 00000 00000 00000 Raw Materials (Non-Wood) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
ScriptPad 10-Dec-2010 Early Stage VC 00000 Application Software Out of Business 000000 0000000
Adenios 26-Jan-2010 Early Stage VC 00000 Discovery Tools (Healthcare) Out of Business 000000 0000000

Marlon Nichols Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ScriptPad 30-Sep-2016 Out of Business
ElasticBox 13-Jun-2016 000000000000000000
Adenios 02-Jun-2014 0000000000: 000000
Pacific Biosciences 27-Oct-2010 000 00000
SightSpeed 01-Nov-2008 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
e2e Materials Merger/Acquisition

Marlon Nichols Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Marlon Nichols Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Marlon Nichols Angel Investor 00 0 00 San Francisco, CA

Marlon Nichols Co-Investors (34)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Andreessen Horowitz 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gaingels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Exelon 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Goldman Sachs Asset Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Goldman Sachs Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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