Daniel Hoffer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Portfolio
  • 3
  • Exits
  • 2

Daniel Hoffer General Information


Mr. Daniel Hoffer is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner & General Partner at Crux Capital. He also serves as an Advisor at Waygo. He serves as the Managing Director at AutoTech Ventures. He serves as a Financial Advisor at Upstock. He served as Venture Partner at Speedinvest . Mr. Daniel Hoffer serves as Partner at Tandem Capital. He is also an Angel Investor. He co-founded and served as Engajer. He serves as Head, Product Management at TripIt. He is an entrepreneur in residence at Benchmark Capital. Mr. Hoffer was most recently a Director of Product and Program Management at Symantec, where he was responsible for "NortonLive." He is also CEO and President at Couchsurfing.com, an international non-profit network that connects travelers with locals in over 230 countries and territories around the world. Previously, he served as a Management Consultant, in corporate strategy at NEC Corporation, in marketing at Siebel Systems and in product management at Symantec. Mr. Hoffer was also the Director of Product and Program Management at Symantec, where he was responsible for "NortonLive". He founded his first online community in 1990, when he ran an online Bulletin Board System (BBS) and created a statewide educational program in Massachusetts to connect physically disabled patients with elementary and high school students online. Mr. Hoffer serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Identity.net. He serves or has served on the Board of Directors of the American Jewish Committee, the Association for Strategic Planning, the Harvard Club of Silicon Valley and on the Advisory Boards of Tangerine Wellness, MightyText and Inner Circle Logistics. Mr. Hoffer has also been a guest lecturer at Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School, the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley, UCLA Anderson School of Business and MacWorld Expo. He has appeared on the cover of Inc. Magazine and been featured on the front page of the Boston Globe, as well as on ABC Nightline, NBC News, National Public Radio, BBC and in the New York Times and Time Magazine. Mr. Hoffer received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Harvard College. He serves as a board member of TripLingo.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Trinity Drive
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States

Daniel Hoffer Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Preply 29-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
00000000 22-Jan-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
00000000 08-Dec-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Automotive Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Sovolve 15-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00000 Application Software Out of Business
iDreamBooks 31-Oct-2012 Early Stage VC 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
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Daniel Hoffer Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fishbowl 15-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition
0000000 01-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000
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Daniel Hoffer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Daniel Hoffer Angel Investor 0 0 0 Menlo Park, CA
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Daniel Hoffer Co-Investors (28)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
GGV Capital 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Insight Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lerer Hippeau Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
OCA Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pritzker Group Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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